A different celebration of the Fourth of July

Well, the Fourth of July, the USA’s birthday, has been here and gone. How different it was from recent years gone by!The weather proved to be ra...

July 9th, 2020 |  


We must keep fighting for racial justice

We must keep fighting for racial justice

The peaceful protests around our state and throughout our country are an expression of fear, grief, frustration, and anger.Black communities led the n...

June 11th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Health system strained; addiction crisis remains

Opinion column: Health system strained; addiction crisis remains

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed...

May 16th, 2020 |  



Trying to put money in Ohioans’ pockets

Trying to put money in Ohioans’ pockets

It’s clear what a toll this pandemic is taking on Ohioans’ paychecks and family budgets. Even as we work to get our economy moving again a...

May 15th, 2020 |  


Working for Ohio during the coronavirus crisis

Working for Ohio during the coronavirus crisis

The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has changed every facet of life in a short span of time. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has estima...

April 20th, 2020 |  


USPS committed to delivering mail

The United States Postal Service is committed to delivering your mail and packages through the current pandemic. We are proud of our role in providing...

April 13th, 2020 |  


Protecting from coronavirus scams

Protecting from coronavirus scams

While our first priority is keeping Ohioans healthy and safe, we must also take steps to protect Ohioans’ financial wellbeing.We’ve seen r...

April 13th, 2020 |  


Americans willpersevere throughcoronavirus crisis

Americans willpersevere throughcoronavirus crisis

Our country is facing an unprecedented challenge. Coronavirus is an international pandemic that threatens both our health and our economy. We are in t...

April 13th, 2020 |  


An alternative view on tree value

An alternative view on tree value

In past articles, we talked about the value trees bring to our property and way of life.You know such things like storm water retention, energy saving...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Winter 2020: Identifying overhead hazards in your back yard

Winter 2020: Identifying overhead hazards in your back yard

The impetus that started all the Swanton Tree Commission activity was a visit, in 2005, by Stephanie Miller, Ohio DNR Division of Forestry, Region 4 U...

February 3rd, 2020 |