Ana Veciana-Suarez: Road trips give us extra time to communicate, reflect

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Road trips give us extra time to communicate, reflect

The car is packed to the gills. Pillows are stuffed into corners, suitcases stacked in the trunk. Every available inch of space is home to something: ...

July 24th, 2019 |  


What the left wants from Mueller: Provide details of your findings

What the left wants from Mueller: Provide details of your findings

When congressional lawmakers question former special counsel Robert Mueller today, they won’t need to dig far to tease out compelling testimony....

July 24th, 2019 |  


What the right wants from Mueller: Why he declined to push further

What the right wants from Mueller: Why he declined to push further

Congress finally has an opportunity to ask special counsel Robert Mueller direct questions about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016...

July 24th, 2019 |  



John Grindrod: From Sinatra to amiable strangers, it’s all about the moon

John Grindrod: From Sinatra to amiable strangers, it’s all about the moon

On this date, exactly a half-century ago, the Apollo 11 capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, concluding in bookend fashion what I can say is th...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Tom Purcell: Our childish politicians need kindergarten lessons

Tom Purcell: Our childish politicians need kindergarten lessons

We could use a hearty dose of Robert Fulghum wisdom about now.Our political discourse is at a fever pitch. Our allegedly esteemed elected leaders are ...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Jerry Zezima: Lesson No.1: Those are the brakes

Jerry Zezima: Lesson No.1: Those are the brakes

Here is today’s safe driving question:If you are approaching the stop sign in front of my house, do you: (a) stop, (b) slow down to the posted s...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


George Will: The puzzling problem of vaping

George Will: The puzzling problem of vaping

SAN FRANCISCO — A 29-story office building at 123 Mission St. illustrates the policy puzzles that fester because of these facts: For centuries, ...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

As to the announcement by the Putnam County commissioners that they now again want out of the sewer and water business, I have some comments, as we ha...

July 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

I know everyone’s tired of the heatwave we’ve had in the region this week.For me, though, I’m kind of glad to see it linger. For the...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |