Thanks & 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. The teams dried cars and sold concessions for three hours. Proceeds went to support the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams.

SPANKS, writes a reader, to an East Liverpool city councilman who pulled out the residency card on a city employee when he, himself, retired from a department that is well-known for non-city employees including some who reside well outside the 43920 area code.

THANKS, writes a reader, to Builder’s Wholesale for co-sponsoring Tri-State Tennis Association Summer Tennis Camps by supplying camp t-shirts to each participant.

Thanks & Spanks

SPANKS, writes a reader, to local police departments that operate “speed traps” along area highways instead of performing useful police work such as patrolling their community streets.

THANKS, writes a reader, to Sonny Westover plus other crew members and the Elk Run Township trustees for the beautiful and newly-paved Dutchtown School Road.

THANKS, writes a reader, to Jasen Havens and his crew at the Chester Water Department for the hard work they do for our town and the water we drink. SPANKS, though, to the people who are so negative toward them.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the two gentlemen who offered me a ride when my car broke down in East End during the thunderstorm Monday afternoon. It’s nice to know people are still willing to help.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the Wellsville Street Department for cleaning the curbs of grass and dirt at 16th and Lincoln. Also, THANKS to the young people who helped.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the East Liverpool City School District for hosting a spectacular “Back To School Bash.” This event was one of the best. The district leadership went above-and-beyond.

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SPANKS, writes a reader, to whomever was responsible for not taking the time to submit the names of East Liverpool Student/Athletes to the OVAC for inclusion on the All-Academic list. These hard working youth did not receive their Certificates of Recognition which they very much deserved.

THANKS, writes a reader, to whoever arranged the “Old Guard” luncheon. I wish we could have it once a month. We had such a great time with our friends.

THANKS, writes a reader, to Marjorie Wright of East Liverpool Schools Food Service Administrator and her staff for getting all students in the East Liverpool School system free lunches. It shows you’re there for the right reason. A job well done.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the Wellsville police officer who took time from his busy schedule to help a lady unload groceries from her car last week. It’s great to see that acts of kindness still take place in our community. God bless you Officer Randy Schneider.

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SPANKS, writes a reader, to area youth football parents who consistently leave trash and litter strewn throughout the seating area for others to clean. Please set a better example for your children who are practicing and dispose of your trash properly.

THANKS, writes a reader, to those who organize/operate the Columbiana County Fair every year. Also a THANKS to those who participate in the happenings as well as the many volunteers who see to the daily events.

SPANKS, writes a reader, to city officials, the Thompson Park board and the EL school board for continuing to fight about the girls’ softball field.