Why no mention of what is happening to the rock structures underground during the earthquakes? They must be cracking and allowing the oil layer underground to get into the water layer underground. Eventually that could lead to the contamination of our water supply.
February 17, 2015 at 9:48 a.m.
It takes you back to when Republicans had control of the Senate, House and we had President Reagan. They cut funding for mental institutions. Now we see these people out on the streets in every major city in America. Why. The Republicans wanted to give the rich a big tax cut. Which they did. And it resulted in the deepest recession in US history.
February 16, 2015 at 11:02 a.m.
What a terribly greedy person he must be. He knows the retirement system is running short of money and is cutting benefits to keep going. What does he do? He lies and tells the retirement system that he is retiring when he admits in the newspaper that he will continue in his job. A job that pays too much as it is. People should picket his courtroom so everyone knows how selfish a man he really is. To help save the system the State should ban this fraud. Either retire or don't claim that you are retiring.
February 5, 2015 at 11:15 a.m.
It's time to stop making a mockery of the justice system. Try them. Send them to jail. Get it over with.
February 4, 2015 at 11:01 a.m.
It's the same old story. When Republicans get in control in Columbus, they deregulate utilities so the middle class has to pay more and rich business owners pay less. Then they switch taxes from income taxes to sales taxes so the middle class pays more and the rich pay less. Then they privatize more government functions so the middle class gets junkier services and the rich business owners make more money. What did I miss?
February 3, 2015 at 7:37 a.m.
Another cost that FirstEnergy will pass on to us customers. Don't even think for a minute that the new power plant is paying for these new wires.
January 14, 2015 at 10:56 a.m.
They tear our roads up with their hundresd of overweight trucks and then they try to get credit as such good companies when they fix the roads they ruined. Perhaps it is time to look into even bigger fees for these greedy businesses so we can fix the roads after they leave the area.
January 4, 2015 at 1:55 a.m.
Why didn't the paper look into what happened to the money the EPA gave the city years ago to make these changes? The millions of dollars were taken by the elected officials and never spent on the project. Corruption once again has a double affect. First we had to pay back the money that was not spent on the project. Now we have to pay for the project because the EPA won't give money for projects anymore.
November 22, 2014 at 1:24 p.m.
This is just a way to transfer public tax money to a private business. An old Republican ploy. Charter schools are worse than public schools. The fact that can not change is that bad parents produce bad kids. Bad kids are bad students. Just accept it.
November 20, 2014 at 9:41 a.m.
You must be kidding. The man most responsible for the Mahoning Valley never recovering from the loss of the steel industry is being honored. His alienation of the other Congressmen kept Youngstown from ever receiving the huge amounts of federal money that led to the recovery of other cities, like Pittsburgh, Akron, and even Cleveland. He was convicted of cheating the public and went to jail. Only Youngstown could consider him anything but a shamefull figure. While the rest of Ohio laughs about him, Youngstown should be crying about what harm he did to the area.
November 18, 2014 at 9:07 a.m.