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Author Archives: Peter Comings

Comings to the world’s financial markets: Speculate this

When gas prices went up 20 cents in a day two weeks ago, I got to thinking. I thought to myself, “Self, why do I think about it?” I commute 25 miles to work, that would be the first reason. The second is that every one of my writers also commutes. That’s an occupational hazard […]

West Life wins General Excellence

Columbus West Life  earned general excellence honors Feb. 9 at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention conducted in Columbus, the culmination of points awarded for first-place finishes in news coverage, original column and editorial writing and a second-place finish for design. The award is the fourth in as many years for the publication. The award […]

Applications for vacant BOE seat due March 2

By Kevin Kelley Westlake Applications to fill the Westlake City Schools Board of Education seat being vacated by Andrea Rocco are due at 4 p.m. March 2. Board members will interview candidates the week of March 12. According to a news release by the district, the board anticipates selecting the new member at its March […]

Clay Shirky a real eye-opener for people in the press

If someone had ever asked me directly, “Do you have any cognitive surplus?” I might first have asked, “What?” before answering, “I don’t think so.” I want to think everything I do with my time is important. Don’t you? Well, it turns out that’s not the case. You’d guessed that already. I want to turn […]