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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: It's like a dream you keep having over and over again

COLUMBUS -- I could say something about Yogi Berra and "deja vu all over again," but that would be too easy, so I won't mention it.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Says Meijer 'not the answer' for the community

Well, according to the recent article in the Stow Sentry, it seems like we're still on the Meijer's kick. What a hassle this is becoming. Really - is it worth it?

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Shares a 'Prayer for the United States'

I wanted to share "George Washington's Prayer for the United States of America": "Almighty God: We make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection; that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: Should we teach or curse cursive handwriting?

COLUMBUS -- When I was a kid, back before the Internet and computers and smart phones and driverless cars (which, really, wasn't that long ago), students at my elementary school focused part of their days on the Palmer Method.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
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Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Wage bill would give 'biggest bang' for tax dollars

As an Americans for Prosperity - Ohio activist, I have devoted my spare time over the past few years to educating Ohioans about a little known issue called prevailing wage.

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Be on the lookout for IRS phone scam

Criminals work hard to try and get your money. They're always thinking of new ways to convince you to give them personal information. Not even our office is immune. Summit County Prosecutor's Office employees have received calls from scammers.

By Sherri Bevan Walsh Summit County Prosecutor
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Nation's 'Road to Oblivion' may hasten

Do you pledge allegiance to the United States of America?

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: Failing to yield on nonpartisan slippery slope of unintended results

COLUMBUS -- Hang around the Statehouse long enough and you'll hear certain phrases repeated over and over again. Like "slippery slope.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Asks where Congressman was at meetings

On Monday, Feb. 27, I listened to the telephone "townhall" held by Congressman David Joyce, 14th Congressional District. The telephone call lasted about 30 minutes. All audience questions were pre-screened. Only six were asked publicly.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Reflections: Son brings out storytelling skills in his father

I am not a storyteller. I can write and report and tell stories in the paper, but when it comes to verbally telling a tale, true or made-up, I have a little trouble. Often after I tell a story, I think later, "I could have told that better.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
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Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Using words in an ugly manner

I love words. I love how you can combine a few letters of the alphabet to describe a beautiful day, a child's wonder, a painful remembrance. I have always loved to read and to write. When I was younger, I did creative writing, making up stories, poems and plays.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Favors lawmakers serving 'externships' before making decisions

Gov. Kasich wants to change the law to require teachers in Ohio to complete externships with local businesses in order renew their teaching licenses and keep their jobs. I have a better idea.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Says recent posts reveal 'a clear lack of integrity'

After viewing the posts of Robert Kline (Stow Mayor Sara Kline's husband) on BP Politics at Facebook and observing Mr.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: You should be concerned about heroin and fentanyl

COLUMBUS -- Take a penny out of your pocket. Or borrow one from somebody. Heck, look around on the ground, and you'll probably find one. Now go get a salt shaker and carefully remove 32 grains. Yes, grains, as in the tiny specks that you sprinkle all over your french fries.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Leaky roof should have been repaired 'immediately' 1

A home is a living thing; so is a building. It has an inviolable right to care. A permanent reserve should be in the budget for maintenance, repair and replacement. That money should not be touched for any other purpose. A leaky roof should be repaired immediately!

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Looks at 'contentious' confirmation of DeVos

Betsy DeVos for head of the Department Education is one of many inspiring cabinet picks by President Trump. To understand why her confirmation was so contentious, a few facts have to be laid out.

Driller seeks sanctions
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Driller seeks sanctions

Munroe Falls -- An oil and gas drilling company has dropped four counterclaims it has made against the city, but legal wrangling in the case concerning a well on the Sonoco paper mill property is not over.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Have Coffee with the Stow Sentry editor on March 1
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Have Coffee with the Stow Sentry editor on March 1

Stow Sentry Senior Editor Marsha McKenna will return to the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road in Stow, for Coffee with the Editor March 1 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Director thanks those who supported Pizza Palooza

On behalf of the Stow-Munroe Falls Community Foundation, I would like to personally thank the residents of Stow and Munroe Falls for their outstanding support of our inaugural Pizza Palooza that was held at the high school this Jan. 29.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Call for 'anotherKent State' appalling

Dan Adamini, the Michigan Republican Party official whose social media posts calling for "another Kent State" spurred a firestorm, was right about one thing: "It was stupid, it was poorly done," he said of his posts on Twitter and Facebook.