Letters to the Editor

Event helps food pantry

To the editor:We at Boss Bison Ranch would like to thank everyone who participated in our third-annual Inter-tribal Charity Pow Wow this year. It was a great event and a huge success. We collected seven boxes of nonperishable items as admission for the Harcatus Food Pantry.Thank you visitors ...

No real concern for workers

To the editor:President Barack Obama, when running as a candidate for the 2008 election, stated numerous times that if elected he would put United States coal companies out of business. He won his party's nomination, and one of many union presidents to endorse him was Cecil Roberts of the ...

Let’s look at homesteading

To the editor:MarketWatch featured an article just before the close of the New York Stock Exchange on June 28 about climate change, offering investors the winners and losers as predicted by a couple of egg-head types.The view is that polar ice caps have begun to melt, causing sea levels to have ...

The fix was apparently in

To the editor:Hillary Clinton is comfortable with killing babies in the womb. She claims, what does it matter, they're not human. Why does the FDA insist drug companies, in their ads for some drugs, have to state they should not be taken by pregnant or those who are seeking to become pregnant ...

Thanks for support of Greek festival

To the editor:On behalf of our pastor, the Rev. Nicholas Halkias, the parish council of Holy Trinity and the entire congregation, I would like to thank our beloved community for supporting our 30th Greek Festival.Our church has been blessed with an event that has grown every year, one that ...

Let us care for the animals

To the editor:The good Lord gave us all kinds of animals to enjoy. Some are just to gaze upon and admire their size and beauty on safaris or at the zoo where they are best fenced, but not caged. He gave us some breeds as nourishment for our bodies and then he gave us those to be enjoyed as ...

Roundabout is a boondoggle

To the editor:Boondoggle - Wesbter's Dictionary gives this definition: "A trivial, useless or wasteful activity."My definition is the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Mall Drive and Lovers Lane in Steubenville.I don't have a degree in engineering or any other degree, but I have some ...

Are we living out the truth?

To the editor:Time after time, people go through things in life that cause others to suffer, especially if it is telling the truth about something. A lot of people claim to know what the truth is, but when it really comes to a point in life when something needs to be told, a lot of people like ...

Gentile right for state Senate

To the editor:It is refreshing to see a young, hardworking and committed public servant represent our area so well. I have known state Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, since 2010. Lou is not a stereotypical politician - he is one of us. Gentile is someone who truly listens to his ...

Immigration issue heating up

To the editor:One of the issues in this year's presidential election is immigration, illegal and legal. The United States takes in 80,000 refugees a year. Comments and suggestions that the U.S. should limit or temporarily suspend immigration of certain groups have been criticized as ...