Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:45:09 EST 1800 This Week in Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-opinion_columns/50683079/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, 18 Sep 2014 10:02:05 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Potato Soup http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50636046/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Potato-Soup September is upon us and it seems as if fall has begun. I've seen some leaves falling and the cool nights have caused me to add some blankets to the bed. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:08:04 EST Letter to the Editor http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/50604958/Letter-to-the-Editor The Galion Historical Society would liked to thank the City of Galion and in particular, John Swain, for helping preserve Galion's Log Cabin at Heise Park. This log cabin was Galion's first library that set behind Galion's present... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:51:40 EST This Week In Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-opinion_columns/50594414/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, 11 Sep 2014 09:17:05 EST September 11th http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50595396/September-11th September 11th will be a busy work day for me this year. Like other days, it will be one filled with commitments and responsibilities. However, on September 11th, as I navigate the demands of work, ministry and family, my mind will wander to events... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:04:02 EST Savvy Senior: How to get Social Security benefits when you’re disabled http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50580330/Savvy-Senior:-How-to-get-Social-Security-benefits-when-youre-disabled Dear Savvy Senior,What do I need to do to get Social Security disability? I'm 57 years old and have some health issues that are keeping me from working, but I've heard it's very difficult to get benefits. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:56:02 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ 3 Ingredient Banana Bread http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50569366/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-3-Ingredient-Banana-Bread Banana bread is a perennial favorite snack at our house. We eat our share of bananas, but like most people, we don't always eat the entire bunch quickly enough. When the bananas turn brown, we make banana bread. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:45:04 EST End of Summer Blowout http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50560083/-End-of-Summer-Blowout With no major new releases this week, I thought I'd take a look back at some of the movies from the summer season that I saw but never reviewed. Most of these were bombs, but a few were actually decent hits that just never quite made it to the... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:22:04 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Bacon Ranch Potato Salad http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50479248/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Bacon-Ranch-Potato-Salad Cookouts and potato salads go hand in hand. It's a rare picnic table that doesn't have at least one potato salad featured among the dishes. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:20:05 EST This Week in Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-opinion_columns/50412681/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, 29 Aug 2014 08:57:08 EST Movie review: “If I Stay” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50416013/-Movie-review:-If-I-Stay “If I Stay” is a pretty depressing teen romance about a young couple who love, lose, and one of them might die. It's based on one of those “YA” (Young Adult) books that are so hot as film projects right now. There's... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:23:02 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Cheesy Egg Salad http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50396581/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Cheesy-Egg-Salad Egg salad is classic sandwich filler. I think everybody has a memory of egg salad sandwiches packed in school lunches. I remember my grandma packing egg salad sandwiches and dill pickles for my dad and I to eat on long car trips. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:56:05 EST This Week In Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-opinion_columns/50348882/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, 22 Aug 2014 15:42:04 EST Movie Review: ‘Let’s Be Cops’ http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50341368/Movie-Review:-Lets-Be-Cops This past Sunday, I was getting ready to slog my way through a one-and-a-half-star review of “The Expendables 3,” which I saw Friday night, when I decided to check the weekend box office results to make sure it was really the right film to... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:25:05 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Black Forest Pancakes http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50330736/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Black-Forest-Pancakes Pancakes are a Saturday morning tradition in my family. My folks love when all the kids and grandkids show up for a marathon pancake breakfast. My dad used to turn pancakes as long as somebody would sit at the table and eat. Let me tell you, with five... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:13:02 EST Pioneer Means Jobs http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-news_education/50315613/Pioneer-Means-Jobs What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Pioneer Career and Technology Center? School? Training? Jobs? We hope it is “Jobs”! For over 46 years, Pioneer Career and Technology Center has been a key player in economic... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:44:03 EST Movie Review: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50255245/-Movie-Review:-Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles Was “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” ever a quality franchise? I don't think it was. I think the movies and especially the cartoon are regarded as thinly-veiled toy commercials even by their biggest fans. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:36:03 EST Ministerial Acts http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50255580/Ministerial-Acts There is never any shortage of television shows, novels and movies about the criminal justice system and courtroom trials. While writers and directors present the drama of those stories, they almost never deal with the more mundane, procedural details... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:23:04 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Red White & Green Salad http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50236687/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Red-White--Green-Salad I love garden produce. Especially produce from the neighbors' gardens! This summer we've seen the bounty of several neighborhood gardens – zucchini and squash from one house, cucumbers from another and tomatoes from a... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:34:02 EST Movie review: “Guardians of the Galaxy” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50161332/Movie-review:-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy The Guardians of the Galaxy come from the same Marvel universe as The Avengers. But it doesn't take five solo movies to get us to the big team-up project. The idea here is that the cast is so diverse that there has to be somebody you like. And... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:44:04 EST