Letters to the Editor

Time to replace some rhinos

To the editor During the presidential primaries, many of us thought John Kasich totally lost his mind, but there is always an underlying method to his madness. He realized President Trump would derail his and Obama’s signature legislation, that is, destroying America’s health care ...

Judgment clouded

To the editor: Late last week, I thought I had heard it all but, as so often happens in the Trump era, I was wrong. What was it that I heard? It was Trump suggesting a joint cyber security unit with Russia after discussing it with his BFF Vladimir Putin. Sen. Lindsey Graham characterized it ...

Fire department sends thanks

To the editor: The Steubenville Fire Department would like to offer our deepest appreciation to those who assisted us in conducting the July 6 memorial service for recently retired firefighter Gray Nagy. The passing of Nagy so soon after his retirement was a tragic loss for his family, his ...

Big-city budget hurts our area

To the editor: I’m just a small town girl, living in a ... I should probably stop there as not to violate copyright law. Ohio has budget problems. State Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, discussed the budget several months ago and had many concerns regarding this “big-city budget.” I’ve ...

Pow-wow event a success

To the editor: We at the Boss Bison Ranch would like to thank everyone who participated in our fourth-annual Inter-tribal Charity Pow-Wow. It was a great event and a huge success. We collected several boxes of nonperishable items for the Harcatus Food Pantry as admission. We also received ...

Status of U.S. in jeopardy

To the editor: Although Donald J. Trump has served only approximately six months as president of our great nation, there is much to indicate that President Trump’s tenure in the White House has lacked appropriate focus and, more often than not, it appears that our current president ...

Some thoughts on Independence Day

To the editor: I posted this to Facebook Tuesday morning. Every word is heartfelt and sincere. As we celebrated the flag-waving, red-white-and-blue, Yankee Doodle day of festivities and fireworks in honor of our independence from Great Britain and of our blessed, God-given rights and ...

Taste of the Town big success

To the editor: We at Franciscan University of Steubenville recently welcomed more than 750 new students, parents and families for our Baron Days. Baron Days are a time for the incoming students to visit campus and prepare for their fall semester. Needless to say, we want it to be a great ...

A lot going on

To the editor: There are too many dates recently that will live in infamy for progressives to mention. I refer to five for five progressive losses in special congressional elections. Most of President Trump’s travel ban was upheld by a 9-0 Supreme Court vote. CNN is melting down, with ...

An experience with refugees

To the editor: With the partial reinstatement of the president’s travel ban, I remembered when I had been fortunate enough to meet refugees fleeing from oppression. When I spent a semester studying abroad in Paris, I did some volunteer work with SciencesPO University’s refugee help ...