Opinion

Congress must act now before land fund ends

Editorials

If you enjoy outdoor recreation, whether that means camping in a wilderness area or just taking the kids to the playground at a city park, there is an excellent chance you owe a debt of gratitude to a federal program of which you may never have heard. It is the Land and Water Conservation ...

Demonstrate caution on 2 and 4 wheels

Editorials

It’s always important for motorists to be aware of the potential for motorcyclists on area streets and highways. Obviously, all motorists — whether on two wheels or four — must share the roadways. Sadly, news items reporting on deaths or serious injuries of motorcyclists struck by ...

More effective strategy needed on opioid crisis

Editorials

Another day, another bill in Congress aimed at curbing the drug abuse crisis sweeping the nation. This one was approved last week by a vote of 99-1 in the Senate. A similar bill was approved several weeks ago by the House of Representatives. Now, the two chambers must reconcile their versions ...

Educators, parents must work together to beat challenges

Editorials

Residents often are quick to criticize when their school district’s performance doesn’t measure up to expectations. Certainly, all school district administrators must maintain very high standards and work diligently to achieve those goals of driving students and teachers to achieve. ...

Saturday Trib about to get bigger, better

Brenda J. Linert

Every Saturday for more than 30 years, the Tribune Chronicle has been published in a tabloid format rather than the broadsheet format we use the other six days of the week. I’ve been told the decision was made back then because many daily newspapers were doing it in an attempt to make the ...

Liberal saga over Maria continues

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: For weeks the liberal left opined that Trump is a denier of the actual Puerto Rican death rate. For a year it was 67. Now it rose to 3,000. A panel of experts were on the PBS NewsHour. They stated that 80 percent of hurricane deaths are due to flood drownings. Apparently, ...

Keep arts in American education

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Communities across America have a stake in the arts, including our own. According to Americans for the Arts, 4.8 million Americans go to work in arts and culture industries. Additionally, the arts generate $22.3 billion in federal, state, and local government revenue. The ...

Zero tolerance school plan flawed

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: I understand why there is a zero tolerance policy, but what about the child who would just stand by and let one child beat another child to a pulp? The teacher there may be afraid to step in and take control, and what if the resource officer is not in that area at the ...

Media must be unbiased

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: There is a bigger problem than Trump. Many who support him are my family or longtime friends. There is an underlying cause that I need to find. It is not racism, in most cases, and it is not lack of knowledge, many of my friends and family have master’s degrees and are ...

Pelosi’s statement ridiculous

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Nancy Pelosi, lead Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, is at it again. President Donald Trump called the MS-13 gangsters, animals. Nancy said shame on you President Trump. These MS-13 angels wouldn’t hurt a fly. Oh really? I have an idea. The next time we get a ...

School CEO Mohip needs to resign

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: When Krish Mohip took the helm as the CEO of the Youngstown City School District, the community at large had high hopes. After all, under years of board mismanagement something had to give. The conventional wisdom at the time was that one skilled, level-headed leader could cut ...

Orchids and Onions

Editorials

ORCHID: To nearly a dozen local school districts that held their students in lockdown Thursday, even after regular dismissal time because of warnings of tornadoes and dangerous weather. While many students probably think this deserves an ONION, the truth is, threat of deadly weather is nothing ...

Everyone has a role in real estate

Community Columnists

After 40 years as a Realtor, I have been blessed with meeting thousands of buyers, sellers and agents. I have been involved with many hundreds of transactions with a myriad of different types of people. No two home sales are the same, and much of that is because there are so many different ...

Celebrate our city with third Homecoming

Editorials

Hooray for the planners and organizers of the third annual Warren Homecoming going on in our city this weekend! And hooray for the visitors and for the people that never stopped calling Warren home! The Warren Homecoming event has been successful for the past two years in celebrating all ...

Warren must uphold firing of city worker

Editorials

Now that longtime Warren city worker Dennis Griffing was convicted and sentenced Wednesday for stealing a lawn mower from the city operations department, the city must not delay on enforcing the settlement agreement that calls for Griffing’s firing and ensuring that he is not permitted to ...

Stop theatrics and respect the process

Editorials

How many of us would like to have our lives judged entirely from our teenage years? If fleeting youthful indiscretions could not be erased by years of reasonable, mature behavior, few of us would ever have amounted to anything. Democrat leaders in the U.S. Senate are in a panic to stop the ...

Time to honor anniversary of US Constitution

Editorials

This week we honor our Constitution, the foundation of our society. Signed on Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, that document gave power, structure and form to the national system of government that began with the U.S. Declaration of Independence 11 years before. There to reform the Articles ...

Naming bridge will honor, help remember Leo

Editorials

The name and supreme sacrifice of Girard police officer Justin Leo is not likely to be forgotten any time soon. Of course, most local residents still easily recall Leo’s name, as the Girard patrolman who was gunned down needlessly in the line of duty nearly a year ago. He had been ...

Is Trump a financial genius or fool?

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Trump, has he done any good? The economy is thriving. Is it because of President Trump? Yes, but, the ways he is improving the economy are not sustainable. The unemployment numbers don’t matter when one out of every 10 Americans are working two or more jobs and the national ...

Stolen truck set off positive end result

Editorials

Sometimes positive changes occur only when negative incidents hit close to home. That’s what happened when Trumbull County Treasurer Sam Lamancusa’s personal pickup truck — a 1994 F-150 — was stolen from the county administration building parking lot in December 2016. It was that ...