Editor: While I have my own personal disputes with Obamacare, I believe it is imperative to keep religion out of government matters ( “Administration ignores our First Amendment rights, Oct. 25). I agree that some legislation may be an imposition on personal religion but it is very hypocritical to justify your reasoning based on your […]
Obama has improved health care coverage, saved the U.S. auto industry, lowered student debt: Reader thinks there’s a lot more he can do if re-elected.
Reader: If the RFS waiver is granted, the negative impact on Ohio’s agriculture and ethanol industry will be overwhelming
Landowner says: We don’t have a problem with the natural gas storage field, but we do have a problem with Columbia Gas and NiSource claiming they own our minerals.
Editor: Our first amendment right of freedom of religion was trampled on by the current administration. They approved the edict from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, making mandatory health insurance coverage of medication and procedures that are against the teachings of my church. [As part of the health-care reform law some] Catholic-based […]
Editor: One year after the tragic incident of Zanesville, I would say that Ohio has not taken a step forward but a giant step backwards. Legislation forced upon Ohio citizens was neither for the benefit of the public nor the animals. SB310 does not protect the public nor will it stop another incident from occurring. […]
Editor: I read with mixed thoughts, the commentary, “The jobs are there, the education is not” (Sept. 27, 2012 issue). Yes, education and learning is important, if for no other reason but to keep the mind from becoming stale and one-sided. But education should not be a criteria for not getting a job. What is […]
Editor: Ohio is one of the least protective states regarding animal care. Why does the Senate in Ohio refuse to realize this? It is a known fact cruelty to children and cruelty to animals go hand in hand. Is this really the reputation Ohio wants to promote to the rest of the country? Many years […]
Editor: Bryan Wolfe was tragically killed in a machinery accident Aug. 7, 2012, on his farm in Rome, Ohio. Bryan one of the last of the small dairy farmers, who knew his cows so well that they weren’t even tagged. Bryan’s passion for his cows forced him into equally passionate political activism. He believed that […]
Dear Editor, It seems to be that evety good person’s goal is to contribute something positive to society, and that evety town hopes to claim that famous achiever as its own. The most important person from Youngstown, however, has been denied his due fame. I’m referring to our great educator William Holmes McGuffey. He was […]