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Editorials

No one in Washington swamp seems to care

DEAR EDITOR: Kate Steinle was killed, allegedly by Jose Zarate, on a pier in San Fransisco. Zarate’s defense was that he found the gun and it went off accidentally and killed Kate. The sanctuary city of San Fransisco bought this line and let him go. He was charged with gun possession as ...

Drug-free pain care gaining recognition

DEAR EDITOR: In the face of evidence that drug manufacturers and distributors knowingly pushed huge numbers of opioid pain pills on Americans, people are searching for safer cost-effective pain solutions. In response, Gov. Mike DeWine signed a proclamation designating September 2019 Drug ...

Thanks for new Vindicator edition

DEAR EDITOR: Thanks for bringing The Vindicator to the Tribune Chronicle. I received my Sunday paper last week, no big thing. I like it so far. Very informative. I especially liked reading Patty Kimerer’s column. I remember her from going to St. Matthias. Great job and I can’t wait ...

Orchids and onions

ORCHID: To dozens of local school districts in Trumbull and Mahoning counties that have been operating ahead of the curve on social-emotional learning guidelines that recently were adopted at the state level. These important programs already have been successfully implemented for years in most ...

Eliminating fossil fuel use not practical

We Americans are renowned worldwide for our ingenuity and resourcefulness. When we encounter challenges, we find ways to overcome them. That makes proposals by several Democratic candidates for president quite puzzling. Where, pray tell, is the can-do American spirit? Five of the candidates ...

Come quickly to aid Bahamas after Dorian

What happened to people in the Bahamas during the weekend is difficult to comprehend. For a full day and a half, Hurricane Dorian parked itself directly over the Grand Bahama and Abaco islands. Sustained winds as high as 185 mph, torrential rain and 20-foot storm surges brutalized our ...

Investigation into Epstein must continue

A few of the women victimized by the late Jeffrey Epstein got their day in court last week, and some expressed frustration that they will never see him there. Epstein, the rich sexual abuser who committed suicide in jail earlier this summer, was to have been tried on various charges that he ...

Temporary pause in purge is prudent

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose indeed is required by law to oversee a cleanup of voter registration lists in the state’s 88 counties. However, reports of serious errors in the process suggest pausing it for a time may not be a bad idea. Some Democratic Party leaders, in a pattern seen ...

Show support for Chinese protesters

Let us hope and pray the world is not about to witness something like what happened 30 years ago in Beijing. If it happens again, this time in Hong Kong, there will be absolutely nothing the United States or anyone else can do to stop it. During late spring and early summer in 1989, an ...

List of county’s remarkable things goes on

Undoubtedly, few local residents would not recognize that Youngstown State University, the Canfield Fair and the Butler Institute of American Art are remarkable parts of Mahoning County. But what about the amazing history of classic and antique cars exhibited here in places like Canfield’s ...