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Letters To The Editor

Thanks Trump, Gorsuch

Dear Editor: The recent US Supreme Court decision allowing Ohio to curtail its voter rolls is a step in the right direction. The gist of this decision is that those who’ve moved from one address to another without verification or have not voted in three two-year election cycles will have ...

What’s best about America?

Dear Editor: A question has been on my mind lately, one that I believe many Americans, regardless of our personal backgrounds, political leanings, or religious commitments, might also be asking: What’s so great about America? It’s a question that deserves thoughtful consideration, and ...

Does anyone care?

Dear Editor: I have hesitated to write this, but then I would be as much at fault as what I saw this Memorial Day in my annual visit to East Liverpool’s parade if I didn’t say anything. I always stand on the north corner of 6th and Jackson on this day to honor those who paid the ...

Transparency lacking

Dear Editor: Since the July 1, 2016, animal shelter takeover, shelter operational transparency has been lacking. Before the Commission’s shelter takeover, someone called county residents offering a full-time and about six part-time positions at the shelter. Normal county hiring practice ...

Not her business

Dear Editor: I have a suggestion for the short, stocky white-haired woman who seemed to delight in yelling at me while telling me what to do during a crowding situation in the checkout lines at Walmart in Calcutta on the morning of May 23 around 8 a.m. .... She needs to get a grip on ...

Gimme the Tweets

Dear Editor: Tweets or twaddle, which do you prefer? Donald Trump tweets, some of his predecessors twaddled. Many, however, have mistaken twaddle for profound speech, especially coming from a holder of the Oval Office. Many offenders come to mind, but for the sake of brevity, it’s not ...

Special thanks

Dear Editor: Thanks to everyone who helped to make the Garfield Elementary Bike Rodeo a great success. The various departments of the village were a huge help, as were our sponsors: East Liverpool City Hospital, Huntington Bank, Columbiana County ESC, Garfield PTO, Wellsville Police, and ...

Must read

Dear Editor: An explosive new book, a journal by local resident and author Mary Ann Reuter — “Living in my Own Shadow” — is a “must read,” for locals especially. An accusatory account of her 50-year secret, the molestation of her by her stepfather, a local educator, when she ...

Blessed

Dear Editor: This month we celebrate Mother’s Day and two weeks later we observe Memorial Day. In combining these two observances, for some it’s a very difficult time of the year. Memories of loved ones gone on, whether it be a mother, father, son, daughter, aunt, uncle, grandparent, ...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Dear Editor: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” builds on the idea that we are stronger together, and that new partners and community members are needed to expand sexual assault prevention efforts. There are many ways to embrace one’s ...