Hydrant paint fires up community

Hydrant paint fires up community

Last week, the city decided to paint a small number of fire hydrants orange and blue. You would have thought that the fountain on the Public Square wa...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Stay one step ahead

Stay one step ahead

As a seller, you’d prefer a clean, unconditional offer at full price, right? One way to encourage such confidence from buyers is to have an insp...

May 18th, 2019 |  


One final lap around the track for my son

One final lap around the track for my son

Circling the playground outside Heywood Elementary School is a blacktop track. Ten laps around the track is 1 mile.The past six years, I’ve fait...

May 18th, 2019 |  



Young people to be proud of

Young people to be proud of

I was recently invited to speak at the Piqua High School National Honor Society (NHS) induction ceremony where twenty new students were inducted into ...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Jerry Zezima: My four decades of lip shtick

Jerry Zezima: My four decades of lip shtick

As a man who has sported a mustache for the past 40 years, following in the grand tradition of such hirsute heroes as Mark Twain, Groucho Marx and my ...

May 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

The Marietta Times, May 8Preparing by June 14 a plan to redraw Ohio congressional district boundary lines would invite all sorts of mistakes, not to m...

May 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

May 9, The Japan Times on the importance of calm demeanors when it comes to U.S.-China relations:The intensifying confrontation between the United Sta...

May 13th, 2019 |  


Parks and rec do a great job

To the Editor:On behalf of myself and the Miami County Bombers U19 Rugby Team, I want to thank the Troy Parks Department and the Recreation Department...

May 13th, 2019 |  


Confessions of a sugar junkie

Confessions of a sugar junkie

After all these years, I’m going to have to come clean. They say it’s best to confess your problems so here it is: I am addicted. It is tr...

May 12th, 2019 |  


We can’t go wrong celebrating Mother’s Day

We can’t go wrong celebrating Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to my dear wife who is a great mom and to every mother everywhere.My brothers and sisters were all gone from home by the time...

May 11th, 2019 |