What happened in 1967?

What happened in 1967?

Fifty years have passed since the estimated population of Greene County numbered 188,108.As the New Year began in 1967, one of the highlights of the N...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Regulations can favor some businesses

Regulations can favor some businesses

Sometimes it’s a good thing when the feds pick winners and losers — especially when polluters lose and the rest of us win.As the Trump reg...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Remembering William Eichman

XENIA — William Eichman was born in Xenia in 1914. After graduating from Xenia Central High School and Miami University, he joined the family bu...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Talking about purity and politics

Talking about purity and politics

Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have reached 100 percent ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Trump’s isolationism is pushing countries into China’s arms

Trump’s isolationism is pushing countries into China’s arms

What happened last week at a meeting of Latin American nations with China and other Asian countries in the Chilean city of Vina del Mar is a prime exa...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Indie films offer originality and escapism

Indie films offer originality and escapism

“The Movies are great medicine. Thank you Thomas Edison, for giving us the best years of our lives.” – The Statler BrothersIn 2010, ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Going after the opioid profiteers

Going after the opioid profiteers

Travis Bornstein never told his friends about his son Tyler’s drug problem. He was too embarrassed.Then, on September 28, 2014, Tyler’s bo...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Getting the brush-off on health

Getting the brush-off on health

The Republicans just introduced a new plan to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, or ACA — aka Obamacare. The rollout came...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Yet another threat

Yet another threat

It seems to me that almost every day we getnews of some kind of threat that’s uncovered or highlighted in some fashion. We have learned, thanks ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Trump’s bad deal on trade

Trump’s bad deal on trade

Candidate Donald Trump promised to renegotiate free trade agreements that hurt American workers.In his first week in office, he made good on that prom...

March 20th, 2017 |