Opinion

Trump supporters mean and shallow

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: The cover photo on my Facebook page is of my mother and me. It was taken a few months before she died. On the day of that picture, our family was together, and my mother told us she would not take any more transfusion treatments. That is why I kept it. Each of my sisters have a ...

Focus on industrial worker safety

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: As an officer in the local chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers, my efforts are focused upon providing the industrial, maritime and construction workers a safe working environment that they are entitled to enjoy. Additionally, our country is at a competitive ...

Orchids and onions

Editorials

• ORCHID: To Braceville trustees and fire officials who, faced with challenges filling fire department positions and shifts, are proactively seeking ways to share services with neighboring communities, perhaps through mutual aid or creation of joint fire districts. We have long maintained ...

Future is Lisha Pompili-Baumiller

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: On Tuesday the voters of Trumbull County will have a very important decision to make, a decision that could have a lasting impact on the finances and future of Trumbull County citizens for a very long time. On one hand, we have incumbent Frank Fuda, who has been aggressively ...

TJX still shows it would be a good neighbor

Editorials

Neighbors who opposed the development of a HomeGoods distribution center on 290 acres of unused Lordstown farmland should be careful for what they wish. Facing the very real possibility that his valuable land may never be rezoned to allow construction of the warehouse, one of the landowners ...

Bluedorn trivializes Family Court efforts

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: I applaud the Tribune Chronicle for the April 27 editorial âPico deserves vote in Family Court election,ã as well as the extensive detail in the article by Renee Fox disclosing the sharp differences of the candidates in the contested Democratic party in the Trumbull County ...

Judge O’Toole deserves GOP nomination

Editorials

GOP candidates seeking the Republican party’s nomination for judge of the Eleventh District Court of Appeals had distinct opinions on the role of a jurist, but it was incumbent Judge Colleen Mary O’Toole whose approach to her role that impressed us more. O’Toole of Concord is facing ...

Why I’m voting no on Howland levy

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: I will vote No on the Howland schools tax increase, and here is why: School student head count has fallen 9 percent in the last five years and is to fall another 6 percent next year. There are approximately 2,844 students in Howland and approximately 200 teachers. The class size ...

Support small businesses

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Last week was the annual National Small Business Week, giving small businesses everywhere another reason to celebrate, casting aside our old, outdated tax code one more time. Since President Trump signed this historic tax bill into law four months ago, the backbone of the ...

Solve school funding problems in Columbus

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: This is in response to a letter from Ed Freisen published last month in the local media about the Boardman school levy. For the first time in 37 years I will vote against a public school levy. While I have no children, I always thought that my support for local public schools ...

Vote yes to end gerrymandering

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Vote yes on Issue 1. It addresses fair redistricting measures to eliminate gerrymandering. Congressional districts are redrawn every 10 years after the census to determine each district’s political representation in Congress. Right now, districts are drawn by the dominant ...

Howland school spending questioned

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: In the press release Howland local schools stated how they have made cuts by consolidating bus routes, support staff, building and supplies and other numerous cuts. They also stated they saved $326,000 by implementing all-day kindergarten without hiring four additional teachers. ...

Citizens justified in TJX opposition

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: As one of the “narrow-minded” citizens of Lordstown, I think Anthony Cafaro Jr. owes an apology to the mayor and council members of Lordstown, along with the rest of the “narrow-minded” citizens. In reading his letter published April 22, one would think that not wanting ...

Lordstown denies opportunity

Editorials

Is Lordstown happy now? Losing the General Motors second shift wasn’t enough for them, I gather. Well, they should enjoy the view — while explaining to the area’s young people why they are denying them future employment opportunities. Mayor Hill should think about that. MARY ...

Old mentality drove away TJX

Editorials

DEAR EDITOR: The same mentality of the people living in this area that drove TJX away keeps electing the “same old” leaders of government. Until this generation of voters “dies out,” this area will continue to be decimated by Democratic leadership. When you know better, you do ...

Law allows move on open enrollment

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Our district has attracted media attention — much of which contain misrepresentations or misinterpretations — because of the stand we are taking against what we believe is becoming a trend toward segregating students. At my recommendation, the Liberty Board of Education ...

Liberty explains open enrollment action

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Liberty Township and Liberty Local Schools have a rich history of ethnic, racial and religious diversity benefiting the community and education of resident students. Today, enrollment trends and projections show Liberty Schools are facing imbalance of student demographics in ...

Polivka is wrong in his criticism

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Shame on Trumbull County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Polivka. Mr. Polivka is disappointed with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan for backing Trumbull County Commissioner incumbent candidate Frank Fuda. Well, the Democratic party and Trumbull County is probably disappointed in Mr. ...

Retain incumbent Commissioner Fuda

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Here we are again in the midst of election season. Political signs and campaign slogans are everywhere. As a Trumbull County resident and a registered voter candidates need to earn my vote. I want to hear what they are going to do for Trumbull County. Spending campaign funds on ...

Niles City Schools problems run deep

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: We are again being asked to pass a school levy in Niles, even though they have lowered the asking price. In the fall, I wrote a letter and sent it to the Board of Education. Niles Schools Superintendent Ann Marie Thigpen called to discuss my problem with this levy. Her first ...