Letters to the Editor

Vote ‘no’ on Issue 3

To the editor:We're all seen the propaganda commercials asking us to vote "yes" on Issue 3. There is the retired police officer who claims it will free up police personnel to fight crimes. There is the mother who moved to Colorado so she can "treat" her daughter's seizures with "medical ...

Issue 23 will hurt Steubenville

To the editor:What? Another tax? The Steubenville city government wants more of your money to spend? This is a bad idea and you should vote "no."Look at some of the consequences of the 0.25 percent wage tax:First, if you are employed within the Steubenville city limits you will have an ...

Issue 23 should be approved

To the editor:On Nov. 3, Steubenville voters will have a difficult decision to make. Issue 23 is the safety services wage tax. If passed, the funding will be used to help support our police and fire departments.Issue 23 is a 0.25 percent addition to the existing 2 percent municipal wage tax. ...

Much to consider before voting

To the editor:It is that time of year again when we have the privilege to vote, a time to gather information and think through our decisions on ballot issues. One such issue is the safety levy, or wage tax increase in Steubenville. Two important facts: First, this levy will increase the amount ...

Issue 23 will make streets safer

To the editor:My name is Gail and I live and work in the city of Steubenville. I am the mother of one son, Quentin R. Nelson. My son attended and graduated from Steubenville High School. He was a great person, and cared deeply for his family and friends. Quentin was about to graduate from ...

Time again for Laman party

To the editor:Football, colored leaves, witches and ghosts are flying through the night sky, and soon, turkeys will be looking for hiding spots. That only means one thing - Christmas is right around the corner. We are in the process of planning the 37th-annual Ray Laman Children's Christmas ...

Senior Camp Day a success

To the editor:On behalf of Carriage Inn of Cadiz, Carriage Inn of Steubenville, Gables Care Center and Sunnyslope Rehabilitation, all of whom are divisions of Capital Health Services, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all who helped make Senior Camp Day a wonderful, heartwarming ...

Thanks for help with benefit

To the editor:The family of Drew Palmer of Cadiz would like to thank each and everyone of those who participated, helped and attended the Oct. 3 benefit for Drew. This day would not have been possible without all of you.I would love to name each and everyone, but there are too many to even ...

Sally Buffalo Day a success

To the editor:The committee members of the Harrison County Sally Buffalo Days would like to thank all those who made this first event an overwhelming success.Although a few snowflakes did fall from the sky, those who participated in the two-day event were warm from the excitement and fun. ...

Hahn breath of fresh air

To the editor:I attended the forum on candidates and issues on Tuesday at Eastern Gateway Community College and found it really informative. Local elections don't get much attention, especially in off years when they're almost the only thing on the ballot. But they really do matter (or at least ...