Thank you to Juneteenth contributors

To the editor:A big thank you to all who made the Juneteenth community cookout and picnic a grand success!I am so grateful to the volunteers, the cook...

June 18th, 2018 |  


True confessions of a hotel adventurer

True confessions of a hotel adventurer

Our hotel adventures started early on. We were 15 when, for my birthday extravaganza, my parents took Mary Ann and me to spend the weekend at the Holl...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Voters should be automatically registered

Voters should be automatically registered

Voting is, bizarrely, the only constitutional right for which you must sign an application.You don’t have to register to speak your mind. You do...

June 13th, 2018 |  



Praise but hope for an apology

To the editor:I join with many Americans in praising President Donald Trump’s willingness to take the risk of meeting with the North Korean Pres...

June 12th, 2018 |  


NEXUS and the city

To the editor:In my opinion, once it was decided NEXUS had prevailed, the city should have been elated with the $100,000 offer from NEXUS for the amou...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored.I’m your American flag.With 13 stars for colonies clamorin...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

I’m on my porch swing writing this and drinking a cup of coffee; it has rained during the night but it’s not cold out.I’m fixing a t...

June 8th, 2018 |  


The two-party system is killing us

The two-party system is killing us

Individuals have a diversity of religious beliefs, moral values, and cultural traditions. Beliefs, values, and traditions affect opinions on areas of ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


ICE actions don’t reflect family values

To the editor:The current immigration enforcement debacles in Sandusky and the literal ripping of children from their parents’ arms have demonst...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Ambassadors’ work paid off

To the editor:What a success regarding the overwhelming improvement of the downtown’s appearance during this year’s Pride Day activities. ...

June 5th, 2018 |