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Opinion

Are you ready for Christmas?

Editorial

A common question around this time of year is, “Are you ready for Christmas?” It can be interpreted in a couple of ways. Sometimes, the query is whether we have all the gifts purchased, decorations both inside and out finished, Christmas dinner food bought and perhaps prepared in advance, ...

If needed, use suits with vaping approach

Editorial

For decades, tobacco companies insisted their product was not hazardous to health. When scientific proof countered that, they maintained their advertising strategies were not calculated to get as many new smokers hooked on nicotine as possible. We know now that all of those protestations ...

Thanks to the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office

Letters To The Editor

To the editor:  Dear Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office, Thank you for your generous contribution of $2,169 to Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana through another successful Tag Day hosted on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. We are inspired by the commitment each year from your community and ...

The Beacon Association offers thanks

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: The Beacon Association would like to thank the following corporate sponsors for helping us with the city of East Liverpool's annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Sponsors include: Jean Diddle Perkins, Heritage Thermal Services, Miller Stacey & Associates, ...

Rural areas need job programs, too

Editorial

Ohio’s Third Frontier Commission has invested $2 billion in the state since 2003. This year, the statewide economic development initiative approved approximately $77 million to support tech startups. The lion’s share of that money is going to CincyTech in Cincinnati, JumpStart in Cleveland ...

We all must help in fight vs. suicide

Editorial

We suspect it is no coincidence that the suicide rate in Ohio skyrocketed during the same period of time, 2007-2018, that the drug abuse epidemic was taking off. During that period, the number of suicides increased by 45 percent, according to a new report by the state Department of ...

Questions surround latest attack on base

Editorial

Until they have answers, the top priority for U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies needs to be determining whether Mohammed Alshamrani was a lone-wolf terrorist or part of a larger plot. Alshamrani, an officer in the Royal Saudi Air Force, was being trained at a U.S. naval base at ...

Responds to comments regarding Christmas tree

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: I am responding to the comments that was on The Review’s website concerning the decorating of the city's Christmas tree in the Diamond area and complained on how horrible it looked. My name is Paula Vaughn and I am vice president of The Beacon Association here in East ...

College deaths not always accidents

Editorial

Reports of young men and sometimes young women injured, sometimes fatally, at college fraternity activities seem to be regular occurrences. Give higher education officials credit for cracking down with actions ranging from shutting fraternities down to expelling students. No doubt that has ...

Thanks to our mail carriers

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: I, like many of us, sometimes forget the obvious things we take for granted and on this note I am referring to our US Postal mail carriers. We take for granted that approximately the same time most days we open our mail boxes to retrieve our utility bills, Christmas cards and ...