Peppering the seasons of Ohio

Peppering the seasons of Ohio

A friend of mine who lives in Vermont describes his weather as nine months of winter and three months of very poor sledding. He’s on the right t...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Abortion rights or abortion wrongs?

Abortion rights or abortion wrongs?

This past week a friend asked me, “With all this attention to abortion, do you plan to write about it?”My response was, “No.”I...

May 21st, 2019 |  


The importance of ancestry

The importance of ancestry

Dear Grandparenting: When I was a child my grandfather bet me his five dollars against my five pennies that I could not name all four of my grandparen...

May 20th, 2019 |  



Teen dating violence

Teen dating violence

Dating violence is the intentional use of physical, sexual, verbal psychological or emotional aggression by a person to harm, threaten, intimidate, or...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

The Youngstown Vindicator, May 12 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was right to temper President Donald J. Trump’s self-aggrandizing announcement last week...

May 20th, 2019 |  


‘Dear Student’…a few words of advice

‘Dear Student’…a few words of advice

Dear Student,This school year seemed to go by more quickly than all of the others. The older you get, the more you’ll realize that yourself. I&#...

May 20th, 2019 |  


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May 20th, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 22nd, 2019. |  


Examining the body’s ‘microbiome’

Examining the body’s ‘microbiome’

Dear Readers,When I told friends and family that I would be writing about the microbiome this week, there were some raised eyebrows.My friend Ken said...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: First Lady’s Luncheon & Grandma Hawkins’ Corn Pudding

Fran’s Favorites: First Lady’s Luncheon & Grandma Hawkins’ Corn Pudding

I still love to return to Washington each year for the First Lady’s Luncheon.The luncheon is put on annually by the Congressional Club, made up ...

May 17th, 2019 |