Giving’s the reason for this season

Giving’s the reason for this season

Well, friends, we have made it. We are right in the thick of the upcoming holiday season, as we have turned the calendar over to November. Before we k...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Newton Schools thank Eagles

Letter to the Editor:On behalf of the Newton Local School District, the Board of Education, the students of Newton Schools, and our community, I would...

November 16th, 2018 |  


From broken heart to lifted spirit

From broken heart to lifted spirit

From her second-floor San Francisco apartment where she and her husband Cliff were spending a typical Friday evening relaxing, eating pizza, and watch...

November 16th, 2018 |  



Troy has lost a true icon

Troy has lost a true icon

I have a feeling the second Pete Jenkins got to the Pearly Gates, he started handing out “Troy, Ohio USA” pins.Late Wednesday evening, the...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: You can’t always get what you want

Leonard Pitts Jr.: You can’t always get what you want

You can’t always get what you want.So said the philosopher Mick Jagger. He said it in 1969, so obviously, he didn’t intend it as a comment...

November 13th, 2018 |  


A man has to know his limitations

A man has to know his limitations

I occasionally run across people who seem to have photographic memories of their elementary, middle, and high school years. In fact, I live with a wom...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Newspapers connect humanity

Newspapers connect humanity

North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarctica. Humanity lives, works, and plays on the 7 continents. And reads the newspap...

November 11th, 2018 |  


In tune with today’s politics

In tune with today’s politics

I woke up last Wednesday and cautiously peeked out the window. You can imagine my astonishment when I discovered the world still existed. In fact, it ...

November 11th, 2018 |  


How veterans changed the military

How veterans changed the military

We thank labor unions for the eight-hour work day, pensions, the weekend, and many other employment benefits Americans enjoy. Organized workers staged...

November 9th, 2018 |  


City project forcing annexation

To the Editor:Troy’s Riverside Drive Phase II is forcing Staunton Township residents to annex to the city. As reported in TDN articles, the City...

November 8th, 2018 |