Opinion

Iran being given too many breaks

Editorial

Iran continues to be a major sponsor of terrorism, the State Department concluded in a recent report. Yet last week, in part because of U.S. leadership, 36 financial powerhouse nations suspended measures meant to prevent Iran from laundering money for use in funding terrorism.Members of the ...

Welcome home alumni

Editorial

It's that time again. It's the All-Class Reunion. Welcome home! It's hard to believe it's been six years since the last time the downtown streets received a heavy dose of Blue & White.Many alumni already have been seen walking the downtown streets this week as the East Liverpool High ...

Thanks & Spanks

Thanks and Spanks

THANKS, writes a reader, to the young man, who works at Stevens Jewelers, for paying for three children to ride the pony ride at the Pottery Festival after he saw them sitting there alone, watching other kids have fun. SPANKS, though, to parents who used the festival as their babysitter.SPANKS, ...

Play it safe near fireworks

Editorial

The Fourth of July is usually a time to celebrate with family picnics and get-togethers, sometimes accompanied by a few bangs and booms.The best advice about fireworks is to leave them to a professional.Thousands of people are taken to the emergency room every year for treatment of fireworks ...

Lending a hand to our neighbors

Editorial

Already it is known 23 people were killed by the raging waters in southern West Virginia. The death toll may rise. Hundreds of homes and businesses were destroyed. It will take years for some areas to get back to normal.Some officials in those counties, with Greenbrier the hardest hit, are ...

Bask in glory, Cleveland, you earned it

Editorial

It is estimated that 1.3 million people poured into the city of Cleveland last Wednesday to share in the euphoria as the resilient city reveled in its first ever NBA trophy and first major sports championship in more than five decades.For an untold number of hours, these believers fought ...

Stop corporate drug pushers

Editorial

Pill pushers are not just shady guys on the streets - individual criminals. Sometimes, they are entire pharmaceutical corporations, as was the case with Delaware-based Salix, which is now forced to pay a $1.39 million settlement to the state of Ohio for its actions.Salix was paying kickbacks to ...

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 ...