February 19, 2015
School Closings Hurt Families Trying to Feed Their Children

WATCH: Food pantries are overwhelmed this time of year when schools close for the cold. As a matter of fact, more than 787,000 children statewide rely on free or reduced meals.

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January 22, 2015
Want help filing your taxes? File for free with the OBB

"Our online self-serve tax filing service works just like many of the well-known tax filing software programs on the market, with a couple of important differences," Hamler-Fugitt said. "First, we use the full 1040 to ensure that Ohio tax filers access all of the credits for which they are eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Child Tax Credit and more. Second, our service includes federal, state and school district tax filing at absolutely no cost, including free and secure IRS e-filing."

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January 10, 2015
Letter to the editor: Many families, even working, need help

"Ohio is among the worst states for hunger, and demand at food banks has increased 40 percent since 2010; 1 in 4 Ohio children lives with food insecurity, and not knowing when or if the next meal is coming."

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