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Letters to the Editor

YOUR SIDE: The readers take over

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 ...

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Some sage advice for all AmericansTo the editor:How to make America great:1. Learn the Star Spangled Banner. Sing it proudly. You're an American. Remove your hat, stand respectfully. You are a role model to children watching you.2. Find a church in your neighborhood. Attend it regularly. Join ...

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Mother who lost daughter on 9-11 expresses thanksTo the editorI want to extend my heart felt appreciation for the outstanding coverage given for the 15th year of 9-11-01.All those involved did a professional job and you must be proud!I cannot express personally to all the people who were kind ...

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To the editor:The recent images of an innocent child left helpless while his family lay unconscious in his presence are startling. The images have shocked not only our community, but have also struck observers around the world.Unfortunately, these images, new to most, have become routine among ...

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Mother reflects on loss of daughter on 9-11To the editor:The memories live on ... 15 years is a long time and yet it seems to have passed in a blink of an eye! I still remember the events of 9-11-01 everything, where I was, what I was doing, and my reaction, the reaction of the whole world.When ...

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Upset with Dem headquarters' lack of Clinton signageTo the editor:I think its appalling that the Democratic headquarters for Columbiana County in Lisbon, Ohio, has not had yard signs for Clinton.First I was told that they would come out after the primary. After the primary I was told in a week. ...

Admiration for those backing Blue Star Memorial Program

To the editor:Last week my sons and I attended a ceremony to commemorate the placement of a Blue Star Memorial marker in Malvern. On this occasion two very different groups were brought together by patriotism and a sense of duty.National Garden Clubs Inc. is the sponsor of the Blue Star ...

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Salem Church Women United grateful for supportTo the editor:The members of Salem Church Women United would like to express their thanks for the generous response to our annual Back to School Clothing Voucher Project.Again this year over 400 Salem School District children from lower income ...

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Thoughts from an unhappy Salem residentTo the editor:These individuals in Salem really have me scratching my head. First, they spend $9,000 for signs that only have a picture of a business on it so someone walking by can't see a dirty, empty building.Then they spend $15,000 to hire a bunch of ...

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To the editor:The members of the Salem X-Tra Mile Club would like to thank all who contributed toward making the 23rd annual running of the Star Trax 5K Night Run an overwhelming success.On Aug. 6, a field of 570 registered runners raced out of Reilly Stadium onto the luminary-lined streets of ...

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To the editor:There are a lot of headlines about what's going wrong with health care and how people are confused by all the changes that are happening. There are positive developments though. CAA Health, Behavioral Health, and Dental Centers support the continuing effort in Ohio to bring ...

Salem Kiwanis Club: Thanks for supporting Antique and Craft Show

To the editor:The Kiwanis Club of Salem recently held its 52nd annual Antique and Craft Show at Centennial Park. Money raised from the show helps to support the many community projects that we undertake during year as we support the Kiwanis International mission of "Serving the Children of the ...

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Salem residents wishing their robbers a nice dayTo the editor:Recently we were broken into our garage and storage shed. The robbers broke the opener on the shed and left a huge hole in the steel door. They broke the molding on the mian door to the garage. They took the weed eater and the leaf ...

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To the editor:If you drive east along Route 30 from Indiana, you travel on a completed four-lane highway. But your commute comes to a sudden end when you hit Trump Avenue in Canton, Ohio.To head farther east, you must drive on winding, sharp, narrow and hilly roads, in and out of towns, ...

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Section of Lisbon Road becomes a hazardTo the editor:The state of roadways in our community are always changing. Some roadways seems to never get any attention, others seem to be worked on constantly.Lisbon Road, between Franklin Square and state Route 344, has recently had some work done. In ...

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The coming election:?Pistol, poison or nobodyTo the editor:When I was a young boy, World War II was raging. I was not old enough to know what was really going on, but old enough to know terrible things were happening. I have been a self-taught student of WWII, by reading books and other media ...