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Opinion

Champion must put plans in ‘park’

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Champion Township Trustees are considering moving forward with creation of a township park. The “park,” which would initially consist only of soccer fields, raises the question why not simply leave the soccer fields where they are currently located? Why spend money to create ...

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Letters to the Editor

Our politicians should be reminded we were promised a “big beautiful wall” on our southern border and Mexico was going to pay for it. Where’s our “big beautiful wall” politicians? Southington As President, Joe Biden and his cabinet should show better leadership skills and make ...

Orchids and onions

Editorials

ORCHID: To Seaborn Elementary School in Mineral Ridge, chosen among 13 schools in Ohio as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The designation is based on overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Every year the U.S. ...

Do homework before inking legal contracts

Editorials

Hundreds of calls have flooded the Veterans Services offices in Trumbull and Mahoning counties in recent weeks, triggered largely by advertisements placed by attorneys seeking out clients for lawsuits they want to launch against the government over contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. ...

Did Trump rally help Vance?

David Skolnick

Did former President Donald Trump’s rally at Youngstown’s Covelli Centre give a boost to the U.S. Senate campaign of Republican J.D. Vance? Trump criticized U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, the Democratic nominee for the seat, during the event, and had good things to say about Vance. Still, it’s ...

We all should brace for more ‘pain’ from Fed

Editorials

Lest anyone wonder whether unelected government officials can wield enormous power over our lives, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is leaving no doubt while he declares his dedication to what he believes is the Fed’s mission. “Our responsibility to deliver price stability is ...