Letters to the Editor

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Ohioans support investing in energy infrastructure To the editor: Ohioans support energy infrastructure investment. Ohioans know what’s needed to help our manufacturing community compete on the global stage. As a recent survey released by the National Association of Manufacturers ...

United FFA members thankful for generosity

To the editor: On Sunday, Dec. 11, members of the United Future Farmers of America (FFA) went shopping at Walmart in Salem for the two families in the community that they adopted for Christmas. After putting everything in their cart, the members were standing in the aisle adding everything ...

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Espousing the benefits of buying silver To the editor: Betty Brothers, the Salem City auditor, counts and wisely spends our pennies My main duty as treasurer of Salem is to invest any pennies left over. I am limited in what I can invest in, which is wise, since you don’t want to ...

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To the editor: Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, the Salem Music Study Club hosted the 55th annual choir festival. Ten vocal choirs and musical groups conducted one of the finest Christmas festivals in its history. I hope you run into someone who was there! They will tell you! The First ...

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To the editor: To be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a division of the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, should be a matter of pride, not only for the history that has passed through it, but respect for how it was built and maintaining its original architecture. The Courthouse ...

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To the editor: The state legislature is considering two bills (Senate Bill 366 and House Bill 617) which would dramatically alter the way medical professionals are regulated in Ohio, including optometrists. Under the bills, about a dozen boards would be eliminated and consolidated in some ...

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Mogadore appreciates the Salem hospitality To the editor: On behalf of our football team, coaches, marching band and our fans, we send our thanks to Salem athletic director Todd Huda, his staff and the fine people of Salem for your kind hospitality this past Saturday as we traveled to ...

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Leetonia boosters say thanks for the support To the editor: The Leetonia Band and Athletic Booster organizations would like to thank the Morning Journal, the Salem News, and all the sponsors of the Booster Bonanza Contest. Leetonia Schools also want to thank all the community members, ...

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Family of Melissa Horning grateful for fundraiser support To the editor: The family of Melissa Horning would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who participated in any way in the spaghetti dinner fundraiser for her on Oct. 2 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892. We were simply ...

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Remembering Dennis Groves To the editor: I want to publicly remember and thank Dennis Groves for his service to this community and for his wise counsel over the years. Last week I walked into the Home Depot and as I passed the kitchen area I realized I hadn’t run into Dennis in a while. I ...

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To the editor: Nice shot at landlords and rentals in your Sunday Roses & Thorns. Quote: “Have you noticed how many drug-related arrests around here occur in rentals and not regular homes?” When in fact the very lab bust (for the second time, at the same location) you ...

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However disgusted, no one can not vote To the editor: Voting is a privilege. Even with what has transpired this past year with both political parties it’s still a privilege and should not be wasted. I am approaching a milestone birthday and for the first time in my life I actually ...

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To the editor: Dear Ohio taxpayers, voters and elected officials, A recent Sunday headline featured the new Ohio report cards, tougher standards for grading public schools, and amazingly poor performance by our county schools! Should we be alarmed? Of course not. For the past 20 years ...

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To the editor: The Salem Community Center would like to thank everyone involved in making the 6th Women’s Night Out a fantastic event full of entertainment! It is a positive feeling knowing the community of Salem and surrounding communities support the efforts of fighting childhood ...

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To the editor: In response to a recent letter to the editor in the Salem News, I would like to stand up for the decision of the Democratic Central Committee to endorse Representative Debbie Phillips for Ohio State Board of Education. Debbie has been a tireless advocate for public ...

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To the editor: My name is Todd. And I'm an alcoholic. There, I said it. Out loud. Publicly. For everyone to hear. All of you. I've been waiting nine years to do that. It feels great! Some of you already knew, because we've talked about it. Others know, but we've never discussed it. Many ...

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Time to start praying for this election and our country To the editor: I think with less than 20 days until the election, it is time to really start praying for this election and for this country. 2nd Chronicles 7:14: "If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and ...

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We need more help in battling the heroin epidemicTo the editor:Heroin, an epidemic on the rise. In one way or another we are all affected by the heroin epidemic that seems to be running rampant here in northeast Ohio and is spreading like wildfire throughout the country. The Ohio Governor's ...

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Urges Sebring voters to support earned income tax renewal levyTo the editor:I encourage residents of the Sebring Local School District to support the earned income tax renewal levy on the Nov. 8 ballot.This is not a new tax, and residents will not see an increase. Voters first passed the 1 ...

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Family Recovery Center hosting a night to combat drug abuseTo the editor:We are being hammered daily with news of the most recent local overdoses, deaths due to the use of drugs, and increasing number of calls from parents and grandparents. You ask: What can I do? These calls are concerning ...