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

We built a new office in our home. We replaced our back door. We renovated the kitchen. We repainted half the rooms in our house.
Still, something tells me my wife will always remember this as the time I broke her foot.
My wife and I took a few days off recently to work on some minor renovations to our home. In the course of a week, we flawlessly

Renovating your perception

We built a new office in our home. We replaced our back door. We renovated the kitchen. We repainted half the rooms in our house. Still, something tells me my wife will always remember this as the time I broke her foot. My wife and I took a few days off recently to work on some minor renovations to our home. In the course of a week, we flawlessly

Children often get a bad rap.
They are so demanding. They seem so ungrateful. The act so selfishly.
It's enough to make a parent wonder where they got all those horrible traits.
Then, every so often, a child stuns you with generosity. This is one such tale.
The conversation started simply enough last week. My 6-year-old daughter asked if I like

David Trinko: The kids will be all right

Children often get a bad rap. They are so demanding. They seem so ungrateful. The act so selfishly. It's enough to make a parent wonder where they got all those horrible traits. Then, every so often, a child stuns you with generosity. This is one such tale. The conversation started simply enough last week. My 6-year-old daughter asked if I like

LIMA — Ohio voters will get their choice between two distinct candidates for governor.
Incumbent Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger, don't have much in common in their backgrounds or views on key issues.
Anita Rios, the Green Party candidate, is also on the ballot.
Here's

FitzGerald, Kasich polar opposites on most issues

LIMA — Ohio voters will get their choice between two distinct candidates for governor. Incumbent Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger, don't have much in common in their backgrounds or views on key issues. Anita Rios, the Green Party candidate, is also on the ballot. Here's

Facebook ruined my class reunion.
Members of my high school graduating class got together in my hometown recently. I live just far enough away that I don't regularly see most of the people. In some cases, I haven't seen people since we graduated.
So how did I react to seeing these people for the first time in decades? As if it hadn't been decades

David Trinko: Class reunions in a Facebook era

Facebook ruined my class reunion. Members of my high school graduating class got together in my hometown recently. I live just far enough away that I don't regularly see most of the people. In some cases, I haven't seen people since we graduated. So how did I react to seeing these people for the first time in decades? As if it hadn't been decades

Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does.
Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month.
Did Kasich successfully balance th

Ed FitzGerald: Why Ohio needs a change

Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does. Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month. Did Kasich successfully balance th

LIMA — Parents of students at many area school districts learned about a two-hour fog delay from text alerts Thursday morning.
Unfortunately, they weren't quite as informed when districts decided the lingering fog was too thick for safe travel. They missed that jiggle in their pocket, as an issue with the most popular carrier in the region n

School alerts delayed

LIMA — Parents of students at many area school districts learned about a two-hour fog delay from text alerts Thursday morning. Unfortunately, they weren't quite as informed when districts decided the lingering fog was too thick for safe travel. They missed that jiggle in their pocket, as an issue with the most popular carrier in the region n

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Kevin Cox looked at the old headstone. Then he looked at the vacant footer at Perry Chapel Cemetery.
Sure enough, they each had a wider edge on the right side, like two pieces of a puzzle finally reunited more than 35 years later. He'd solved the mystery of where Susan Hadsell's 152-year-old grave marker belonged.
“I

David Trinko: Old headstone finds its home

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Kevin Cox looked at the old headstone. Then he looked at the vacant footer at Perry Chapel Cemetery. Sure enough, they each had a wider edge on the right side, like two pieces of a puzzle finally reunited more than 35 years later. He'd solved the mystery of where Susan Hadsell's 152-year-old grave marker belonged. “I

LIMA – Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does.
Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month.
Did Kasich successful

Ed FitzGerald: Why Ohio needs a change

LIMA – Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does. Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month. Did Kasich successful





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