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Letters To The Editor

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

Letters To The Editor

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 ...

Today marks 75th anniversary of an important event

Editorial

One wonders how many Americans know the significance of this Wednesday. It is the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan, or V-J Day — and the end of the most horrific conflict the world has ever seen. Though Japan’s surrender was announced on Aug. 14, 1945, the official observance in this ...

Clinesmith plot stands as a threat to our liberties

Editorial

It is more than unfortunate that virtually everything seems to be colored by politics these days. Especially with another election season under way. It also may be hazardous to our freedoms. More and more, it is becoming apparent that a few powerful people in the government broke the law in ...

Parents in scandal lack moral compass

Editorial

Virtually all of the rich and powerful parents caught in the federal probe last year of cheating schemes meant to get their children into prestigious colleges and universities have insisted their hearts were in the right place. They just wanted to help their children. What mom or dad cannot ...

Impeach DeWine? Sheer ridiculousness!

Editorial

We suspect Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine would agree to some extent with critics of his handling of the COVID-19 epidemic. Has he made mistakes? Of course. Who hasn’t? But do DeWine’s errors rise to the level of mistakes requiring that he be removed from office? Don’t be ridiculous. Three ...

Expressing thoughts on loss of state funding

Letters To The Editor

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 ...

Outdoors Act passage benefits all Americans

Editorial

At a time when partisan game-playing has caused some Americans to lose faith in Congress, it is a pleasure to note the occasional victory for bipartisan common sense. One occurred in recent weeks, when President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law. The measure provides ...

Former mayor express concerns

Letters To The Editor

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 ...

Applaud plans, but compete with caution

Editorial

Risk of injury always is inherent when participating as a student athlete. Parents and students have been willing to accept that possibility for as long as high school sports have existed. This year, student athletes, parents and coaches have the choice also to accept health risks that could ...