Remembrance event being planned for veterans

To the Editor:In a coordinated effort the American Legion Post 184 and Veterans of Foreign War Post 4874 are hosting a “Vietnam and Desert Storm...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Harvesting haystacks for breakfast

Harvesting haystacks for breakfast

“Gloria, the way it sounds we have another carry-in to plan,” Eunice said to me. We were sitting side by side on hay bales on the trailer ...

January 5th, 2016 |  


A Christmas present not under the tree

For this Christmas, my boyfriend got me something I have always wanted: a “Despicable Me” minion toy.He also proposed.We met in late summe...

January 5th, 2016 |  



Some lessons learned in 2015

Some lessons learned in 2015

2015 … the year that nearly killed me. I say this with a humorous tone, but seriously, it was a tough one! Jackson was diagnosed with type 1 dia...

January 5th, 2016 |  


​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

During the first week of December the Associated Press ran a story in newspapers around Ohio discussing the effect poverty has on student performance ...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Computing the future of computers

Computing the future of computers

Dave Barry is a funny guy. Besides his Pulitzer Prize-winning offerings in the world of humor, he has done more than any other single human being to l...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Computing the future of computers

Computing the future of computers

Dave Barry is a funny guy. Besides his Pulitzer Prize-winning offerings in the world of humor, he has done more than any other single human being to l...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

• The (Youngstown) Vindicator, Dec. 28Consider for a moment this common scenario that has played out for decades in the annals of puzzling publi...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

By Richard KirschThe conventional wisdom in Washington is that tax breaks for corporations lead to economic growth. Tax assistance for working familie...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Siren system should come with instructions

Siren system should come with instructions

It will probably go down as one of the most memorable Christmas Eve Eves, at least when it comes to the weather. During that late afternoon, there was...

January 3rd, 2016 |