Opinion

Cancel change on food stamps

Editorial

Imagine an issue on which all four U.S. senators from West Virginia and Ohio - two Democrats and two Republicans - are in complete, cordial agreement.You can stop scratching your head. There is such a coalition, and it includes 43 other senators of both parties. Sens. Shelley Capito (R-W.Va.), ...

Get back to the basics

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:In reference to the article in The Review on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, about Literacy Collaborative, I would like to add my two cents worth.Why does the district continue to pay taxpayers dollars into programs that are ineffectual at best? Before this Collaborative Program was ...

Actions not words

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:Having read the numerous articles on Hancock County Animal Shelter, I would venture to say the problem isn't the shelter as it is the supply of animals.The solution would be to pass legislation that requires all cats and dogs to be licensed in Hancock County. If they are not ...

PETA sides with commissioners

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor:At their Aug. 18 regular meeting, Hancock County commissioners quietly accepted, under "correspondence" on the agenda, an unsolicited letter from PETA expressing support for the commission in taking over direct operation of the county animal shelter.They shouldn't have been so ...

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 ...