Carnegie building houses many memories

Carnegie building houses many memories

Greene County residents are fortunate to have such a fine library system.Books of all sorts are available to check out or one can sit in a comfortable...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

This week, I was proud to vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court. She is an impressive person and a distinguished legal...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Tales of Xenia: Junior High day

Tales of Xenia: Junior High day

Coming home from the YMCA recently I had a flashback when the song “Bad Girls” by Donna Summer came on the radio.This song is from about 1...

October 29th, 2020 |  



The modern Typhoid Mary threat

The modern Typhoid Mary threat

It seems to me that the learning curve associated with the coronavirus is extraordinarily steep, that is, we are discovering more and more about this ...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio has history with presidents

Ohio has history with presidents

The 2020 general election will soon be a memory.One hundred years ago the nation was recovering from the effects of WWI. There had been a worldwide pa...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Voting in America

Voting in America

We are currently engaged in an election that many have called historic, unprecedented, and one of the most important in the history of America. That g...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


George T. Johnson, a true gentleman

George T. Johnson, a true gentleman

It seems to me that we have a void, an emptiness, hereabouts with the recent death of George T. Johnson.You see, he was a true gentleman — a rar...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Shawnee had large settlement in Greene County

Shawnee had large settlement in Greene County

I am not sure what the Shawnee called this season of the year, but around here after the first frost it is known as “Indian Summer.”I don&...

October 16th, 2020 |  


A discussion of reparations

A discussion of reparations

My cousin from Pittsburgh, a retired professor, invited me to a Zoom book discussion with a group he has been discussing books with for decades.The re...

October 15th, 2020 |  


You can’t keep a great festival down

You can’t keep a great festival down

It seems to me that on the list of festivals that have been canceled or otherwise crippled, the original Oktoberfest, to use the German spelling, must...

October 13th, 2020 |