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Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Pilot's tale recalls dangers faced by our 'Greatest Generation'

Our soldiers in camouflage uniform appear often on the TV news. The ones who return with life-changing injuries are often not as publicized, but they certainly reflect "The Greatest Generation" -- that's the title honoring those who fought in World War II.

By Lynn Jones
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Appreciates column on illegal use of fireworks

Best editorial I have read about the ridiculous fireworks laws. (July 5, "Why do many people break the law to celebrate independence?") Why don't they just stop selling to individuals?

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

News Leader Web Poll

YES NO 69% 31%

New Question: Should School Districts Have Narcan In Their Buildings? Visit Www.the-news-leader.com
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Former owner comments on Iroquois Run property status

I read with interest the storm water article in the June 14 edition, (Page 7, "Macedonia making strides to address stormwater corrections.

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Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Says schools should 'make do with hamburger'

The school board has announced they will begin deficit spending during the end of the 2018 school year and will be strapped by 2021. As usual, they want to return to the Bottomless Pit, AKA the taxpayers for more cash. You guys should be congressmen.

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoyed Explore Nordonia quiz

The Explore Nordonia quiz was great. Yes it was hard and I was able to come up with less than half of the answers. That is the idea for a quiz. The quiz was a great topic during the dinner table and other gatherings. The two airport questions were the big stumpers. Great job. Super thanks.

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

THUMBS UP

THUMBS UP ... To the Nordonia Hills Rotary Club and students and families at St.

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Questions city's paving priorities on Skyland Drive

Prior to the May 2 vote on funding for road re-paving, we saw many city-made signs stating "This road will be paved if the measure passes"(including Skyland Drive -- still at the top of the list on the city's website). Thirteen streets on that list contain qualifiers such as "Highland Rd. -- S.R.

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Faults letter blaming Democrats for healthcare problems

It's disheartening to read July 5 letter citing Democrats as the culprit to broken healthcare ("Faults Democrats for 'refusing to help' on health care"). The writer goes on to say Democrats fail to work with Republicans on crafting new legislation. Stop deflecting the truth.

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Finding prosperity, excellence and positive messages with the Chamber

Day in and day out, we all depend on business to make things happen. Money comes in to the community, money flows out, and people put food on the table and raise their children. But aside from the everyday tasks required to make ends meet, what does it take to excel?

By Eric Marotta Editor
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Park invites young people to join Junior Rangers
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Park invites young people to join Junior Rangers

Park rangers are icons of the National Park Service, the federal agency that manages a system of over 400 parks and historic sites across the country. We are recognized by our gray shirts, green pants, and hats with a wide, flat brim.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Other universities should follow smoke-free lead

More teens are kicking a deadly habit before it begins. A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released last month shows teen smoking rates have dropped to new lows in the United States. The decline is doubly important.

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

News Leader Web Poll

YES NO 70% 30%

New Question: Should Adults Who Fail The Driving Test Be Required To Take A Training Course Before
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

'About the goofiest damn question I've ever heard'

COLUMBUS -- First off, don't ask House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) if lawmakers included funding in the biennial budget for a new leadership institute at Ohio State University to provide a place for themselves to land after they leave office.

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

News Leader Web Poll

YES NO 47% 53%

New Question: Is Road Work In Your Community Affecting Your Commute Each Day? Visit
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Was Explore Nordonia quiz too hard?

I've learned a lot about this area in nearly 20 years of covering the news in Nordonia Hills. Ten years ago, I worked on a nearly year-long series on the area's history to mark the bicentennial of Olde Northfield Township.

By Eric Marotta Editor
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Continue to strive for freedoms

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.

Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Urges replacement of 'weak' school board members

Here we go again. In the June 28 News Leader, Nordonia Superintendent Joe Clark suggested a levy may be upcoming (Page 1, "Forecast shows schools will dig into cash reserves next year"). Instead of seeking more tax money, when will they address the issues contributing to it?

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Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

School business ongoing in summer

I hope everyone is enjoying summer. As you read this I am spending a week in Hilton Head Island. My wife and two sons, along with one of my brothers, two of my sisters, and their kids, are excited to bring my mom with us this year.

By Dr. Joe Clark Superintendent Of Schools
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Faults Democrats for 'refusing to help' on health care

"What kind of country are we?" The Democrats openly admit PP/ACA is broken. Yet, they refuse to work with the Republicans to fix it. Then they complain the whole time, refusing to help.