New year, new local government

New year, new local government

Even though we are under the cold and gray skies of January, this time of year does lend itself to some degree of hope. By the time you have read this...

January 6th, 2019 |  


Beagle’s ‘flip flop’ on Heartbeat Bill

To the Editor:Senator Beagle voted for the Heartbeat Bill in the Senate Health Committee and voted “yes” on the Senate floor to pass the b...

January 4th, 2019 |  


So long, 2018; hello, 2019

So long, 2018; hello, 2019

Another year has departed—12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 days have ticked away. The residue of events, happenings, and goings-on of 2018 dwell in ...

January 3rd, 2019 |  



A great society needs great behavioral health

A great society needs great behavioral health

Over 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy presented a Special Message to Congress identifying mental illness as one of America’s “most ...

January 3rd, 2019 |  


New paper format a positive

To the Editor:The merger of several papers into the broader Miami Valley Today worried me at first.Needlessly. The broader and wider coverage has expo...

January 3rd, 2019 |  


The resolution revolution

The resolution revolution

We look forward to the new year when we’ll lose those pounds we’ve gained since Thanksgiving. Or we’ll quit smoking cold turkey or b...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Vacation not all it’s cracked up to be

Vacation not all it’s cracked up to be

Here is the problem with going on vacation: You can take a vacation from work and you can take a vacation from school … but you can’t take...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Yuletide dinners successful with help of community

To the Editor:On behalf of the board and staff of the Overfield Tavern Museum, we would like to thank the Miami County community and everyone who cont...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Happy about a Happy New Year

Happy about a Happy New Year

Back in the bad old days, Queen Elizabeth II spoke of annus horribilis. For those of you who did not enjoy years of high school Latin, allow me to tra...

December 31st, 2018 |  


Resolutions to help roll with the punches

Resolutions to help roll with the punches

The last gasp of 2018 is here and we are ready to welcome 2019 with open arms. Like every year, 2018 had its ups and its downs. And through the breath...

December 31st, 2018 |