A cautionary ‘tail’

A cautionary ‘tail’

Folks, if something is too good to be true, it most likely is.Recently, I’ve been toying with the idea of adding another four-legged family memb...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Census numbers are telling

Census numbers are telling

On Sept. 14, the United Census Bureau released data for every county in the United States. This data from the American Community Survey are estimates ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Purses, junk drawers, our community’s needy

Purses, junk drawers, our community’s needy

Most Americans own a lot more material possessions than they need. According to professional organizer, Regina Lark, “The average U.S. household...

September 21st, 2017 |  


It’s never easy saying goodbye

It’s never easy saying goodbye

It takes courage to strike out on one’s own, to throw off the shackles of familiarity and explore uncharted waters.But sometimes it take courage...

September 20th, 2017 |  


A voice for the handicapped and elderly

A voice for the handicapped and elderly

As we age, old injuries come back to haunt us and at times with a vengeance. At age 25, I had a diving accident and injured several lumbar vertebrae, ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Would you have evacuated?

Multitudes of people are suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida. The Keys and the Caribbean Islands are devastated. Other parts ...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Troy offers more than yesteryear

Troy offers more than yesteryear

The Tour de Donut came to Troy over the weekend, bringing close to 2,000 bicyclists from 22 states to town. There were bicycles and donuts and WACO pl...

September 17th, 2017 |  


How the United Way has touched my life

How the United Way has touched my life

This past Thursday, I attended the United Way of Troy’s annual campaign kick-off.I’ve covered this event many times throughout my years he...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Uniting for the United Way

Uniting for the United Way

The temperature is getting cooler, the days are getting the shorter, it’s quickly becoming one of the best times of the year. And before we get ...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

In Ohio, at least 12 people die each day due to drug overdoses. If a terrorist attack happened daily in one of our cities or villages killing a dozen ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |