Letters to the Editor

Dog show a success

To the editor: I would like to congratulate the Fort Steuben Kennel Association on a successful job of bringing its dog show back to our area. The improvements to the Friendship Park grounds, the beautiful weather during the holiday weekend and the great hospitality made it a perfect time for ...

We can depend on Lou Gentile

To the editor: State Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, has fought hard for our area at every stage of his life. Not only does Lou represent my family in the Senate, you can bet that he has been fighting for yours, too. As his constituent, I am proud to support Gentile in his race for Ohio ...

Media comes under fire

To the editor: Part of the $1 billion in propaganda money from the Koch Brothers flows into Ohio to lie to you and influence you to support their personal agenda. Rob Portman is supported by them, and he supports Donald Trump. Say no more. They are attempting to buy all branches of ...

Hoagland the clear choice

To the editor: The voters of Jefferson County will have a variety of decisions to make up and down the ballot. For some of the positions on the ballot, it might be a difficult choice, but the choice for state senator is clear: Frank Hoagland is by far the best choice for the position. He ...

Consider safety levy in spring

To the editor: I have been following the recent discussion in Steubenville focusing on the staffing of the fire department and the budget issues facing the city. One of the members of council states that it is a matter of money, not a personal agenda. However, his whole basis of what ...

Gentile works for area residents

To the editor: To work for the people an office holder must first listen to those he represents. We are fortunate to have a state senator that does just that. State Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, knows how to listen, and then take action. That is why Lou needs to be re-elected by voters in ...

SFD deserves recognition

To the editor: The Steubenville Fire Department recently received great news, the Insurance Services Office a third-party independent agency that reviews and rates fire departments nationwide, increased the Steubenville Fire Department’s public protection classification score from a ...

Clinton bad for our country

To the editor: When I see the Clinton campaign ads, it makes me sick and very worried about the future and security of our great country. We need coal, steel and electricity to remain a world super power. We cannot maintain our top position without all three. It is downright foolish to ...

Have your animal spayed, neutered

To the editor: Once again the overpopulation of cats is news worthy in this region. Obviously, the initial problem lies with people not getting their pets spayed or neutered. If the cat is a house cat, their owners feel it is perfectly fine not to fix their cats, especially the females, ...

Hancock shelter questions grow

To the editor: The people of Hancock County continue to be perplexed about the motives of the commissioners in ousting the foundation from governing the welfare of homeless cats and dogs at the shelter. No substantiated allegations of misappropriation of funds, irresponsibility of care or ...