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Editorials

Property tax reform in Ohio must be priority

Many Mahoning Valley homeowners are mad over rising property taxes and vow they aren’t going to take it anymore. They are not alone. Many residents throughout the Buckeye State have been slammed with mammoth spikes in their property tax bills this year because of the skyrocketing valuation ...

Responsible step protects Mosquito Lake

Hydrilla has been identified as one of the most problematic and invasive aquatic plants in the United States. It was first introduced to Florida in the late 1950s, and now, it has found its way into lakes around the country, including Mosquito Lake. According to Trumbull County Commissioner ...

Urging for a fair fight in Ohio

Ohio lawmakers have an opportunity to do the right thing, now that Secretary of State Frank LaRose has sought an opinion that resulted in a letter to Ohio Democratic Party Chair Liz Walters. In the letter, LaRose’s office told Walters about an “apparent conflict in Ohio law,” according to ...

Niles must go big and bold with new space

Niles Mayor Steve Mientkiewicz was spot on recently when he spoke about his vision for the space where the historic Niles theater and Reisman’s Furniture buildings once stood. “I want people to enter the downtown area over the viaduct and the first thing (they) see is something that is ...

DCC gets the cannabis train rolling with rules

Despite work by Ohio lawmakers to oppose the will of voters by fiddling with the law governing legalized recreational marijuana, it seems one government agency understands its job and has gotten to work. According to a report by WBNS, a television station in Columbus, the state’s Division ...

Fix Ohio’s broken system of capital punishment now

Please find the 2023 Capital Crimes Report from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost here. Readers of true crime stories should waste no time in accessing Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s “2023 Capital Crimes Report,” a compendium of chilling, shocking and disturbing cases of the worst of ...