David Trinko

Position: New Media Editor
E-Mail Address: dtrinko@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-993-2150
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About David Trinko

Assigns stories to reporters and oversees content in print and online.

Latest Stories by David Trinko

CHICAGO — For the first few months, the Super Hairo'N wasn't even a product. It was just something Lima native PJ McGuire developed to solve her own problem.
McGuire, 35, spilled a blue conditioner gel onto her white blouse as she tried to sprint out the door to go to work. The idea for a hair towel that transformed into a styling cape ̵

Shawnee grad has invention

CHICAGO — For the first few months, the Super Hairo'N wasn't even a product. It was just something Lima native PJ McGuire developed to solve her own problem. McGuire, 35, spilled a blue conditioner gel onto her white blouse as she tried to sprint out the door to go to work. The idea for a hair towel that transformed into a styling cape ̵

BLUFFTON — The folks at the Tri-County Family Assembly of God might think about placing a classified ad: “Completed restored 1998 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. Only used to drive people to church.”
At least that's the hope. The church will draw one name to give away the car Aug. 7, 2015, at a car show in Pandora. It's not selling

David Trinko: Car could drive people to church

BLUFFTON — The folks at the Tri-County Family Assembly of God might think about placing a classified ad: “Completed restored 1998 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. Only used to drive people to church.” At least that's the hope. The church will draw one name to give away the car Aug. 7, 2015, at a car show in Pandora. It's not selling

As parents, we say we want to give our children every possible advantage in life.
Here I stood, in the corner of the court, with a real opportunity to give my 13 year old and her friends that advantage. What would I do?
The right thing. It's the only thing you ever can or should do.
I worked as a line judge at my seventh-grade daughter's volleyb

David Trinko: Integrity is never out of bounds

As parents, we say we want to give our children every possible advantage in life. Here I stood, in the corner of the court, with a real opportunity to give my 13 year old and her friends that advantage. What would I do? The right thing. It's the only thing you ever can or should do. I worked as a line judge at my seventh-grade daughter's volleyb

No fun being football widow

Rebuttal to David Trinko, “A Football Ransom Note,” Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014: “Don't tell anyone else about this, or we may not return your loved ones safely to you.” Is that all we have to do to eliminate our sports watching loved ones? They are already in declining health because of the season. Selective hearing and eyesigh

Listen carefully! If you want your family members to see 2015 happily, you must follow our instructions.
Let them watch football.
College football kicked off last weekend, as did high school football in Ohio. The NFL season started Thursday.
We will hold your beloved family members hostage until just before Valentine's Day. You have no recourse

David Trinko: A football ransom note

Listen carefully! If you want your family members to see 2015 happily, you must follow our instructions. Let them watch football. College football kicked off last weekend, as did high school football in Ohio. The NFL season started Thursday. We will hold your beloved family members hostage until just before Valentine's Day. You have no recourse

Our in-depth look at high school football in the region.

2014 Lima News high school football preview

Our in-depth look at high school football in the region.

The Miranda warning isn't just for accused criminals. It has its place in social media too.
We've all heard cops read those words in TV or movies: “You have the right to remain silent.” But online, it seems you're not able to keep your opinions to yourself as much as you'd like.
The slew of videos for the recent ALS Ice Bucket Challen

David Trinko: Right to remain silent

The Miranda warning isn't just for accused criminals. It has its place in social media too. We've all heard cops read those words in TV or movies: “You have the right to remain silent.” But online, it seems you're not able to keep your opinions to yourself as much as you'd like. The slew of videos for the recent ALS Ice Bucket Challen

I think our new TV might be surfing the Internet while we're asleep.
We recently purchased a new flat-screen television, replacing an older model we bought just before our second-grader was born. It had a full, interesting life, watching everything from baby programs to murder mysteries in the years since we purchased it.
Toward its end, it start

David Trinko: My TV is on the web

I think our new TV might be surfing the Internet while we're asleep. We recently purchased a new flat-screen television, replacing an older model we bought just before our second-grader was born. It had a full, interesting life, watching everything from baby programs to murder mysteries in the years since we purchased it. Toward its end, it start




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