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My Big Viburnum Bush Is Blooming And Spectacular

Wow. Every year this bush amazes me. Every year it gets bigger and more beautiful.  I bought it as a starter plant from Siebenthaler’s, about twenty years ago and planted it in the middle of my backyard. I posted a picture last year and four years ago.

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“We Are All In This Together” — Let’s Use This Insight To Transform Politics And To Build Dynamic Civic Communities

Albert Griggs, Jr., shown here speaking last November 11 at the dedication of the Huber Height Veterans Memorial. Griggs served as chairman of the Huber Heights Military And Veterans Commission (MAVC)

This pandemic has a lot of people saying, “We are all in this together.” Wouldn’t it be great if we had a politics that would make this wonderful notion actually real? I have a plan.

I’ve spent my career designing and analyzing systems and I’m basing my campaign for the Ohio Senate on my commitment to repair and strengthen our system of representative democracy. Everyone knows that

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Fellow Democrats: This Pandemic Is A Wake-Up Call — We Must Offer Leadership That Will Engage An Awakened Citizenry

April 8, 2024 — four years from today — the Miami Valley will be at the heart of a full eclipse of the sun — the first full eclipse in this region in over 100 years.

Greetings. I am Albert Griggs Jr. I’m seeking the Democratic nomination for the Ohio State Senate, District 6. I retired as an Air Force senior civilian leader. In that role, I led organizations that designed and managed complicated systems. My life has been devoted to service. I am seeking election to the Ohio State Senate to continue to serve. I believe I

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Why Did Every Democrat In The Ohio Assembly Reject The — Clearly Superior — LaRosa Proposal For Ohio’s 2020 Primary?

Secretary of State, Frank LaRosa

The primary election plan unanimously agreed to by the Ohio Assembly will dramatically reduce voter participation. Of course, participation will be suppressed at this point, regardless. But the plan approved by the Assembly advances the worst solution to a difficult problem.

I am flabbergasted that every Democrat in the Ohio Assembly agreed to this absurd decision. I can’t understand why our Democratic members of the Assembly did not support the clearly superior plan proposed by Secretary of State, Frank Larosa. I’m hoping there is more to this story than I know.

If the

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Albert Griggs Jr. — Candidate for the Ohio Senate — Will Meet With Democrats This Evening At New Kettering Library

The beautiful community room at new Kettering Library at Wilmington and Stroop is reserved this evening for a get-togther for area Democrats for the purpose of meeting Democratic candidate Albert Griggs Jr and discussing his vision for flipping Republican control of Senate District Six.

Albert Griggs Jr. — candidate for the Ohio Senate — will meet with Democrats this evening, March 9, at the beautiful new Kettering Library at the corner of Wilmington and Stroop Rd. There will light refreshments from 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM and then Griggs will make a short presentation starting at 6:45 PM.

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