Letters to the Editor

Beware right-wing propaganda

To the editor: There was a time when radio and TV news was a public service, not expected to make money. Today, many people don’t seem to realize what real news is. Objective, unbiased reporting was the gold standard until Republicans did away with the Fairness Doctrine. Corporate media ...

Johnson helps in Alzheimer’s fight

To the editor: According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2018 Facts and Figures, more than 220,000 Ohioans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 5.7 million are affected nationwide. While Alzheimer’s has traditionally been seen as an aging issue, Alzheimer’s is a public ...

Steubenville shines in the summer

To the editor: American Indian dancers, Greek dancers, Swing dancers — there were lively activities for everyone at this year’s festivals in Steubenville! The month began with First Friday on Fourth, immediately followed by Ohio Valley Frontier Days at Historic Fort Steuben, continued ...

Roe v. Wade on the table

To the editor: I’ve seen several letters here lately about abortion. It’s usually men condemning it. It’s usually men trying to call out women who make a distinction between pro-choice and pro-abortion. They have a point. If you are pro-choice, pro-abortion is part of that. Being ...

Because of one man

To the editor: There is so much dissent and separation in our country today. I was researching the George W. Bush and Barack Obama years in the presidency. Many of my Democratic friends and I commented and agreed about Bush that, although we did not agree with everything he did, we feel he is ...

Build with respect

To the editor: The Ohio River Valley is home to the most powerful streak of pure, positive energy in North America. What a privilege to live and work in this region. On a weekly basis we are meeting career-minded people and business owners who are finding this metaphysical idea has very ...

Some questions for land bank

To the editor: Recently, the administration of the Jefferson County Land Bank was transferred from the Regional Planning Commission to the county treasurer’s office. The original stated reason for the land bank board decision (and approved by county Commissioners Dave Maple and Thomas ...

Left lies about the president

To the editor: Every week I read the letters from the socialist progressive left wing of the Democratic Party spreading their lies about our president and crying fake tears about the children of criminals that enter our country illegally. These are the same progressive left out marching for ...

Red Cross, United Way there to help

To the editor: It takes a village and, in this case, it took an amazing collaboration of community partners. On May 29, these partners came together to provide food, shelter, medical assistance and other comforts to Steubenville residents who were displaced from their homes at the former Fort ...

CDI thanks golf supporters

To the editor: The fourth-annual golf scramble sponsored by Capital Health Services Network to benefit the Cancer Dietary Initiative was held June 22 at Red Oaks Golf Course in Bloomingdale. The “seasoned” participants were not deterred by the rain that started shortly after the shotgun ...