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Letters to the Editor

Compare Democrats in 1960 vs. 2020

I have a question for the Trumbull County Democrats. After watching four of the Democrat debates, I wonder which policies do our Trumbull and Mahoning County Democrats support? 1. Abortion up to and including the ninth month? 2. Giving healthcare to illegals — paid for by taxpayers? 3. ...

Election showcases cast of golden oldies

DEAR EDITOR: I’ll say the 2020 presidential election shall have the most senior candidates ever. Make sure you set your snooze alarm. On this event. It will host Mr. Daddy Warbucks the incumbent president versus a Democratic party of one, convincing his party that he alone is the chosen one ...

It’s time for a change in Warren

DEAR EDITOR: I am writing to show my support for Randy Law for Mayor. Having lived in Warren for many years, I have seen the loss of jobs, the growing blight in our neighborhoods, crime rising, and murders going unsolved. Maybe the current mayor sees things differently, although I ...

Lakeview levy won’t raise taxes

DEAR EDITOR: Voters in the Lakeview Local School District on Tuesday will decide an important issue that will not raise taxes and provide funding for 10 more years. Voters first approved the 3.8-mill emergency operating levy in 2010 to support day-to-day operations, including staffing, ...

Support Law for Warren mayor

DEAR EDITOR: I am writing to express my support for Randy Law in the upcoming election for Warren mayor. I have had many opportunities to talk to Randy and have always found him willing to listen and offer positive direction. Please realize that is not the sole basis for my support, but I ...

Clark right choice for Howland trustee seat

DEAR EDITOR: I am writing to express my support for Rick Clark in his efforts to be re-elected trustee of Howland Township. Rick is a lifelong resident of Howland and has served our community as a trustee for the past 25 years. Rick has an outstanding reputation and his leadership attributes ...

Candidates have city’s interest at heart

DEAR EDITOR: I want to express appreciation to the many voters my wife and I have spoken with as we campaigned in Warren’s 3rd Ward over the past eight months. Their advice, concerns and words of encouragement have provided both direction and inspiration as we have sought their vote on Nov. ...

Retain Pegg as trustee in Vienna

DEAR EDITOR: Why do we support Phil Pegg for Vienna Township trustee? He cares about Vienna. If you have a question or concern, call Phil. He will answer the phone or return your call. He supports the Vienna police and fire departments. He is actively involved in the Vienna Historical ...

Butcher to bring back Warren’s 5th Ward

DEAR EDITOR: Let me tell you a story about a simple man with a big vision for the town he calls home. Pierson “Butch” Butcher is a hard-working father who put in all the extra hours at GM Lordstown so his daughter could achieve her goal of becoming a pharmacist without incurring immense ...

Drive around city, then vote for Law

DEAR EDITOR: I am asking Warren citizens to support Randy Law for Mayor on Nov. 5. Why? The answer is simple: drive around the city. That is the easiest way to see the job the current mayor has been doing, not just these last eight years but for the last 16 years. He held the position of ...

Devon Stanley good for Liberty Township

DEAR EDITOR: Liberty residents, vote Nov. 5 for the candidate with greatest potential to impact your community addressing issues of roads, police, fire and desirability of Liberty to live and do business. Devon Stanley, an attorney with 20 years experience, is the best choice to replace the ...

Health care for all makes most sense

DEAR EDITOR: Teachers and nurses earn very little for performing critical jobs, while corporate bosses get paid millions more while they pollute our planet and bankrupt American families. Some overpaid CEOs leave their companies in shambles, but still receive millions in severance pay. ...

Support Trumbull library levy renewal

DEAR EDITOR: During my 37 years as an educator, I was awarded a number of National Endowment for the Humanities awards. These awards enabled me to study at some of the finest libraries in the United States. Thus, I have learned a lot about library personnel, services and facilities. Since my ...

Make a change in Bazetta government

DEAR EDITOR: Residents of Bazetta Township have a very important election coming on Nov. 5. This is our opportunity to make a change in leadership. We deserve someone who will use superior judgment and wisdom to make critical decisions and plan for the future of our township. We need a ...

Support Lakeview schools renewal levy

DEAR EDITOR: On Nov. 5, voters in the Lakeview Local School District will decide an important issue that will not raise taxes and provide funding for 10 more years. Voters first approved the 3.8-mill emergency operating levy in 2010 to support day-to-day operations, including staffing, ...

UAW should reject tentative contract

DEAR EDITOR: General Motors Lordstown, in a coma induced by corporate greed since March, has now been declared dead by a tentative contract reached after a monthlong national strike by the UAW. The key word in this gross injustice is “tentative.” The deal sacrificing GM Lordstown and ...

Embrace electric car future in the Valley

DEAR EDITOR: The Sept. 29 Tribune article by James Dignan should be taken to heart by everyone in our valley. His suggestion was to embrace any part of electric vehicle production because it is the transportation of the future. My own background has been in the scientific R&D, and I ...

Building on wetlands brings lasting issues

DEAR EDITOR: There has been some conversation these past months regarding Cafaro Company’s proposed medical complex, Enterprise Park, to be located on forest and wetland habitat along Mosquito Creek in Howland Township. To the dismay of environmentalists, Ohio EPA and the Army Corps of ...

Follow lead set by YSU’s president

DEAR EDITOR: YSU President Jim Tressel’s guest column on Thursday contained volumes of truth. He urges our area to embrace the opportunities offered to us. He made one strikingly true statement after another. “Success breeds success,” was simple but totally correct. What he avoided ...

Sound off!

We have a big problem in Southington. For whatever reason when a property becomes vacant, nobody takes ownership in mowing the grass or caretaking. Rodents create another problem. We have houses that are literally caving in and have been this way for years. Township trustees should want to find ...