Letters to the Editor

Halloween tale with a local twist

To the editor: Emma Frances Higgins Craft tells the tale of Daniel Higgins Sr., the American revolutionary soldier buried in Warrenton Cemetery in Warren Township in Jefferson County, whose great-granddaughter, Nina Higgins, was born in Warren Township, and who married John McConnell in ...

Trump throws out the lies

To the editor: Donald Trump will undoubtedly be recorded in the annals of history as the most colossal liar to ever occupy the White House. The president often is referred to as the commander in chief, but in the Donald’s case, it would be more suitable if he were called the grifter and ...

Contradictions of Trump

To the editor: President Donald J. Trump continues to evolve his persona and seems to be, at the very least, becoming even more hypocritical and paradoxical as his words and actions are now, at times, diametrically opposite to rank criticism that he lodged toward the actions and beliefs of ...

Let’s not be judgmental

To the editor: Now that gay marriage has become well established as law of the land, may the bigotry and hatred shown gays vanish entirely and may their unions prosper. We, the public, have learned much from their battles, only to be recognized as our brothers and sisters and gays have ...

DiCarlantonio will not disappoint

To the editor: I met Frankie DiCarlantonio about three years ago. I was impressed with Frankie the very first time that I spoke with him. Frankie is hard-working, smart and honest. He has great leadership qualities. I have known many members of the DiCarlantonio family long before I ever met ...

Strange week in Trumpland

To the editor: This week in Trumpland: He continued his attacks on NFL players who are exercising their 1st Amendment rights to protest. He continued to blame Puerto Ricans for a natural disaster. He attacked former presidents for not speaking with the families of service members killed in ...

Projects taking way too long

To the editor: If you travel state Route 7, you, like many, are frustrated over the one-lane traffic that plagues this road. Traveling this road recently, we encountered one-lane traffic in Martins Ferry, Rayland to Tiltonsville, Brilliant to Rush Run and Mingo Juncion to Brilliant. The Rush ...

DiCarlantonio would be great asset

To the editor: In 1993, I was hired to work with the new mayor of the city of Steubenville. That man was Domenick Mucci, and I had the pleasure of working with him for 22 years. I have seen the operations of the city and I am very familiar with the needs, demands and the skills that the office ...

Now is the time for DiCarlantonio

To the editor: I am writing this letter today in support of Frankie DiCarlantonio to become the next city of Steubenville mayor. I believe that Frankie is not only young and energetic, but also a very capable leader for the city of Steubenville. For almost a decade, I have worked with ...

Thanks to those who help

To the editor: As we are coming close to the end of another year, we want to recognize and say thank you to people who have helped Let’s Fight Together throughout the year. Let’s Fight Together is really for anybody who has a fight, a struggle to learn they’re not alone and that God ...