Editorial roundup

The Blade, Sept. 17Few concepts remain as intriguing and exciting as space exploration. From the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969 to the Curiosit...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Remember the sacrifices of the fallen

Gold Star Families – A Time to RememberTo the Editor:On Sunday, Sept. 30, Americans across the nation will observe National Gold Star MotherR...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Thanks for supporting Molly’s Mile

To the Editor:The Molly Murphy Unicorn Foundation, a fund of The Troy Foundation, was established in memory of Molly Elizabeth Murphy, who went to Hea...

September 21st, 2018 |  



The times, they are a-changin’

The times, they are a-changin’

Recently, a report came out that deserves our attention and perhaps even our celebrating. In this modern society we live in with all its faults and fr...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ari Fleischer asks if we’re being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ari Fleischer asks if we’re being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

Ari Fleischer wants to know if we’re being fair.“How much in society should any of us be held liable today when we’ve lived a good l...

September 19th, 2018 |  


The pitfalls of public speaking

The pitfalls of public speaking

“Public speaking ranks as our No. 1 fear, even outranking the fear of death, says Peter Desberg, PhD, professor of psychology at California Stat...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Give the gift that keeps on giving

Give the gift that keeps on giving

From a giant Boba Fett action figure to the first copies of my published book, I’ve received some pretty cool presents my previous 44 birthdays....

September 19th, 2018 |  


Writer supports Tipp’s school levy

To the Editor:I am writing a letter to encourage all Tipp City residents to vote for the upcoming permanent improvement renewal levy on Nov. 6.Our fam...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Payday lending reform necessary

Payday lending reform necessary

In the legislature, we have been working tirelessly for years on an issue that has affected many of Ohio’s families: the predatory practices of ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


It’s never too late to ‘just do it’

It’s never too late to ‘just do it’

Perhaps you have you been told, “Go for it,” or “Just do it,” or “Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.”Na...

September 19th, 2018 |