Traumatized by tag…and no one told me

Traumatized by tag…and no one told me

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comIt has taken me some 60 years to finally find out why I am emotionally scarred. At first I didn’t notice th...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Know where to go

The New Boston Library will be having a Tween Lego Group for kids ages 8-12 on Thursday, September 24 at 4 p.m. The New Boston Library is at 3850 Rhod...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


‘Scorch Trials’: the middle movie

‘Scorch Trials’: the middle movie

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comTo me, adapting books to movies can be a good thing and a bad thing. It can be good because the audience can put ...

September 23rd, 2015 |  



Portsmouth Little Theatre opening season with hilarious “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Portsmouth Little Theatre opening season with hilarious “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comThe many countless hands behind making Portsmouth Little Theatre (PLT) successful are hard at work again, preparing...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


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Portsmouth River Days will run September 3 to September 7, with a host of various ongoing events. Friday, Sept. 4 gets the weekend going with the fest...

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  


On being 70

On being 70

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comI have reached another milestone in my life. On Sept. 2 I will turn 70 years of age. I was reflecting on that num...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Know where to go

The Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center continues to highlight two traveling pieces this week. The shows include “The Melting Pot: Cultural...

August 27th, 2015 |  


The Voting Rights Act 50 years later

The Voting Rights Act 50 years later

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThere are some things we cannot afford to forget that should be etched in our memories for as long as we live. I ...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Reunion 45 years in the making

Reunion 45 years in the making

By Ray MitchellSpecial contribution to the PDTOn Friday, July 24, I reunited with four of my Air Force buddies that I hadn’t seen for 45 years.T...

August 4th, 2015 |  


The gift of education and love

The gift of education and love

Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comSchool is right around the corner, which means office supplies are out on the shelves of most local retailers. Whil...

July 31st, 2015 |