Remembering Harry Heifner

SILVERCREEK TOWNSHIP — Harry Heifner was born on a farm in Silvercreek Township in 188e. He worked on his father’s farm then completed his...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


More rich township history

More rich township history

By Joan BaxterMarch 4, 1811 was significant for the eastern portion of Greene County, both Silvercreek and Ross Townships were established on that dat...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


No pardon but allow him to come home

No pardon but allow him to come home

By Michael A. LindenbergerThe case for Edward Snowden is on. A new movie, a new push by the ACLU and strong voices in The Washington Post are all urgi...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


A sad commentary on our celebrity obsession

A sad commentary on our celebrity obsession

By Heidi StevensAllow me to preface this column by acknowledging there are far more pressing concerns than Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s pendin...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Trump’s taxes won’t go away

Trump’s taxes won’t go away

By Josh HoxieThe candidate’s ongoing scandalous behavior can’t cover up whatever he’s hiding in his tax returns.Every day we get a n...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Why this Democrat wants a strong Republican Party

Why this Democrat wants a strong Republican Party

I’ve been a Democrat all my life. I believe in the party’s values, I’m pleased when its candidates win elections, and I’m pers...

September 21st, 2016 |  


After the blast: Fear versus resolve

After the blast: Fear versus resolve

In the wake of the terrorist blast that rocked a Manhattan neighborhood this week, the talking heads and political pundits went immediately berserk. M...

September 21st, 2016 |  


A sign of the times: Help wanted

A sign of the times: Help wanted

By Bill TaylorIt seems to me that our lives are beset with signs of all kinds, but we hardly take the time to noticing them. For instance, we constant...

September 20th, 2016 |  


More old sayings

More old sayings

Have you ever thought about all the things people DON’T say any more?I have and I have come up with a lot of once-popular sayings.Like when some...

September 20th, 2016 |  


The Supreme Court is on the ballot for 2016

The Supreme Court is on the ballot for 2016

Trump’s courtroom contenders could seriously jeopardize women’s and civil rights.When voters go to the polls this November, they won’...

September 20th, 2016 |