Study Reveals the Most Common Types of Scams in Ohio

Ohio recorded $154.1 million lost to fraud in 2023, according to 61,303 reports made to the Federal Trade Commission. The most common scam category was...

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What’s In My Shopping Cart? Walt Churchill’s

Grocery shopping can be a stressful experience. Whether you’re grabbing a last minute ingredient, stockpiling food for the next week or two from a...

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The Healthy Senior: Colonoscopy Rule

Q. When seniors gather, it doesn't seem to take long before we get to our aches and pains. You must get more than your share of that. My friend, Pete, has instituted a...

Stay Healthy in the Air: Reducing the Risk of Catching More Than a Flight

Each year there are 6,500 in-flight medical emergencies in the US. A small fraction of these result in death, according to a 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine....

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Comfort bags for cancer patients

Baskets of Care recently delivered its 1,000th “Comfort Bag” to a patient diagnosed with breast cancer. The local nonprofit was founded in 2010 by Gail Cooper to help women and men diagnosed...

Celebrating Community Advocacy with Dr. Celia Williamson

Respected and admired for her research and her efforts fighting human trafficking and domestic violence, Dr. Celia Williamson was awarded the Community Advocacy Award during the 18th annual Access to Justice Awards....

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Hiking, cruising in Europe

Retired teacher finds her travel groove on trip with teens

Storytelling, special effects lift ‘Apes’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

By Michael Siebenaler This high-quality film continues the saga of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar (extremely well played by Andy Serkis—Gollum in the Lord of the Rings movies). His presence seeps...

Home Movie Video Review: Boredom

What is boredom and where does it come from? Can one really be "bored to death'? And how can you fight it? Director Albert Nerenberg (Laughology, Stupidity) continues investigating personality characteristics that...

‘Cuchi-cuchi’ still Charo’s trademark

By Marshall Jay Kaplan The flamboyant entertainer and talented flamenco guitarist is still flamboyant and still talented and still makes television and stage appearances. “Cuchi-cuchi!” Maria del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martinez Molina...

VW bus lovers flock to national convention in Michigan

by Jan Hoffbauer Rick Cramer, of Hudson, MI, wanted to invite his Volkswagen friends to his hometown. He did that by working with Tom Siligato, also from Michigan, to bring the National Volkswagen...

Business is Booming: The Bad Boys of Boomertown

By Cynthia Poe The Baby Boom era brought many social changes, beginning when hospital maternity wards were swamped with young mothers. Expectant fathers were exiled to...

Gabe Kaplan went from ‘Kotter’ to poker stardom

Almost 40 years ago, Gabe Kaplan was known as Mr. Kotter, a sitcom teacher who was quick with a joke and bantered with his “Sweathog” students. These days, he is simply known as the guy who knows how to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em.

Can your marriage survive retirement?

Life-long marriage always has its difficulties, and retirement is no exception...

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