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Editorials

Orchids and onions

ORCHID: To Boardman Park for hitting a wonderful milestone of its 75th anniversary. An orchid also to park Executive Director Daniel Slagle Jr., who has put in 50 years of service to the park. Slagle was honored last week for his dedicated service. He was humble in stating: “What we are ...

Congratulations to class of 2022; make us proud!

The band plays, and parents hold steady their cellphone cameras as the dozens of students file down the aisle in their caps and gowns, tassels bouncing. They have entered the venue as a senior in high school. They will leave a graduate — the first step toward their new future. This day ...

ATHENA winner, nominees should inspire all of us

Breaking into the trucking and construction business never is a small feat. But it gets significantly more difficult when you’re a 25-year-old woman. As you’ll see by the story on today’s front page, Dawn Ochman, president / CEO of Warren-based Dawn Incorporated, managed to do just ...

Buckle up; it could just save your life

Law enforcement agencies across Ohio will be ramping up efforts to enforce seat belt laws as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which officially begins May 25. It’s an attempt to remind drivers there are legal and ...

Early reading program helps kids get head start

In an era where we all should be finding ways to grow our children’s access to reading and learning as possible, Ohio is experiencing a victory. Country music superstar Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, in partnership with the Ohio Governor’s Office, is thriving — and that means ...

More hard Ukrainian decisions

German officials made a surprising announcement in the wake of what has been described as “energy blackmail” by Russia. According to Economy and Climate Minister Robert Habeck, the country believes it can be independent of Russian fossil fuels by the end of the summer. It already has ...