Letters to the Editor

Weir High memories remain special

To the editor:Among the hills of West Virginia, a gathering of alumni celebrated 100 years of Weir High School two weekends ago.Driving the country roads reminded me of the place I belong, the Weir High reunion.All my memories gathered round the planned activities, such as meeting fellow ...

Questions about Union Cemetery

To the editor:Why is there nothing being done about Union Cemetery in Steubenville? This is in the front of the cemetery, where the Fighting McCooks are buried Section C-F, as well as many other veterans, some of whom are from the Civil War era.It looks like negligence on behalf of the ...

Cooperation made events successful

To the editor:The sun shone and the music played and visitors to Steubenville left with wonderful memories of the various festivals held in downtown Steubenville last month. Ohio Valley Frontier Days, the Holy Trinity Greek Festival, the Dean Martin Festival and the Steubenville Hometown ...

There’s not much good about Trump

To the editor:The primary election for the Republicans to select a presidential candidate brought about an unusual candidate who mocked everyone who challenged his narcissistic personality.Donald Trump emerged as the nominee. He steps up to the podium and rants the same tune, "We are going to ...

Event helps food pantry

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

No real concern for workers

To the editor:President Barack Obama, when running as a candidate for the 2008 election, stated numerous times that if elected he would put United States coal companies out of business. He won his party's nomination, and one of many union presidents to endorse him was Cecil Roberts of the ...

Let’s look at homesteading

To the editor:MarketWatch featured an article just before the close of the New York Stock Exchange on June 28 about climate change, offering investors the winners and losers as predicted by a couple of egg-head types.The view is that polar ice caps have begun to melt, causing sea levels to have ...

The fix was apparently in

To the editor:Hillary Clinton is comfortable with killing babies in the womb. She claims, what does it matter, they're not human. Why does the FDA insist drug companies, in their ads for some drugs, have to state they should not be taken by pregnant or those who are seeking to become pregnant ...

Thanks for support of Greek festival

To the editor:On behalf of our pastor, the Rev. Nicholas Halkias, the parish council of Holy Trinity and the entire congregation, I would like to thank our beloved community for supporting our 30th Greek Festival.Our church has been blessed with an event that has grown every year, one that ...

Let us care for the animals

To the editor:The good Lord gave us all kinds of animals to enjoy. Some are just to gaze upon and admire their size and beauty on safaris or at the zoo where they are best fenced, but not caged. He gave us some breeds as nourishment for our bodies and then he gave us those to be enjoyed as ...