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Letters To The Editor

Lions Club members will serve under a new name

To the editor: The Wellsville Lions Club, after having served the community for 42 years, has elected to relinquish its charter with Lions Club International. The same members who have dedicated and volunteered their time over the years to serve Wellsville will continue to do so under a new ...

Supporting Liverpool Township trustees

To the editor: As I previously stated, I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly in our (Liverpool) township as I have voluntarily served the township for over 25 years as chairman of the zoning commission and zoning board of appeals. In my positions, I have had to work closely in the ...

National School Lunch Program feeds millions of children

To the editor: Seventy-five years ago, President Truman signed the National School Lunch Act, forming the National School Lunch Program, which—in turn—paved the way for the creation of other programs like school breakfast, afterschool meals, summer meals, and more. School nutrition ...

Mental health issues are a big concern

To the editor: Mental health is a very concerning topic at this point in every one’s life. Mental health is very prevalent in the United States of America and in the last fifteen months, mental illness and suicide rates have increased significantly due to COVID-19. Mental health is ...

Police Department is reason for low crime in Lisbon

To the editor: Supporting “the will of the people” and following “the rule of law” are vital tenets that must be followed at any level of a democratic government. In the case of funding for the Lisbon Police Department, “the will of the people” was the Nov. 5, 2019 passage of an ...

Hancock County Commission buries its head in the sand

To the editor: July 1 marked five years since the Hancock County Commission took over operation of the county animal shelter. They refused to renew a contract with a nonprofit that had been operating the county shelter for 20 years. Hancock County is the only Upper Ohio Valley county not ...