Loading…
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeOpinionColumnists

Columnists

100 stories in section, viewing 91 through 100

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
A community waits in vigil
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
My wife and I attended the prayer service Tuesday evening for Mayor Mike Collins at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. The reading from St. James was fitting: “Is anyone among you in trouble? Let him pray.” …

2/5/2015 12:24 AM
One of the best seasons
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The University of Toledo once had an athletic director who admitted that his three favorite seasons were football, spring football, and football signing day. …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo’s new police chief: He’ll be more visible, and so will his cops
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
George Kral, 48, a Navy veteran and suburban Boston native, was sworn in as chief of the Toledo Police Department on Jan. 5, capping a 25-year career with TPD that included stints as a sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Let's hear it for modesty
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
A friend with long experience in Toledo politics, and longer memory, recalled this about the late Mayor John McHugh, who died last week at 84: “When he was elected, a lot of people thought he wasn’t quite up to the job.” …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Acting mayor strives for balance
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
Paula Hicks-Hudson, Toledo’s acting mayor, is performing a delicate balancing act. She must command respect and cooperation from a group of city employees who don’t work for her, and who are worried sick about their boss, Mayor D. Michael Collins, and the long-term status of their employment. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
The wealth gap’s role in 2016 race
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
There is a lot spoken about the 2016 presidential election. What isn’t said is far more interesting. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
One year in Toledo and counting
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
On Jan. 10, I went to Burger King.

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Life is fragile
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I’m a football fan. And though I grew up in Ohio a Browns fan, 25 years in New England and admiration for the work ethic of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady turned me into a New England Patriots fan. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Carroll’s call not as crazy as it seemed
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Fans were screaming at their TV sets, a future Hall of Fame coach the target of their wrath. Had he gone brain dead? What was he thinking? …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Trappers track trends
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
If you needed additional proof that we live in a world economy, look no further than the ditch along the county road, the marshes near the lake, or in the numerous creeks that thread their way into the Maumee River system. …




Recommended for You