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Opinion

Johnstown Flood Museum well worth the trip

Brenda J. Linert

If you have never visited the Johnstown, Pa., Flood Museum, it’s well worth the one-tank trip. Housed in the former public library building in downtown Johnstown, the museum tells the story of the devastating loss of life and property in the 1889 flood, known as one of the greatest natural ...

Save local state park from being renamed

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: I must not be the only person beyond disturbed to learn of state Rep. Mike Loychik’s proposal to rename Mosquito Lake State Park to honor the failed presidency of Donald Trump. While this area has long bemoaned the connotations of the park’s name, renaming it after the 45th ...

Fight to save city, Trumbull history

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: I was distressed to hear the owner of the Packard Flats building and Julia Harsh house on North Park Avenue has applied to demolish the Harsh house. This is a historic home and, until recently, apparently still was in original condition, even though it was divided into apartments ...

Changes coming to Warren’s history

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Two historical-related situations are recently occurring in Warren. First the CSX Railroad (formerly the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad) is being abandoned through Warren and adjoining areas. The rail line was constructed in 1882, the last railroad built through Warren. Until the ...

American Rescue Plan helps Americans

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: The past year has been hard on all Americans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but thanks to the American Rescue Plan, help is on the way. We learned a lot last year, chief of which is to solve the COVID-19 problem, we need both innovation and cooperation between national, state and ...

Society is upside down, inside out

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: What’s up is down, what’s right is left, what’s left is in and what’s immoral is moral. This is the narrative that news outlets pump out daily. Illegal immigrants are now undocumented, when in actuality they are criminals breaking the law. Higher minimum wage will help ...