Opinion

In response to the BDC

Editorial

To the editor: If a small town is to succeed, cooperation between many entities is needed. I am writing this in response to the article from May 13, titled “BDC responds to concerns on air permit at business park.” Much of the local controversy has centered on a state permit request that ...

Refusing to accept reason for unkempt cemetery

Editorial

To the editor: I decided to write this letter after reading the article in todays Review. I whole heartily disagree with Mark Hoffrichter’s statement about The Columbiana County Memorial Park that “We cannot control the weather, as we have no pull with Mother Nature.” That is also ...

Guest Column: May is skin cancer awareness month

Editorial

As a member of the bipartisan Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program®of the Prevent Cancer Foundation®, I want to share the following information as we observe Skin Cancer Awareness Month. You may know about melanoma—the deadly skin cancer that more than 96,000 Americans, ...

Little Lena Christine and letting babies live

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: My wife and I were fortunate enough to be able to spend the winter in a warmer climate. The day after we got back to East Liverpool we went to see our great granddaughter. Little Lena Christine was one day old. She had ten toes and ten fingers, knew when she was hungry or ...

Pete Buttigieg earned this writer’s respect

Letters To The Editor

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

Letters To The Editor

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 ...

Opioid study must examine evolution

Editorial

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 39.2 of every 100,000 deaths in Ohio in 2017 were opioid-related overdoses. That rate is second only to West Virginia’s. To combat the problem, Ohio State University will lead a group of experts and six universities in spending a ...

Tax reform is working but we must do more to strengthen economy

Local Columns

We have a strong economy today, thanks in part to the pro-growth policies like tax reform and regulatory relief Congress has put in place. Companies like Kroger in Cincinnati, Tremco in Cleveland, ProMedica in Toledo, and Wolf Metals in Columbus are creating jobs, raising wages and reinvesting ...

Have a happy Mother’s Day

Editorial

A very heartfelt happy Mother's Day along with roses, hugs and smooches for all the good moms out there — from the first-time mothers to elderly moms who realized that being a parent did not end when a child became an adult. Granted, there are many "bad" moms out there. We all know who ...