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Letters To The Editor

Of ants, grasshoppers and the Democratic Party

To the editor: Enough cannot be said. In an ongoing saga of fighting for what is right, an opportunity once again arises for the industrious ant to experience the joy of being of service to the grasshopper disinclined to work. To paraphrase an old saying, let the ant toil whilst the ...

Words of appreciation from a proud mayor

To the editor: I would like to take this time to thank all those people that supported me during my time as a public servant. I have no doubts that Mr. Bricker will be able to do the job but there will be a huge learning curve and I hope everyone understands that and gives him time to learn ...

Socialism is no good

To the editor: What will happen if socialism ultimately prevails here in the USA? Some say we're there already. But not quite. For all those who've swallowed the promises of peace and prosperity, qualities supposedly inherent in socialism, a brief glance at history is in order. One cannot ...

What is with the excessive money spent by candidate?

What is with the excessive money spent by candidate? To the editor: Columbiana County has been my home for almost 30 years. It is a good place to live. I share life in this beautiful county with people who work hard to make a decent living and raise their families. It has not escaped my ...

Vote “Yes” to end traffic cameras

To the editor: As Americans, we all know and remember the famous words of Thomas Jefferson found in the Declaration of Independence: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by the Creator with certain inalienable rights." Sadly, many ...

Vaping concerns with our youth

To the editor: There has been quite a bit of news about vaping. Its popularity has grown in use, especially with our teens and preteen children. Even though there are not many completed studies with these products at this time, health officials and the CDC are now reporting many severe lung ...

Upset with blacktop job on SR 170

To the editor: I must be the dumbest person in the world . I always thought that new blacktop was to make roads better not like we ended up with on state Route 170. Where were government inspectors that were suppose to watch out for taxpayer money? Used to be contractors raised manholes ...

Liverpool Township official endorses trustee

To the editor: I am sending this letter of endorsement on behalf of Trustee Keith Burke, of Liverpool Township, who is competent, efficient, and honest. I have spent the last 24 years serving the Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals for Liverpool Township, both of which are ...

Trustees urging support of road equipment levy

To the editor: The Yellow Creek Township Board of Trustees along with the fiscal officer are supporting the "purchase and maintenance of road equipment levy." This is a 2-mill renewal levy for five years. We are encouraging all voters of the township to do the same on Nov. 5. "No Increase ...

One-Day-at-a-Time Club could use some support

To the editor: The One-Day-at-a-Time Club of East Liverpool was forced to sell their unstable building and are looking to buy another (on land contract if possible). We are a non-profit organization that for 30 years have helped people with problems with alcohol and drugs stay sober and ...