School days – not and then

School days – not and then

It seems to me that being in public schools these days is sure a lot different from what we of the geriatric generation experienced. That conclusion i...

October 1st, 2019 |  


It’s a pretty great place to live

It’s a pretty great place to live

As we usher in October in mid-July heat, my mind wanders to the many wonderful things I didn’t realize I loved about living in the Ohio Valley. ...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Autumn’s bright colors on the way

Autumn’s bright colors on the way

I’m a seeing-is-believing type fellow. Not overly suspicious—but in certain matters, I wait for visual proof before accepting a proclamati...

October 1st, 2019 |  



Greene County aided the Grand Army of the Republic

Greene County aided the Grand Army of the Republic

The first state to leave the Union was South Carolina. The issue was state’s rights, the opportunity for the individual states to set their own ...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Little Miami Watershed Network, River Stewards partnering

Little Miami Watershed Network, River Stewards partnering

The Little Miami River’s role as an economic and environmental asset within the Dayton community continues to be recognized as the river is curr...

September 19th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: America Tunes Out the Demented Dems

Michael Reagan: America Tunes Out the Demented Dems

It’s too bad for America that CNN’s seven-hour town hall on climate change was such a rating disaster.If 20 times as many viewers had tune...

September 10th, 2019 |  


No justice for Washington elite

No justice for Washington elite

It seems to me that now that all the excitement, commotion, and outright screams of rage generated by a recent report from the Department of Justice (...

September 10th, 2019 |  


George Will: Trade war shows reality of ‘America First’ in action

George Will: Trade war shows reality of ‘America First’ in action

WASHINGTON — In a trade war, as in a real one, people are wounded by friendly fire from their side. Consider some casualties in Donald TrumpR...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Early phone service in Xenia

Early phone service in Xenia

Telephone service has changed greatly since the first phone call was sent and received.Perhaps some will remember when Dick Tracy of the comics would ...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Writer takes issue with political cartoon

A few weeks ago the Gazette ran a political cartoon which portrayed Democrats as Socialists (which at this stage, I believe most Democrats would agree...

August 30th, 2019 |