Letters to the Editor

There is plenty to be thankful for

To the editor: There are many things to be thankful for during this recent arctic blast and winter weather. Good planning from our government entities allowed our libraries, community and senior citizen centers across Ohio to be safe havens from the bitter cold. Our charitable organizations ...

Actions of James questioned

To the editor: As pro basketball superstar LeBron James apparently has long become quite accustomed to living an incredibly celebrated existence, reportedly earning approximately $100 million while still in his teenage years even before he signed his first National Basketball Association ...

Everyone needs prayers

To the editor With whom does one associate when contemplating communal prayers? Among others, it’s the needy, the destitute, world leaders and not least of all, the politician. Go to church or the synagogue and you’ll most assuredly hear the minister, priest or rabbi praying on their ...

A look at our world

To the editor: It seems like a lot of controversial stories are happening in the 21st century, but if one leaves out all of the juicy components, it only takes a paragraph to explain. What’s happened to America? Roger Stone, a millionaire, has started a Go Fund Me campaign to pay for his ...

Good neighbors send thanks

To the editor: I would like to thank all of the Wintersville area “friends,” who wonderfully helped in any way to make our 2018 Christmas program in Wintersville a success. Dozens of concerned citizens from our churches, schools, businesses, civic organizations, social clubs and just ...

What to look for in a candidate

To the editor: This is an open letter to the current slate of declared and yet-to-declare candidates for the Democratic Party nomination for president. As a liberal-progressive, I supported Bernie Sanders in 2016, and shifted my allegiance to Hillary Clinton after the primaries despite some ...

Don’t be fooled by AFP intentions

To the editor: A “social welfare” organization has opened a new headquarters in downtown Steubenville. It claims its goal is to help our community. Sounds nice, but a closer look reveals it to be Americans for Prosperity, a right-wing political operation funded by the billionaire Koch ...

Be careful what you buy

To the editor: I never thought it would happen to me, but it did. I try to be very careful, but I got scammed, and it happened early last fall. They said they were selling cookies for a local junior high school band for their grandchild. There were other names on the list, also. They had ...

Shoeboxes a success

To the editor: I am writing to thank Steubenville residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Steubenville and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s ...

Progressives promote lies

To the editor: All we need to know of the “progressive” ideology is the fact that they joyously celebrate the election of some of the most hardened demagogues and most obstinate apostates; those who glory in the promotion and torture and murder of the God-given miracle of life, both new ...