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 |  


How Troy vs. Piqua changed my life

How Troy vs. Piqua changed my life

Twenty-five years ago this fall, I was a freshman at The Ohio State University (which, apparently, had far more relaxed admissions standards in 1992)....

October 25th, 2017 |  


The trials of traveling

The trials of traveling

Perhaps it’s hereditary. My mom claims that my father traveled like a linen suit; in other words, travel was not his favorite thing in the world...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Platitudes and glittering generalities

Platitudes and glittering generalities

We are living in strange times. Virtual money, virtual friends, virtual reality. And regrettably, we are currently burdened with virtual leaders and v...

October 25th, 2017 updated: October 25th, 2017. |  


Levy ensures quality education

To the Editor:My family moved to Piqua so our son could attend Piqua City Schools. In our professional lives, my wife and i have lived in Georgia, Sou...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Former PCS teacher: YES on school levy

To the Editor:Dear Piqua residents,As a former teacher in the Piqua City Schools, as well as the mother of three children educated by the Piqua school...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Reader in favor of Lee, Short

To the Editor:I would like all voters in the city of Piqua to join me in support of write-in candidates Kris Lee and David Short for city commission. ...

October 24th, 2017 |