Self-education is power

Self-education is power

During the last few decades, the politicization of education has changed its purpose from creating an informed citizenry AND an educated workforce to ...

April 5th, 2019 |  


Trudy Rubin: NATO celebrates 70th birthday, ponders uncertain future

Trudy Rubin: NATO celebrates 70th birthday, ponders uncertain future

Every child knows if he is attacked by a bully in a schoolyard it helps to have buddies alongside him. All the more so for nation states: Military all...

April 2nd, 2019 |  


Veterans eligible for many benefits

Veterans eligible for many benefits

Dear Veterans,First, let me say, as “location, location, location” is to real estate, “benefits, benefits, benefits” is to our...

March 29th, 2019 |  



Career-tech competitions help students develop skills

Career-tech competitions help students develop skills

It is competition season at Greene County Career Center as career-technical student organizations (CTSO’s) prep for state and national skills ev...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Our children deserve better than this

Our children deserve better than this

Nothing better exemplifies the random and absurd manner in which the Ohio Legislature creates laws than Senator Peggy Lehner’s Third Grade Readi...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Time to fertilize your landscape plants

Time to fertilize your landscape plants

As cold as it’s been, veteran gardeners are itching to get out and plant. We’re only a few weeks away from the “spring thaw.” ...

March 10th, 2019 |  


We need a new standard for politicians

We need a new standard for politicians

If you can’t humble yourself to consider the feelings of those you’ve harmed, you can’t remain in office.In the 400th year since cha...

March 8th, 2019 |  


My students will always be my kids

My students will always be my kids

When I was an administrator at the University of North Carolina I had the opportunity to meet some very influential people at various functions. Some ...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Douglass’ message stands test of time

Douglass’ message stands test of time

In February, 1969, a group of black educators and black activist students at Kent State University first proposed Black History Month. Exactly one yea...

March 4th, 2019 |  


American politics’ great divide

American politics’ great divide

One of the more striking political developments of the last few years has been the partisan sorting of American voters. It used to be that both the Re...

February 26th, 2019 |