‘Tis the season to be giving

‘Tis the season to be giving

Well, friends, we have made it. We are right in the thick of the upcoming holiday season as we have turned the calendar over to November. The baseball...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Ohio seniors’ medical costs are too high – and unless Congress acts now, they’ll face a tax hike next year on top of that.Even with ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Voting matters — and not just every four years

Voting matters — and not just every four years

At some point along the way, our democratic right to have our voices heard became kind of like figure skating or gymnastics … something the majo...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Diets fail people, habits don’t

Diets fail people, habits don’t

Have you ever wondered why is it so hard to diet? How do you feel saying the word, “diet?” What is it about eating better and exercising t...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Reopening wounds can help to heal

Reopening wounds can help to heal

“It’s not forgetting that heals. It’s remembering,” according to Johnny in East Tennessean Amy Greene’s first novel, ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


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 |