Send veterans some love with a valentine

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Valentine’s Day is celebrated throughout the world as a day of love with flowers, chocolates and little candy hearts that say “be mine.” “Valentines for Vets” is a program designed to send greetings and love to America’s veterans. In the years past before COVID-19, ...

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Letters to the Editor

This is in reply to the Warren resident who said the fairgrounds’ vaccination site was absurd. I am disabled, and the drive-thru site was the perfect answer for me and other disabled residents who cannot stand in long lines. The day my husband and I went, we had maybe 100 cars in front of us. ...

Orchids and onions


• ORCHID: To members of the United Steelworkers Local 2155 and also to management at Pittsburgh-based Howmet for working together to reach a new two-year agreement that will save the Weathersfield plant’s titanium melt shop from closing and keep the facility viable for when the aerospace ...

First part of GM settlement to bear fruit


The first fruits of a settlement agreement between Ohio and General Motors are starting to come to bloom — as part of job training efforts in the Mahoning Valley. In an agreement struck after the automaker pulled out of Lordstown in 2019, breaking job creation and retention tax credit ...

Ryan’s Senate bid challenges

David Skolnick

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is a virtual guarantee to run for the Senate next year with an announcement expected shortly. The race is a major challenge for Ryan, D-Howland, in a state dominated by Republicans for decades with few exceptions. He could face a primary challenge as other Democrats are ...

Be mindful in winter weather


We’ve been reminded during the past week about the concerns that pop up when the snow begins to fly. And, while we enjoyed a few milder days, this week’s forecast is calling for both snow and single-digit temperatures. That makes it important for drivers to get a grasp on basic winter ...