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Get out and vote Tuesday

November 3, 2013 This year’s general election might not have all of the luster of last November’s, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. more »»

An optimistic person I am, pretty much

November 3, 2013 I think of myself as an optimist, a person who lives with a sense of hope and a mindset that everything will be OK … eventually. Two examples from recent weeks of living bear testimony to tha. more »»

Guest column/Keystone pipeline right for U.S.

November 3, 2013 We have seen amazing economic growth in Ohio and across the nation from domestic energy exploration and development. more »»

JSWCD presents awards at banquet

November 3, 2013 A narration and pictures of life during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl were part of the program presented at the 70th anniversary of the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District annual... more »»

An honest look at hockey

November 2, 2013 It’s hockey season again. Some things are the same this year; some are different. more »»

Guest column/Need a boost? Take these tips

November 2, 2013 I needed a breather, but the Starbucks was crammed. All I wanted was a smoothie, but I was weary about the long wait. more »»

Kiaski family will always love Lucy

October 27, 2013 I’m not sure how we came to name her Lucy. I think it’s because she was funny, and because, like the old TV show “I Love Lucy” we definitely loved her. more »»

Scarlett Johansson and us

October 27, 2013 If you haven’t had a chance to pick up the November issue of Esquire yet, you owe it to yourself to do so. more »»

Some highlights of autumn season

October 27, 2013 ‘Tis the season. more »»

Scrapbooking can be enjoyable

October 26, 2013 So, my younger brother, Davy Crockett, and his new bride, Glenda the Good Witch, will be making their annual pilgrimage to see us in about two weeks. more »»

Pirates build sense of optimism

October 20, 2013 The season may have ended much sooner than most of us would have liked, but this year’s playoff run by the Pittsburgh Pirates helped to instill a new sense of optimism across the Tri-State Area. more »»

Waging wars but with little victories

October 20, 2013 It’s been a week of waging war on many fronts, mainly against insects of one kind or another on some recent October days that I would classify as bonus weather days for this time of year — days lace... more »»

A great trip to the Big Apple

October 20, 2013 It couldn’t have been more ideal weather for the Clark Gable Foundation bus trip to the heart of New York City for three days last week, with Nan Mattern, executive director, and Jackie Rocchi,... more »»

Turkey, ham and other oddities

October 19, 2013 Monday, I arrived at the Little Professor’s Boy Scouts meeting on time, and he had his uniform shirt (tucked-in!), book and dues. There should have been a celebration. more »»

Events highlight our area

October 13, 2013 While there certainly was some bad news to come out of our community during the past week, there were several positive events that help to showcase the good things about where we live. more »»

What-to-wear sessions challenge us all

October 13, 2013 A couple is going out somewhere for the evening, let’s say to a special event, or to a banquet or some destination that isn’t an every-day place they would normally go. more »»

Going with and without Lamont

October 13, 2013 My days seem to be filled with quick stops at home to fix something to eat, walk the dog and coax Lamont to come with me somewhere to do a story or go to a benefit I feel is important. more »»

Looking to change habits

October 12, 2013 Grandmama is on a new diet. Recent doctor visits have revealed her cholesterol is high and her sugar is, if not borderline-diabetic, borderline-borderline-diabetic. (Whatever that means. more »»

Guest column/Is the central government coming for you next?

October 12, 2013 To paraphrase the late German pastor Martin Niemoller, who will be left to speak up when the central government comes for you? Our own central government is inexorably coming for us, dividing us... more »»

Spielman a powerful speaker

October 6, 2013 Looking back at the last week or so: ¯ If you didn’t attend Monday’s annual dinner meeting of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, you missed an opportunity to hear a powerful speech delivered... more »»

 
 

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