Letters to the editor

New buildings will be shot in armEditor:In my 30 years as a teacher in Xenia Community Schools I’ve consistently been impressed with many things...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Look at your watch. In the next hour, five Americans will die of a drug overdose.I’ve been working on the issue of drug abuse prevention for mor...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Heads up: An invasion is coming

Heads up: An invasion is coming

It seems to me that folks hereabouts should be forewarned that in a few weeks we will be subjected to what might be called an “invasion.” ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Nuns take on Wells Fargo

Nuns take on Wells Fargo

In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse: “As through this world I travel / I see lots of funny men / Some’ll r...

April 25th, 2017 |  


You pay your fair share: Shouldn’t Wall Street?

You pay your fair share: Shouldn’t Wall Street?

Did you pay all of your taxes this April?Wall Street banks typically pay much less than the official 35 percent corporate tax rate. And yet after atta...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Increasing budget for already massive military

A president with business acumen should understand that throwing more money at an already over-budgeted asset isn’t wise.Yet President Trump rec...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Getting that secure feeling yet?

Getting that secure feeling yet?

Millions of Americans are feeling uneasy, disgruntled, and insecure. That message sounded loud and clear throughout our turbulent election year.The Tr...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Remembering R. Hayes Hamilton

XENIA — R. Hayes Hamilton was a Xenia active who became the maitre-d’hotel at the Flanders in Ocean City, N.J. His ability to manage a maj...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Some historical ordinances in the city

Some historical ordinances in the city

Ninety years have gone by since the 1927 Ordinances for Xenia were put into effect. Some still remain on the books and some we might find interesting ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Letters to the Editor

Xenia kids deserve bestEditor:There are so many valid reasons to support the Xenia School Levy on May 2. There is the financial benefit of passing the...

April 21st, 2017 |