Opinion

Compromise on animal shelter contract

Editorial

Lesson No. 1 from the controversy over the Hancock County Animal Shelter contract is that news stories should be read in their entirety before they are commented upon.The story that appeared in the June 9 edition of The Review was measured in tone and modest in scope, which is not something ...

Another success

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:The Hancock County Museum's car show and bake sale was another big success! We would like to thank our sponsors: Weirton Autozone, Weirton NAPA, Rock Spring Parts in Chester, Tender Touch Car Wash in Weirton and Top of WVCVB.Also, a big thanks to Gary Fidler for helping with door ...

By definition

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:In researching the meaning of "travesty," words such as "farce," "parody," "satire," and "charade" come to view.It's just mind-boggling how these words describe our current presidential process - yes, as a country we have survived a multitude of dramatic events over the years and ...

Telling the truth about war in Iraq

Editorial

Iraqi forces have recaptured 80 percent of Fallujah, a key city controlled by Islamic State terrorists for about two years, an Iraqi commander told reporters earlier this week. It was wonderful news.But it was not true. Only about one-third of the city has been taken from IS forces, U.S. Army ...

Getting help for addicts

Editorial

Substance abuse has become a deadly epidemic in Ohio and West Virginia. Such outbreaks call for radical treatment.One controversial tactic is being implemented by the Newark, Ohio, police department. Its Addiction Recovery Initiative allows addicts to turn their illegal drugs over to officers ...

Thanks & Spanks

Thanks and Spanks

Kiducation Learning Center issues a THANKS to Wellsville Mayor Nancy Murray and other officials at Village Hall for taking time out of their day for the children who were touring the facility.THANKS, writes a reader, to Jim and Amy Swoger who cleaned up an overflowing trash can at an East End ...

Was the wolf really alone?

Editorial

In Omar Mateen's twisted mind, he was an "Islamic soldier" whose self-professed loyalty to the Islamic State terrorist group was more important than any moral compunctions he might have had about slaughtering 49 innocent people. The FBI says he was "radicalized domestically," not directed by ...

Volunteer to spruce up downtown

Editorial

The city of Chester is putting its best foot forward by scheduling a community cleanup on Saturday in anticipation of its annual Fourth of July Celebration.We urge leaders in East Liverpool to quickly do the same as the annual All-Class Reunion begins one week from today.But, as we are aware, ...

Anti-terror steps must be effective

Editorial

In the rush to do something about people like Omar Mateen, mistakes are going to be made. What should concern Americans is some of those errors will make life more difficult for law-abiding people while accomplishing little, if anything, to prevent massacres such as that committed by Mateen.It ...

What to know during summer travel season

Editorial

Travel season is upon us, and as many local residents take to the skies in coming weeks, they may, for the first time, experience the absurdly long security lines that have prompted the Transportation Security Administration to add 768 new screeners to its ranks by mid-June.According to the ...