Ohio Cooperative Living

On the job: Schunn takes reins at Cardinal

Bethany Schunn, plant manager for Cardinal Power Plant (Photo by Paul Giannamore) Story (exerpted) and photo used by permission from the (Steubenville) Herald-Star Bethany Schunn is a chemist by trade....

Taking charge of Cardinal

Cardinal Power Plant in Brilliant, Ohio Fifty years ago, when two generating units at Cardinal Power Plant were first placed into operation, Buckeye Power was a newly minted generation cooperative, formed...

2018 Midterm Election Q & A

Ohioans face some significant choices as they enter the voting booth next month — not the least of which are whom to elect as the next governor and which candidate will best represent the state in the U.S....

Chili cook-off

Cuban black bean chili Everyone has a different idea of what makes one bowl of chili better than another, bringing spirited debate to many a fall afternoon. Whatever version you prefer, one thing’s...

Pies worth the drive

Across Ohio, recipes for homemade crusts, luscious fillings, and meringue perfection are passed down through generations and attract travelers from all over. Here are some that are worth going out of your...

Shipwreck: The U.S.S. Shenandoah

Local residents flocked to the crash site in the days after the disaster, and many took home pieces of wreckage as souvenirs, as shown at the right of the above photo of the airship’s aft, or rear, section....

Close encounters: Humorous and unusual wildlife stories

Illustration by AnnMarie McCallister About a year ago, I shared a few true wildlife tales in this column, and I asked readers to send me theirs. Though I received more responses than we have room to share,...

Apples: Everybody has a favorite

Mark Thatcher takes a look at his yield in his family's Logan County orchard. (Photo by Margie Wuebker) Clusters of apples begin to decorate trees in Dennis Thatcher's orchard throughout each spring and...

Do skylights mean sky-high energy bills?

Well-placed skylights can brighten rooms that lack daylight. Kitchens and dining rooms cry out for natural light, and lots of folks consider installing skylights to bring that outside world indoors and...

Ohio Icon: Bishop’s Bicycles

Photo by Damaine Vonada Location: Historic downtown Milford near the Little Miami Scenic biking trail. Provenance: After customers kept asking him to make bicycle parts and repairs, blacksmith John...