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Our Opinion

Putin’s boasting a bit overboard

Americans old enough to remember the prediction “We will bury you,” pronounced by Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet Union premier from 1958-64, still might recall some of the “few choice words” they uttered in response. Khrushchev, who was adept at making predictions regarding a U.S. demise, ...

A bid for better tax auctions

A change in bidding procedures for those who want to buy properties at the county’s Tax Claim Auction is a common-sense move that should have been made years ago. Prospective bidders will no longer be able to show up and bid. Instead, they will go through a registration process that will ...

Use planning process to build bridges

As goes Warren, so goes Warren County. In that vein, Vince DeJoy, city planner, makes a good point to use the upcoming strategic planning process to try to build bridges with surrounding townships to solve issues. “I think this is a good time for bridges to be built,” he said, “for ...

Our opinion: There are mysteries in the skies

When it comes to UFOs, we don’t know the right answer. The truth is still out there. And it may be out there for a while. A new federal government report on UFOs couldn’t explain 143 of 144 military aviation encounters, which the government, never one to pass up the opportunity to create ...

Include motorcycles in lemon law

For the past several years, state Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Jefferson, has championed legislation that would include motorcycles under Pennsylvania’s lemon law, which in our opinion, seems like a commonsense measure. Right now, the 366,000 motorcycles registered in Pennsylvania are not covered, ...

Theatre remains downtown gem

The Struthers Library Theatre appears to be in a good place after Wendy McCain’s three years as executive director. Over the past three years, the theatre’s library room is now equipped with a licensed catering kitchen, the theatre has gotten its liquor license, created Sally’s Encore ...