Farewell, Greene County

Farewell, Greene County

My time here at the Xenia Daily Gazette and Greene County News has come to an end, and I felt it was only appropriate to say farewell to the many peop...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


A living memorial

A living memorial

By Bill TaylorIt seems to me that we are seeing lots of memorials these days. Some are impromptu displays of flowers or stuffed animals at the scene o...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Senior Moments

Senior Moments

I’ve noticed lately that there aren’t very many positive stories in the newspapers any more.People who shoot each other are featured in ma...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Editorial

Battle lines are being drawn in the workplace over more than just the thermostat setting.It looks as though the generational shift in employee mindset...

July 19th, 2016 |  


A yellow-brick road for immigrant women

A yellow-brick road for immigrant women

By Le-Marie V.J. ThompsonMaryland could be ground zero for getting immigrant women into the sustainable energy economy.The Wizard of Oz was one of my ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


There’s a growing humorlessness in our nation

By Joshua J. Whitfield“Genuine humor is replete with wisdom,” Mark Twain said. Yet it is wisdom I’m afraid we’ve largely lost,...

July 14th, 2016 |  


The miserable catch 22 of mental illness

The miserable catch 22 of mental illness

Anxiety and depression can make it harder for people to reach out for the help they need.I’m depressed.I’ve dealt with mental health issue...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Anniversary of Texas dragging death is especially troubling this year

Anniversary of Texas dragging death is especially troubling this year

By Joyce KingEvery June near the anniversary of the James Byrd Jr. dragging death in Jasper, Texas, I am invited to speak, to write, to present someth...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Tough times shaking up average Americans again

Tough times shaking up average Americans again

By Lewis DiuguidIt always seems to happen like this for everyday Americans — just when it seems like the dark clouds from the last recession are...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Dining out? Here’s some food for thought

Dining out? Here’s some food for thought

By Anna MeyerBig chain restaurants pay poverty wages, hurt local economies, and pollute our climate.Americans now spend more on dining out than on gro...

July 5th, 2016 |