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US should make bigger investment in education

Opinion: US should make bigger investment in education RECENTLY, while watching the news on 21 WFMJ-TV, I


Citizens Bank does its part for Hunger Action Month

Opinion: Citizens Bank does its part for Hunger Action Month Hunger exists in every community in the


Info on pu blic pensions is not secret; it’s private

Opinion: Info on pu blic pensions is not secret; it’s private Once again, Bertram de Souza has published a


America must never let diversity upstage unity

Opinion: America must never let diversity upstage unity In our country for many years now, diversity has


Emily Post, where are you? Instilling manners in kids will lessen bullying

Opinion: Emily Post, where are you? Instilling manners in kids will lessen bullying Have you ever seen a


Ohio online charter school continues to mislead the public; results are dismal

Opinion: Ohio online charter school continues to mislead the public; results are dismal In a letter


Schiavoni’s attack on Ohio’s e-schools lacks credibility, evidence

Opinion: Schiavoni’s attack on Ohio’s e-schools lacks credibility, evidence In a recent LETTER “Online


No pension crisis is on the horizon in Ohio

Opinion: No pension crisis is on the horizon in Ohio I’m writing in response to last Sunday’s column


Hillary represents clear and present danger

Opinion: Hillary represents clear and present danger I found it curious that The Vindicator’s “Our Voice”


Columnist fails to ask Hillary tough questions

Opinion: Columnist fails to ask Hillary tough questions I notice that Vindica- tor columnist Bertram de


Voting alone isn’t enough to save our democracy

Opinion: Voting alone isn’t enough to save our democracy The value of this year’s comical-if-the-stakes-


Where was columnist’s criticism of Mrs. Clinton?

Opinion: Where was columnist’s criticism of Mrs. Clinton? Vindicator colum- nist Bertram de Souza was on


Republican attacks on Hillary without merit

Opinion: Republican attacks on Hillary without merit I’m speaking out about Hillary Clinton. Republicans


Black Lives pin sentence reveals judicial problems

Opinion: Black Lives pin sentence reveals judicial problems The decision by a Youngstown judge to sentence


Is Portman friend or foe of Donald Trump?

Opinion: Is Portman friend or foe of Donald Trump? While many have shown firm support or scorn for


Chicago flights at airport bode well for the future

Opinion: Chicago flights at airport bode well for the future I congratulate the Youngstown-Warren


Fracking foe questions columnist’s reasoning

Opinion: Fracking foe questions columnist’s reasoning Mr. De Souza, you make me laugh! How absolutely


After serving in military, no one needs assault rifles

Opinion: After serving in military, no one needs assault rifles Once again the U.S. is embroiled in a gun


South grad has high hopes for city schools’ new CEO

Opinion: South grad has high hopes for city schools’ new CEO Welcome Youngs- town City School District


Voinovich was class act who accomplished a lot

Opinion: Voinovich was class act who accomplished a lot I first met George Voinovich at a ribbon- cutting


Cyclist disputes editorial on usefulness of helmets

Opinion: Cyclist disputes editorial on usefulness of helmets The Vindicator’s May 20 editorial discussed


A challenge to overrated Mill Creek Park director

Opinion: A challenge to overrated Mill Creek Park director As an avid lover of Mill Creek MetroParks, I


Oakhill reference in story on Cafaro inappropriate

Opinion: Oakhill reference in story on Cafaro inappropriate This letter addresses the April 28 Vindicator


Remember real reason we celebrate Memorial Day

Opinion: Remember real reason we celebrate Memorial Day As our nation com- memorates Memorial Day, many of


New group aims to back Mill Creek MetroParks

Opinion: New group aims to back Mill Creek MetroParks Mill Creek Metro- Parks continues to suffer public


Don’t quickly dismiss trade agreements of US

Opinion: Don’t quickly dismiss trade agreements of US Why are the can- didates running for the presidency


Support bill to let Ohioans die on own terms; cheers to Vindy and Bertram; clean up Market Street; LGBTs not born that way

Opinion: Support bill to let Ohioans die on their own terms Talking about death is difficult. As technology


Daughter counts many wonders of motherhood

Opinion: Daughter counts many wonders of motherhood What makes a mother? Anyone who has or had a loving


Habitat Crazies see much good in people of Valley

Opinion: Habitat Crazies see much good in people of Valley I know the Youngs- town region has had its share


Vindicator editorial about Shamu was on the mark

Opinion: Vindicator editorial about Shamu was on the mark With regard to the recent Vindicator editorial


Canfield is unwelcoming, socially unhealthy today

Opinion: Canfield is unwelcoming, socially unhealthy today The recent letter from Canfield Councilman Joe


Betras, Gains, de Souza should quit their whining

Opinion: Betras, Gains, de Souza should quit their whining In regards to the Oakhill Renaissance Place


Cutting leaf service is just 1 of many austerity moves forced upon city of Canfield

Opinion: Cutting leaf service is just 1 of many austerity moves forced upon city of Canfield Cutting leaf


Hats off to Vindy!; Love was in air at Valley Trump rally; Censorship needed to thwart perversion

Opinion: Positive story on student’s scholarship appreciated Kudos to The Vindi- cator for printing such a


Buy, reopen Idora Park to grow Mill Creek revenue

Opinion: Buy, reopen Idora Park to grow Mill Creek revenue I would like to add my 2-cents’ worth, which