The Activist’s Dilemma pt. 3

Posted on September 27, 2015 by Piqua Daily Call The activist’s dilemma, pt. 3 Caroline McColloch Contributing Columnist  EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the last column in a three-part series exploring poverty, activism, and philanthropy. The views expressed are those of the writer. In the previous two

Piqua United fosters unity in community

Piqua United fosters unity in community Picnic set for Aug 13 by Belinda M. Paschal PIQUA–What started as a seed of an idea has blossomed into an endeavor with roots running deeply into the Piqua community. With a theme of “Great Joy in the City,” Piqua Un

Partnership gives the gift of safety

Posted on August 3, 2016 by Piqua Daily Call Partnership gives the gift of safety Two transit vans now feature child safety seats By Belinda M. Paschal –   Photo credit: Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Child car seats are being installed in several transit vans a

Piqua United Picnic

Posted on August 16, 2016 by Piqua Daily Call United for fun and fellowship Residents enjoyed food and activities at the Piqua United Community Picnic, held in Mote Park on Aug. 13. Nearly 300 free lunches were provided, as well as more than 160 stuffed animals and 130-plus backpacks filled with sch

Charity is not the answer

Posted on May 22, 2016 by Piqua Daily Call Charity helps, but it’s not the answer Glenn Mollette – Contributing columnist   I’ve been involved in benevolent projects for many years. Most of these efforts have been buying and distributing food and clothes for the very poor. In recent y

A mixed picture of poverty

This is one of my favorite times of year, perhaps for one of the worst reasons that could ever be imagined. Sure, the football nice and the crisp evenings are enjoyable. Some people enjoy the pumpkin-spiced everything and warm apple cider. As for me, one of the real reasons to get excited for this t

Building bridges instead of walls

PIQUA — The book of Nehemiah, which deals with the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem, played a large part in inspiring a group of local churches to rebuild their connection to the community. Billed as “a revival movement,” Piqua United is a joint effort involving Greene Street United Method