Is someone finally listening?

Is someone finally listening?

In the world of education, the phrase “unfunded mandates” has become a common term that has a very negative connotation. What it means, qu...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

The Akron Beacon Journal, Oct. 29The country doesn’t need a tax cut. The economy expanded by 3 percent in the most recent quarter. Corporate ear...

October 31st, 2017 |  


To be (texting) or not to be …

To be (texting) or not to be …

You know how some people talk endlessly about their grandkids? How they are the smartest, the cutest, the most popular, the best behaved, and every ot...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Retired teacher favors school levy

To the Editor: On the Nov. 7 ballot, Piqua residents will have an opportunity to once again show our support for the Piqua City Schools. As a nearly l...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Forget Issue 2; vote for Pigasus

Forget Issue 2; vote for Pigasus

With the election coming up in a week, I suppose I should perform a public service and explain Ohio Issue 2 in this space today.There are two problems...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Trump committed to fighting opioid crisis

Trump committed to fighting opioid crisis

I support the President’s declaration of a National Public Health Emergency to help combat our nation’s opioid crisis. In Ohio, we lose at...

October 26th, 2017 |  


The grandness of grandparenting

The grandness of grandparenting

The other day I saw a newer SUV with the bumper sticker, “Dog Grandma.” I was surprised that someone would announce their identity as the ...

October 25th, 2017 |  


What have we done?

What have we done?

Gen. Kelly recently told his audience what happens when a soldier dies in battle. Later, as a nation we learned some details as well as the mistakes t...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Park districts open world of knowledge

To the Editor,Our Miami County Park District is awesome on all levels!I have been an elementary teacher in Piqua City Schools for 20 years. The park d...

October 25th, 2017 |  


School gardens help students blossom

School gardens help students blossom

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to become involved with the Piqua Chamber of Commerce to put together a project that would benefit the entir...

October 25th, 2017 |