Letters to the Editor

What’s the deal?

Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off is something I think about, too:"Dear Heloise: My Pet Peeve is with companies that offer new customers discounts, freebies and all kinds of perks, not knowing if they will ever even pay their bills on time or even stay with them. Yet they do nothing for longtime ...

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Stops, not cameras, keep streets safeDEAR EDITOR:The Aug. 5 Tribune Chronicle headline read: "Time to slow down in Girard."The article was accompanied by a photo of a radar speed camera and a quote from the police chief saying, "And that is the goal to make sure our streets are safe for ...

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Warren voters need answers on taxDEAR EDITOR:In 2004, then-newly elected Mayor Mike O'Brien and his Safety-Service Director Doug Franklin sat on a $3.5 million carryover fund generated by previous Mayor Hank Angelo. By the end of the O'Brien / Franklin era in 2011, that amount had decreased to ...

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Teen to represent Warren's 5th WardDEAR EDITOR:Surprising everybody and nobody at the same time, the 5th Ward Democratic Party committee people appointed the 18-year-old daughter of their party chairman to serve out the council seat vacated by Vince Flask.The Trumbull County Democratic Party ...

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Teen to represent Warren's 5th WardDEAR EDITOR:Surprising everybody and nobody at the same time, the 5th Ward Democratic Party committee people appointed the 18-year-old daughter of their party chairman to serve out the council seat vacated by Vince Flask.The Trumbull County Democratic Party ...

Trumbull County courts

New cased filed in Trumbull County July 16 to 23:COMPLAINTSAM LAMANCUSA TREASURER TRUMBULL COUNTY OHIO vs. PERKINS, WILLIE T. et alSAM LAMANCUSA TREASURER TRUMBULL COUNTY OHIO vs. THOMAS, DONALD E. et alSAM LAMANCUSA TREASURER TRUMBULL COUNTY OHIO vs. JONES, BRIAN K. et alSAM LAMANCUSA ...

Police blotters

WarrenPolice activity reported July 22-29:July 29, 2:53 a.m. - David M. Copes, 18, 217 E. Main St., Girard, was arrested on a warrant charging him with disorderly conduct.1:18 a.m. - A car was reported stolen at 1180 Robert Ave. NW #G1-G12.Midnight - Thomas E. Graham, 23, was arrested on a ...

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Marijuana forums encouragedDEAR EDITOR:As a volunteer member of the Trumbull County Mental Health Board for nearly 17 years, one of my responsibilities is to commit to improve the well being of our community by advocating for an effective, efficient and quality system of alcohol, drug and ...

Letters of faith

One nation under GodDEAR EDITOR:America, a once-great nation, has turned into a divided land, not only physically but spiritually. Lives are contrasted by those who live for God and those who refuse to do so.It is God who defines what constitutes immorality, not culture. God's Word ...

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Merge operations for good of animalsDEAR EDITOR:After reading your story on the front page of the Sunday July 3 Tribune concerning the Trumbull County Dog Pound and its possible merger with the Animal Welfare League facility in Vienna, I am puzzled and frustrated by the actions of our ...

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Employment not an entitlementDEAR EDITOR:It seems the ongoing dispute between the Trumbull County Health Department and septic system owners will not go away. I recently saw a message on a Facebook page that a couple had sent in their annual payment, via a money order, before the due date. ...

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What's wrong with making a profit?DEAR EDITOR:In response to a letter published June 26, in which the writer states the only reason to go into business is to serve others.People go into business to serve others, yes, and to make a profit. They don't go into business simply to serve others. I ...

No one needs an assault rifle

No one needsan assault rifleDEAR EDITOR:Shame on every single legislator who voted against the gun control bills June 20.Those so-called leaders answer to the beck and call of the National Rifle Association. They defend their untenable position by pretending that a vote to control ...

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District better because of VoinovichDEAR EDITOR:I first met George Voinovich at a ribbon cutting in the mid 1990s for the new Ohio Turnpike exchange at GM Lordstown. At the time he was Ohio's governor and I was an intern. Despite being in charge of one of the largest and most consequential ...

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Kudos to 179th for hard workDEAR EDITOR:On June 5, I transferred command of the 179th Airlift Wing.I took command in July 2010, and it has been a remarkable journey. We've been through a lot with the mission and deployments, and this unit remains one of the most resilient groups of people I've ...

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Free program offers high school GEDDEAR EDITOR:I am the ABLE / GED coordinator in Trumbull County, and I have a few comments in reference to the editorial, "Make HS equivalency affordable," published May 31 in the Tribune Chronicle.The editorial referenced the increase in cost of the GED test ...

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Hiring based on qualificationsDEAR EDITOR:I see that Child Support Enforcement Agency is hiring. I am guessing the people who will get these jobs are going to be "pre-selected" before they even fill out any application.Are they going to have to meet any special qualifications? More than likely, ...

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No apology to Japan necessaryDEAR EDITOR:There seems to be a lot of concern that the president will apologize to the Japanese government for the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The apology should be to the American people. Not only from this administration but others ...

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Back legislation on medical ordersDEAR EDITOR:Talking about death is difficult. As technology advances and new interventions emerge, those conversations get more complex. But dying is as natural as living, and decisions about the end of life are among the most personal and life-affirming a ...

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Motherhood is gift from GodDEAR EDITOR:In my opinion, being a "mother" is a true gift from God. It is an honor and a privilege to be a teacher, a mentor, a provider, a caretaker, a counselor, a spiritual leader, a safe haven, a protector - and in some cases being both parents - among many ...