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Weekly Sunday columns from Vindicator editor Todd Franko

Still the biggest Vindy of the year

Opinion: Sandra Thomas has a Thanksgiving tradition for the past 21 years that’s different than most people.


We must cut into business of justice

Opinion: I wasn’t the smartest kid in grade school. Julius and Matthew were, and because of that, those


In challenging times, we need to stand up

Opinion: A profound theme shone through this week amid the foaming madness of our times. These days, we’re


READER RESPONSES | A sun rises at East High School

Opinion: A few years back, I was introduced to Brian Marrow. Not being from here, it took me a bit to learn


Issue 1 meets a ‘Serial’ force

Opinion: Over the next 30 days leading to the November elections, the best battle might not involve names


Kavanaugh situation raises a question

Opinion: The dramatic unfolding and unraveling of the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination this past week


A summer job was an app

Opinion: Next Door proved to be a boom for business


Nice work, chief ...

Opinion: A golf coach called Friday looking to track down a Vindy staffer who had called him. “Why is she


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City has little to lose in exploring Y’town Thermal

Opinion: One of my favorite song lyrics goes like this: “Watch what you say to someone with nothing. It’s


Shutting down the press?

Opinion: When I get ID’d somewhere in public as “The Vindicator guy,” people will often come up to me with


For the love of moving traffic

Opinion: Our current headlines include the following: Looming economic strife for GM Lordstown. A


Olive Garden and your local school

Opinion: You will not see the company Darden Concepts on any business sign in our community, yet they run


Amid dark, hold the light

Opinion: Chase Cook, Joshua McKerrow and E.B. Furgurson III did what many would think was unfathomable. To


Love, Lansingville

Opinion: The Lansingville neighborhood of Youngstown could go back to the farmland it once was, says Ken


Fore dads ...

Opinion: Golf – with all its highs and lows over hours and hours of play – can tell you many things about


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