ORCHID: To Niles City Police for its visual prop in the ''Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over'' crackdown on drunken driving. A police cruiser / taxi cab hybrid reminds those who drink alcoholic beverages that they can spend $20 going home in the cab or $10,000 going home in a cruiser.
ORCHID: To the U.S. International Trade Commission for its recent preliminary decision that steel pipe producers like Youngstown's Vallourec Star, Brookfield's TMK IPSCO, U.S. Steel and JMC Steel Group, which operates local Wheatland Tube plants, are being hurt by foreign imports dumped below market price by nine countries. The ITC should move expeditiously to the next step so U.S. manufacturers do not miss out on the Utica Shale oil and natural gas rush.
ONION: To Assistant U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Massad for trying to minimize the significance of an inspector general report that indicates the Obama Administration played a direct role in preventing Delphi salaried retirees from receiving full retirement benefits while protecting Delphi's unionized workers.
ORCHID: To those who organize the annual D-Day re-enactment in Conneaut Township Park in Conneaut. The program has grown to more than 1,000 participants, attracts tens of thousands of visitors and helps younger generations remember The Greatest Generation for its heroism.
ORCHID: To the Niles Police Department for aggressively attacking gang members, seven of which have been recently prosecuted.
ORCHID: To Bloomfield-Mespo, Champion, Girard, Howland, Hubbard, Badger, Lakeview, Maplewood, Newton Falls and Weathersfield school districts in Trumbull County for receiving A's on the percentage of state indicators met on the Ohio Department of Education report card. Boardman, Canfield, Jackson-Milton and Poland were among the Mahoning County schools also receiving A's for the percentage of state indicators met.
ORCHID: To Warren Councilman James Valesky and others responsible for restoring the historical marker in front of the Kinsman House in downtown Warren. And ORCHID for their ongoing efforts to restore the grandeur of the architecturally and culturally significant part of the central business district's landscape.