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Opinion

Former Election Board member expresses views

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Much is being made in the race for county prosecutor of John Gamble’s so- called “experience”. Well let’s examine his “experience” as it relates to recent headline news reports. John Gamble has been fined by a visiting judge for “willful contempt” and was ...

Mayor urges support of county park district levy

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Who likes taxes? I certainly don’t, but I am willing to make an exception for the Columbiana County Park District’s 0.25 mil levy on the Nov. 3 ballot. This levy— which would cost the owner of a $50,000 homeowner $4.50 per year, or two coffees at Dunkin Donuts — will ...

Neglected properties concern neighborhood coalition

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing on behalf of our neighborhood coalition to bring attention to a serious issue that is going on with property tax delinquencies with East Liverpool, My neighbors and I work very hard to keep our neighborhood looking nice and do our best to keep our homes and yards ...

WORLD BRIEFING

Letters to the Editor

Trump aide says ‘we’re not going to control the pandemic’ LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — The coronavirus has reached into the heart of the White House once more, little more than a week before Election Day, and the president’s top aide says “we’re not going to control the pandemic.” ...

Former judge supports Gamble

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am supporting Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John Gamble for the top job of Prosecutor in the coming election. John has 30 years of service in that office with the last 20 in his current position. I personally witnessed John successfully prosecute many cases including the ...

Another endorsement for Gamble

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing to voice my support for Columbiana County Prosecutor candidate John Gamble. I write as a former Assistant Columbiana County Prosecuting Attorney, former Assistant City Prosecutor and Police Legal Advisor for the City of Akron, Ohio and friend of John as well as the ...

A call to break voting by tradition

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I would like to just briefly address my fellow citizens who call themselves Democrats. I mean people whose parents, grandparents and great-grandparents who have voted for democrat politicians forever. Folks, this isn’t your ancestors’ Democrat party. That party is long gone. ...

New tech helps in fight against child predators

Editorials

Among the very worst evils in our world is sexual abuse of children. But many of the predators engaged in it have an enemy powerful enough to strike fear in them. Operating far enough under the radar that we doubt many people have heard of it, an organization in Boca Raton, Florida, has a ...

Racism within government agencies needs punished

Editorials

Overwhelmingly, we Americans are not bigots. It grates on us to be accused of tolerating “systemic” racism. Then we read or hear about situations such as one last year at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Here, in case you missed it, is part of The Associated Press report on the ...

Patriotism, heroism still alive in the US

Editorials

Many Americans worry that traditional values such as patriotism and true heroism are becoming rare in our nation. Hershel “Woody” Williams is a living argument to the contrary. Williams ought to be holed up at his home in Ona, West Virginia. At 97 years of age, he is well within the ...