Haverford students stand by their protest of a commencement speaker

Regarding the May 20 editorial “Cap, gown and groupthink”: We and many other students at Haverford College protested the award of an honorary degree to former University of California at Berkeley chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau at our commencement ceremony on Sunday because he is...

D.C.’s garbage can fiasco

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Globalization diminished the Great Society

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Gen. Shinseki is the right man to fix the VA

Regarding Dana Milbank’s May 18 Sunday Opinion column, “It’s time for a new VA secretary”: Those who call for Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki to resign cannot know him. His fortitude, savvy and unbending dedication to duty allowed him to rise through...

UPDATE: Fostoria police arrest three teens in burglary and slaying

Three men wanted in connection to a Wednesday night burglary-turned-homicide were taken into custody Thursday, less than 24 hours after the manhunt began. Tyson Ogg, 18, Garrett Brown, 17, and Dallas Salaz, 19, were arrested by Fostoria police Thursday afternoon after an in-depth...

Congress should update the 9/11 law on the use of military force

Bob Corker, a Republican, represents Tennessee in the Senate, where he is the ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee. One week after the 9/11 attacks, Congress authorized the president “to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or...

UPDATED: Marathon buys 1,342 Hess stations in East, South for $2.87 billion

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The Hess name will disappear from gas station signs after a $2.87 billion deal to sell the chain to Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Speedway, but the holidays will still see the popular Hess toy truck. The deal gives Marathon Petroleum the retail operations...
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A Sidetrip through Pennsylvania on the Way Home

Milepost 834 Many of you know that our daughter is getting married in June of this year. One of the little tidbits that Janet & I wanted at the wedding are these absolutely delicious peanut butter & chocolate covered pretzels that are made by the Boyer Candy Company in...

Stormy Weather, Anyone?

Where might we find a land as white as snow? – U 2 Tornado watches. Flood warnings. Wild fires. Wasn’t it just yesterday that Level Three winter emergencies were all the norm in our area? At that time, we hoped for warmer weather to get back into gardens and onto golf...

Dennis Studrawa

Dennis Studrawa, 80, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his residence. He was born August 9, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to John and Rose (Scopec) Studrawa, both of which precede him in death. He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Koppenhafer) Studrawa; children, Marcia (Mike)...