Holy Cow! History: Was Sylvester Graham Crackers?

Holy Cow! History: Was Sylvester Graham Crackers?

History is filled with an amazing panoply of people. There are heroes and villains, saints and scoundrels, not to mention a healthy smattering of kook...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Mark Figley: ‘Birthing person’ the latest hit on our reality

Mark Figley: ‘Birthing person’ the latest hit on our reality

Under the Biden administration, terms such as “birthing person” have become common when referring to those who bear children, instead of &...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Republicans, don’t you want to be free?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Republicans, don’t you want to be free?

Dear Republicans:That’s what a free woman looks like.Meaning, of course, Cassidy Hutchinson, a young former aide in Donald Trump’s White H...

July 3rd, 2022 |  



David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

WAPAKONETA — The Steinke family, of Wapakoneta, headed out West for a memorable railroad trip across the great expanse.Being aboard the Amtrak t...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Llewellyn King:

Llewellyn King:

Martin Walker, the gifted former Washington correspondent of The Guardian, used to start his speeches saying that the Fourth of July wasn’t a ti...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Michael Reagan: After Roe, there’s no time to party

Michael Reagan: After Roe, there’s no time to party

It’s been a fabulous week for conservatives, Republicans and millions of ordinary Americans.I cheered all of the Supreme Court’s recent bl...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Lori Borgman: The Boston Tea Party you never read about

Lori Borgman: The Boston Tea Party you never read about

I witnessed the Boston Tea Party, the Battle at Concord and Paul Revere’s Ride.You didn’t think I was that old, did you?I was a kid at the...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: Gluttony, a Coney Island tradition

John Grindrod: Gluttony, a Coney Island tradition

With tomorrow’s Independence Day, I got to thinking recently about all the traditions that surround summer’s grandest holiday. Of course, ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Legal-Ease: Defensive driving principles in the law

Legal-Ease: Defensive driving principles in the law

Defensive driving encourages each vehicle driver to avoid accidents, even if the avoidable accident would be the other driver’s fault. The idea ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

OK, raise your hand if you think you’ve received a scam phone call or text this past week. If you raised your hand, you’re probably right....

July 2nd, 2022 |