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Opinion

US response to hack must be powerful

Editorials

What is being called the SolarWinds hack of tens of thousands of private and government networks may have been the most serious digital invasion of the United States ever, those with knowledge of the situation have said. It may take years to repair the damage, they add. As many as 18,000 ...

Appreciated Christmas editorial

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for J.D. Creer’s editorials on his Christmas memories from the past and present, and providing a road map of how to live your life that will be full of ups and downs. The emotions jumped off the page of his ...

Thankful for generosity of a Salem family

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On December 24, I was shopping a local super market (Aldi) with my sister. We were buying a few groceries for our elderly parents. While shopping and looking at all the holiday goodies and checking for deals I heard a man’s voice say “sir, sir, sir...” I was not paying ...

United Way Services expresses gratitude

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Board of Directors of United Way Services of Northern Columbiana County wish to express their deepest thanks and gratitude to all the individuals, businesses and corporations that have supported this fall’s annual campaign. This has been a uniquely difficult year, and we ...

Have a happy day and wonderful year

Editorials

For most of us, today will be another day for family, friends, merriment and more good food. Beverages too, probably. Or perhaps you had too much of that last night into this morning. Too much food too, maybe. Just like the Christmas and Thanksgiving seasons, New Year’s day provides ample ...

Have a happy day and wonderful year

Editorials

For most of us, today will be another day for family, friends, merriment and more good food. Beverages too, probably. Or perhaps you had too much of that last night into this morning. Too much food too, maybe. Just like the Christmas and Thanksgiving seasons, New Year’s day provides ample ...

Be smart and sober as a New Year arrives

Editorials

The message is one we feel obliged to repeat this time each year. There are some people across our country, across our state and across our own area who will awaken today with a brand new year in the offing helped along with a drink or more. There will be so much promise and anticipation for ...

Racial disparity in infant mortality rate concerning

Editorials

During 2019, the number of white infants who died in Ohio was the lowest in a decade. The number of Black infants who perished that year was higher than in 2018. That is a tragedy. It is unacceptable. Health care and public policy officials in Ohio have struggled for years to reduce infant ...

Veterans Administration pick must restore trust

Editorials

Should he be confirmed, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs has a LOT of work to do to restore trust in the agency — and to do right by the men and women it serves. Some readers are familiar with are familiar with headline-making issues such as the ...

Repeal unconstitutional state income tax rule

Editorials

Some leaders of cities across our state and the Ohio Municipal League are arguing against attempts to change income tax laws that allow cities to collect tax from those working remotely, outside city boundaries. But state Sen. Kristina Roegner of Akron maintains workers should not be forced to ...