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Letters to the Editor

Use ARP to fix sewer overflow in Mill Creek

DEAR EDITOR: I commend you for your editorial “ARP spending in Youngstown lacks broad vision.” A broader vision, like beginning a plan to eliminating combined sewer overflow, or CSOs, especially in Mill Creek Park, would benefit the park and community for generations. DON ...

Sen. Rulli shows concern for local oil and gas

DEAR EDITOR: In the race for the 33rd Ohio Senate District between Ohio State Sen. Michael Rulli and Bob Hagan, each of us needs to take a hard look at where both candidates align on pressing issues. This includes the natural gas and oil industry. Mr. Hagan’s stance on this ...

Don’t erase Native Americans’ history

DEAR EDITOR: Now our society has squelched the word “squaw.” Everyone is entitled to their opinion. I will say this, “Your moccasins are not their moccasins, as it leaves me to believe you’re heading down the wrong path.” Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, a Native ...

Stand healthy, strong with vaccinations

To watch the my public service announcement about keeping Struthers healthy CLICK HERE.. DEAR EDITOR: When we're protected, our community is stronger. We've come so far together the past two years. The COVID-19 pandemic brought hardships we never expected. But Struthers stood strong. ...

Sound off!

• Congratulations to Canfield Village Middle School for being awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award. They were one of two middle schools in the State of Ohio receiving this award. Canfield • With all the disagreements about the ARP funds, it seems Youngstown council treats ...

Tim Ryan policy points are too progressive

DEAR EDITOR: I am writing in response to Attorney David Betras’ letter regarding Tim Ryan. Now that Tim Ryan is a candidate for U.S. Senate, he is claiming he will be tough on China. President Trump was doing just that. Where was Mr. Ryan then? Now he wants us to believe he is our ...