Letters to the Editor

Politics are behind allegations

To the editor: Abusing women of any age is wrong and should not happen, and no one should be falsely accused and convicted without evidence in a courtroom or by the kangaroo court we call the media. If we are going to start convicting people with public opinion, freedom is lost ...

Joseph McCarthy is laughing

To the editor: So, now it’s Matt Lauer. It’s becoming apparent that the American left lives in glass houses within which are, it seems, huge piles of stones. When Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, big-time liberal Democrat elbow-rubber, mover and shaker — and otherwise known as ...

Buckeye Local worth fighting for

To the editor: The Buckeye Local School District is worth fighting for. On the heels of another failed levy, and on the brink of decisions being made concerning serious cuts to our district, I have some things to say to a few people. To the parents, if you live in Buckeye Local, send your ...

Laman party just around the corner

To the editor: This is just a reminder that the 39th-annual Ray Laman Christmas Party will be held at the Wintersville Fire and Rescue garage from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 16. Children must be accompanied by an adult. They will be entertained with a sing-along with Kenny Wells, Rudolph ...

Don’t vote against your own interests

To the editor: According an article in the New York Times, which was also recently aired on “60 Minutes,” there was a series of stories called the Paradise Papers, which revealed the offshore financial dealing of some of the world’s biggest corporations and wealthiest people, a majority ...

Support shows family not alone

To the editor: In life sometimes, an event takes place that leaves us feeling confused, afraid and alone. Our family experienced one of these types of events this past August when our son, Rich Brandt, had a swimming accident. This accident resulted in numerous injuries, including a complete ...

Art Alley helps Good Neighbors

To the editor: The Wintersville Good Neighbors Association would like to thank the Art Alley, and especially Ali Shorac and Susie Guskea, for hosting a “Paint and Sip” and donating the profits to our organization. Everyone had a great time and the auction had some really beautiful ...

Amsterdam says thanks

To the editor: On behalf of Village Council, I want to thank you all for your support of the recreational levy in the recent November Election. Council and I will continue to work to improve our village. I am blessed to work with a great council whose No. 1 priority is the citizens they ...

Energy investment good news for area

To the editor: The recent announcement that China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd., will invest $83.7 billion in West Virginia is exciting news for the state. It is also thrilling news for those of us who live just across the Ohio River and are proud to be part of the Mid-Ohio Valley. At ...

Some fuel for thought

To the editor Wherever we celebrated Thanksgiving, our favorite foods took center stage. The warmth and abundance of the holiday is a good time to be thankful, not just for the meal we will enjoy, but also the energy necessary to make “farm-to-table” possible. Ohio and the Midwest are ...