Shame on you, Columbus City Administrator Joe Mangiamelli and pals, for apparently wanting to bully the dwindling number of animal entries out of the Columbus Days parade altogether. First, by demanding that any and all animals participating in the parade must wear diapers, including saddle …

Exhausted taxpayers in 2011 surprised everyone by soundly defeating a $28.5 million bond issue to build a new Middle School. It was one of the few times in Columbus history the time honored, guilt-based “Vote For The Children” campaign failed to produce.

In the 2013 New York City Democratic mayoral race, the primary didn't only look like New York, it looked a lot like America: There was an openly gay woman, an Asian-American, an African-American, a Jewish man and a former activist with a mixed-race family (he's a 6'5" white guy). Was it pari…

What an uplifting experience to see all the storefront face-lifting going on downtown from 13th to 11th streets and 29th to 23rd avenues. The federal and state community services block grant program that permitted the sharing of costs for community improvements has sure panned out nicely her…

As a resident of northwest Butler County I am concerned about the recent applications for hog confinement operations northeast and northwest of Bellwood.

For fans who consider the sport from an ethical perspective, issues of brain diseases, violence and more raise a question: Is watching football morally problematic?