Opinion

Poor in West Virgina

Editorial

Almost undoubtedly, Jim Justice is the only governor in the United States who kept a beat-up old fishing tackle box and an ax in his personal car at all times. As he told those listening to the speech he gave Monday, after being inaugurated as governor of West Virginia, he did so for a ...

Thanks & Spanks

Thanks and Spanks

THANKS, writes a reader, to the person who found my wallet and turned it in to the Wellsville Police Department. There are still good people in this world.

Cleaning up the problem

Editorial

There’s a garbage issue along 25th Streets Heights in Yellow Creek Township. Couches, recliners, TV sets, and piles of garbage are strewn about — mere feet from where vehicles traverse the roadway. “It’s a mess, it’s actually turning into a dump,” Kenny Biacco, chairman, shared ...

Cleaning up the problem

Editorial

There’s a garbage issue along 25th Streets Heights in Yellow Creek Township. Couches, recliners, TV sets, and piles of garbage are strewn about — mere feet from where vehicles traverse the roadway. “It’s a mess, it’s actually turning into a dump,” Kenny Biacco, chairman, shared ...

Nothing need be forever at the EPA

Editorial

By 2025, new cars and trucks in dealer showrooms will achieve fuel economy averaging 51.4 miles per gallon, the Environmental Protection Agency has mandated. Given the fact that by the EPA’s own numbers, average fuel economy in the United States was just 24.8 mpg, that seems more than a ...

Provide gift of life, loving home

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor: Six months ago, County Commissioners and designated employees seized operation of the Hancock County Animal Shelter. Before that, the Hancock County Animal Shelter Foundation successfully managed the shelter for nearly 20 years, and during its tenure it gained the confidence and ...

CMHA backs the blue

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor: The Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority would like to commend the East Liverpool Police Department and Chief John Lane for its outstanding service to the community in general and Fawcett Apartments in particular. Recently, a disturbed individual threatened the safety of ...

Looking for a way forward

Editorial

The nation is witnessing the liberal left go through the stages of grief on the national stage. In the immediate aftermath of the Trump victory on Nov. 8, there was shock and disbelief. That quickly turned to anger, a constant stream of gallows humor at best and hurtful comments among ...

Stopping terrorists living among us

Editorial

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly told U.S. senators last week that if they confirm him as the nation’s next leader of the Department of Homeland Security, his top priority will be closing the nation’s borders to “illegal movement of people and things.” Given what his potential boss, ...

Overhaul the agency that serves veterans

Editorial

Few Cabinet officers head agencies based almost solely on promises. But Dr. David Shulkin, nominated to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, will be one if he is confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The VA’s mission is to keep the promise we Americans make to everyone in military service. It ...