ONION: To ValleyCare Health System for recently informing local police departments that it will not longer inform them when criminal suspects are released. ValleyCare cited the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which went into effect 17 years ago, for ending the practice this summer.
ORCHID: To Crossroads Hospice for honoring local veterans at the Austintown Senior Center.
ONION: To Youngstown mayoral candidate DeMaine Kitchen for so many failures to pay his state, county and city taxes and for what he said was being unaware that he was in delinquency. Kitchen said he was made aware when a Tribune Chronicle reporter questioned him about the Mahoning County property tax delinquency.
ORCHID: To Niles City Council for voting unanimously to rescind its ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other oil and natural gas operations; and especially to Councilman Steve Papalas for so magnanimously apologizing for hastily passing the inappropriate legislation.
ORCHID: To state Rep. Sean O'Brien, D-Brookfield, for trying to incentivize the conversion of vehicles from gasoline to natural gas. O'Brien has introduced legislation offering tax credits for such conversions.
ORCHID: To law enforcement officers who talked a distraught man down from the Mosier Street bridge over Interstate-80 in Girard.
ORCHID: To Howland Fire Department Capt. David Williams for 38 years of service before recently retiring.
ORCHID: To organizers and supporters of the Hartford Apple Festival, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
ORCHID: To Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, which is in the running for a $10,000 Tom's of Maine ''50 States for Good'' community giving program. TNP is the only Ohio program to make the finalists list.