The buildings are in turmoil. Libby Lolli’s last minute deck chair re-arrangement experiment is failing. Bad. Shuffling most of the building leadership has caused schools that were previously running moderately well- are now in chaos. Most significantly is Thurgood Marshall High School, where Sharon Goins used to run a pretty tight ship. Teachers assaulted, arrested, Read More
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A few months ago, a community activist put an amazing house in Dayton View up for sale- for free. You just had to have the wherewithal to rehab it and live in it. There are a bunch of really grand homes in that area- including one at Broadway and Yale that has been saved and Read More
Starting January 1, 2017, Dayton residents will pay 2.5% income tax up from 2.25% income tax. Believe it or not, the residents actually voted to raise their own income tax believing any one of several lies: It’s for the kids, because we are going to fund the “pre-school promise” of free pre-school for all. We’re Read More
Note- this is a longer than usual post. Many of you won’t care to finish it- TL/DR. But, if you care about the state of veterans in our community, I ask you to please read, and think, and hopefully, reach out to your local elected leaders and say “this is unacceptable.” I don’t want to Read More
I’ve worked on more than a few Habitat for Humanity builds. I think that Habitat is a noble organization. But, I think that the answers to our problem with homelessness, with affordability, and with repopulating Dayton are that we’re still trying to use yesterday’s paradigms for today’s problems. It’s a question of size. I live Read More