Opinion

Unemployment program must stay solvent

Editorial

A bipartisan committee of state legislators met this week to tackle a critically important task - ensuring the state unemployment compensation system remains solvent.For some time during the "Great Recession," many state programs to help laid-off workers experienced severe fiscal strains. ...

North Korea a naval threat

Editorial

Some defense analysts have warned the U.S. Navy is not capable of dealing with all the ocean-borne threats in our modern world. This week, North Korea provided a reminder of how the naval power situation is changing.A North Korean submarine fired a ballistic missile that flew about 310 miles, ...

Thanks & Spanks

Thanks and Spanks

SPANKS, writes a reader, to leaders of the city of East Liverpool who seem to puff their chest out and pull rank at any sign of disagreement.THANKS, writes a reader, to Jeff Davis, who generously donated time at his local car wash in Chester for the Oak Glen tennis teams to hold a fundraiser. ...

Support our student-athletes

Editorial

Inside today's issue of The Review is our sports department's annual high school football preview edition.We would suggest readers, and fans alike, to peruse the special supplement to gather the knowledge that will aid your viewing pleasure as the 2016 season opens tonight.Inside the two ...

Keep alert as school year begins

Editorial

Within a week, every school district in our area will have opened its doors for another school year.East Liverpool and American Spirit Academy both begin today, Oak Glen opens Thursday and Beaver Local and Wellsville both start anew on Monday. Southern started its 2016-17 session a day ago.It's ...

Protecting addicts from themselves

Editorial

Huntington, W.Va., made national news a week ago when, in the space of a few hours, 28 people there overdosed on heroin laced with a deadly additive. Just two of the victims died, however.Two fatalities from drug abuse is too many, of course. But the fact first responders were able to save the ...

Look into limits on VA health care

Editorial

Some government benefits for military veterans, including health care, are linked to income. Veterans with comparatively high resources find health care limited through the Department of Veterans Affairs.That seems unfair, Ohio state Sen. Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) was told by some Belmont ...

Keep peace or disband the agency

Editorial

When was the last time you remember reading of the United Nations' peacekeeping forces actually keeping the peace? Been awhile, hasn't it?More likely is that you have seethed over reports of the blue-helmeted "peacekeepers" doing nothing as they watched people be slaughtered.It happened again a ...

Equal play

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:I am writing this letter in response to the youth sports programs we have in the area.Year-after-year we see the coach's kids and friends of the coaches (or the friends and family network I call it) constantly get all the playing time in these leagues. There are so many kids that ...

Us against them

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:I am a member of the NRA and I am doing something about the "Madam of Benghazi." Hey, if the Clinton Foundation was collecting huge donations from foreign powers antagonistic to America while she was Secretary of State and her failure to protect/save the men at Benghazi, she gets ...