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Editorials

Help is available for local Domestic Violence victims

You may have seen the purple signs cropping up around the area announcing that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with a phone number that people can call if they are a victim or know someone who is. That there even is a Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a sign of progress. ...

Learn what the sounds of fire safety really are

Saturday wrapped up National Fire Prevention Week, and in observing the occasion, Ohio’s state Fire Marshal Kevin Reardon suggested we should all “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” One could be forgiven for asking what fire safety sounds like, but Reardon makes a good point. “It’s ...

Enough with the luring of a small number to get vaccines

Instead of using the state’s COVID-19 relief funds to educate the public about ways to stay safe from COVID-19 or to provide relief from COVID-19, our governor once again is insisting on using the funds to benefit a minimal number of Ohioans in hopes of luring them into getting vaccinated. ...

Biden must hold firm on steel import tariffs

resident Joe Biden’s administration has yet another opportunity to prove whether it is more interested in the appearance of climate awareness or genuinely doing something positive for both our environment and domestic jobs. As talks are under way with the European Union about dropping tariffs ...

We should all have an access to a right to read

An event was observed by some this past week that few of us likely were aware of. But it isn’t to late too get enlightened about it. Banned Books Week is an annual event that celebrates the freedom to read. Though one would hope we have become more illuminated and such an event has become ...

Guard may be called again for pandemic aid

Ohioans know they always can count on the National Guard in a variety of emergencies — floods, tornadoes, pandemics … bus driver shortages. Actually, the shortage of school bus drivers is a result of the pandemic. In the Euclid City School District, for instance, 25 percent of bus drivers ...