Letters to the Editor

Seven Creeks fix will not work

To the editor:Jefferson County is replacing the cracked concrete farm bridge installed by the township in the Seven Creeks area with two 5-feet diameter pipes.This is the fifth type of crossing to used since the 1960s. The latest undersized 4-by-14 box culvert was the worst because it was ...

Hartline right trustee choice

To the editor:I would like to let everyone know about a candidate who is running for Knox Township trustee. He is John Hartline of Empire. He graduated from Toronto High School in 1962, is a Marine veteran, president of Toronto Band Fathers, councilman for the village of Empire and on the ...

EGCC levy deserves support

To the editor:Everyone in Jefferson County knows someone whose life has been improved thanks to Eastern Gateway Community College.Since 1966, the lives of thousands of students have been improved due to EGCC, or Jefferson Technical College, as it was originally known. Many more lives have been ...

Lessons not learned

To the editor:America has wasted a massive fortune in the Middle East during the last 60 years trying to bargain peace, and as many Americans have, I always supported the thought we are the good guys.Maybe it's time to reconsider. What makes the religious right and the conservative Republicans ...

Issue I deserves support

To the editor:On Nov. 3, Ohioans will have the opportunity to solve a divisive problem facing our state. Issue 1 defines a new method for drawing state legislative districts and embodies a compromise reached by Legislators of both parties. It was put on the ballot by an overwhelming, ...

Davis deserves to be re-elected

To the editor:As the wife of a former Steubenville councilman, I have seen people come and go on City Council. Kenny Davis is one of the hardest working councilmen who have served the people of this community well.When the city was closing Belleview Pool, Davis was one of the main forces in ...

Golf event helps Marc Mudron

To the editor:On Sept. 26, a golf outing was held at Dyer Country Club to benefit the Marc Mudron ALS Fund (Huntington Bank - Toronto.)Marc and Cathie Mudron and Julie and I would like to thank these generous sponsors: Abdalla's Steakhouse, B&W Tire, Margaret's Cafe, Clarke Funeral ...

October a chance to show Polish pride

To the editor:During October, Polish Americans will be celebrating Polish American Heritage Month.Polish Americans will mark the 34th anniversary of the founding of Polish American Heritage Month, an event which began in Philadelphia and became a national celebration of Polish history, culture ...

Hahn right council choice

To the editor:My daughter, Kimberly Hahn, is running for council at large on City Council in Steubenville. I celebrate this because I know that she is a person of great character and great leadership; I say proudly that she is one of the most amazing people I have ever known. She is a person of ...

Vote ‘no’ on Issue 23

To the editor:Taking money out of the pockets of hard-working people is a bad idea, and the proposed income tax in Steubenville would do just that. It would take money from working people with no commitment of how it will improve the city of Steubenville. This tax increase would set a bad ...