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Monthly Saturday columns from Vindicator regional editor Ernie Brown:

Domestic-violence seminar set June 22

Opinion: The seminar will be at Rising Star Baptist Church on the city’s East Side


Don’t procrastinate; get out and vote

Opinion: Voting is one of the bedrocks of our democracy.


Mahoning Valley women urged to attend wellness program

Opinion: A variety of health screenings are free from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at Kilcawley Center on the Youngstown State University campus.


Youngstown program lauded on national level

Opinion: The Coalition for Health Promotion is one of 112 community coalitions hailed by a national organization.


Black women’s organization honors black men at brunch

Opinion: The Links Inc.


National president of sorority speaks in the Valley on Jan. 19

Opinion: Beverly E. Smith will speak at the Delta Sigma Theta’s 2019 Founder’s Day luncheon at YSU’s Kilcawley Center.


2 Valley natives making impact in politics

Opinion: Erica Crawley is a new Ohio House representative, and Rochelle Robinson is mayor of Georgia city.


Don’t be lazy: Get out to vote

Opinion: Early voting is available today, Sunday and Monday


‘Marriage Works’ workshop end of October at East Side church

Opinion: The facilitators are Youngstown natives, and the workshop is from Oct. 26-28.


Deadline to apply for Obama Fellows program is Sept. 18

Opinion: The fellowship is for leaders working to transform their communities.


ERNIE BROWN JR. | Wellness Walk, East High reunion picnic on tap this month

Opinion: The reunion picnic is today at East High School. The wellness walk is Aug. 11 beginning at the Covelli Centre.


Ohio’s congressional delegation helps secure funds for Central State

Opinion: CSU, one of Ohio’s two historically black colleges and universities, was denied funding through the federal land-grant process.


Youth programming on tap at McGuffey Centre

Opinion: The center’s part-time executive director said the center again will sponsor a youth football program.


Don’t be apathetic; get out to vote

Opinion: Voters are being asked to approve additional money for school districts in Boardman, Howland and Niles.


Sword of the Lord Founder’s Day is April 22

Opinion: The church began in 2006 with a service in a chapel room at the Salvation Army on the South Side.


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