A New Era at Hara

Is it curtains for Hara Arena or can the community come together to save the legendary entertainment complex. Read all about it in the latest edition of The Dayton Magazine as contributing writer Jim Bucher finds out. It would seem like anyone who has called Dayton home in their lifetime …

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Is it just me?

Photo: [l to r] Ginny Strausburg and Jim Bucher at the “Sugarplum Festival of Trees” OK, let me explain that headline. No, I’m not a hall of famer in baseball, football or racing, but rather I’ve been humbly nominated into the Dayton Area Broadcasters Hall of Fame. A true honor for me. …

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Waynesville + Sauerkraut = Tons of fun

Don’t you love humble beginnings? Case in point … Many, many years ago two gentlemen by the names of Kettering and Deeds decided they were weary from starting their automobile engines by turning an impractical hand crank on the front of the car. So, together they invented the self-starter. Unfortunately …

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From the desk of Mayor Bucher

Now that we know the two candidates for Dayton Mayor in November’s election – Dayton City Commissioner Nan Whaley and former judge and Montgomery County Auditor A.J. Wagner – another person is jumping into the fray, me, Jim Bucher. OK, not really, but if I were sworn in as Dayton’s …

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