Letters to the Editor

Family unfriendly

Editor: I am blessed to be a lifelong resident of Columbiana. Although I have never lived anywhere else I have traveled to many places here and some overseas and I am truly blessed. That said I am troubled by the increase of liquor in our community. Columbiana used to be a dry community. I ...

One great pool

Editor: I have heard people talking about the swimming pool at the East Palestine City Park. They say it is the best, cleanest, well life guarded, available swimming lessons, senior walking pool and cheapest in Columbiana County and possibly the state of Ohio. I personally have life ...

The frontline

Editor: Not unlike 1776, today God, country and revolution are at the forefront of the battle for these United States of America. Freedom and liberty bonded in faith and guarded with resolve remains vital to sustaining our republic. Conflicts of ethnicity, cultures, values and ideologies ...

Real red flags

Editor: Gov. Kasich in April proposed gun legislation so “Ohio law be changed to automatically incorporate any future changes to federal gun regulations into state law” writes Julie Carr Smyth of the Associated Press. Kasich ignores states’ rights, a staple of the American Constitution, ...

Against it then, against it now

Editor: In the wake of reporter Tom Giambroni’s two-part story on issues related to the Columbiana County Jail, I’d like to remind the citizenry that privatization of the county jail was not a unanimous decision of the three-member county Board of Commissioners at the time. I sat on ...

Unsocial justice

Editor: “Justice, justice shall you pursue….” of Deuteronomy calls for the pursuit of righteous justice that is much different from that which is being advanced in our society and culture. The phrase often heard today is “social justice.” This form of social disorder has at its ...

Henpecked

Editor: I write today to inform the citizens of Columbiana who do not know that one of your own is being taken to court because he decided to have backyard hens. If you do not know, Richard Simpson is now in a legal battle with the city. Wherever you may stand on one’s right to have ...

Keep it clean

Editor: Can’t we Americans think a little harder about not polluting the edge of our highways with all our fast food wrappers and drink containers? Every spring our highways look like war zones out of the Middle East. This is America, with a supposedly well-educated and intelligent ...

If you write

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Join the chorus

Editor: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” builds on the idea that we are stronger together, and that new partners and community members are needed to expand sexual assault prevention efforts. There are many ways to embrace one’s voice, ...