Opinion Archive

Returning to Vietnam

It was the end of summer in 1967 and my senior year in high school was about to begin, I had just spent a couple weeks with my Marine Corps sweetheart and steady boyfriend, Don Mundy, and he was shipping out to Vietnam.

True confessions of a loving, although forgetful, husband

Februarys are tough for me. Yvonne

Scam artists are targeting senior citizens at all levels

Bernie Madoff, successful businessman and former chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange, has been catapulted to the front of the line in the Scam Artist Hall of Fame by artfully engineering the largest investor fraud in history.

Census Bureau can provide a part-time job you can count on

In these troubling economic times a lot of retirees are looking for part time employment. Well, here is a part time job you can count on. The U.S. Census Bureau is now in the process of filling part-time and full-time positions to conduct the 2010 census.

Early adventures of six little Indians lead to mischief

The late summer sun had been up just long enough to melt the morning dew, as a group of little Indians moved quietly across the yard headed toward the woods. Leading the band was my big brother, Tom, age 6. Following close behind were my sister Kathy, age 4, me at age 3, and our two cousins, Louis and Clovis, also ages 4 and 3.

Reflections on the election of President Barack Obama

At the end of this century Americans not yet born will reflect on and ponder the significance of the major events that have transpired, shaping and reshaping life in America.

Adopt-a-Senior program exceeds all expectations

The list of donors to our annual Adopt-a-Senior program is far too long to list every person and organization. This column is a tribute to each of these

Senior Centers are a home away from home

In 1969 Lois Brown Dale, founding director of Clermont Senior Services, submitted an application to the Ohio Commission on Aging (now the Ohio Department on Aging) to establish several one-day per week social centers.

Spend more time doing what you most enjoy

As we usher in 2009 it is time to think about New Year


We huddled close to the big woodstove to soak up all of its glowing warmth. The sun had just set on this Christmas Eve of 1953, and it was nice to be inside after a long afternoon of playing in the snow.

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