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Remember those who ‘protect and serve’

May 14, 2011 Members of area law enforcement agencies around the country will be gathering in the next few days to remember the 19,000 officers who have been killed in the line of duty since 1792. more »»

Mother’s Day: It’s not just for fancy gifts

May 8, 2011 Today is the day set aside to give our mothers the royal treatment they deserve, but Mother’s Day itself is not without controversy. more »»

Beaver wildlife center was worth the effort

May 6, 2011 Ever dream of something for the longest time and when it finally comes true it surpasses your wildest imagination? That’s what happened to curator Jim Kerr and his dream of creating a wildlife... more »»

Even the smallest elections are important

May 1, 2011 Tuesday’s primary Election Day will be a quiet one in Columbiana County. Only three towns — East Liverpool, Salem and Leetonia — will feature races and they will all be among Democratic candidates. more »»

There is still time to talk

April 26, 2011 In the past two weeks we've had graphic, downright gory photos on our front page of young accident victims. more »»

Public matters should be kept in the open

April 17, 2011 We find it interesting that the Southern Local Board of Education last week approved a gas/oil lease with Chesapeake Exploration but details of that agreement were not available at the school board... more »»

This punishment would fit the crime

April 13, 2011 Every act of vandalism is senseless and malicious, but when these cruel acts are perpetrated on a benevolent and charitable group like the Guilford Lake Area Ruritans, they seem especially heinous. more »»

Residents should keep pressure on landfill

April 10, 2011 Despite residents’ protests, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has granted a level two isolated wetlands permit to Total Waste Logistics in Negley. more »»

Wellsville should not be left holding the bag

April 6, 2011 While the village of Wellsville did, in fact, agree 75 years ago to take on responsibility for maintaining its flood system, maybe it's time for the federal government to take another look at that... more »»

Programs successful thanks to businesses

April 3, 2011 We often find ourselves in the position of questioning the wisdom of some government actions. more »»

Revised CFL plan better, but still not acceptable

April 1, 2011 Just when you thought it was safe to turn your lights on again, the controversial light bulb “giveaway” has been resurrected. This time it has undergone some improvements, however. more »»

School districts should begin sharing services

March 27, 2011 Several letters to the editor have questioned the need for United Local to build a new school. The school district is seeking passage of a 3.92-mill levy to raise the local match of $9. more »»

Sunshine Week sheds light on government

March 21, 2011 This past week, Morning Journal reporters weren't just celebrating S. more »»

County restaurants could be great again

March 13, 2011 A few years back, Columbiana County was known for being the host to several “destination” restaurants —meaning that people outside of our area would travel here just to eat at those dining... more »»

Newspapers: a good education

March 7, 2011 Today marks the beginning of Newspapers in Education Week, which is celebrated annually during the first full school week in March. more »»

Committees are subject to the Sunshine Law

March 6, 2011 A disturbing trend is starting to surface in Columbiana County that could have long-reaching ramifications for both taxpayers and public bodies. more »»

NIMBY is not enough

March 4, 2011 At its core, zoning seems so un-American. How can a bunch of people, strangers even, write a bunch of laws telling you what you can and cannot do with your land. It is your house, your lan. more »»

Pot, kettle

March 2, 2011 So much for the plea for civility in politics issued by President Obama after the January shootings in Tucson. Apparently, state Sen. more »»

Columbiana County is full of Civil War stories

February 27, 2011 April 12, 1861 probably isn’t a date that is instantly recognized by the majority of Americans, but it should be. Unlike Dec. 7, 1941 and Sept. more »»

The rub of the green

February 23, 2011 You cannot always blame the government. Some people had a horrible night Monday. The snow struck, hard, and roads became impassabl. more »»

 
 

 

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