History always repeats itself

History always repeats itself

George Santayana is credited with the famous quote, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This has been repeate...

May 26th, 2019 |  


Reader wants White House oversight

To the Editor:We are living in worrisome times. The seemingly continuous series of mostly unprecedented, jarring events and revelations have caused ma...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Congratulations, graduates … here’s some unsolicited advice

Congratulations, graduates … here’s some unsolicited advice

Congratulations, graduating class of 2019:I never got a chance to give a speech at my own high school graduation, but I was close. Had 138 other membe...

May 25th, 2019 |  



Anyone who reads my articles knows I am hyper-critical of the Ohio legislature’s insistence on meddling in the world of education despite their ...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Reader concerned about McKaig Avenue

To the Editor:McKaig Avenue needs to be re-striped. The north lane is too narrow for safe traffic flow, especially on Thursdays when trash containers ...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Community garage sales on horizon

Community garage sales on horizon

Tonight in Covington, Tuesday, May 21, the fifth and final workshop from the series, “U.S. Military History in a Box” will be presented at...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Hydrant paint fires up community

Hydrant paint fires up community

Last week, the city decided to paint a small number of fire hydrants orange and blue. You would have thought that the fountain on the Public Square wa...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Stay one step ahead

Stay one step ahead

As a seller, you’d prefer a clean, unconditional offer at full price, right? One way to encourage such confidence from buyers is to have an insp...

May 18th, 2019 |  


One final lap around the track for my son

One final lap around the track for my son

Circling the playground outside Heywood Elementary School is a blacktop track. Ten laps around the track is 1 mile.The past six years, I’ve fait...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Young people to be proud of

Young people to be proud of

I was recently invited to speak at the Piqua High School National Honor Society (NHS) induction ceremony where twenty new students were inducted into ...

May 16th, 2019 |