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Letters To The Editor

Lack of compassion is a real sickness in our nation

To the editor: Life is strange no matter who you talk to on any given day. Yet over the course of the months this Covid pandemic has cursed us, it seems as though it has brought forth more of mankind’s fickle nature. So many people speak about loving one another in the darkest of times yet ...

Using police for COVID noncompliance is ridiculous

To the editor: I would like to sound off by saying that people in community need to use the police for what they are intended for. They do not have time to investigate people not complying with COVID-19 and people not wearing masks or not social distancing. The police have much more ...

Offended by Trump’s Goodyear tweet

To the editor: On Aug. 19, the President of the United States gave us the following directive via a tweet: “Don’t buy GOODYEAR TIRES — They announced a BAN ON MAGA HATS. Get better tires for far less! (This is what Radical Left Democrats do. Two can play the same game, and we have to ...

#KeepGoing can held prevent suicides

To the editor: September is Suicide Prevention Month. It’s that we be there for each other and take steps to prevent suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s theme for the month is to #KeepGoing, by taking simple actions to safeguard our mental health and save lives. ...

What’s wrong with these Democrats?

To the editor: What’s wrong with Democrats like Waters, Obama, Presley who tell protesters to commit violence!? They would prefer to see our country fail. Very sad. JOHN ARNETTE, East Liverpool

Army veteran: War now is against COVID-19

To the editor: I am a very old Army veteran who didn’t say I had a foot bone spur — as Trump did — to not to serve his country. I am sure all of our brave servicemen who have fought in many wars to defend our country would all say I’d gladly wear a mask and do safe-distancing. ...

Scout recommends Beaver Creek Center

To the editor: My name is Wesley Wedgewood. I am a member of Boy Scout Troop 2012, East Liverpool. I am working on a “Communication Merit Badge.” Writing to the editor of a newspaper is part of the requirements to earning the badge. Below are my thoughts. Saturday Aug. 22, I ...

Hancock County’s million dollar mistake

To the editor: In 2016, the Hancock County Commission offered a nonprofit that had operated their county animal shelter $88,000 from the county’s “general account” to operate the shelter for fiscal year 2017. Combined with the $100,000 annual Animal Shelter Excess Levy, the ...

Expressing thoughts on loss of state funding

To the editor: My name is Emily Wright. I am 36 and have been a resident of Columbiana County for nearly a decade. Much of my life has been spent in the Ohio Valley. I lived seven years in East Liverpool alone. I am writing you today as a resident of this county and the Secretary of ...

Former mayor express concerns

To the editor: I now live near Huachuca City, Ariz. but I remain deeply concerned about the welfare of New Cumberland, West Virginia the town I was privileged to be mayor of for four years. This little town was described by the “Business Development of the Northern Panhandle of West ...