Yesterday they had a funeral for Sandy Mendelson. I didn’t go. I also read in the paper, on the TV news websites, that he was a “supporter of downtown” and a “successful business man.” I have a different perspective on him. But, I wasn’t going to spend part of my 4th of July weekend writing Read More
Full disclosure: Joey Williams and I first met on the campaign trail when I was running for Mayor to unseat Richard Clay Dixon and he was running for school board. I consider Joey a friend. I’ve watched him get married, his kids grow up, and his career do exactly what he wanted to do. I’ve Read More
Esrati uncovers the many failures of the Dayton Public School Board and their hiring of Rhonda Corr.
It’s happened a lot recently. Randomly, I’ve connected with someone who said “Aren’t you David Esrati, I read your blog.” Not necessarily read it every post, but, have read it. One of my hockey teammates even said it was helpful to him when he looked for “Where to get Baklava in Dayton” A very pretty, Read More
A good friend thanked me for posting about the passing of two former candidates for the Dayton City Commission. I didn’t write much- but, both times, the following day, the paper had a decent send-off for these past leaders. Granted, both of them died way too young (55, 53) but, by no means should they Read More