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What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?
Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?

We have family game night with my grown children.

Sue Harris, Fifth-grade Teacher
Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Legislative leader finally moves to broadcast more committees

COLUMBUS -- Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) deserves public kudos for his decision to allow the broadcast of three additional legislative committees. It's a big step in the right direction.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Question: Who do you think is going to win the Super Bowl?
Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Question: Who do you think is going to win the Super Bowl?

I think the Falcons will win, but if Brady will retire after another Super Bowl, then go Patriots!

Alexis Roy, Stay At Home Mom
Feb 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Wants to see Ohio Edison action on street lights

My sincere thanks to Stow City Councilman Bob Adaska for his quick response fixing the hole on Berkshire Road and for his help with the nine street lights that are out on Hudson Drive. Ohio Edison does not seem concerned about the safety of drivers using Hudson Drive.

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Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Warren Buffett washes down Cheetos with Cherry Coke

I recently had the distinct pleasure of seeing Warren Buffett speak at an event. The books and articles written about him elevate him to nearly superhuman abilities.

By Josh Gordon
Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Cell phones need sound of silence button in workplace, public venues

I want to start this column off with a question for our readers. Do you know of a cell phone ring tone etiquette class? I know. That's a mouthful to say. If you know of one, please let me know.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Questions Council's plan to donate $1,000 to local charity

In the spirit of free speech, in the attempt to resist political correctness, consider paraphrase of Mark Twain's alleged quotation: "In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made politicians." In the alleged original quotation, Twain says, "Then he made school boards.

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM

How do you beat the post-holiday blues?

January can be depressing. Many people get the post-holiday blues. You have this big long build-up to Christmas that begins in November (which includes Thanksgiving). There's the music, cards, gifts, parties, and food. It's festive and fun.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks all for sucessful Breakfast with Santa

A big "thank you" to Applebee's on Kent Road in Stow for helping make the Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 10 a huge success. This Applebee's restaurant has hosted this event for more than 15 years.

Developing empathy is key to achieving Dr. King's dream
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Developing empathy is key to achieving Dr. King's dream

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. How close are we to achieving Dr. King's dream?

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Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Finding a right word to describe the past year

How can I describe the past year? It's difficult to narrow it down into one word. Actually impossible. What do you think of when you think of 2016? I'm going to go alphabetically and come up with 26 words. AWESOME -- My son, who beat brain cancer, turned 4 this year.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Note of Thanks: Good Neighbors leader praises community for help

Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors wants to thank the communities of Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Munroe Falls, Hudson and Peninsula for all the donations we received for our Christmas Drive. This year we helped 509 families consisting of 823 adults and seniors and 535 children.

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on Sentry's 'Our View'

Stow Sentry's Our View states. "We've slipped a little in 2016...[W]e pray that you rediscover the goodness of humanity." Curious. Stow Sentry slipped? Our local officials slipped? Ohio slipped? Our nation slipped? Did you slip?

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Is Husted setting a tone for possible gubernatorial bid?

COLUMBUS -- In what could be considered one of the first salvos of the 2018 gubernatorial contest, Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted announced this month that he doesn't want any taxpayer money in the next biennial budget cycle to pay for his office expenses.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Dreaming Out Loud: He's back for Christmas again - the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Dreaming Out Loud: He's back for Christmas again - the Elf on the Shelf

He said he'd be back. And he is. No, not Arnold Schwarzenegger. Elf on the Shelf. Yes, Santa's little helper in the red outfit is back in my house to keep an eye on 3 1/2-year-old Andrew and 19-month-old Jack. Last year I told you about how Elf works. Quick summary.

By Andrew Adam Hudson-hub Times Editor
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Letter: Put the cell phones away for the holidays

My personal holiday challenge - when spending time with friends, family, coworkers, neighbors this holiday season, please put your cell phones away! It is extremely rude constantly responding to messages or checking Facebook or...no excuses.

Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

C'est La Vie: Reporter travels from home to go home

Growing up, Christmas was always about family at home. We never traveled. We woke up in our own beds, went down to our own tree in our own living room and home was where we were for the day.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
Our View: This season, renew your faith in the goodness of humanity
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Our View: This season, renew your faith in the goodness of humanity

"We are not enemies, but friends ... The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." -- Abraham Lincoln So what exactly is there to be merry about this Christmas, anyway?

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There are miracles, and then there are miracles
Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

There are miracles, and then there are miracles

There are few holidays which have a richer history than Hanukkah. This year, Jews around the world will begin to light tapers and place them in their windows. We do this so that we can proclaim the miracle of the Maccabees to the world, but the nature of that miraclethis is the rest of the story.

By Rabbi Jim Egolf Temple Beth Shalom
Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Thank you to those who served on the frontlines of democracy

Editor: As we reflect on one of the smoothest presidential elections in recent memory, I want to thank everyone who was involved in this success, beginning with the poll workers who answered the call to work on the frontlines of our democracy.