Tralfagar rezoning issues remain same

To the Editor:Tralfagar rezoning has come before the Troy Planning Commission again, for about the 22nd time. The issues from the beginning of the pet...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


A groundbreaking character finds her way to ‘Sesame Street’

A groundbreaking character finds her way to ‘Sesame Street’

For nearly 50 years, “Sesame Street” has taught American kids all the basics of childhood — letters, numbers, colors, sharing, manne...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Evangelicals, NRA perplexing alliance

To the Editor:When it comes to guns one of the most perplexing alliances, to me as a Christian, is that of evangelicals and the NRA. The paranoid NRA ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Give a hand to good doctors

Give a hand to good doctors

National Doctors Day is March 30, and I am encouraging readers who have doctors whom they respect to take time to send a note to them. Your response m...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The renegade plants of China

The renegade plants of China

My mother loved honeysuckle.We had a bunch of it in our back yard. She loved the way it looked in the spring when it bloomed. She loved the fragrance ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Celebrating farmers on Tuesday

To the Editor:Happy National Agriculture Week!In celebration of National Ag Day, March 21, 2017, the Miami East FFA Chapter would like to thank area f...

March 19th, 2017 |  


A final good-bye and last words

A final good-bye and last words

Most often when people die suddenly, it comes as a terrible shock to those left behind. There is no warning or opportunity to say “good-bye.R...

March 18th, 2017 |  


The folly of step therapy practices

The folly of step therapy practices

By Edward Goldberger, M.D., F.A.C.R.Guest ColumnistI am doctor of medicine. If you are my patient, I know your unique health needs on a very personal ...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Student asks for readers’ help

To the Editor:I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contact...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Columnist visits the land of the (sky diving) lizards

Columnist visits the land of the (sky diving) lizards

Upon her return from the land of Oz, Dorothy may have said it best that there’s no place like home.And that’s really hard to say that once...

March 17th, 2017 |