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Letters to the Editor

Urges support of the Crestview School District

To the editor: As residents of Crestview School District for over 40 years, it’s always been impressive how our rural community has stepped up in support of all fundraisers, attendance of plays and events, and sporting events. Rebel pride is strong here. Local realtors know that Crestview ...

Urges support of the Crestview School District

To the editor: As residents of Crestview School District for over 40 years, it’s always been impressive how our rural community has stepped up in support of all fundraisers, attendance of plays and events, and sporting events. Rebel pride is strong here. Local realtors know that Crestview ...

Abruzzino is Republican Party’s officially endorsed candidate

To the editor: The Columbiana County Republican Central & Executive Committee has had a longstanding policy of vetting, screening and then endorsing candidates for office throughout the county. We pride ourselves on ensuring that this process is open, transparent and fair to all ...

‘Nite at the Races’ was a big success toward scholarships

To the editor: The Salem Italian American Educational Fund and the Salem Italian Club recently co-sponsored “Nite at the Races.” The event was a huge success. We would like to thank all who attended, participated, volunteered, contributed and/or donated. We thank you for your ...

Holy Moments Spiritual Retreat was inspirational

To the editor: On April 5 and 6, St. Ann Parish hosted a Holy Moments Spiritual Retreat at Copeland Oaks in Sebring. There seemed a need to renew our connection to God, revitalize our relationships to each other and restore our passion for the work God has called us to do. The Holy Moments ...

Postmaster: Make it ‘National Dog Bite Prevention Year’

To the editor: In April, the United States Postal Service promoted National Dog Bite Prevention Week. I am writing to ask our customers to extend their efforts and help make this “National Dog Bite Prevention Year.” Pet owners’ efforts are critical when you consider the number of ...

Encourages others to view the movie ‘Unplanned’

To the editor: The movie, “Unplanned” is showing from through Thursday, April 11, at the Regal Cinema South, 7420 South Avenue, Boardman, located near the Holiday Inn. Show times are 1:30, 4:15, 6:45, and 9:30 p.m. today through Wednesday and at 1:30 and 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Although it ...

Appreciate merchants donating to worthwhile causes

To the editor: This community should be very proud of the merchants who are often asked to donate to worthwhile causes. This support is very important to the sponsors and recipients — both grateful for the help. When the Salem First United Methodist Church recently held a benefit for the ...

Lordstown worker responds to recent letter to the editor

To the editor: In response to Richard Teter: Mr. Teter (March 2 letter to the editor). I am a Lordstown worker who will punch my last hour next Friday. I believe that every job everywhere in this country should be fought for and recognized. When the Shell station on the east side of Salem was ...

What about all the other non-Lordstown workers who have lost jobs?

To the editor: I applaud the continued support and compassion for the laid off GM employees. These individuals have been offered buyouts as well as the opportunity to transfer to other GM facilities. I found the support by our Republican and Democratic elected officials somewhat ...

What about the rights of an unborn child?

To the editor: God gave us death, but for death he gave us our greatest treasure, children. It takes on average a jury less than two weeks to decide the fate of a convicted murderer. The average return policy of a purchased item at a store is thirty days or less. Yet, the Supreme Court ...

Americans must have a clear picture of what is happening

To the editor: I cover financial markets for a living, and I've become accustomed to encountering dreary data about the current condition of the United States. I could provide an entire book's worth of data, but someone has already done that work for me, and he's even running for president in ...

Gratitude expressed for Salem Schools, community

Gratitude expressed for Salem Schools, community To the editor: From grade three until graduation in 1952 I received my education in the Salem School System. Since then I earned undergraduate and graduate college degrees and eventually taught 25 years in higher education. I am writing this ...

YOUR SIDE: The Readers Take Over

Appreciates gesture by the Salem Honor Guard To the editor: I would like to thank the Salem Honor Guard for honoring my dad (Daniel Sanor) at his memorial service on Feb. 8. I had never been at a service in which the honor guard was present and it was a beautiful ceremony and send off for my ...

YOUR SIDE: The Readers Take Over

Salem Rotary Foundation continues to serve To the editor: The trustees of the Salem Rotary Foundation met on Jan. 15, 2019, to reorganize. Officers elected to serve the Salem Rotary Foundation for the year of 2019 were George W.S. Hays, president; Shelby Mingus, vice president; Frank A. ...

Thanks for those supporting the Salvation Army

To the editor: Because of the generosity of our community, the Salvation Army was able to make this Christmas season more joyful for 200 families, over 400 children this past holiday season. We appreciate each person’s contribution, whether time, talent or resources. In particular, we ...

Church Women United will distribute mattresses to needy

To the editor: Church Women United of Salem has ordered a truckload of 128 mattresses to give away to needy families in Salem whose children are sleeping on the floor. The mattresses are set to arrive in February and we have been able to acquire a flat sheet, fitted sheet, blanket and ...

“SPS: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed”

To the editor: As National Catholic Schools Week begins, I again feel compelled to write in support of St. Paul School (SPS), operating in Salem since 1904. A retired public-school educator, SPS Class of 1962 graduate, and proud member of our St. Paul School Family, I am delighted this ...

CCCTC Adult Education Center: Thanks to MAC Trailer

To the editor: Columbiana County Career and Technical Center (CCCTC) Adult Education Welding program would like to recognize MAC Trailer at both its Alliance and Salem locations for being an exemplary example of the business community supporting education. CCCTC would like to thank MAC ...

YOUR SIDE: The Readers Take Over

Very happy with their stay at ‘Stables’ To the editor: The weekend of the ice storm (Nov. 11-17) we had no power. Our power went out at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15. We slept all night at our home on the 15th. The house was so cold the next morning we went to “Stables,” it is part ...