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Letters to the Editor

Salem Hunting Club event a big success

To the editor: Thank you to everyone who helped make the Salem Hunting Club’s 19th annual Lowell Iden Memorial Breakfast and Trap Shoot a big success. All proceeds went to the Lowell Iden-Larry Iler Scholarship Fund. Mr. Iden was president of the club for 10 years. He was an avid trap ...

Some words for columnist Witcover

To the editor: Jules Witcover is back on your editorial page writing about how good Biden is and how bad Trump was and is. I wonder what world he lives in! Yesterday, the Dow Jones average took a hit, a big hit, thanks to President Biden’s policies which have produced nothing but economic ...

Unhappy with vendor at Columbiana Street Fair

To the editor: I was deeply upset, and quite disappointed to see a bumper sticker for sale by a vendor at the Columbiana Street Fair with a vulgarity toward President Biden. The Columbiana Street Fair is a treasured community tradition enjoyed by families from far and wide. It saddens me to ...

Am I a threat to Democracy?

To the editor: I had no intentions of writing anything on this year’s 9-11 anniversary. But on August 24 — Cathy’s birthday — I got to thinking: did they die in vain? I never really gave the idea much thought. But over the years I’ve watched the country they died for quickly ...

Men’s Rally in the Valley spirit lives on

To the editor: Greetings from Men of Faith. If you are familiar with the Men’s Rally in the Valley you know that we suffered a devastating blow just three months prior to the last Rally. The loss of our President, Bing Newton, put the whole organization into a tail spin. As an organization ...

Community members fighting proposed solar project

To the editor: We in Franklin Township are, involuntarily, in the fight for our livelihood and way of life. A massive industrial-sized solar project is threatening to engulf 2,264 acres of our beautiful township. Three non-resident landowners (and one landowner with no panels planned near ...

Congrats to the Columbiana County voters

To the editor: I would like to congratulate Columbiana County voters. According to unofficial results from the Ohio Secretary of State, the August 2 special primary had very low voter turnout across the state, only 7.93%.  Columbiana County was 1 of only 14 counties with 10% or greater ...

Encouraging others to help out in communities

To the editor: “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.” You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You only need a big heart. I would like to encourage our youth, our younger generations, the Millennials, and Gen Zers, to step up and serve your community. Whether ...

Event benefiting Historical Society a success

To the editor: The Salem Historical Society is happy to announce that the reverse raffle/dinner dance being held on Saturday, August 20 at the Salem Golf Club is sold out. The event is being held to raise funds toward the purchase of a building to house the Quakertown Trolley. The committee ...

Why not support a chicken petition?

To the editor: As reported on June 13, 2020 in the Morning Journal, the Lisbon Village Council voted 6-0 to keep the law banning the harboring of livestock and chickens within the Village limits intact. This action was taken after a community member provided them with a petition signed by 21 ...