January 2006

Cincinnati mayor’s closed meetings raise concerns for newspaper

Cincinnati mayor’s closed meetings raise concerns for newspaper Cleveland Plain Dealer Mallory skirts open-door law  Cincinnati Enquirer Well, it seems that Dayton isn’t the only city where the politicians need a lesson on the Sunshine law. Although the current administration has been very good about it- secret meetings were what started the whole mask protest. Read More

The next Dayton city manager should be named David (of course)

There was a comment in the Dayton Daily News Speak up today suggesting David Bohardt be the next City Manager- and it made me think- if you believe in keeping your friends close but your enemies closer, Mayor McLin would be able to put Mr. Bohardts campaign rhetoric to the test- and help unify the Read More

Thoughts on Sinclair’s expansion into Warren County

Today’s paper talks about putting a levy on the ballot in Warren Country to build Sinclair South. The simple answer is no. Sinclair Community College is one of Dayton’s (the region) competitive advantages. The low cost, high quality education and training programs it provides are a reason to locate your business or expand in Montgomery Read More

20 years on Bonner Street

28 January 1986- while most of us were still reeling from watching the space shuttle Challenger explosion- I went to the title company and bought my first house. 20 years later- I’m still living here (a huge surprise to me- since the longest I’d ever lived in the same place was 7 years). I bought Read More

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