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Letters to the Editor

Bill supporting right of victims important to Ohioans

To the editor: House Bill 343, which offers updates to crime victims’ laws in our state, was introduced by Representative Andrea White. I am a proud co-sponsor of the bill. HB 343 presents long overdue language that would implement the 2017 Constitutional amendment called Marsy’s Law into ...

Responds to recent editorial

To the editor: I was quite surprised at the title of the recent “Our Side” editorial (may 28 -“Bill Aims to Hide the Truth from Ohio’s Students”) regarding proposed legislation limiting the teaching of certain concepts in Ohio’s public schools. The actual language of this bill ...

Nurses want change

To the editor: Every year, between May 6 and 12, National Nurses Week recognizes the important work of nurses. As a local nurse, it’s nice to receive the recognition. A pat on the back here, a pizza party there, and maybe little trinkets that attempt to say, “thanks for all you do.” ...

Primary election voters support majority of levies

To the editor: Voters across Ohio approved 68% of the school tax issues on the 2021 primary election ballot. The passage of 50 of 73issues marked a small uptick from the 2020 primary election, when voters approved 63 of 99 school tax issues for a passage rate of 64%. Fifty percent of new ...

Flag — and our country in need of repair

Flag — and our country in need of repair To the editor: While stopped at the traffic light of Park Way and Smith Ferry Road I happened to view our nation’s flag on display in the yard of a home on the corner. As I looked at the flag I could not help but think that this is how our nation ...

Unhappy with our politicans

To the editor: Two editorials in your April 13 issue caught my eye. Diane Dimond comments entitled “Readers to Politicians: You’re not listening!” And Tim Graham’s “Green fraud and climate lockdown.” First, Diane Dimond. I frequently write and call my three representatives: Rob ...

Humtown Products workers earn praise

To the editor: It is humbling to look back over the past year, and as I take stock of what our employees have overcome and achieved during a pandemic, I can only glow with pride for our people and our organization. Very early on, we instituted strict protocols to ensure the safety of our ...

Register with the Selective Service

To the editor: Some young men in our community are missing out on important opportunities by accidentally breaking the law. As a Selective Service citizen board member, I feel a responsibility to say something. The law says all young men must register with Selective Service when they turn 18. ...

Saddened by all the trash in our area

To the editor: What happened while I was gone living my life in various places across the United States? What happened to my beloved Columbiana County? I have always been and still am proud of where I was born and grew up. However, I am deeply saddened by the enormous amounts of trash I see ...

Not a big fan of Witcover

To the editor: With reference to your Tuesday, March 9 editorial page, please note the following: “Normal governing has returned?” Jules Witcover, my favorite left-leaning, progressive, myopic totally Democrat columnist, has proclaimed Biden’s first 48 days or so as “normal ...