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Editorials

Kokrak win shows that persistence, hard work pay off

How exciting it is for the Mahoning Valley to be able to call one of our own a PGA champion. We couldn’t be prouder of Warren John F. Kennedy High School graduate Jason Kokrak, who earlier this week claimed the CJ Cup title at Shadow Creek Golf Course in North Las Vegas. In doing so, ...

Sound off!

Thanks to Trumbull County Board of Elections staff during unique circumstances. We voted early previously and the board office was always congested, so we had concerns. Very pleased with ease of voting this year. Great idea to move early voting to the Chase building with safety protocols of ...

Time is now to discuss vaccine distribution

We Americans, collectively, were not ready for the coronavirus epidemic. We ought to be ready for the recovery. We are pleased to see local boards of health already are reviewing guidelines offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the CDC, in preparation for anticipated ...

Rep. O’Brien should keep statehouse seat

Martha Yoder, the Republican challenger for the 64th statehouse seat, continues to impress us with her knowledge and ideas for representing the residents of Trumbull and Ashtabula counties. She shares great compassion on social issues involving the disabled and the elderly. Yoder, 55, of ...

Beware of the power wielded by social media

Monopolistic control over how information is disseminated is a bigger problem for Americans now than were such domination of the oil, steel and automobile industries a century or so ago. The problem was on glaringly bright display last week. A story reported initially by the New York Post ...

Election letters deadline is today

Today is the last day that letters addressing election topics will be accepted for publication in this newspaper’s print publication before the Nov. 3 election. Election letters received after the deadline may appear on the newspaper’s website. Letters should be respectful of all ...