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Arrows, chain saws hurt essence of Poland Forest

Opinion: Arrows, chain saws hurt essence of Poland Forest The white deer is dead. As the autumn leaves


Do your part to honor our military veterans on this national holiday

Opinion: Do your part to honor our military veterans on this national holiday Today is Veterans Day. Its


Riders and nonriders alike should vote for WRTA levy

Opinion: Riders and nonriders alike should vote for WRTA levy When I was a young child in the 1960s, my


Keep urban chickens out of Columbiana; vote ‘no’

Opinion: Keep urban chickens out of Columbiana; vote ‘no’ I am writing just a few days before the upcoming


Issue 2 would hurt Ohioans by cutting access to drugs

Opinion: Issue 2 would hurt Ohioans by cutting access to drugs On Nov. 7, vote “no” on state Issue 2. This


Health care workers, others need choice on flu vaccine

Opinion: Health care workers, others need choice on flu vaccine As the leaves begin to color and the


Niles schools have earned ‘yes’ votes on tax levy

Opinion: Niles schools have earned ‘yes’ votes on tax levy We all know the slogan of the real estate


9.25-mill Niles school levy deserves support of voters

Opinion: 9.25-mill Niles school levy deserves support of voters On Nov. 7, residents of the Niles City


Corruption rises anew

Opinion: Corruption rises anew First of all, is any one really surprised by the recent incident of a local


Americans get sanitized version of Vegas carnage

Opinion: Americans get sanitized version of Vegas carnage No gaping wounds. No shattered limbs or skulls.


Lariccia has left a lasting imprint on YSU’s campus

Opinion: Lariccia has left a lasting imprint on YSU’s campus Tony Lariccia was a giant, though short in


Lariccia has left a lasting imprint on YSU’s campus

Opinion: Lariccia has left a lasting imprint on YSU’s campus Tony Lariccia was a giant; though short in


Tirade on players shows Trump’s flawed thinking

Opinion: Tirade on players shows Trump’s flawed thinking I am a U.S. Army Special Forces veteran, and I am


New U.S. health care bill and Issue 2 deserve defeat

Opinion: New U.S. health care bill and Issue 2 deserve defeat Hurry to tell your legislators to vote “no”


YEARS AGO FOR SEPT. 21

Opinion: Today is Thursday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2017. There are 101 days left in the year.


YSU faculty pondering strike disrespect public

Opinion: YSU faculty pondering strike disrespect public Recent articles and editorials have provided


Harry Meshel did much to revitalize the downtown

Opinion: Harry Meshel did much to revitalize the downtown To add my two cents to the legacy of Harry


Many made 4th annual Run for Caitlin a success

Opinion: Many made 4th annual Run for Caitlin a success On behalf of Run for Caitlin and the Yager and


Static tuition, state-aid cuts hurt Ohio’s public colleges

Opinion: Static tuition, state-aid cuts hurt Ohio’s public colleges As university and college students


Add national anthem, invocation to make Panerathon even better

Opinion: Add national anthem, invocation to make Panerathon even better Unfortunately, the only thing


Not so fast on a ban on pet boa constrictors

Opinion: Not so fast on a ban on pet boa constrictors I agree with Jennifer O’Connor of PETA (Letter of


Richmond doesn’t belong in YSU’s football family

Opinion: Richmond doesn’t belong in YSU’s football family I completely agree with a recent letter


Don’t believe rhetoric of Trump on NAFTA

Opinion: Don’t believe rhetoric of Trump on NAFTA In preparation of North American Free Trade Agreement


With rapist on football team, YSU shows lack of integrity, leadership

Opinion: With rapist on football team, YSU shows lack of integrity, leadership In welcoming con- victed


Recent columns show de Souza’s detachment

Opinion: Recent columns show de Souza’s detachment In his column on June 11, 2017, titled “Why did Trump


Success offers no escape from racism for blacks

Opinion: Success offers no escape from racism for blacks For most of my adult life, I have made it part of


Young, MetroParks have the press in their pockets

Opinion: Young, MetroParks have the press in their pockets You could not be far- ther from the truth when


Think of possibilities if pro-lifers control all lives

Opinion: Think of possibilities if pro-lifers control all lives Quite recently there was yet another fight


Cuts threaten good works of YWCAs in the Valley

Opinion: Cuts threaten good works of YWCAs in the Valley YWCA is committed to eliminating racism,


Senate health care bill is reverse Robin Hood

Opinion: Senate health care bill is reverse Robin Hood They say that figures lie and liars figure. I’m


Please report all cases of elder abuse in our midst

Opinion: Please report all cases of elder abuse in our midst We at the Adult Protective Services Unit of


Sunday’s column correct: Trump only threw us bone

Opinion: Sunday’s column correct: Trump only threw us bone Bertram de Souza’s reflection regarding Trump’s


Politics rains on parade

Opinion: Politics rains on parade A reminder to the Mahoning County Republican Party and Mark Munroe, its


Attorney General DeWine deserves praise, not scorn

Opinion: Attorney General DeWine deserves praise, not scorn This is in response to the political cartoon


Multiple crimes against city woman unacceptable

Opinion: Multiple crimes against city woman unacceptable Robbing the moth- ers of our own community is dead