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Committees: Where the work gets done
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Committees: Where the work gets done

Before an idea becomes law, the bill needs to pass both chambers of the legislature: The Ohio House and the Ohio Senate. From there, it goes to the Governor's desk for his signature or veto.

By Kristina Roegner State Rep. 37th District
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Letters to the Editor

Says school levy 'too much to absorb' The new 6.9-mill levy being proposed by the Twinsburg City School District is too stiff to accept without a comment. Most homeowners who have their taxes paid through a mortgage do not know or see the breakdown of their property taxes.

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Superintendents pen letter to state offeringrecommendations on 'Every Student Succeeds Act'

"We, the undersigned superintendents of the Akron Area School Superintendents' Association, want to be a part of the solution for positive education reform in the state of Ohio.

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Call for 'another Kent 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.

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Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Letters to the Editor

'No guarantees' with Trump Donald Trump is our president and the emperor with no clothes. He states what's on his mind without subterfuge. He is provocative, profane, coarse, insulting, mocking those who disagree with him. He displays little compassion.

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Letters to the Editor

Writer: A most unnecessary school levy I thought I had completed my civic duty. Three years ago, after having been an active, outspoken citizen in Twinsburg for 15 years, I withdrew "cold turkey." But now, as a still-concerned, retired CPA, with this most unnecessary 6.

Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Better safe than sorry: dealing with colonoscopy prep

A few weeks ago I successfully made it through my second colonoscopy. I know what you are all doing right now. You're looking at my column picture and wondering how out of date is it. Well, it's not from last week, but I still look pretty much the same.

By Andrew Adam Hudson Hub-times Editor
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Don't overlook the high-tech initiatives in the governor's budget proposal

COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich was on the road the day after his biennial budget rollout, talking to an audience in suburban Dayton about some of the provisions included in the two-year spending plan.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?
Feb 8, 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 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter to the Editor

'Sad return to the xenophobia of the past' We should all be able to agree that, with the exception of our fellow Native American citizens, we are all the descendants of immigrants and refugees.

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Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cell phones need sound of silence at work, in public

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
Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Thumbs Up

Thumbs Up ... to the city of Twinsburg for agreeing to join OhioCheckbook.com, an online resource available through the Ohio Treasurer's Office that offers an even greater layer of transparency and accountability for municipalities and school districts across the state.

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter to the Editor

Says city should sell the golf course The economics of a golf course in Twinsburg doesn't work. It snows in April and rains in May and starts snowing again in November. That leaves six months at best to earn revenue.

Jan 25, 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 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Statehouse Potpourri: PUCO nominees, school standards and taxes

COLUMBUS -- Eight of 24 people who submitted applications for consideration for two seats on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will be interviewed for the posts.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Letters to the Editor

Capital sentences should not be commuted In last week's Twinsburg Bulletin, the subject of the death penalty, by a group wishing to abolish it and petitioning Gov. John Kasich, was reported ("Opponents of death penalty urge Kasich to commute sentences to life," Jan. 18).

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

An open birthday letter to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy Birthday Dr. King. You didn't know me. I was just 5 years old on April 4, 1968, when you were assassinated standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. But sir, you've influenced my life, and made me a better person.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Discovering the National Park's Virginia Kendall Hills
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Discovering the National Park's Virginia Kendall Hills

When snow finally comes this winter, you won't want to miss your chance to get outside to play and enjoy the natural wonder of winter with your kids. Consider taking them sledding at the Virginia Kendall Hills in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi Guest Columnist
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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter to the Editor 1

Fixed income seniors 'goingto be taxedout of our homes' Regarding the recent survey for the proposed new school levy, first, I don't believe 353 people is a fair number to poll when you consider the entire population of Twinsburg. Was the township included?

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Kasich offers potential preview of State of the State

COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich offered what was called a "looking ahead" speech a few days ago before an audience of business leaders near the Statehouse.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief