SPANKS, writes a reader, to the receptionist and nurse at a local doctors office for being rude to their patients.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the city for tending to the grass/weeds along Lisbon Street.
THANKS, writes a reader, to all those who had a part in the rejuvenation of Patterson Field.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to whomever believes an area high school yearbook staff doesn't execute the job of including every student in the book. It is not their responsibility to ensure every student is involved in school activities.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the guys at Tomlinson Run State Park for keeping the park beautiful for everyone to enjoy throughout the year.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to a local grocery chain that continues to have the highest prices around.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a great season.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to the employee who starts outside drama in the workplace with a customer in front of other customers.
THANKS, writes a reader, to an area middle school teacher for successfully performing the Heimlich maneuver on a student who was choking.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to whomever is responsible for maintaining (or lack thereof) the appearance of Route 7 toward the Jennings Randolph Bridge.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the stranger who graciously took my grocery cart for me at Giant Eagle, placed my groceries and my child in the car and returned the cart to the store. I'll be paying it forward to someone today.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to those who stole our lawn mower and then tipped the porta-john at our flying field at Beaver Creek State Park. THANKS, though, to the staff at the park for mowing our flying field for us.
THANKS, writes a reader, to Fred Cane who found my credit card at the Dollar General in East End and then made phone calls until he found me.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to those who openly break the law by smoking on school property.
The Tri-State Tennis Association sends a THANKS to the East Liverpool Country Club and Thompson Park for allowing us to use their facilities for our leagues and tournaments. The combined community effort is a benefit to everyone in the community who enjoys playing or watching tennis.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to those parents of high school athletes who complain about everything, especially their child's playing time.
The East Liverpool-Calcutta Garden Club members send a THANKS to the 600-plus community members that attended the Garden Fairy Festival at Thompson Park on Aug. 31. We appreciate your support, patience and kindness during this magical, family event.
Thanks to Henry Nemenz, Candy Bangor, the Save-A-Lot employees, Joe Traina, Judy Miller, Wellsville Touchdown Club members and the Wellsville Jr. High football players who made the spaghetti dinner last Friday a huge success. Also thanks to those who came out and supported the dinner.