Dinner isn’t just about food

Dinner isn’t just about food

If we’re honest, most of us are foodies, but we don’t think of ourselves that way. The online Free Dictionary defines a foodie as, “...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Happy birthday, Mama

Happy birthday, Mama

I had to take a break from the tissue paper stuffing and blowing up three dozen pink balloons Thursday evening for two reasons: to get this column wri...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Dinner isn’t just about food

Dinner isn’t just about food

If we’re honest, most of us are foodies, but we don’t think of ourselves that way. The online Free Dictionary defines a foodie as, “...

August 28th, 2015 |  



National Dog Day is celebrated all year long

National Dog Day is celebrated all year long

Anymore, there seems to be a holiday for anything and everything these days.For instance, Friday was National Cherry Turnovers Day. I do like a good t...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Donation used to help community

To the Editor:The following is a report of how we used the grant that the Troy Foundation awarded us.We assisted 10 families with rent and one family ...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

A couple years ago, I began a watercolor painting on a sheet of YUPO, an acrylic “paper” that allows the watercolor to do exciting things....

August 26th, 2015 |  


Thank you for the outpouring of support

To the Editor:From the bottom of our hearts, the Thompson family would like to say thank you for all of the prayers, concerns, donations (both anonymo...

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  


A neighborhood water tower not good planning

To the Editor:We are all residents of Troy by choice. Some of us have even purchased several homes in this fine city. We did so believing our current ...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Standing up for rural postal delivery

Standing up for rural postal delivery

By Marie PowellContributing columnistPost offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to sta...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Editorial roundup

The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Aug. 21Ohio state troopers cracking down on distracted driving last month wrote more than 1,000 tickets over a one-week ...

August 25th, 2015 |