Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:42:31 EST 1800 COLUMN: Improving mental healthcare for our veterans http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150902297/COLUMN:-Improving-mental-healthcare-for-our-veterans When our men and women in uniform come home from overseas, they deserve the best possible medical care. Unfortunately, they haven't always been getting it. And while deficiencies in treating physical wounds have been well documented, there has... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:01:18 EST Student and staff safety is the top priority http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150880813/Student-and-staff-safety-is-the-top-priority The next several months are a happy time of year filled with holiday celebrations and time well spent with family. It is also a time for inclement weather in our community, and that means the possibility for school delays and cancellations. Student... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:23:03 EST EDITORIAL: Where do big bucks go from Buckeye fans? http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-opinion-sports/150877196/EDITORIAL:-Where-do-big-bucks-go-from-Buckeye-fans On Thursday, you could still go to popular ticket broker StubHub and purchase a ticket to the Ohio State vs. Alabama game for $300. Of course, you would be sitting in the end zone, up in the cheap seats with the pigeons. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:36:13 EST FAITH COLUMN: Why it’s important to watch what you say http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news-opinion-opinion_columns/150877134/FAITH-COLUMN:-Why-its-important-to-watch-what-you-say Spices and seasonings make food exciting and interesting to eat. Many men and women do not know the secrets of good food preparation; they merely like to eat the food once prepared. Colossians 4:6 uses the idea of seasoning, but not the seasoning of... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:08:10 EST EDITORIAL: Another look around the area http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150863687/EDITORIAL:-Another-look-around-the-area Continuing our efforts, we continue to offer “pats on the back” and “wags of the finger.” Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:45:04 EST Portman better off in Senate http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150862269/Portman-better-off-in-Senate Rob Portman keeps proving he understands how Washington works better than most people. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:19:06 EST How a Christian should handle discouragement during the holidays http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150862276/How-a-Christian-should-handle-discouragement-during-the-holidays “The Blues,” especially common during the holiday season, can be the experience of the believer as well as the unbeliever. When the follower of Christ questions the goodness of God (Genesis 3:1-5), often an onslaught of discouragement and... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:19:04 EST A closer look at the Landlord-Tenant Act http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150814584/A-closer-look-at-the-Landlord-Tenant-Act On June 15, 2007, sixteen-year-old Lauren Mann visited her friend Michelina Markiewicz at her apartment. Lauren entered the building around noon and left Michelina's second-floor apartment about 11 p.m. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:39:02 EST LETTER: Looking for honesty in city government http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150852302/LETTER:-Looking-for-honesty-in-city-government Dear Editor,With the recent flurry of letters from City Council officials, I am sure that the public is trying to figure out what is really going on. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:03:02 EST Padre http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150849310/Padre By Gene Zika Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:04:05 EST FAITH COLUMN: How a believer should handle discouragement http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news-news-opinion-opinion_columns/150794632/FAITH-COLUMN:-How-a-believer-should-handle-discouragement “The Blues,” especially common during the holiday season, can be the experience of the believer as well as the unbeliever. When the follower of Christ questions the goodness of God (Genesis 3:1-5), often an onslaught of discouragement and... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 09:01:10 EST Chow Line: Start early to teach healthy eating http://galioninquirer.com/news/news-news_education-opinion/150794573/Chow-Line:-Start-early-to-teach-healthy-eating As the parent of a preschooler, I wonder how much I should focus on the importance of eating healthy foods. I don't want to go overboard, but isn't it important to establish this concept early in life? Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:09:10 EST Response to Galion treasurer’s calling the mayor a “bully” http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150794114/Response-to-Galion-treasurers-calling-the-mayor-a-bully Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:36:02 EST Letter to the Editor - Jon Kleinknecht http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150794079/Letter-to-the-Editor---Jon-Kleinknecht Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:25:05 EST Letter to the Editor - Sarah Capretta http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150793957/Letter-to-the-Editor---Sarah-Capretta Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 21:42:05 EST Our weekly look around the area http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150782442/Our-weekly-look-around-the-area Continuing our efforts, we continue to offer “pats on the back” and “wags of the finger.” Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:54:07 EST Durbin’s complaints are unfounded http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150779971/Durbins-complaints-are-unfounded Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:56:05 EST Celebrate the return of the highly acclaimed PBS Masterpiece drama http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters/150775442/Celebrate-the-return-of-the-highly-acclaimed-PBS-Masterpiece-drama COLUMBUS, OHIO – The highly acclaimed PBS MASTERPIECE drama, 'Downton Abbey', returns for another season of love, loss and intrigue this January. And WOSU Public Media will celebrate this broadcast premiere with a roaring twenties... Thu, 4 Dec 2014 17:53:11 EST Holiday event is great start to season http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150703024/Holiday-event-is-great-start-to-season Got plans for next Saturday?You do now.The annual Come Home to Galion event on Dec. 6 is a great and affordable way for families to kick off the Christmas season. Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:46:08 EST Be thankful all year long http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150703144/Be-thankful-all-year-long Did you enjoy Thanksgiving?The day is often marked by family gatherings, food and football.Some may have slipped away in the evening to catch a movie or start their Black Friday shopping. Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:46:05 EST