Letters to the Editor

Writes in support of East Palestine tax levy

To the editor: I write today to implore each and every registered voter in the Village of East Palestine to get out and vote on Tuesday, May 7 in favor of the proposed municipal income tax increase. This 0.5 percent increase is a small pittance to pay to ensure appropriate and successful ...

Responds to letter concerning judge race

To the editor: I don’t know Sharon Henry. Thanks to her letter to the editor in the Tuesday, March 23, 2019 issue of the Morning Journal I now know the name of one member of the Columbiana County Republican Party’s “Judicial Screening Committee.” I understand that her letter is a ...

Encourages support of Beaver Local levy

To the editor: On Tuesday, May 7 the voters of the Beaver Local School District will have an important decision to make: whether or not to vote to renew the existing operating levy. This levy was first passed in 1994. I was on the board of education at that time and our facilities were in ...

Appreciates the vision of making Lisbon what is once was

To the editor: I’m writing this letter since I grew up in the Lisbon and Columbiana area and it has come to my attention that Ms. Lewis is trying her best to bring back the life of her hometown of Lisbon. Even though I’m writing from afar, I do visit my family on occasion, which they ...

Doesn’t agree with opinions of syndicated columnist

To the editor: With reference to Jules Witcover and his latest commentary published March 25 in your Morning Journal, I wish to bring your attention my comments about his perverse writing. He mentions, “Legal but destructive hijacking of the Oval Office.” He could have continued and ...

Promoting awareness of sexual assault

To the editor: April is just around the corner. Did you know that April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, Alcoholism Awareness Month, Autism Awareness Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month? As a domestic violence services provider, the Christina House has a vested interest in promoting ...

Girl Scout Cookies drive again was a success

To the editor: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio would like to thank all of those who purchased Girl Scout Cookies this year, as well as our retail partners who hosted cookie booths outside their storefronts. It’s amazing what a huge impact a box of Girl Scout Cookies can have. Columbiana ...

Against the CRA

Editor: The new Community Reinvestment Act approved by the city of Columbiana raises several significant issues. The first involves the city’s ability and intent to provide millions of dollars in tax abatements. For example, people building a new house in Firestone Farms or Old Saybrook ...

The right stuff

Editor: Today our economy is humming along at a rate which Obama and his fellow party members told us would never occur. We were destined to be a service economy a la flipping burgers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s or Burger King. A stagnant employment rate, a sluggish economy, threats from ...

Always mobile

Editor: On behalf of the Board of Mobile Meals of Salem, we would like to extend our appreciation to the outstanding staff of the Salem Regional Medical Center which prepares our meals for delivery and the volunteers who braved minus zero degree weather to keep our delivery history ...