Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:05:32 EST 1800 Sisters bequeath $1.56 million to University of Findlay http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150286974/Sisters-bequeath-$1.56-million-to-University-of-Findlay The University of Findlay received a combined $1.58 million gift from the estates of sisters Marjorie and Mildred McGranahan. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:19:07 EST Ohio leading the way to American energy independence http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150282343/Ohio-leading-the-way-to-American-energy-independence Last month, I organized an energy jobs fair in Belmont County, joining Belmont College and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association to help connect over thirty companies with people from all over Eastern Ohio. People came because they were interested in being... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:15:06 EST Why we support Pioneer http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150274744/Why-we-support-Pioneer Why is Pioneer Career and Technology Center such a great school? It provides the opportunity for any student to succeed. Pioneer has programs for students who don't necessarily wish to attend college to learn important job skills needed in our... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:53:02 EST What happens to unvested military retirement benefits in a divorce? http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150274100/What-happens-to-unvested-military-retirement-benefits-in-a-divorce Do unvested military retirement benefits count as assets to be considered in a divorce? That's the question that came before us – the Ohio Supreme Court – in the divorce case of Christen and Sean Daniel. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:17:14 EST Kasich is best choice for Ohio http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150247836/Kasich-is-best-choice-for-Ohio Ohio Gov. John Kasich took over a state four years ago that had been staggered by several decades of economic decline and sent to the canvas by a brutal recession. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:31:02 EST Pioneer needs your help http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150248269/Pioneer-needs-your-help Dear Editor:As a major employer in Shelby, I would like to talk to you about the valuable asset that we have in our community: Pioneer Career and Technology Center. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:49:03 EST Pioneer Alumni Association supports levy http://galioninquirer.com/news/news_education-opinion/150232230/Pioneer-Alumni-Association-supports-levy WHEREAS, the Pioneer Alumni Association supports the Pioneer Career and Technology Center and its educational offerings to youth and adults in its district; AND Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:21:01 EST Grad discusses benefits of Pioneer http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150231567/Grad-discusses-benefits-of-Pioneer What has Pioneer Career and Technology Center done for me? It helped me focus on a career choice and get a jump start on a career that I love. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:13:08 EST Letter to the Editor - Diaz-Singer http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150209019/Letter-to-the-Editor---Diaz-Singer I am writing this letter in support of the levy for Pioneer Career and Technology Center. As a 1998 graduate, I am grateful for this educational experience. While attending Pioneer not only was I trained in a technical skill of information processing,... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:21:02 EST This Week In Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-news-opinion_columns/150177780/This-Week-In-Galions-History Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 10, 25, 50 and 75 years ago. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:14:04 EST Life is a gift http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150162865/Life-is-a-gift Make your life count.You don't know when it will go away.This week, we have followed and covered the tragic car crash that took the life of Galion resident Andrew Bloomfield just hours after his wedding. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:22:03 EST Newspapers still serve key role http://galioninquirer.com/news/editorial-opinion/150101120/Newspapers-still-serve-key-role Forgive us if we're not willing to write an obituary for newspapers — and will even challenge those who would espouse the idea.Pundits and skeptics use clever connotations such as dinosaurs facing extinction. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:29:03 EST Thanks to Oktoberfest supporters http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150101439/Thanks-to-Oktoberfest-supporters The festival committee wishes to thank the following people and companies whose generosity enables the City of Galion to have a Galion Oktoberfest.Please thank these people and companies when you see them. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:15:03 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Death by Chocolate Brownies http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/150076489/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Death-by-Chocolate-Brownies We've all had those days that just drain your energy. One way to recover is to eat lots of chocolate. I'm probably not going to be your dentist favorite person by saying that, but I'm sure your friends will agree. There's... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:16:04 EST Editorial: Governor debates needed http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150046398/Editorial:-Governor-debates-needed The gubnatorial election this year between Republican John Kasich and Democatic Ed FitzGerald could become historic - for all of the wrong reasons.According to a poll this week, Kasich currently leads FitzGerald by 22 points. Sat, 4 Oct 2014 20:31:03 EST You mean Aragorn, son of Arathorn? http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150052399/You-mean-Aragorn-son-of-Arathorn When someone at the table asked if anyone was familiar with the actor Viggo Mortensen from “The Lord of the Rings” movies, I raised my hand enough just to get noticed, to answer his question, at our table of... Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:39:08 EST Letter to the Editor - Diab http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150030867/Letter-to-the-Editor---Diab Dear Editor: Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:41:04 EST This Week in Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-opinion_columns/50763270/This-Week-in-Galions-History Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 10, 25, 50 and 75 years ago. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:52:02 EST Pioneer’s Proven Results are Best Measured by Our Alumni http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50749114/Pioneers-Proven-Results-are-Best-Measured-by-Our-Alumni Schools all across Ohio are measured by results and Pioneer Career and Technology Center has a strong record of proven results. Pioneer provides students with training and job skills that are in demand by employers. That, in turn, helps keep the local... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:29:03 EST Thank You to City Administration http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/50749097/Thank-You-to-City-Administration On behalf of the Galion Business Community, the Chamber would like to say “THANK YOU” to the city administration for the foresight they had in building Hesby Drive/Heise Park Lane and the temporary road to the Galion West Shopping Center,... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:12:04 EST