End corporate welfare

Emergency response or real long term economic development

In the wake of the tornado epidemic, people came out in droves to provide food and water and clear the initial destruction. What’s most important now is restoring a semblance of normalcy for those who’ve been displaced from their homes, lost their vehicles, or have no workplace left to go to. When re-homing households there Read More

Who is buying your city commission?

If you think the indictments will stop with Joey Williams, RoShawn Winburn and Clayton Luckie on public corruption, you are sadly mistaken. Nothing happens with demolition contracts without multiple people signing off. A while back, we saw the city part ways with former planning director Aaron Sorrell, without much insight. Sorrell had been right dab Read More

Vote NO on Sinclair Issue 4 and lower your taxes

Logic is something they are supposed to teach in college, yet, Sinclair Community College fails to use it when explaining their reason for only taxing Montgomery County property owners while having branch campuses in Warren, Preble and Greene Counties. The Sinclair line is, residents of other counties have to pay double the tuition of Montgomery Read More

Just say no to Amazon HQ2

If your city thinks it should offer incentives for Amazon to come to town, it’s time to reevaluate your leadership. Sure, landing an HQ for a corporate behemoth is prestigious, and  can put any city on the map, but, to offer incentives to one of the richest companies in the world, that has been stealing Read More

Did Dayton road construction kill another business? Denny’s to close tomorrow

Although the management out of Cleveland won’t confirm, it’s pretty clear that Denny’s at 1136 S. Main Street is closing tomorrow. No more late night hangout downtown after everything closes. Nope. Not allowed. Work a long second shift and want to grab a bite at 2 a.m.? Too bad. Not in Nan’s city. Now, before Read More

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