Letters to the Editor

Negley’s danger

Editor: In September a lawsuit was presented to Common Pleas Court regarding the fact that human body parts were in the debris dumped in the landfill above Negley. Negley’s source of drinking water is in a direct line below the dump. The geological drainage runs south toward the ...

A healthier pantry

Editor: According to the Health and Hunger in America 2014 report presented by Feeding America, over half (58 percent) of the households that access food pantries have at least one member with high blood pressure. One-third of the households have a member with diabetes, and more than three ...

Levy facts

Editor: This letter is written on behalf of the Lisbon Levy Committee. As most of you know we have been working hard to promote passage of a 1 percent income tax on earned income for the Lisbon School District. We appreciate all of the support and feedback that we have received since the ...

Two voices raised on the race for county recorder

Editor: It is ironic the Democrat candidate for county recorder, Tiffany Chetock, is running for county office on her “record of saving money” and her “extensive training in fiscal management.” Yet, as Madison Township fiscal officer, her record has been anything but fiscally ...

Two voices raised on the race for county recorder

Editor: I find it equally amusing and baffling that Tiffany Chetock continues to unfairly criticize incumbent Columbiana County Recorder Theresa Bosel despite the fact Chetock doesn’t even know what the job entails. What the voters of Columbiana County should conclude from this ...

Our choice

Editor: In regards to the letter concerning Halloween: I’d be more worried about what my child was watching on TV or the internet than I would be about them dressing up and going out trick or treating. The problem is not the children, it is what their parents are allowing them to be ...

Election prayer

Editor: I think with less than 20 days until the election, it is time to really start praying for this election and for this country. 2nd Chronicles 7:14: “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways; ...

High stakes

Editor: As printed in the Journal on Oct. 12, John Dyce was taking state Rep. Tim Ginter’s support of Donald Trump into question because he is a Christian minister and Trump made nasty comments about women. First off, if John Dyce knows anything about Christianity, he should also ...

Harmless fun?

Editor: Wake up America. Sound an alarm. Doesn’t anyone see the inconsistency, the hypocrisy, the danger of what is happening around us? On page 1 of the paper is a headline wanting people to not wear clown costumes because it’s “foolish and dangerous.” Then on page 9 is a ...

Money trail

Editor A firm in the Silicon Valley has come up with a technology that will revolutionize manufacturing. Because it also has a military application, our Defense Department cautioned against selling it abroad. In the case of Russia, it could serve to propel ICBMs at a much higher rate of ...