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Letters To The Editor

Pete Buttigieg earned this writer’s respect

To the editor: Physiognomy is the art of judging character from facial features. Everyone does it. Most of the time the gears remain in neutral, but oft-times when encountering a stranger, we size him up. Can I trust this person? Is his nose too long and his chin too weak? How about those ...

Energy supply chain is strong

To the editor: Sometimes we forget about all of the downstream jobs that are created when a company builds a new facility, but Rick Shrum's recent article ("Buzz palpable surrounding Shell cracker in Pa.," April 11) really brought those benefits to light. Not only will the new Shell cracker ...

Beaver Local BOE president asks for support

To the editor: I am asking for the voters of the Beaver Local School District to please vote “yes” for the renewal levy on May 7. This levy has been in effect since 1994 and will cause no gains to voters’ taxes. The monies are budgeted on a daily basis to purchase items that are used to ...

Giving thanks to the Community Improvement Corporation

Giving thanks to the Community Improvement Corporation To the editor: May is Historic Preservation Month. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Community Improvement Corporation for agreeing to accept the Thompson Block from the county Land Bank. I also need to commend them for ...

Encouraging support of Beaver Local Levy

To the editor: Voters in the Beaver Local School District will see a renewal levy on the May 7 ballot that is critical to maintaining current programs and operations. It does not increase taxes. The 4.61-mill emergency operating levy would generate $1.2 million annually for five ...

Offers solution to fix West Virginia Schools

To the editor: Schools, what are we going to do with these West Virginia Schools today? First and foremost, charter schools are not the answer. School improvement will not happen without a spirt of innovation. Blaming teachers’ unions has no basis. Many say it’s a shame some students ...

Praise for programs at Santa Clara Estates Community Center

To the editor: We live in Santa Clara Estates on Sprucevale Road in Calcutta and recently through the efforts of our community coordinator, Rena Schooles, and a fellow resident, Kelsey Hedrick, we attended two tremendous programs at our Community Center. The first was home ...

Abruzzino is the County Republican Party’s officially endorsed candidate

To the editor: The Columbiana County Republican Central & Executive Committee has had a longstanding policy of vetting, screening and then endorsing candidates for office throughout the county. We pride ourselves on ensuring that this process is open, transparent and fair to all ...

Words of praise for East Liverpool City Hospital

To the editor: My husband recently spent 12 days in the care of East Liverpool City Hospital. He had been in declining health and sadly passed away while hospitalized. In the past decade or more, he had been hospitalized in several far more prestigious hospitals. The care that he received ...

Girl Scout Cookies drive again was a success

To the editor: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio would like to thank all of those who purchased Girl Scout Cookies this year, as well as our retail partners who hosted cookie booths outside their storefronts. It’s amazing what a huge impact a box of Girl Scout Cookies can have. Columbiana ...