Letters to the Editor

Wolf simply told the truth

To the editor: Last weekend, a comedian was hired to by the White House Correspondents Association to headline the annual dinner. Michelle Wolf did her job exceedingly well. She stood up to some very powerful people and made them uncomfortable. That is what comedians are supposed to do — ...

Thanks for help with Beatty Park

To the editor: I am writing this letter to express the gratitude of the city for the park cleanup activities at Beatty Park on April 21. The ecology and environmental services classes from the Franciscan University of Steubenville devoted their spare time to perform this vital community ...

Thanks from Mingo Social Services

To the editor: The Easter distribution held by Mingo Social Services was a great success thanks to all the generous people in the Ohio Valley and out-of-towners. We served more than 350 families for the holiday who were very thankful. We would like the thank all of the volunteers and ...

Time to stand up for Indian Creek

To the editor: Allow me to begin by saying that I am no longer a resident of the area. I moved to central Ohio for college in 2005, stayed for law school and have lived there since. However, the Ohio Valley will always remain “home” to me, which is why the outcome of the Indian Creek bond ...

Get the facts on Indian Creek

To the editor: What does the Concerned Citizens of Indian Creek group propose to increase the population of our area? Young couples look first at schools. We need decent educational facilities to bring young adults into our area. Also, we owe it to our children to provide a 21st century ...

Facts support Indian Creek levy

To the editor: I was at Tuesday’s Mingo Council meeting and heard Indian Creek Local School District Superintendent T.C. Chappelear discuss the May 8 bond issue. He cleared up some misconceptions. Chappelear stated that it was no secret that the bond issue was for 37 years. I remember at ...

Indian Creek needs new buildings

To the editor: My wife, Lee, and I have been involved with the Indian Creek school system since the late 1980s. Each of our children attended first through 12th grades and graduated from Indian Creek High School. Our youngest child graduated from ICHS in 2005. The education they received at ...

Brilliant Lions support levy

To the editor: The Brilliant Lions Club has been a partner with Wells Township for many years, working on community projects here in the Brilliant area. We have completed park and swimming pool improvements and worked on the pool dressing rooms and concession areas. We have seen the services ...

Schiavoni right choice for governor

To the editor: We have a very important election on May 8 and, I believe Joe Schiavoni, candidate for governor, deserves your consideration. I have paid very close to attention to the Democrat primary race since it began. Schiavoni is the only candidate who has offered specific plans to deal ...

Enough with rising taxes

To the editor: This is in response to the recent letters in favor of the Indian Creek Local School District levy. I am speaking from the other side, those of us on a fixed income. Those of us who say enough is enough with rising taxes, levies, water debts, etc. Almost everyone, with the ...