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Opinion

Humtown Products workers earn praise

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Help those who have yet to get vaccinated

Editorials

Ohioans are witnessing the next phase in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and it is an exciting time. Gov. Mike DeWine continues to expand access. Monday he authorized health departments and other vaccine providers to give shots to anyone over age 16, if they are not able to fill appointment ...

The changing face of law enforcement

Columns

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series highlighting different aspects of law, punishment, and corrections in Columbiana County. Abruzzino was elected county prosecutor in November. Upon entering office in early January, it became evident that the face of law enforcement ...

State sees some success after suing Census Bureau

Editorials

Ohio has seen some success after it sued the U.S. Census Bureau for delaying the release of data needed to redraw political districts and make other governmental decisions. Census Bureau officials now say they will release the data earlier than planned ... but in an “outdated format.” They ...

Restrictions on health orders reach too far

Editorials

Ohio’s Republican lawmakers, trying for about a year now to rein in Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s authority to issue public health orders during the pandemic, may finally have the votes to do it. Senate Bill 22 would let Ohio’s General Assembly vote on whether to extend or end states of ...

No one can be turned away from the vaccine

Editorials

An Ohio man’s accusations are raising questions about whether those who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the state can be turned away because they do not have health insurance. The answer is an unequivocal no. According to a man who said he is a diabetic, there were no appointments ...

Not a big fan of Witcover

Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Thank you to all helping family impacted by fire

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you to everyone who helped our family after a fire destroyed our home in December. This has been a very difficult time for us, but we will get through it. We sincerely thank the fire departments of Leetonia, Columbiana, Lisbon, the townships of Green, Perry, Center, and ...