Thanks & Spanks
THANKS, writes a reader, to Mayor Forsythe of Chester for being proactive in working with Allison Elementary with its new drop-off and pick-up schedule. It was an awesome sight to see you at 7:30 a.m. in the pouring rain and again at end of day.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the newly-elected mayor of Chester for trying to implement the wishes of the voters.
THANKS, writes a reader, to Mayor Larry Forsythe for attempting to make changes in Chester. SPANKS, though, to Chester Council for not backing the mayor.
THANKS, writes a reader, to an employee at a Calcutta gas station. I locked my keys in the car at the pump and she took me to get my extra keys and returned me to the station to get my car.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the Division of Wildlife in Columbiana County for spending time with landowners on Coal Fife Road.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to an area superintendent who can’t return phone calls to concerned parents. SPANKS, too, to the district for placing too many students in classrooms. THANKS, however, to teachers and volunteers who are working hard to help and do what they can with what they have.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the civic organization who placed an unattractive billboard on Route 30 and also have allowed weeds to grow in front of their facility. THANKS, though, to those who work to make our town a source of pride.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the Hancock County Board of Health for working hard to make the county a much cleaner and healthier place for everyone.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to a local middle school that makes students sit with their backs to one another at lunch.
The Southern Local Band Boosters send a THANKS to the American Legion Post 442 in Salineville for its generous contribution that will allow for a more diverse menu to patrons during home football games this year.
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1064 send a THANKS to Dave and Jean, owners of Tim Horton’s, for placing a distressed flag box at their place of business in Calcutta. We hope worn-out flags will be placed in this box to be disposed of in the proper manner.
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THANKS, writes a reader, to the person who found my debit card and turned it into Burger King, and THANKS to the Burger King staff for handling the matter very professionally. SPANKS, however, to me for being so careless.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the employee of the Giant Eagle downtown for keeping her cool when a customer verbally abused her because she couldn’t buy the type of milk she wanted with food stamps.
THANKS, writes a reader, to East Liverpool City Schools for offering free breakfast to all students that attend. Perhaps all local schools might want to consider this option, since many families in this area are on a limited budget. It would be a great relief to area families.
Northern Hancock Bank & Trust sends a THANKS to the staff of the Newell Dollar General for helping make its 7th Annual Back-to-School Blast a huge success by making a donation toward game prizes.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the city of East Liverpool and those involved in the Park Way paving project. No work has been done for more than two weeks. Along with the inconvenience of the detour, the city has not been collecting our trash.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to those area safety forces who are not forthcoming with information that needs to be released to the public.
THANKS, writes a reader, to those organizations, businesses and individuals that provide these “back-to-school” bashes for our area youth and families. Receiving free school supplies is great benefit, as well.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to those people who litter along our roadways.
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SPANKS, writes a reader, to Tom Cunningham, councilman for East Liverpool’s 3rd Ward, who seems to miss many city meetings. If he is not going to take the time to attend these meetings and represent the people of the 3rd Ward, why did he run for office?
SPANKS, writes a reader, to a local police officer who was seen texting while driving. Not a very good example for others, especially our younger drivers.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the Newell Volunteer Fire Department and to neighbors that came to my rescue when a supply line ruptured at my home. Their quick response was greatly appreciated.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the patrons within a local cafe who use foul language and are just plain rude. You’re in a place that people want to relax, not hear bad language.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the homeowners on Westfield Road that have yet to cut their grass this summer. Your yard is an eyesore and gives this community a bad image.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the groundskeeper at a local cemetery who told me my mother’s headstone looked cheap and makes the cemetery look bad.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the Madison Township Trustees and the “Bumpy Road Crew” for the great job on Cannons Mill Road.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to Beaver Creek State Park, for the condition of Gretchen’s Lock. Weeds and trees will soon destroy the history there if it’s not better maintained.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the man who was seen drinking beer while driving in his vehicle with two children as passengers in the backseat.
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SPANKS, writes a reader, to the female driver of a black GMC (SUV) on old Route 7 who on July 26 nearly rear-ended a motorcycle when she passed up a pickup truck and then went between it and the motorcycle.
THANKS, writes a reader, to Giant Eagle for keeping its store at a comfortable temperature for shoppers and employees. SPANKS, however, to other Calcutta stores for it being too hot for both shoppers and employees.
THANKS, writes a reader, to Dave “Flea” Anderson for taking time to repaint the Newell sign and maintaining that spot, and THANKS to Leah Rae Peironek for painting the entrance sign at the south end of Newell.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to a local bar owner who told me to turn my Browns shirt inside out if I wanted to come inside for a drink.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the local pharmacy that does not check doctors’ office prescription messages for prescription call-ins, even after requested to do so.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to a local man at a restaurant who told my 8-year-old son, who was wearing a WWE shirt, that professional wrestling is fake. It may be, but my child enjoys it.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the local fast food establishment that only gives customers half the portion of ordered food.
THANKS, writes a reader, to Don and Sharon Wilson and Wellsville Tops Chapter 1957 for providing food for the Feed The Town project on July 28 in East Liverpool. Thanks to your generosity, 43 people were fed.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to local high school coaches who make non-mandatory practices mandatory by threatening playing time.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to local school officials for building a 21st century school with a 20th century rubber roof.
THANKS, writes a readers, to those who donated and supported the Justin D. Knapp Memorial Fundraiser at United Brethren Dream Center. Your efforts and generosity raised $4,000 toward the scholarship awarded to deserving East Liverpool High School graduates each year in Justin’s memory.