Reader agrees with columnist … most of the time

To the Editor:I always look forward to reading Tom Dunn’s columns in the Miami Valley Today newspaper. Have to say that I agree with his opinion...

April 20th, 2020 |  


Foundation thanked for help

To the Editor:The Milton Union Senior Citizens & Community Club would like to thank the Miami County Foundation for the generous grant to replace ...

April 19th, 2020 |  


Hope in these uncertain times

Hope in these uncertain times

The world stopped due to a dangerous disease and our lives have unwillingly come to a screeching halt. We long for all the things we naïvely took...

April 19th, 2020 |  



Gratefulness in an unknown time

Gratefulness in an unknown time

Doing the difficult thing is not a common human trait. In a world of no-fault, of a diminished sense of responsibility, of participation trophies, and...

April 19th, 2020 |  


Jim McGuire: Mushrooms and social distancing

Jim McGuire: Mushrooms and social distancing

During these times of social distancing, skulking the nearby woodlands in search of wily morels may be the perfect outdoor endeavor.Springtime mushroo...

April 17th, 2020 |  


Life’s greatest lesson

Life’s greatest lesson

During my first term on the Troy City Schools Board of Education, I was asked by one the elementary principals to be a reading tutor for the first gra...

April 14th, 2020 |  


Will Donald Trump be the president in 2020?

By Grant GarietyAccording to Trump’s 2020 speech, in a Montoursville, Pennsylvania Rally, he said “So, do we want, keep America great or m...

April 14th, 2020 |  


Bearing the dog days of the coronavirus

Bearing the dog days of the coronavirus

Two tornadoes, a pandemic and even a small hailstorm, all in the last year. I’m expecting the locusts and frogs to show up at any minute.No matt...

April 11th, 2020 |  


Weaponize our surfaces against the next virus

Weaponize our surfaces against the next virus

By Matthew KandrachIn the COVID-19 era, the most mundane of activities—like going to the grocery store or gas station—can feel perilous. E...

April 11th, 2020 |  


Marijuana legalization in Ohio

By Anna WilloughbyWhen you turn 18 years old in Ohio, you gain several freedoms. You can now vote, move out, rent an apartment or buy a house, get mar...

April 11th, 2020 |