Reader urges support for McCord

To the Editor:We’re writing in support of Ed McCord, who is our current mayor and seeking re-election. We’ve not only had the opportunity ...

September 30th, 2019 |  


Reader encourages visiting Lucky’s

To the Editor:I noticed on the front page of Miami Valley Today newspaper dated September 27, 2019, that there was a picture of Barclay’s gettin...

September 27th, 2019 |  


It’s the little things in life

It’s the little things in life

It’s the little things that make life easier.I didn’t realize how spoiled I’d become until the turntable in the microwave stopped do...

September 26th, 2019 |  



US must prioritize mining to win clean energy race

US must prioritize mining to win clean energy race

Right now, the United States and China are competing to capture the production of advanced energy technologies like solar panels, electric cars, and l...

September 25th, 2019 |  


Memories from a school administrator’s wife

Memories from a school administrator’s wife

One of my greatest life blessings was the opportunity to be a school administrator’s spouse. For the past 17 years, since marrying Larry Claypoo...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Rob Portman: What Ohioans told me this summer

Rob Portman: What Ohioans told me this summer

At the end of each summer, Congress typically adjourns, letting me spend more time in Ohio instead of commuting back and forth to Washington every wee...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Moving on to October

Moving on to October

September was a strange month in our country. Hurricane Dorian was in full force and weather all over (as near as I could tell) ranged from windy, rai...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Meet JakeJake was picked up stray, along with Bernie, and both remain at the Miami County Animal Shelter, having never been reclaimed by their owner. ...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


Alice really doesn’t live here anymore

Alice really doesn’t live here anymore

Here is a real conversation that took place with a representative of a real company. The dialogue, such as it was, occurred between me and a real pers...

September 23rd, 2019 |  


Empowering workers in the face of increased automation

Empowering workers in the face of increased automation

As technology evolves, we need to make sure our workers are growing with it.Over the past month, I have traveled around Ohio meeting with workers and ...

September 21st, 2019 |