Letters to the Editor

Departed should be memorialized

(Editor’s note: Because of the volume of letters received this week, some appeared in our Saturday edition.) To the editor: Probably because I’m growing older, I regularly check out the obituaries. They are among the first things I read in the Herald-Star. I want to be sure that I ...

A look at the pro-life party

To the editor: Pro-life. It’s a term that means a lot around here and nationally. A term that I can empathize with. But not a term that I would use to describe the current Republicans in Congress. In May, the House of Representatives voted for the American Health Care Act. It was a party ...

Hypocrisy from conservatives

To the editor: Recently, comedienne Kathy Griffin, who is well know for the inclusion of controversial, provocative and, at times, outrageous verbiage as part of her satirical parody routine that has helped make her quite popular, has, admittedly, “gone too far” in her posting of what ...

Issue of community remains important

To the editor: Today I choose to address the issue of community. During the past 25 years, I have realized a community of humble acceptance. This has been the forefront of a mission to always try to give forward, as was given to me. Many years ago, I was given an opportunity to participate ...

Buckeye Local disagrees

To the editor: I wish to respond and reply to the letter written by Mark Rest of the American Legion Posts 573-557 baseball team that appeared in the June 4 edition (”Disappointment over lost season.”) The Buckeye Local Board of Education granted permission to use our high school ...

Hoax by the left

To the editor: The American people have been subjected to one of the biggest hoaxes in history, all in order to coverup the criminal acts of the previous administration and to stop President Trump from pulling our nation out of the socialist nose dive of the progressive left. This scam is ...

We are in for global cooling

To the editor: Nature provides us two sources of heat — radiation from the sun in the form of sunlight or electromagnetic waves and heat rising from the surface and interior earth in the form of conduction. The net result is part of climate. The energy we receive from the sun fluctuates. ...

Indian Creek band says thanks

To the editor: It was quite obvious that the Indian Creek High School band had many friends and supporters as it held its annual tag day June 3. The Indian Creek High School Band Boosters and band members would like to first thank the following businesses for their support, not only during ...

Great season for Big Red

To the editor: Sam and I would like to thank the Steubenville Big Red baseball team for an exciting season of games played with dedication, determination and honor. The good sportsmanship displayed by the team makes all of you winners. To the senior players, we wish you successful and ...

Paper shares varying views

To the editor: The First Amendment of the United States Constitution reads … “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press …” During the past few months, I have seen more and more letters to the editor from people of varying political views. The ...