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

Adviser: JSMC should share property

LIMA — Lima may have a better chance of protecting the tank plant if it finds ways to share the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center's property with the community, consultants said Thursday. Task Force LIMA should consider working to either lease out part of the JSMC's expansive property south of Lima or find some way to partner with the commu

It's helpful to start the new school year with a little prayer.
Dear Lord: I hope no one needs notebook paper, scissors or Twistable Crayons. Hopefully people can just steer clear of the school supplies altogether. That might be the key to peace on earth. Amen.
Back when I was a young lad, I didn't give much thought to when someone purchased my s

One more round of school shopping

It's helpful to start the new school year with a little prayer. Dear Lord: I hope no one needs notebook paper, scissors or Twistable Crayons. Hopefully people can just steer clear of the school supplies altogether. That might be the key to peace on earth. Amen. Back when I was a young lad, I didn't give much thought to when someone purchased my s

LIMA — If you want people to come to your business, people have to remember it.
That's where Don Bruns came in over the years, helping develop some of the “earworms” Lima just can't forget with his work at Adman.
People looking for printing services probably can't forget, “You want it when? You want it now. Quick As a Wink

Slogans, jingles boost business

LIMA — If you want people to come to your business, people have to remember it. That's where Don Bruns came in over the years, helping develop some of the “earworms” Lima just can't forget with his work at Adman. People looking for printing services probably can't forget, “You want it when? You want it now. Quick As a Wink

LIMA — The rebuilt S.A.Y. Furniture store is impressive to see. What it came back from might be even more impressive.
The modern-looking storefront is well appointed, with track lighting showing off the best features of the sofas, recliners and bedding in the new building at 3037 Elida Road. The store is packed with merchandise, yet it's spa

Furniture store can S.A.Y. 'recovery'

LIMA — The rebuilt S.A.Y. Furniture store is impressive to see. What it came back from might be even more impressive. The modern-looking storefront is well appointed, with track lighting showing off the best features of the sofas, recliners and bedding in the new building at 3037 Elida Road. The store is packed with merchandise, yet it's spa

When you're a parent, you focus on teaching kids the basics of life.
Tie your shoes. Clean up after yourself. Be polite to people.
Sometimes, it's nice to see they're learning more positive things from you than just those basics. Instead of just lessons, they'll pick up on passions.
I'm a fairly low-key guy. It takes quite a bit to get me worked

David Trinko: Cheer when kids' passions reflect yours

When you're a parent, you focus on teaching kids the basics of life. Tie your shoes. Clean up after yourself. Be polite to people. Sometimes, it's nice to see they're learning more positive things from you than just those basics. Instead of just lessons, they'll pick up on passions. I'm a fairly low-key guy. It takes quite a bit to get me worked

Through the eyes of teen boys, I'm just David, their friend, now. I'm not Mr. Trinko, the intimidating father. And I only have myself to blame.
My oldest daughter is turning 13 this week, and we had a party for her friends last weekend to help celebrate it. She's at an age now where boys aren't the enemy anymore, so she asked to invite some boys.

David Trinko: Making a new first impression on teen boys

Through the eyes of teen boys, I'm just David, their friend, now. I'm not Mr. Trinko, the intimidating father. And I only have myself to blame. My oldest daughter is turning 13 this week, and we had a party for her friends last weekend to help celebrate it. She's at an age now where boys aren't the enemy anymore, so she asked to invite some boys.

ALLEN LIMA LEADERSHIP SEEKING OUTSTANDING ALUMNAS

LIMA — You'd better not walk into Vino Bellissimo and ask for whatever beer is on tap.
“It's funny the reaction you get. It's not what I expected,” said Marc Reinicke, owner of the establishment at 743B Shawnee Road in Lima that might be better known for its wine selection. “People look and say, 'Oh my God; there's too much

Not tapping out

LIMA — You'd better not walk into Vino Bellissimo and ask for whatever beer is on tap. “It's funny the reaction you get. It's not what I expected,” said Marc Reinicke, owner of the establishment at 743B Shawnee Road in Lima that might be better known for its wine selection. “People look and say, 'Oh my God; there's too much

They moved my cheese. At a minimum, they moved my cheesy mug shot.
The Lima News reorganized its printed paper this week. Today marks the first day my column appears on the Lifestyle cover instead of its old home on the second page of the front section.
I can assure you that based on feedback, some people weren't too happy we moved things around

David Trinko: Pondering cheese, change and moving forward

They moved my cheese. At a minimum, they moved my cheesy mug shot. The Lima News reorganized its printed paper this week. Today marks the first day my column appears on the Lifestyle cover instead of its old home on the second page of the front section. I can assure you that based on feedback, some people weren't too happy we moved things around




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