Register Herald- RSS OPINION Feed http://registerherald.com/section/OPINION http://registerherald.com/section/OPINION Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:35:09 EST 1800 White Christmas committee thanks volunteers, helpers http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150892082/White-Christmas-committee-thanks-volunteers-helpers As part of Downtown Eaton Inc., the White Christmas committee would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who participated in the celebration of this, our 26th consecutive year. None of it would be possible without the selfless generosity... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:38:12 EST Sunshine Laws training now online http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150884765/Sunshine-Laws-training-now-online COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that his office's Sunshine Laws Training, traditionally presented in-person at regional sites, is now also available as an online video course. The course is available to anyone... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:31:15 EST Shop in Ohio for Christmas http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150886419/Shop-in-Ohio-for-Christmas Winter weather has arrived and Christmas songs are playing on the radio all across Ohio. Whether we were ready for it or not, the holidays are here. As Tina and I look forward to spending time with family and friends, we are also among the millions of... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:31:13 EST Writer takes issue with recent sentencing http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150886519/Writer-takes-issue-with-recent-sentencing When I read the story in The Register-Herald yesterday I was stunned! Sixty days in jail for sexual battery against a minor? Do a little “community service?” Hasn't the offender done enough “service” already?... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:31:10 EST Keeping Ohio Workers and Children Out of Poverty http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150886792/Keeping-Ohio-Workers-and-Children-Out-of-Poverty Ohioans – many of whom work multiple jobs while taking care of their children – deserve tax relief. And workers who lose their jobs or their pensions due to no fault of their own deserve help with health bills. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:31:12 EST Public records, frivolous conduct http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150799354/Public-records-frivolous-conduct COLUMBUS — Immediately following a meeting of the West Licking Joint Fire District Board of Trustees – at about 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2011 – John H. Davis made a request under the public-records act for the personnel... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:40:14 EST DEI gives thanks for car show support http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150721528/DEI-gives-thanks-for-car-show-support Editor: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:40:12 EST Attorney General warns of job scams http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150720151/Attorney-General-warns-of-job-scams COLUMBUS —Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to be cautious of opportunities to make extra money this holiday season. Some job offers and work-from-home opportunities are scams. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:00:08 EST PCHS holding membership drive http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150650154/PCHS-holding-membership-drive Community Members: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:08:05 EST Consumers: Know your rights this holiday shopping season http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150648419/Consumers:-Know-your-rights-this-holiday-shopping-season (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—As shoppers prepare to take advantage of deals around Thanksgiving and into the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohioans to remember their consumer rights. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:45:15 EST Giving back to our communities this Thanksgiving http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150648473/Giving-back-to-our-communities-this-Thanksgiving As we approach Thanksgiving, Connie and I are reminded of all that we have to be grateful for this year. For us, the day marks a chance to gather with family and friends to share a meal and give thanks for our blessings. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:45:14 EST NTFFA visits National Convention http://registerherald.com/news/editorial/150547082/NTFFA-visits-National-Convention LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY — The members of the National Trail-MVCTC FFA Chapter attended the 87th Annual National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky late October. The members went to watch Mrs. Jessica Helsinger receive the Honorary American... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:14:06 EST Thank you, Jean Bussell http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150487492/Thank-you-Jean-Bussell Editor:Look around, there are Preble County citizens everywhere unselfishly “giving back” and “paying it forward.” Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:17:07 EST Honoring Ohio’s Veterans http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150485316/Honoring-Ohios-Veterans On Veterans Day, we pause to remember those who have fought to preserve the rights we hold dear. This year marks the 60th observance of Veterans Day and the 95th anniversary of Armistice Day, which commemorates the end of the First World War. While... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:57:08 EST Honoring heroes on Veterans Day http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150485028/Honoring-heroes-on-Veterans-Day Every Nov. 11, we rightly honor the men and women who have fought to keep us safe and free. We need to do a better job of fighting for them, both while they are in the service and when they join the ranks of our veterans. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:47:04 EST Writer apologizes for accusation http://registerherald.com/news/opinion/150397549/Writer-apologizes-for-accusation Editor:I am happy to apologize if I am wrong abut something. Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:17:11 EST PC BOE: ‘Voters can be confident’ http://registerherald.com/news/opinion/150397372/PC-BOE:-Voters-can-be-confident Editor: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:17:09 EST Violating Workplace Rules http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150239694/Violating-Workplace-Rules Since 1995 Shelby K. Robinson had been employed as a licensed practical nurse (“LPN”) with a company called Progressive Parma Care, L.L.C./Parma Care Nursing and Rehabilitation. When Shelby was hired, she was given a copy of the employee... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:17:05 EST Writer questions ‘lost’ ballots http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150312631/Writer-questions-lost-ballots Editor: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:47:26 EST Solving our spending problem key to saving medicare http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150313016/Solving-our-spending-problem-key-to-saving-medicare This time of year, many seniors in our area have questions about Medicare, as Medicare Open Enrollment is from now until December 7. That's why my office stands ready to assist any constituents who may have questions about the Medicare Open... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:47:19 EST