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Letters to the Editor

Mother of 9-11 victim expresses gratitude

To the editor: I want to express my appreciation to both the Evening Review and the Morning Journal for the stories on 9-11-01. I felt that you covered it with journalistic professionalism. Mayor Nancy Murry and Police Chief Wilson did an excellent presentation of the wreath. I was also ...

Community lost an outstanding public servant

To the editor: The Lisbon area lost a fine public servant recently. Center Township Trustee Kenneth Schreffler set a good example for others to follow. Kenny — husband, father and grandfather —was not political. He performed his duties without fanfare. He inspected township roads, ...

Lack of compassion is a real sickness in our nation

To the editor: Life is strange no matter who you talk to on any given day. Yet over the course of the months this Covid pandemic has cursed us, it seems as though it has brought forth more of mankind’s fickle nature. So many people speak about loving one another in the darkest of times yet ...

Using police for COVID noncompliance is ridiculous

To the editor: I would like to sound off by saying that people in community need to use the police for what they are intended for. They do not have time to investigate people not complying with COVID-19 and people not wearing masks or not social distancing. The police have much more ...

Offended by Trump’s Goodyear tweet

To the editor: On Aug. 19, the President of the United States gave us the following directive via a tweet: “Don’t buy GOODYEAR TIRES — They announced a BAN ON MAGA HATS. Get better tires for far less! (This is what Radical Left Democrats do. Two can play the same game, and we have to ...

Expressing thoughts on loss of state funding

To the editor:  My name is Emily Wright. I am 36 and have been a resident of Columbiana County for nearly a decade. Much of my life has been spent in the Ohio Valley. I lived seven years in East Liverpool alone. I am writing you today as a resident of this county and the Secretary of ...

Resident will not back down from ‘cowards’

To the editor: The good people of Columbiana County need to hear this. There are a few of us supporting Black Americans with Black Lives Matter signs in our yards. In response, we are receiving cowardly anonymous letters in the mail that spout right wing conspiracy theory, newspaper ...

Salem Hunting Club: Thanks for scholarship support

To the editor: Thank you everyone who supported in any way the success of the 17th annual Lowell Iden Memorial Breakfast and Trap Shoot. The Salem Hunting Club hosted this event on Aug. 1 This year we gave four Lowell Iden-Larry Iler Scholarships to local students. We are proud to honor, in ...

Cancer health care for Ohioans

To the editor: No one ever wants to receive bad news from their doctor. But for many Ohioans living with cancer and their loved ones — like so many of my loved ones and friends — this scenario is all too real. Out-of-pocket health care costs are on the rise with some Ohioans unable to ...

A win/win for the Columbiana County Port Authority

To the editor: Without hesitation, I am confident the latest realignment of personnel concerning the Columbiana County Port Authority is an absolute win/win not only for the Port Authority but Columbiana County as a whole. I am referring to former Land Bank Director Robert (Bobby) Ritchey ...