Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Tue, 26 May 2015 06:42:08 EST 1800 Morning Read - May 26 http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/153704246/Morning-Read---May-26 CLEVELAND METROPARKS ANNOUNCES EDGEWATER AND EUCLID BEACH SCHEDULES - More than 100,000 people flocked to the lakefront in 2014 to attend the debut seasons of Edgewater LIVE and Euclid Beach LIVE. Cleveland Metroparks brings back... Tue, 26 May 2015 06:01:04 EST Medicaid’s death tax on the poor http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/153704688/Medicaids-death-tax-on-the-poor Thinking about going on Medicaid?$497.9 million.That is how much the Medicaid program recovered from the estates of deceased patients in Fiscal Year 2011, according to a program inspector general report. Tue, 26 May 2015 04:01:19 EST Lowest gas prices - May 26 http://galioninquirer.com/news/business-news/153703487/Lowest-gas-prices---May-26 GALION2.48 Moto Mart604 Harding Way E & N Pierce St Galion May 25, 11:42 AM2.49 BP745 Harding Way W & Portland Way Galion May 25, 2:38 PM Tue, 26 May 2015 04:01:11 EST Veterans may be eligible for VA-guaranteed home loans http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/153704625/Veterans-may-be-eligible-for-VA-guaranteed-home-loans Q: I'm a veteran and am interested in purchasing a home. Might I be able to get a home loan through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)? Tue, 26 May 2015 02:01:07 EST Keep this a safe and fun season at the pool http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/153704294/Keep-this-a-safe-and-fun-season-at-the-pool As the weather heats up, children are eager to dig out their swimsuits and head to the pool. Afternoons of swimming and splashing can be a lot of fun. But mixing kids with water can also result in tragedy. More than 1,000 children drown each year in... Tue, 26 May 2015 00:31:06 EST “Tomorrowland” is good in part http://galioninquirer.com/news/entertainment-news/153700990/Tomorrowland-is-good-in-part “Tomorrowland” is an uneven film. It gets off on the wrong foot, builds promisingly, has a terrific middle, but then stumbles and meanders its way toward an underwhelming conclusion. Let's get the worst scene out of the way first. At... Mon, 25 May 2015 22:01:07 EST Experts highlight Crawford, Marion mental health services http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/153701162/Experts-highlight-Crawford-Marion-mental-health-services During a panel discussion at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Marion and Crawford Counties annual meeting on May 11, four local mental health care providers shared information on the services they offer. Each panelist was... Mon, 25 May 2015 20:01:02 EST Galion remembers on Memorial Day http://galioninquirer.com/news/community-news-home_top-news/153697293/Galion-remembers-on-Memorial-Day “And they who fight for their country shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” - Joseph Rodman Drake Mon, 25 May 2015 19:01:12 EST Crawford County Municipal Court records - May 25 http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/153701303/Crawford-County-Municipal-Court-records---May-25 Hearings in the following criminal and/or traffic cases were conducted in Crawford County Municipal Court during the week of May 11: Mon, 25 May 2015 18:16:03 EST United Methodist churches raising money for Nepal http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/153701244/United-Methodist-churches-raising-money-for-Nepal The Ontario United Methodist Church is joining churches worldwide to support the efforts of United Methodist Committee on Relief. Mon, 25 May 2015 18:01:12 EST Afternoon Update - May 25 http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/153701408/Afternoon-Update---May-25 FARM SCIENCE REVIEW TAKES ON SHARP EDGE - Farmers and producers can gain a sharper edge and glean cutting-edge ideas from experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University during... Mon, 25 May 2015 16:01:06 EST Ohio Hunters check more than 17,600 Wild Turkeys during Spring Season http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/153693763/Ohio-Hunters-check-more-than-17600-Wild-Turkeys-during-Spring-Season COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio hunters checked 17,638 wild turkeys during the combined 2015 spring wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April 18-May 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Mon, 25 May 2015 15:01:06 EST Galion Middle School girls take part in “Girl Power Day” http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-news_education/153701974/Galion-Middle-School-girls-take-part-in-Girl-Power-Day What started as a small idea from a presentation at a church about a student-led program in Shelby transformed into a massive day of excitement for girls at the Galion Middle School. The first ever “Girl Power Day” for seventh and eighth... Mon, 25 May 2015 14:46:06 EST Bucyrus readers exceed challenge goal and principals spend day as princesses http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-news_education/153701853/Bucyrus-readers-exceed-challenge-goal-and-principals-spend-day-as-princesses On Oct. 10, the students at Bucyrus Elementary School set out to achieve a goal to read more than 700,000 minutes. BES students challenged their principals, Mr. Todd Roll and Mr. Tim Souder, and asked if the duo would dress as a princess for the day... Mon, 25 May 2015 14:41:02 EST Bucyrus volunteers recognized http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-news_education/153701532/Bucyrus-volunteers-recognized As another school year comes to a close, there are many reasons to celebrate for the Bucyrus City School District. The Board of Education spent time recognizing and thanking those who freely give their time to help Bucyrus students achieve success... Mon, 25 May 2015 14:16:02 EST Mount Vernon Nazarene sports notebook - May 25 http://galioninquirer.com/news/sports/153697962/Mount-Vernon-Nazarene-sports-notebook---May-25 WOMEN'S SOCCER Mon, 25 May 2015 09:46:14 EST Kenyon runner receives national academic honor http://galioninquirer.com/news/sports/153698045/Kenyon-runner-receives-national-academic-honor GREENWOOD, Ind. – Kenyon College rising senior Sam Lagasse was named to the Capital One Academic All-District VII Track & Field/Cross Country First Team Friday afternoon. With the honor, the Woodbridge, Conn., native became the first Lords track... Mon, 25 May 2015 09:46:07 EST Planning a wedding on a budget http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/153697453/Planning-a-wedding-on-a-budget Should a dream wedding mean delaying a down payment on a home? That's a tradeoff many couples make these days. Mon, 25 May 2015 08:36:11 EST What will America look like if the environmentalists win? http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/153697437/What-will-America-look-like-if-the-environmentalists-win In every war, there are winners and losers. Whether the war is ideological or physical, or even if a truce is declared — there are still battles that end in victory or defeat. Mon, 25 May 2015 08:36:06 EST Remember our military http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/153697429/Remember-our-military One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up his or her duffel bags and other luggage... Mon, 25 May 2015 08:31:14 EST