Letters to the Editor

Hillary brings too many issues

To the editor: This presidential election year is our chance to save our country from becoming even more immoral, unfree and lost. Many people feel concerned about this election. That’s a very reasonable concern. One of Hillary Clinton’s most concerning goals as president would be to ...

When justices disappoint

To the editor: A thought with some sense: When a president nominates a justice to the Supreme Court and said justice in some cases is a disappointment to the values of that president, it’s still a republic — rule by law. Some of the Supreme Court justices who defied expectations of ...

Harrison Hills event a success

To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the supporters of the Harrison Hills City School District’s Back To School Kick-Off that was held at the John Stephenson Building at Harrison Central on Aug. 19. Nearly 1,000 students and their families attended this annual ...

Don’t forget judgment day

To the editor: What brings you to church? Is it the love of God? The fear of God? Or do you just come to impress your friends? Do you listen to what God has asked you to do? Do you thank Jesus for dying for you? He loved you enough to die and go and prepare a place for all of you to come to ...

Valley One helps intersection

To the editor: Next time you drive by the intersection at Sunset Boulevard and Johnson Road, notice that the overgrown hedges, trees, bushes and other debris from vegetation have been cut and removed. Drivers on both roadways can now observe approaching and turning traffic, and a community ...

Lou Gentile has delivered

To the editor: During every election season Columbus politicians and special interests handpick a candidate to challenge our state Sen. Lou Gentile., D-Steubenville. Gentile is hard-working, effective and serves our district well. This year, the special interests are backing a no-name ...

Gentile fights for working families

To the editor: I’m an older Ohioan, and I’ve lived all my life in Eastern Ohio. I worked hard and played by the rules, but it still seems like I can’t get ahead. Like many other people my age I know, I live on a fixed income and can’t afford to spare much. Any amount of tax relief ...

Fair to ask about Trump

To the editor: As longtime former Democrat and current Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump recently has once again replaced high-ranking campaign personnel (so much for the concept of personal loyalty that he has often stressed) and appears to be, perhaps, taking a more ...

Good will toward Obama missing

To the editor: I challenge any reader of the Herald-Star to present an opinion of good will from this newspaper’s opinion staff for our current president. It is as if he does not exist unless to be bashed or exiled. (Oh yeah, they did cover the Democratic convention.) The Aug. 12 ...

Buckeye bash a success

To the editor: On behalf of the administration and staff at the Buckeye Local School District, I want to thank everyone for their participation in the recent Back-to-School Bash held Aug. 7. Although attendance numbers were down, we still had a tremendous turnout despite the hot ...