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by Patricia McGeever The boxes arrived in late March at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. They contained 500 handmade, bright red covers for N95 face masks, courtesy of the sewing charity, Common Thread in Cincinnati. N95 masks are being used by health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twenty-two years ago, as I lie in intensive care in a hospital in Rome after brain surgery, I didn’t know who I was. Because of the swelling during surgery, I was without a thought or memory in my mind, and unable to speak; like an infant child. Then a woman

Friday, February 12, 2010 By Eileen Connelly, OSU SPRINGFIELD DEANERY — When snowboarders take to the ice and snow during the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, parishioners at St. Patrick Church in Bellefontaine will be rooting for hometown boy Louie Vito, who is known for his dedication to giving back