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Opinion

Former Election Board member expresses views

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: Much is being made in the race for county prosecutor of John Gamble’s so- called “experience”. Well let’s examine his “experience” as it relates to recent headline news reports. John Gamble has been fined by a visiting judge for “willful contempt” and was ...

Neglected properties concern neighborhood coalition

Letters To The Editor

Neglected properties concern neighborhood coalition To the editor: I am writing on behalf of our neighborhood coalition to bring attention to a serious issue that is going on with property tax delinquencies with East Liverpool, My neighbors and I work very hard to keep our neighborhood ...

Former judge supports Gamble

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor: I am supporting Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John Gamble for the top job of Prosecutor in the coming election. John has 30 years of service in that office with the last 20 in his current position. I personally witnessed John successfully prosecute many cases including the ...

Another endorsement for Gamble

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing to voice my support for Columbiana County Prosecutor candidate John Gamble. I write as a former Assistant Columbiana County Prosecuting Attorney, former Assistant City Prosecutor and Police Legal Advisor for the City of Akron, Ohio and friend of John as well as the ...

New tech helps in fight against child predators

Editorial

Among the very worst evils in our world is sexual abuse of children. But many of the predators engaged in it have an enemy powerful enough to strike fear in them. Operating far enough under the radar that we doubt many people have heard of it, an organization in Boca Raton, Florida, has a ...

Racism within government agencies needs punished

Editorial

Overwhelmingly, we Americans are not bigots. It grates on us to be accused of tolerating “systemic” racism. Then we read or hear about situations such as one last year at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Here, in case you missed it, is part of The Associated Press report on the ...

Democratic Women’s Caucus endorses Bolon

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: The Columbiana County Democratic Women’s Caucus at a Sept. 19 meeting unanimously endorsed Linda Bolon for reelection as Columbiana County Treasurer. Her stellar life of public service as a state legislator and county treasurer has been invaluable to Columbiana County and to ...

Urges voters to support park district levy

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: Our Columbiana County Park District is seeking a modest quarter-percent of one mill levy to make improvements and maintain the county’s current assets. For only about 73 cents per month on a $100,000 home we can continue make our county a great place to live with excellent ...

Real Americans find any kidnapping plot appalling

Editorial

If the authorities are correct in their allegations against a group accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the 13 men ought to be viewed with a mixture of horror and disgust. Real Americans do not attempt to change either society or government by force. Those who do so ...

Keep Yellow Creek Township moving forward

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: Yellow Creek Township Board of Trustees along with the fiscal officer are supporting the renewal of the upcoming five-year road equipment/maintenance levy. We are encouraging all voters of the township to do the same. Please keep in mind this is not a new levy. It is a renewal. ...