Ohio must never again hold two primary elections


Ohio never should have split this year’s primary election into two. And that opinion is not just hindsight — we shared that very clear feeling at least twice on this page long before the decision ever became official to divide this year’s primary into two elections held May 3 and last ...

Much hypocrisy exists in climate change efforts


Corporations, states — even entire countries — are told they’ve got to keep track of their greenhouse gas emissions these days. In some places, it’s the law; and there are ambitious goals to reach in what we are told is a necessary fight to slow climate change. While it is, indeed, ...

Inflation Reduction Act good for America

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: I am grateful that our Democratic senators have reached agreement on the most significant climate bill in history. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will not only put the U.S. on a path to at least 40 percent emissions reduction by 2030, but it also will greatly benefit Mahoning ...

As kids head back, safety is paramount


As the new school year quickly approaches, it’s sad that many of us with children or grandchildren in local school buildings will suffer fear, anxiety and concern over their safety and security. That’s why we are pleased to see the state of Ohio taking steps to make our local school ...

Newspapering as I can only imagine

Brenda J. Linert

With the assistance of a clattering contraption rarely still found, a small-town Colorado newspaper, the Saguache Crescent, produces its weekly publication for its handful of readers. The newspaper has been in business since 1867, but has been using its current method of typesetting — the ...

Pasha used gifts, talents to serve Trumbull County

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: United Way of Trumbull County is a great lifeline in our community, thanks to the incredible leadership of Ginny Pasha. Since 2013, she’s served as CEO and president, impacting the lives of 1 in 3 people in our community. Ginny is entering retirement — a glorious stage that ...