Breaking News

April 23, 2014

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed two people in the parking lot the Marketplace at 16025 Harrowgate Road at about 10:13 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. No one was injured during the incident. The victims, who own the business, had closed and locked the store and were preparing to leave just after 10 p.m. Tuesday. As the second victim was about to enter his vehicle, he was approached by two suspects who demanded money.

Do your homework

Sister Mary Christopher had a way to incentivize her class to do daily assignments and homework. She was my fourth-grade teacher the same year President Kennedy was assassinated.


It never happened?

I was attributed a statement by some firefighters that had worked with me regularly; “I thought that I had seen it all.” I guess that I must have said that more frequently than I realized. I also used to say, “Stay on this job long enough and you are prone to see anything.”


Age is just a number

There is often a common theme in my articles and that is that age is just a number. I was thinking about the article for this month and, once again, how I was going to convey this message. I was thinking about what the indicators were that triggered someone to think someone is “old.”


Spring is finally here

At last, spring, it seems like it’s here to stay. While the daffodils in the yard across the street from us have been blooming for some time, ours took a little longer, but every bit worth the wait; the maple trees are now gradually breaking dormancy, clusters of iris leaves showing up in all kinds


The mumps

An outbreak of mumps on the Ohio State University campus has brought the mumps back into the news again. Forty cases of the disease have been confirmed in students and some individuals associated with the university.


Max March Madness is over

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Well, March madness is finally over, thankfully, since my team [Buckeyes] never got out of the starter’s box this year.


The next big thing

Back in the late ‘70s, I was a young lawyer practicing at Chesterfield Courthouse, and like many young lawyers, I had political ambitions.



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