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New state champs cement Valley’s powerhouse image

Editorial: The Mahoning Valley once again piled on hefty hunks of shiny championship metal over the weekend to


Trump’s attack on US allies doesn’t make a lot of sense

Editorial: Mahoning Valley Con- gressman Tim Ryan takes a backseat to no one when it comes to demanding fair


Public corruption in Valley is still on the state’s radar

Editorial: After Ralph Infante, the disgraced former mayor of Niles, was sent off to state prison for 10 years


Streetscape, Riverfest are investments in our future

Editorial: Mahoning Valley resi- dents have two golden opportunities today to celebrate and contribute to the


New trustee brings strong skill sets to Austintown

Editorial: Long gone are those folk- loric days of yore when virtually any yahoo would do to lead Ohio’s


Ivanka Trump’s company enjoys Chinese hospitality

Editorial: While President Donald J. Trump continues to pound his chest about China’s unfair trade practices,


At 125, Goodwill Industries continues on growth path

Editorial: More than 3,000 years ago, ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle pinpointed the classical traits


Ohio’s congressional map should be tossed out now

Editorial: When more than 75 percent of the voters in this month’s primary election approved a constitutional


Save some time this holiday to honor nation’s war dead

Editorial: Sadly enough, many Americans unintentionally will disrespect the true meaning and purpose of today’s


Youngstown Plan is about city’s children, not politics

Editorial: SDLqAnything that would come to my desk that would have anything to do with eroding this plan [the


Funds for public housing prove their worth, merit continuation by Congress

Editorial: We cheer the announce- ment this week from U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, that the Mahning


Austintown school board throws caution to the wind

Editorial: The inexplicable decision by the Austintown Board of Education to appoint Tim Kelty head principal


Seventy-five years of pride for Diocese of Youngstown

Editorial: For 75 years now, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown has served as a source of comfort and


Trump won’t punish aide for insulting Sen. McCain

Editorial: If there was any doubt about the administration of Republican President Donald J. Trump lacking a


Another day, another mass shooting amid shameful inaction in DC and Columbus

Editorial: Another. That one word screaming out in supersized and super bold type atop Page 1 of The New York