Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:07:22 EST 1800 Wesley Chapel offers Restore Ministries http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150357805/Wesley-Chapel-offers-Restore-Ministries Every church has its particular focus of ministry.At Wesley Chapel we call our focus “Restore.”Our mission statement, “We restore people to God and to each other,” is more than just a slogan. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:26:05 EST Padre on the road http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150357768/Padre-on-the-road Gene Zika is a Las Cruces, New Mexico cartoonists who specializes in capturing the humor in everyday life situations we all can relate to. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:27:04 EST Crawford center a plus for education http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150329725/Crawford-center-a-plus-for-education Education is an important tool to give citizens a chance to learn and grow.It's encouraging to see Crawford County acknowledge this. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:27:06 EST Think of our seniors http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150312910/Think-of-our-seniors Dear Editor,I would like to clarify the misconception of the signs all over town stating “Support Our Seniors” on November 4th. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:14:03 EST Ebola hype, misinformation get in the way of effective action http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150308665/Ebola-hype-misinformation-get-in-the-way-of-effective-action Reassuring news about Ebola? How can that be? Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:17:14 EST Pioneer is a community resource http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150304379/Pioneer-is-a-community-resource Letter to the Editor:Pioneer Career & Technology Center is one of our community's best resources. Why? Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:03:05 EST Joan Wolfe good choice for County Auditor http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150304372/Joan-Wolfe-good-choice-for-County-Auditor I would like to take this opportunity to publically thank the citizens of this great County for all the support that you have given to me during the past 31 years as both a Deputy County Auditor and as County Auditor. I would also like to thank all... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:02:04 EST Solidarity is key in fight against terrorism http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150304363/Solidarity-is-key-in-fight-against-terrorism War! Imagine that you're on the front line in battle. Bombs exploding, bullets whizzing past your ear. The soldier next to you is slowly bleeding to death. Worse yet, you've run out of ammunition. Correction—you never had any ammo to... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:01:03 EST Sheriff levy deserves renewal http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150292428/Sheriff-levy-deserves-renewal Passage of local levies shouldn't be a given.Taxpayer-supported organizations should be held to a high standard. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:51:04 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