Author Archives: Chris Travers

A FLOWER THAT BLOOMED IN PITTSBURGH

The unique Flower specimen that defines the concept of team player in the ultimate team sport. Continue reading

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Remembering a special “Father”

Fond memories of the Carmelite monk who told us every Sunday to “have a great day no matter what.” Continue reading

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Why I’m voting for Tony Sertick for judge

A few succinct reasons why I’m casting my vote for the sitting magistrate. Continue reading

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CRISIS: Opioid Addiction in the Mahoning Valley

Five Mahoning County experts discuss the battle against opioid addiction, overdose cases, deaths, and treatment. Continue reading

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THE MIDNIGHT RIDE OF NORM AND MARY (A SHORT STORY)

My deceased parents paid me a surprise visit after they saw what’s happening at The White House. They.Are.Furious. Continue reading

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Ban Boleyn, anyone?

The extraordinarily poor execution of Trump’s travel ban with its overtones of discrimination speaks volumes of greater risk than it does for our safety. Continue reading

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Endorsement: The case to retain Judge Shirley Christian

In writing an endorsement of Mahoning County Common Pleas Judge Shirley Christian, the difficulty is in knowing where to start because there are so many good things to say about her.  But let’s start with this: “Judges wear legal professionalism … Continue reading

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TRUMP vs. JESUS

Driving around the county as I do every day, it is hard not to notice political campaign signs springing up everywhere like dandelions in the spring.  Usually every year at this time just before the leaves fall we see all … Continue reading

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Pardon the Interruption

I’m sorry there have been no posts for a week. I’ve been feeling under the weather but hope to resume writing soon.

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SO, ABOUT YOUR LETTER TO THE EDITOR (Vol. 2)

About Your Letter… is a weekly feature of PFT330.  Observations are culled from select letters to the editor published in newspapers in the 330 as well as the 216 and 412.  Two letters are high on my radar today. Sounding … Continue reading

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