Letters to the Editor

Election letters to the editor

Trump will rid  politics as usual DEAR EDITOR: What kind of a person would vote for Hillary Clinton? I believe it’s someone who wants the corruption in Washington to continue; or only those with their head in the sand. Donald Trump at least gives us a chance to rid our nation of ...

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Voters can’t afford Mathews bond issue DEAR EDITOR: I would like the Mathews School District voters to ask the school board where the money is. The state income tax that I, and a lot of voters, went door to door to pass was supposed to keep them from coming back to the property ...

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Make judicial vote count Nov. 8 DEAR EDITOR: Given the amount of media coverage devoted to the presidential election this year, many Ohioans may believe that the race for the Oval Office is the only one on the ballot in November. Not so. In fact, I would argue that there are ...

Injection well aid definitely needed

DEAR EDITOR: This is in response to the article “Vienna Seeks Injection Well Aid.” To say Vienna has asked state lawmakers to help with this issue is an understatement. We have pleaded for help defending our township against the dangers of toxic waste injection wells for at least two ...

Consider removal of steel mill bridges

DEAR EDITOR: For the communities involved in forming a JEDD of the WCI / RG Steel property, it’s a good idea to recycle brownfields and potentially develop them. The company that purchased the steel mill tried to sell it, but couldn’t. They had to recoup the investment, so they are ...

Write in Johnson for commissioner

DEAR EDITOR: In an election cycle dictated by sound bites and memes, it can be hard to decipher perception from reality, fact from fiction and those who walk the walk from those who merely talk the talk. Luckily, the constituents of Trumbull County have an opportunity to write in a ...

Support Holmes for state seat

DEAR EDITOR: Due to our current state Rep. Sean O’Brien not seeking reelection, Democrats from the 63rd District were asked to nominate his replacement. We had two highly qualified Democrats from our community seeking this office, Hubbard Councilman Ben Kyle and McDonald Mayor Glenn ...

Vote no on Mathews bond issue

DEAR EDITOR: I am writing this in regards to the Mathews Local School bond committee. I don’t know how they were raised, but in our family we were taught not to be rude to people. I think it is very rude and insulting to call someone ignorant and irresponsible because they do not share ...

Thoughts from one of the deplorables

DEAR EDITOR: On the Opinion page of the Oct. 17 Tribune Chronicle, the main editorial about Deplorables and the Mark Shields column got this deplorable’s attention.  Mr. Shields spent a lot of ink getting to meat of his subject, the last few words. He then proceeds to answer it in the  ...

Child speaks her mind on election

DEAR EDITOR: My 10-year-old daughter, Willow Catron, a fifth-grader at Champion Middle School, spoke the most incredible statement this morning about the upcoming election. She has been adamant on her non-support of Donald Trump, since day one. She said if they would take a poll in her ...

Column was political attack on Trump

DEAR EDITOR: Opinion columnist Froma Harrop’s piece, “Donald Trump is mentally ill,” published Oct. 16, is offensive. She has no medical educational accomplishments or professional training qualifying her in making any such diagnosis and reflects such vitriol accusations, while ...

Open burning has become a problem

DEAR EDITOR: I realize residents are allowed to have campfires, but when it infringes on a school function, it is ridiculous. I attended the Howland-Niles football game recently, and behind the stands was someone with a campfire. The fans had to endure smelling smoke from the beginning. ...

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Follow the money DEAR EDITOR: I read an Oct. 9 Tribune Chronicle article about the award of a contract for a $21 million sanitary sewer project to MS Consultants at the recommendation of Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith, even though MS Consultants’ qualifications were ranked ...

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Here's some more ways Warren can save money DEAR EDITOR: Kathleen Fuller's letter to the editor regarding how the city of Warren could make money saving cuts was full of good ideas. I would like to add a few more and back up some of her ideas. l Pay cuts for administration and ...

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Warren 'businessas usual' must changeDEAR EDITOR:I am making an appeal to our city leaders that the way business has been conducted in Warren must change.I want to be clear I am not advocating for or against the tax increase on the ballot in November. But what must be realized is if we do not ...

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Septic change is too little, too lateDEAR EDITOR:I applaud the lifting of the Consent Decree between the OEPA and the Trumbull County Board of Health regarding home septic systems.It is amusing that Health Commissioner Frank Migliozzi and State Reps. Sean O'Brien and Michael O'Brien ...

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Clinton clear choiceDEAR EDITOR:I have to chuckle at the story line that the Mahoning County GOP leadership is spinning that area active and retired union members will be voting for Trump in droves.I can speak for only the United Auto Workers, but I'm sure it applies to other local unions as ...

Warren loses with music hall contract

Warren loses with music hall contractDEAR EDITOR:I was very disappointed to see the Tribune characterize the current Packard Music Hall contract with JAC Management as "a move that will save the city $50,000 per year" in a Sept. 4 front page article. This is a well-documented falsehood. The ...

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Support Johnson for commissionerDEAR EDITOR:The Rev. Todd Johnson, senior pastor, Second Baptist Church in Warren, is running as a write-in candidate for Trumbull County commissioner. If you want someone who will be fair, just and equitable, then you will write in the name of Todd Johnson ...

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Group examines need for income taxDEAR EDITOR:I am known as a community activist and for my love of downtown Warren. I have worked on Warren Streetscape, Greater Warren Opportunity Network and Dennis Blank's mayoral campaign.After the Tribune published a letter in which I questioned Warren's ...