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Opinion

Dr. Brown worthy of recognition

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I was recently invited to present an award on behalf of the Ohio Optometric Association as part of their Ohio Vision Project Student Loan Repayment Program. Eye doctors who provide pro bono care; volunteer in their community; serve Medicaid beneficiaries; and practice in ...

Real Americans find any kidnapping plot appalling

Editorials

If the authorities are correct in their allegations against a group accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the 13 men ought to be viewed with a mixture of horror and disgust. Real Americans do not attempt to change either society or government by force. Those who do so ...

Goshen Fiscal Officer recommends tax levy

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As Fiscal Officer (FO) of Goshen Township, it is my responsibility to not only watch the current financial status of the township, but also to project the future financial status. After 13 years working with the road department budget, I believe it is time to add a Road ...

This month, ‘Walk in Their Shoes’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Domestic Violence Awareness Month, as usual, is happening now, this October. Traditionally, it is a month to recognize the problem of domestic violence in our communities, call on the public to be supportive of measures to end domestic violence, ask for support for victims, and ...

A message from Dem Party Chairman

Letters to the Editor

In the past few weeks, the county prosecutor’s race has seen the introduction of stories that focus on everything except what the county prosecutor does.  I can understand that because the last thing anyone running against John Gamble would want is for this election to come down to ...

A message from GOP Party Chairman

Letters to the Editor

For weeks now there have been reports that Columbiana County Chief Assistant Prosecutor John Gamble was party to an incident at Pinky’s Lounge in New Garden, Ohio involving serious breaches of confidentiality and just plain inappropriate, illegal behavior by one in his position. This breach ...

Repeal of House Bill 6 needed to return trust

Editorials

Ohio legislators are right to be furious about the way they were manipulated into taking $150 million per year out of their constituents’ pockets to benefit two nuclear power plants. In July, federal authorities arrested former state House of Representatives Speaker Larry Householder and ...

State Controlling Board could be utilized for relief

Editorials

Though the federal government does not seem anywhere near a second round of coronavirus aid, Ohio lawmakers and Gov. Mike DeWine — perhaps because they are closer and paying more attention to the situation — are working on an aid package that should soon deliver some relief to Ohio ...

‘So just where is everybody?’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Diane Dimond, is an opinion writer often published in the Morning Journal. I find her comments well thought out and worth considering. Ms. Dimond really hit my hot button today, September 30th, in her commentary titled, “So, just where everybody?” She goes on to say, ...

Johnson merits our vote of confidence

Editorials

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, has represented the state’s eastern counties so well since 2011 that the last time he was on the ballot, in 2018, he won nearly 70% of the vote. That is a whopping vote of confidence in Johnson — and he has earned it. An Air Force veteran who retired as a ...