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Letters to the Editor

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If the state really wants to legalize fireworks, we need ordinances enforced like with alcohol where there’s a cutoff time at a bar or store selling it. On Warren’s northwest side, loud fireworks were still going off at 3 to 4 a.m. I’m pretty sure you’re not allowed to shoot a gun in ...

Let’s better showcase city, county history

DEAR EDITOR: Charleston, S.C., has been consecutively named the top city in the U.S. and Canada by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler. It was the first domestic destination to earn the coveted “No. 1 City in the World” ranking, exceeding other destinations. “The ...

Visit and support our local museums

DEAR EDITOR: The Howland Historical Society was chartered in 1988. Since then, we have been searching for a place to preserve and protect Howland’s history with a community museum. We tried getting the old Howland Township Hall, only to lose it to a tree through the roof. We got and lost ...

Republicans want to block the vote

DEAR EDITOR: Ohio Republican Representatives Mike Loychik and Al Cutrona are co-sponsoring a bill to suppress Ohio voters, House Bill 294. HB 294 is a regressive bill looking for a problem. Nothing within this proposed measure would do anything to prevent voter fraud, but they will absolutely ...

Townships should be funded equally

DEAR EDITOR: Will Ohio townships receive funds? In the American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding, specific allocations were made to local governments so they could continue to provide essential services. The language in the bill allowed states to decide if township governments would be receiving the ...

BSA experiencing declining numbers

DEAR EDITOR: I am a Boy Scout in Troop 101 in Warren. I am working on the Communications Merit Badge, and one of the requirements is to write to an editor of a local newspaper. I would like to bring to light the national shortage of kids in the Boy Scouts of America. Since my troop is ...