October 29, 2011 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

This is it for election letters

We do NOT publish election letters in our final issue before an election. However, candidates criticized in a letter in this issue may respond specifically to that criticism next week. More...

Boring makes his case for re-election

Editor: While out campaigning, I’ve been told that some folks are saying I haven’t done anything during my first term. Here’s a few of my accomplishments for you. 1. More...

Critic responds to Watkins’ letter

Editor: As long term resident in Bowling Green Township, I read Trustee Watkins recent slam of his many critics. I am one of them. I base writing on facts. More...

Fiscal officer candidate introduces himself

Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Jason Emmert and I am a candidate for Thorn Township Fiscal Officer. More...

More support for Leith for trustee

Editor: My buddies and I were discussing the upcoming election last week in a local restaurant. We don’t agree on every issue and the Walnut Township Trustee race came up. More...

Watkins deserves re-election

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More support for Yates

Editor: Bill Yates has spent countless hours volunteering and serving Walnut Township for many years. He works with senior citizens, high school seniors and spends many hours serving and leading the Millersport Fire Department. More...

Baltimore Police levy is called a wise investment

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Daughter proud of Trustee Watkins

Editor: I am responding to the letters from Will Kern and Barb Wiseman. To Mr. Kern: First of all, you don’t even live in this township anymore! All readers can go to the Court of Common Pleas, Licking County, and look up Case No. 08 CV 1910. More...

Support for parks levy

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Writer to Baltimore: Stop the spending

Editor: I finally have seen a response from a private citizen, and the thoughts expressed are my same feelings. More...

Yates supports the common good

Editor, I strongly urge voters to support Bill Yates for Walnut Township Trustee on November 8th. More...

Yates understands the big picture

Editor: I highly recommend William Yates for Walnut Township Trustee. More...

Chorpenning deserves support

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Popo endorsed for school board

Editor: I wholeheartedly endorse Vincent B. Popo for re-election to the Walnut Township School Board. More...

Keller for school board

Editor: I am writing to express my support for Karen Keller for Walnut Township Board of Education. I have known Karen for many years and she cares deeply for the students of Walnut Township. She also cares deeply for our community. More...

Boring has earned another term

Editor: I would like to put in a good word for Trustee Dick Boring who is seeking a second term. It has been said that he didn’t do anything during his first term. More...

Commissioners urge voters to approve levy for parks

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Vote ‘YES’ on Issue 11

Editor, I urge the voters of Walnut Township School District to vote “YES” on Issue 11. This is a RENEWAL, not a new tax. More...

More support for Holman Lynch

Editor: I am writing to express my support for Andrea Holman Lynch for Licking Township Fiscal Officer. It is time for a change in Licking Township. More...

‘Yes on Issue 2’

Editor: Thanks to Governor John Kasich for balancing a nearly $8 million budget deficit, preserving a cut in income tax and eliminating the Death Tax. I also support his efforts to reduce government red tape and regulations. More...

Prince supported for Union Township Trustee

Editor: Many readers are familiar with my name at the end of a letter. I hope I’ve earned some of their respect over the years. More...

Factor supports Boring for trustee

Editor: Respect is earned. Everyone has heard that. Over the past several years, I have had the good fortune of working with Dick Boring first as Thorn Township zoning inspector and most recently as a fellow township trustee. More...

Levies should not be permanent

Editor: I am writing as a concerned Franklin Township citizen. The wording on proposed tax levies #5 and #6 is misleading unless you read it carefully. Previous tax levies were generally set for a period of time like three or five years. More...

Vote ‘Yes’ for police levy

Editor: I am writing this letter in support of the Baltimore Police Levy. I have lived in Baltimore all of my life and take pride in telling people that I live in a town that is safe for children to live. More...

Prince supports us

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Popo urges voters to support school levy

Editor: The Walnut Township Local Schools live by the motto of “Invest in the Best”. Residents have an opportunity to invest in the best by voting yes for the renewal levy on the ballot. More...

Baltimore Police worth the extra cost

Editor: I know a lot of Baltimore residents have mixed feelings about the levy that will help support our police department. All the money goes directly to our police department so we can have officers on duty full-time. More...

Boring deserves to be re-elected trustee

Editor: Dick Boring has proven he deserves to be re-elected Thorn Township Trustee. Who else is better qualified than someone who made his career in road construction? Mr. More...

Coleman supported for trustee

Editor: Since moving to the lake area 15 years ago, we have met many people running for various township offices. We truly believe Bob Coleman to be a person of sincere concern for our township. More...

Holman Lynch endorsed for fiscal officer

Editor: I am writing to support Andrea Holman Lynch for Licking Township Fiscal Officer. I have known Andrea for going on 20 years, the last six plus as my wife. More...

‘Watchdog’ supports Prince

Editor: I am asking that everyone join me in voting for Charlie Prince for Union Township Trustee. Charlie is a fair and honest man and I believe he would be an asset to the taxpayers in our township. Bonnie MansfieldBuckeye Lake More...

More support for Leith for trustee

Editor: I have never written a Letter to the Editor until now. I felt compelled to write this letter because I feel the voters in Walnut Township have a very important decision to make in the trustee race. More...