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Letters To The Editor

Position paper

Editor: The last several weeks has been full of stories in print and on social media concerning Columbiana County Republican Party Chairman Dave Johnson. His meme blaming the California fires on “liberals” caused quite a stir with many. This meme on Facebook was hateful, yet revealing ...

Civic pride

Editor: What a whirlwind it was. Now that the dust has settled on Election 2018, I look back with appreciation for all I learned and observed about our government and legislative process. The voter turnout was great — over 10 percent increase from the 2014 midterm election. That is ...

The right track

Editor: Congratulations to the Wellsville Board of Education and Superintendent Richard Bereschik on your decision to renovate Nicholson Field with the installation of a turf field, six lane all weather track, upgraded practice field, and parking area. This is truly a great investment in ...

Unkempt cemetery

Editor: This letter is written because I am so upset at the condition of Columbiana County Memorial Park. My mother has been buried there since 1982. In all that time I have never seen the section she is in in the condition it currently is which is absolutely deplorable. Last summer I ...

A big success

Editor: Thanks to everyone — book donors, buyers and volunteers — who helped make the recent benefit book sale at Northside Community Church a success. The sale raised in excess of $2,500, all off which will be forwarded to the Tenwek Mission Hospital in Kenya, as promised, to provide ...

Vote ‘yes’ for police levy

Dear Editor: In lieu of the recent tragedy in nearby Pittsburgh with 11 people being murdered and six being wounded, including 4 police officers, it is critical that all the citizens in St. Clair Township rally behind the police levy and vote “yes.” The brave officers in Pittsburgh were ...

Smoking issue

Dear Editor: Well, Mountaineer Casino allowed smoking to take effect immediately. But they did sort of make a small part of the gaming floor non-smoking. They put up a few signs so people would know it’s a non-smoking area. But there’s no walls or door to keep the smoke out from the ...

Double standard

Dear Editor: The pipe bombs mailed to those who oppose President Trump is a sad thing to see. Which the president has strongly denounced! Sadly the democrats will not denounce those in their own party, like Hillary, Waters, Harris, Holder, Booker and others in the party who have told ...

Vote!

Dear Editor: Vote: The reason to use one of your constitutional rights. In this case the right to vote and show your displeasure in the smoking ban reversal in Hancock County. No reason to mention names. Everyone knows the usual suspects. Just follow the bouncing ball to the tune of “ca ...

Vote to change direction

Dear Editor: Whether you’re for the smoking ban or against it, whether you agree with the animal shelter takeover or not, for one second, let’s forget about those things and look at the two candidates currently running for Hancock County commissioner. The current commissioner has 18 ...