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Updated Jul 27, 2016 at 12:42 PM

Note: Without favoring Republican, Democrat or other party candidates, thanks to gavel to gavel TV coverage, "Outtakes" summarizes each convention or position for the next three weeks. The Quickens Loan Arena never booked a circus last week, but you couldn't prove it by some. In Cleveland, the Republican National Convention was held at the "Q," and many of Donald Trump's excited minions were dressed in elephant headgear complete with elongated trunk and protruding...

Posted Jul 24, 2016 at 11:39 AM

I had an uncle who, if he told me once, told me a hundred times over the years, drilling it into my head, "You’re never going to get rich punching a time clock for somebody else." There’s a lot of truth in that. Not that...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 9:30 AM

There's a long standing baseball lore that says a team in first place by July Fourth will advance to the World Series. Rarely does it fail to hold true. Of course this began when there were only eight teams in each league with no divisions. Back...

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:34 AM

To the Editor of the Suburbanite: Since building a home in New Franklin in 1996, I have paid approximately $53,000 in property taxes to the Manchester Local School District. I do not have nor have I ever had a child in the Manchester...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:08 AM

New Franklin residents, and those in the Manchester Local School District, are facing tough decisions on the Aug. 2 special election ballot: Issue 2 (Municipal Income Tax Increase) and Issue 5 (Manchester Schools Bond Issue and Tax...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 9:44 AM

Letter to the Editor: My family has lived here in Springfield Twp. For 50 years. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. Both our sons graduated from Springfield H.S. and have very successful careers. We have always supported levies in...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 9:42 AM

Springfield Local Schools needs community support at the ballot box on Aug. 2. We need to vote Yes for Issue 6, a Renewal Levy, to maintain the fiscally responsible programs, staffing, and services currently in place. "What is best for...

Posted Jul 2, 2016 at 8:30 AM

With Independence Day approaching, let's look at our Founding Fathers. There were many. But for now I'll focus on three; John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.  Adams was "obnoxious and disliked." This description is his...

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 4:40 PM

My grandmother knew how much I liked sports, and one day long ago, in an apparent attempt to earn some street cred with me (as if grandmas ever need to win favor with their grandchildren), she pulled out a team photo of the 1915 Shadyside (Ohio)...

Posted Jun 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Cavaliers 93, Warriors 89. Not quite believing it, I continued repeating the score, again and again. But it was a lot closer. With about a minute to go, the game tied at 89, Kyrie Irving made a 3-pointer over the head of Stephen Curry. With their...

Posted Jun 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM

My wife and I are leaving early Saturday morning to attend the high school graduation party of her oldest granddaughter. It should be a great time – that is, as long as I map out a good game plan and stick to it. I will be...

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