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 |  


The story of my brief, ill-fated political career

The story of my brief, ill-fated political career

I had a lot of bad ideas in college.Many of them came about after a night of imbibing.Most of them were ill-fated attempts to impress a girl.All of th...

November 7th, 2018 |  


City needs to move forward with Ohio Checkbook initiative

To the Editor:In January, your Troy City Council met in a workshop-style setting, where we each voiced our goals for 2018.My single goal was that in 2...

November 7th, 2018 updated: November 7th, 2018. |  


We oughta correct autocorrect

We oughta correct autocorrect

Do you know what happens when you type “dang” into a text? On my phone, the little brain that lives inside and that insists on trying to c...

November 4th, 2018 |  


We deserve better

We deserve better

The political climate recently has been wild to say the least. The words “conservative” and “liberal” have been getting tossed...

November 4th, 2018 |