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Letters to the Editor

Stressing the safety and efficiency of your mail carrier

To the editor: Letter carriers take pride in delivering mail promptly, efficiently, and in the safest manner possible. Backing is the most dangerous maneuver a postal vehicle can make. An effort has been made nationally to eliminate as many backing instances as possible on each and every ...

Thanks to the Washingtonville VFW

To the editor: On behalf of the families of some Leetonia School students we want to express our gratitude to the members of the Washingtonville VFW. A handful of students are planning on attending the 2021 presidential inauguration and the donation from the VFW to each student is extremely ...

Lauds recent letter writer for his message

To the editor: I want to thank and respond to Robert Spaite for his letter to the editor (May 4). In my opinion, I think it should be reprinted in bold type and maybe someone who should have read it, and needs to read it, might spot it the second time around. I don’t know Mr. Spaite’s ...

Supports rights and freedoms of the individual

To the editor: I’m a big fan of personal liberty and self-governance. I also value my health and that of those around me. I believe we don’t have to sacrifice one for the other. It doesn’t make sense to me that the prescription for this virus should be one that assaults liberty, ...

A letter to Governor DeWine

To the editor: This letter was sent to Gov. DeWine... Dear Governor DeWine, As you have seen, our public schools have stepped up to the pandemic challenge.  Schools have completely overhauled how they are teaching our students.  Some did this in as little as 48 hours!  For the most part, ...

It is time to reopen America

To the editor: The danger has passed, the curve has been flattened, peaked, plateaued and is on the decline. Given the dire forecast models that our leaders were faced with at first drastic measures were the correct course of action. Thanks to those measures the hospitals and medical system ...

Try looking at past tragedies and hardships

o the editor: As we watch the evening news and the talking heads present us with the doom and gloom that this virus is causing us in 2020, I’m sure we all feel more than a little concerned. After all we are watching — according to everyone from “entertainment ,” talk show hosts and ...

Trump supporter: Keep your dreams strong

To the editor: Everyday this president is working to help the hospitals get their supplies. Just look what we need for New York, California and others. Why are we getting our supplies from China? Why can’t Americans make things here? All this is red tape that Obamacare put on the hospitals ...

Not a big fan of Jules Witcover

To the editor: In reference to the letter to the editor on Thursday, April 16, by Dot Herbert in response to the letter by Ronald J. Price on April 8 regarding columns by Jules Witcover, I could not agree more that every person is entitled to their own opinions and views. But there is a huge ...

Teacher reflects on the importance of sports and sacrifices

o the editor: Sixty years ago this month, I began my life in organized sports as a member of Isaly’s Little League team in Leetonia. Since that time, I have played, coached, refereed, announced, watched, broadcast and cheered for our kids and grandkids. I love sports. They are a big part of ...