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Kaleidoscope: Columbiana County spots worthy of glimpse
Dec 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Columbiana County spots worthy of glimpse

Two historic log houses and a wildlife center were among the sites I visited in Columbiana County in mid-summer. My excursion on a 90-plus-degree, high-humidity day took me through Salem, Washingtonville, Columbiana, East Liverpool, New Waterford and East Palestine.

Dec 7, 2016 1:00 AM

LETTER: Some thoughts on Nov. 8 election

Outside of deranged Green Party activists, disillusioned college students existing in a "not my president" bubble and misguided protestors, most of the country seems willing to extend President-elect Donald Trump a chance to get our country back on track.

Dec 2, 2016 5:17 PM

Capital News: Sawyer: There's no reason to delay redistricting reform

SOMETHING ELSE: Straka to be missed; he told how it was for nearly 30 years
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 AM

SOMETHING ELSE: Straka to be missed; he told how it was for nearly 30 years

If there is a measure to gauge the worth of a writer, then it was made by a machinist named John Straka. I am sad to report that John died at Hillcrest Hospital early on the morning of Nov. 18, 2016.

By Eric Marotta | News Leader Editor
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FRONT ROW SEAT: Goddard was lovable weatherman on TV for 55 years
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 AM

FRONT ROW SEAT: Goddard was lovable weatherman on TV for 55 years

For 55 years, Dick Goddard has been a guest of sorts in the evening in countless northeast Ohio homes, providing TV weather forecasts. Goddard, 85, hung up his weather maps for good in November, ending a remarkable career that has included 50 years as a meteorologist at WJW-TV Channel 8.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Nov 25, 2016 4:15 PM

Capital News: How about one last presidential poll before the holidays?

Columbus — How about one last poll to close out this election season?I know you’re sick and tired of them, and most of them this year were wrong, but Quinnipiac University’s Polling Institute was pretty close with its Ohio results.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Kaleidoscope: Fun coming up in holiday season in Northeast Ohio
Nov 23, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Fun coming up in holiday season in Northeast Ohio

The year-end holiday season is here! Holiday displays already have appeared in stores, and I'm sure by the time Advocate readers see this, radio stations will have started playing classic Christmas music.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
Nov 23, 2016 1:00 AM

OUR VIEW-Unifying our nation critical and possible

In the midst of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Day of Thanksgiving, which was to be observed on the last Thursday of November in 1863. His hope was to unify the country, and the holiday has been observed annually since.

The Way It Was-Remember these firms and brand names?
Nov 23, 2016 1:00 AM

The Way It Was-Remember these firms and brand names?

Which is easier to remember -- a brand name or the name of the product it represents? In a case such as Bayer aspirin, the two are very closely linked. In other cases, they're not. I wonder how successful my readers will be in attaching products to the following list of brand names.

By John Straka | Correspondent
Nov 18, 2016 6:15 PM

Capital News: Becker taking a page from Kasich's budget playbook

Columbus —If you’ve spent any time lis­ten­ing to Gov. John Ka­sich over the past six years (or longer), you’ve no doubt heard him talk about his time in Congress.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
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Kaleidoscope: Americans should give Trump a chance
Nov 16, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Americans should give Trump a chance 1

After a long, intense and tenacious presidential campaign season, a decision has been made by the American people, and Donald J. Trump will be the next chief executive of the United States.

By Ken Lahmers | Editor
Nov 16, 2016 1:00 AM

Notes of Thanks-Nov. 16

To leaf helpers...

Nov 11, 2016 5:14 PM

Capital News: How will Trump's presidency affect Ohio's 2018 election?

Columbus — A panel of political insiders was asked a few days ago how President-elect Donald Trump’s historic election would affect Ohio’s governor’s race and other statewide and legislative office campaigns two years from now.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 10, 2016 2:14 PM

GUEST COLUMN: A look at Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Beaver Marsh

Throughout the year, the Beaver Marsh in Cuyahoga Valley National Park teams with life.

By Jennie Vasarhelhi | Cuyahoga Valley National Park Interim Superintendent
Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

LETTER: Writer believes pet shop bill is dangerous

There is a bill before the Ohio legislature that should make every Ohio citizen take notice.

Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

LETTER: Not respectful to play in cemetery

I was at my grandson's soccer game Oct. 29 and witnessed an unimaginable action -- adult men with little kids practicing soccer inside Aurora Cemetery. Kicking balls and running across plots with headstones. Some graves had flags and plaques, noting a deceased military veteran.

Kaleidoscope: Miniature train among Findlay fun
Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

Kaleidoscope: Miniature train among Findlay fun

The call of "all aboard" could be heard off and on for several hours July 2 at the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc. grounds on the north side of Findlay. The grounds are situated south of an industrial park where a towering water tank stands.

By Ken Lahmers Editor
Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

An anthem for our veterans

O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved home and the war's desolation! Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the Heav'n rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!

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Nov 7, 2016 5:01 PM

Capital News: Shifting from the election to budget, marijuana and lame duck

Columbus — It shouldn’t be much longer before we put the 2016 Election to bed and focus on other things.Let’s not think about possible legal challenges to the outcome, tie votes, court intervention, outright revolution etc.

By Marc Kovac | Rpc Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 3, 2016 3:21 PM

LETTER: Agrees that 'wasted' money on unaccountable charter schools is unacceptable

While I have learned to ignore the flood of negative campaign mailers, I just received one that seemed truly bizarre.