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Thanks & Spanks

Thanks and Spanks

THANKS, writes a reader, to Nancy and Bud Hanselman for another great job on the Olde Guard Luncheon - each year it seems to get better. Thanks for all you do.SPANKS, writes a reader, to businesses that are not open during advertised hours of operation.THANKS, writes a reader, to the gentleman ...

Marking FOIA’s 50th anniversary

Editorial

Possibly the most important tool citizens have to keep their government in check turned 50 on Monday. It's called the Freedom of Information Act.It was July 4, 1966, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the FOIA bill into law.The legislation came about through the efforts of the late Rep. ...

Illegal immigration problem

Editorial

President Barack Obama and his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton, would have voters believe illegal immigration - by whatever name the politically correct crowd calls it these days - is not much of a problem.Tell that to those at the Department of Homeland Security who keep track of the number ...

Democrats’ stunt was pure politics

Editorial

Proponents of new limits on gun ownership should be furious with Democrats in the House of Representatives for the purely political "sit-in" demonstration they staged over gun control.It was an attempt to pin the blame for failure of gun control measures in the House on the Republican majority ...

Alzheimer’s remains devastating

Editorial

Alzheimer's disease knows not from accomplishments. It claims the minds of those it affects and, eventually, it claims their lives.One of the best minds in basketball died last week with Pat Summitt, 64, who made the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers a powerhouse on a level that is tough ...

In her honor

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:Gwen Blake, 23, a daughter, sister, aunt and mother, was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in East Liverpool. In the efforts to save her life, she was life-flighted to Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, where she received multiple blood transfusions.Gwen ...

Shelter thanked

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:"Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals." - Milan Kundera.Gandhi said, briefly and clearly, "The greatest of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are ...

Need some answers

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:I am writing this letter concerning events occurring in Hancock County. I am trying to understand what is happening between the Hancock County Animal Shelter Foundation and the Hancock County commissioners.An article in The Review, dated June 9, 2016, by reporter Stephen Huba, ...

Media and politicians

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:How many Americans remember "ol' Baghdad Bob" from Operation Iraqi Freedom? A leader in the Ministry of Communications for the Saddam Regime, he became the face, voice and joke of broadcasting.He daily/weekly broadcasted worldwide the phenomenal "success" of the Iraqi Army with the ...

Here we go again

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:Here we go again: dictatorial politicians (this time at the Court House) have crammed their will down the throats of the public.Monday's headline directed our attention to the Hancock County Commissioners plan to reach their greedy, grubby hands into taking over the Animal Shelter. ...