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Area native makes mark

August 7, 2015 In 1953, while starting my basic training in the Army, a master sergeant assembled our training unit, which included a significant number of college graduates, and spoke to us. more »»

He’d go places if he could park

July 26, 2015 She stared out the front window. “Why do we never go anywhere?” I lowered my newspaper. “Parking lots.” “It’s part of the package,” she said. “If you go somewhere, you need a place to park.” “Exactly. more »»

Adult coloring books all the rage

July 19, 2015 NEW YORK —Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. more »»

Art, music gave voice to autistic girl

July 19, 2015 ALBANY, Ind. — A mother and father watched, helpless, as an impenetrable silence consumed their 2-year-old child. In a moment, life changed. more »»

Planning, playing more fun than work

July 19, 2015 As a duly licensed wordsmith and practitioner of the written arts, I naturally like to keep up with the parts of speech. more »»

Recommended reads

July 19, 2015 From the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library staff “The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee” by Marja Mills (Adult Non-fiction) Fate opens the door for reporter Mills as she seeks out... more »»

Strong sales, high abandonment

July 12, 2015 NEW YORK — Deepak Jayasimha’s fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on the kids. more »»

Tech talk drives gap between generations

July 12, 2015 “Hey, Gramps, can we order pizza?” “Sure,” I told the kid. “Dial the number.” The kid scratched his hea. more »»

Restoration students do wheel nice work on vintage rides

July 5, 2015 HERSHEY, Pa. — Eugene Toner stomped on the foot-operated ignition. The engine sputtered and coughed, but wouldn’t catch. Uh oh. more »»

I’ll stall when I get around to it

June 28, 2015 So, I’ve got this column to write. I know because my calendar shows it’s deadline. Again. Just like every week. Consistently meeting a steady deadline fosters discipline. So I’m told. more »»

Trapped in the thrift store

June 21, 2015 Help! I’m being held captive in a thrift store! By my wife. We pulled into the lot an hour or two ago. I thought we were going out for burgers and frie. more »»

Marriage in America

June 7, 2015 NEW YORK — Through two decades of debate on whether America’s gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such unions depicted their resistance as “defense of marriage. more »»

Dodging dinosaur chickens

May 31, 2015 Scientists are building dinosaurs from chickens. Seriously. I studied enough cheesy horror movies in my youth to know to be frightene. more »»

Fresh foods for all

May 24, 2015 Many people, including people in the Mahoning Valley, do not have easy access to healthy fruits and vegetables. However, local groups are working to change tha. more »»

Bring Burton back to the name game

May 24, 2015 I have a weird name. I mean rare. Let’s see, there’s a police chief in Indiana who shares my name, and there’s Burton Cummings (who?). more »»

Inspiring more than just A’s

May 17, 2015 Mia Sloan, a first-grade student at Bascom Elementary School in the LaBrae Local School District, heads to school every day thinking that day will be the best day of her lif. more »»

Dream a little nightmare with me

May 17, 2015 My heinous deeds were horrible. Incomprehensible. Indefensible. Except that I hadn’t really committed them. My wife dreamed them all up. Literally. She shook me awake and glared. more »»

Get a whiff of research, sweat and happiness

May 3, 2015 Science, in its never-ending quest to amaze, amuse and amplify weirdness, now claims sniffing a happy person’s sweat makes you feel better. more »»

This Is It!!! grabs Fitness Challenge victory

April 12, 2015 A last-minute effort by This Is It!!! bumped Just Weight out of the No. 1 spot they’ve held throughout the Fitness Challenge, bringing the first place prize money to the Rich Center for Autis. more »»

Derby Girls

April 5, 2015 Roller derby is a family affair for two Cortland women. Angel Feather and her mother, Angie Daniels both play for the Little Steel Derby Girls. more »»



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