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Animal charity has the need for space for growth and safety of the animals its staff cares for. Boardman has a nice empty one-floor school building on Market Street with lots of ground area. Seems like an easy modification to kennel-type facility. Weathersfield A recent soundoff said anyone ...

Dem officials must be vocal about Roe

DEAR EDITOR: On May 14 I attended the Rally for Reproductive Justice on the steps of the Mahoning County Courthouse in downtown Youngstown, sponsored by the Steel Valley Reproductive Justice Coalition. It was an exceptional and peaceful event with about 300 attendees and several speakers ...

Roe v. Wade permits brutal death of human

DEAR EDITOR: How ironic — we abolish the death penalty as being too harsh or barbaric for someone who committed the capital offense of murder, and we want to protect their life, yet we’re willing to kill an innocent baby because we will be inconvenienced with the child’s birth. I ...

Republicans attack rights of Americans

DEAR EDITOR: Three out of four Americans agree that abortion decisions should be left to the pregnant people and their doctors, while only 20 percent say abortions should be regulated by law, according to a recent Washington Post / ABC poll. While Democrats are seeking to protect ...

Why did Rep. Johnson vote ‘no’ on 2020 election?

DEAR EDITOR: As a U.S. citizen, the closest connection you have to the Founding Fathers, the formation of the country and the U.S. Constitution is when you cast a ballot. U.S. representatives and senators have the added privilege of accepting the Electoral College votes. On Jan. 6, ...

EdChoice program in Ohio is accountable

DEAR EDITOR: Students awarded EdChoice scholarships benefit from Ohio’s regulatory and accountability system for school-choice programs. Ohioans rely on statutory and administrative codes to ensure that all schools meet basic quality standards for students. Accountability is a ...