Letters to the Editor

All that glitters is not Goldberg

Editor: Jonah Goldberg’s column published in your March 22 issue is downright frustrating to read. Goldberg has nearly always hit the nail on its head in his reporting. But this column made me a bit upset at his recently divergent and prejudicial style. Do we really believe that not ...

Lisbon schools are doing it right

Editor: Our children are our greatest treasure and deserve to attend a school in which they feel safe and their families feel that they are provided with the most secure environment possible. As a grandparent of children who attend Lisbon schools, I am so grateful that the board and ...

Real fears

Editor: Listening to the discussion regarding safety at Tuesday night’s Columbiana school board meeting, I couldn’t help but hear the fear. I understand. I too entrust my child each day to the care of the Columbiana schools. I too hear the news of the latest school shootings and hope we ...

Hopes and prayers

Editor: I had a friend who was in her 20s. She was diagnosed with acute leukemia. She had two young children. She read everything she could find about the disease. Her prognosis — she would be dead within a year. It wasn’t even quite a year and back at The Ohio State University Hospital, ...

Road to recovery is paved with hope

Editor: The news has so often covered the issues of drug addiction, overdoses, heroin and drug epidemic etc., that we have become weary of hearing any more on a daily basis. I feel it is equally important, and if not more important to address what is happening here in this county, and ...

Nutty news judgment

E­ditor: I have a suggestion for the layout of the newspaper. I have seen this numerous times, but it hit home more recently and I feel the need and desire to speak on behalf of all family members and the honored themselves. For whatever reason murderers, rapists, pedophiles, drug addicts, ...

Traffic scams

Editor On Dec. 5, I was the lucky recipient of a Liverpool Township speeding ticket. I was unaware of such infraction until about a week later when I received a ticket in the mail. I never saw the presence of any officer or patrol car. I am not even sure where the violation occurred. When ...

Minds made up

Editor: I used to teach a lesson to my government students on propaganda in our society and how to recognize it. A part of politics is trying to change public opinion to shape it in certain ways and propaganda plays a big part in that. Pressure groups try to influence public opinion in order ...

Imagine, it could happen here

Editor: Lately the local school systems have wisely, in my opinion, started discussions on ways to address the issue of firearm security. Sadly, in the world we now live in there are deranged cowards who chose to take their problems out on innocent people of all walks of life. The one ...

Why Columbiana has zoning laws

Editor: A recent letter to the editor in the Morning Journal states that a group of citizens in Columbiana is initiating an effort to change the city’s zoning ordinance because it “prohibits one’s personal freedoms and liberties without due process.” They are right to conclude that ...