Letters to the Editor

MLB Network not on local cable

To the editor:Major League Baseball.com advertises that we get the MLB Network on channels 181-859 (HD) through Xfinity. However, the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Texas Rangers American League Division Series game that was played at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 was not seen by me or anyone else in the ...

Thanks for help from community

To the editor:Steven, I and our family would like to thank Steubenville, Edison, Catholic Central and Bishop John King Mussio schools. It was Aug. 15 when our family's house burned to the ground due to faulty wiring in the stove. Within a few days, we received calls from all our children's ...

Crestview Manor residents upset

To the editor:I'm writing on behalf of 78 residents who signed a petition informing the Jefferson County commissioners and Cross Creek Township trustees who have taken upon themselves the "paving" of the roads in Crestview Manor. They put down a tar and stone roadway we must live with for the ...

Edison renewal a great investment

To the editor:I have been in the real estate business since the early 1960s. I know the value of real estate is affected by many influences, both positive and negative. A major influence in the value of real estate is our local schools.I listen to the public's thoughts on different schools in ...

Spaghetti dinner a success for CDI

To the editor:On behalf of the Cancer Dietary Initiative, I wish to thank those who made our recent spaghetti dinner fundraiser successful.First and foremost, thank you to the Wintersville United Methodist Church for opening its doors and hearts to provide a warm, welcoming venue. Special ...

Trump wants to enhance brand

To the editor:Apparently, the extreme arrogance, lack of civility and respect for others, along with his self-absorption, have long been integral parts of the "personality" of 2016 Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump, as evidenced by his quite disturbing admission that appeared in the ...

Toronto officers earn thanks

To the editor:In the news for the last few months, we have been hearing about police officers shooting someone or being shot and what terrible people the police officers are. You never hear of the good that they do.I want to talk about the Toronto police officers and what they have done for my ...

Hahn wants options for youth

To the editor:If you haven't yet had the opportunity to meet Kimberly Hahn, candidate for councilperson at large, you may not know what sort of ideas she would like to put forth if elected. As she has gone door to door speaking to people and meeting citizens at local events, besides the obvious ...

Conspiracy theories abound

To the editor:Bill O'Reilly's book killing Kennedy talks a lot about the infidelity of JFK and how J. Edgar Hoover held it over JFK's head.Will history reveal that LBJ was a co-conspirator in the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy? I believe there is more sufficient proof of LBJ's ...

Imperialistic objectives

To the editor:As we approach a decade and a half of military involvement in the Middle East, the time for evaluating our true objectives is overdue. America must admit that after invading Iraq and losing thousands of American lives, suffering physical and mental damage to our troops, spending ...