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Opinion

Former judge supports Gamble

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am supporting Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John Gamble for the top job of Prosecutor in the coming election. John has 30 years of service in that office with the last 20 in his current position. I personally witnessed John successfully prosecute many cases including the ...

Another endorsement for Gamble

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing to voice my support for Columbiana County Prosecutor candidate John Gamble. I write as a former Assistant Columbiana County Prosecuting Attorney, former Assistant City Prosecutor and Police Legal Advisor for the City of Akron, Ohio and friend of John as well as the ...

A call to break voting by tradition

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I would like to just briefly address my fellow citizens who call themselves Democrats. I mean people whose parents, grandparents and great-grandparents who have voted for democrat politicians forever. Folks, this isn’t your ancestors’ Democrat party. That party is long gone. ...

New tech helps in fight against child predators

Editorials

Among the very worst evils in our world is sexual abuse of children. But many of the predators engaged in it have an enemy powerful enough to strike fear in them. Operating far enough under the radar that we doubt many people have heard of it, an organization in Boca Raton, Florida, has a ...

Racism within government agencies needs punished

Editorials

Overwhelmingly, we Americans are not bigots. It grates on us to be accused of tolerating “systemic” racism. Then we read or hear about situations such as one last year at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Here, in case you missed it, is part of The Associated Press report on the ...

Patriotism, heroism still alive in the US

Editorials

Many Americans worry that traditional values such as patriotism and true heroism are becoming rare in our nation. Hershel “Woody” Williams is a living argument to the contrary. Williams ought to be holed up at his home in Ona, West Virginia. At 97 years of age, he is well within the ...

Dr. Brown worthy of recognition

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I was recently invited to present an award on behalf of the Ohio Optometric Association as part of their Ohio Vision Project Student Loan Repayment Program. Eye doctors who provide pro bono care; volunteer in their community; serve Medicaid beneficiaries; and practice in ...

Real Americans find any kidnapping plot appalling

Editorials

If the authorities are correct in their allegations against a group accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the 13 men ought to be viewed with a mixture of horror and disgust. Real Americans do not attempt to change either society or government by force. Those who do so ...

Goshen Fiscal Officer recommends tax levy

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As Fiscal Officer (FO) of Goshen Township, it is my responsibility to not only watch the current financial status of the township, but also to project the future financial status. After 13 years working with the road department budget, I believe it is time to add a Road ...

This month, ‘Walk in Their Shoes’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Domestic Violence Awareness Month, as usual, is happening now, this October. Traditionally, it is a month to recognize the problem of domestic violence in our communities, call on the public to be supportive of measures to end domestic violence, ask for support for victims, and ...