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David Trinko

Position: Managing Editor
E-Mail Address: dtrinko@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 567-242-0467
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About David Trinko

Assigns stories to reporters and oversees content in print and online, as well as writing a weekly Sunday column.

Latest Stories by David Trinko

Dads of the world, repeat after me: “I'm sexy, and I know it.”
Sure, a month ago you were just a little out of shape, right on the border of slovenly. But now you're a sex symbol, and you have the “dad bod” to prove it.
In case you've avoided media recently, the term “dad bod” came into play April 30, when 19-y

Celebrating the realities of a 'dad bod'

Dads of the world, repeat after me: “I'm sexy, and I know it.” Sure, a month ago you were just a little out of shape, right on the border of slovenly. But now you're a sex symbol, and you have the “dad bod” to prove it. In case you've avoided media recently, the term “dad bod” came into play April 30, when 19-y

My wife was perplexed and a little bit worried when she heard our middle daughter's statement.
“Mom, you're a lot like Barbie,” the 7-year-old concluded.
When it comes to women, Barbie's a tough act to follow. She's the definition of unachievable beauty, with unrealistic measurements pushing impossible expectations from society. My wi

Celebrating mom's many jobs

My wife was perplexed and a little bit worried when she heard our middle daughter's statement. “Mom, you're a lot like Barbie,” the 7-year-old concluded. When it comes to women, Barbie's a tough act to follow. She's the definition of unachievable beauty, with unrealistic measurements pushing impossible expectations from society. My wi

LIMA — The video that went viral of a Baltimore mother punching her teenage child in the head just before he was about to throw a rock at a police officer raised the question of how far can a parent go to discipline a child.
Is punching a child going too far? What if the punches are to the head? What if there are repeated punches?
Questions

Child discipline is no easy task

LIMA — The video that went viral of a Baltimore mother punching her teenage child in the head just before he was about to throw a rock at a police officer raised the question of how far can a parent go to discipline a child. Is punching a child going too far? What if the punches are to the head? What if there are repeated punches? Questions

What a week for Craig Kelly of The Lima News.
It began with his passing the test to become an American citizen. The next day apple pie, patriotic music and a desk decorated in red, white and blue greeted Kelly, who moved here upon marrying his wife Beth, of Lima.
On Sunday, he was handed the Best News Reporter of the Year award for newspapers wit

Newspaper brings home 21 AP awards

What a week for Craig Kelly of The Lima News. It began with his passing the test to become an American citizen. The next day apple pie, patriotic music and a desk decorated in red, white and blue greeted Kelly, who moved here upon marrying his wife Beth, of Lima. On Sunday, he was handed the Best News Reporter of the Year award for newspapers wit

Leah Coppler proved she was a winner Monday. She didn't finish first, but she finished.
Gabe Brooks proved he was a winner too. It wasn't even his event, which is what made his contributions so remarkable.
Leah, a kindergartner at Elida Elementary, started sprinting down the track in the 100-meter dash Monday during a youth track meet at Shawnee

David Trinko: Runner, opposing coach both finish as winners

Leah Coppler proved she was a winner Monday. She didn't finish first, but she finished. Gabe Brooks proved he was a winner too. It wasn't even his event, which is what made his contributions so remarkable. Leah, a kindergartner at Elida Elementary, started sprinting down the track in the 100-meter dash Monday during a youth track meet at Shawnee

Rice cakes with cranberries and almonds sounded like a healthy snack when I went tearing through the cupboard, looking for a pick-me-up.
Like many Americans, I want to lose a few pounds. Like many Americans, I'm too lazy to exercise more, so I'm trying to just be more aware of what I eat.
So I popped open the 4-ounce bag of rice cakes with cranbe

Unhealthy frustration with serving sizes

Rice cakes with cranberries and almonds sounded like a healthy snack when I went tearing through the cupboard, looking for a pick-me-up. Like many Americans, I want to lose a few pounds. Like many Americans, I'm too lazy to exercise more, so I'm trying to just be more aware of what I eat. So I popped open the 4-ounce bag of rice cakes with cranbe





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