Letters to the Editor

Hillary Clinton a good choice

To the editor:"Glory days will pass you by," as Bruce Springsteen, the Boss, sang so well. We have all had some, even the Fort Steuben Mall.As a result of a recent illness, I have been walking in the mall five times around for a 2-mile total (so I'm told.) The physical results are impressive. ...

Hoagland believes in 2nd Amendment

To the editor:One question Frank Hoagland gets asked every day is, "What is your stance on the Second Amendment?" I have known Frank for quite some time now, and would like to answer that question.The Second Amendment states: "A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free ...

More questions about cemetery

To the editor:This is in reference to Hiriam J. Warden's letter about the disarray in Union Cemetery ("Questions about Union Cemetery," July 17.)I totally agree. At one time, the cemetery was a place of beauty, with well-kept graves, trees, grounds and beautiful flowering bushes. Today, you ...

Questions about promotion process

To the editor:At a time when law enforcement agencies are under increased scrutiny, it is paramount that police chiefs be selected by proven methods that guarantee fairness and successful selection of department heads for the benefit of the staff, organization and community. An improper ...

Thoughts on new feminism

To the editor:Reading the periodic perspectives of Connie Schultz in the Herald-Star, I'm reminded of what Pia de Solenni, the associate dean at the Augustine Institute, spoke about at the April 15-16 Franciscan University of Steubenville Women's Conference:" ... (some) represent old vs. new ...

Weir High memories remain special

To the editor:Among the hills of West Virginia, a gathering of alumni celebrated 100 years of Weir High School two weekends ago.Driving the country roads reminded me of the place I belong, the Weir High reunion.All my memories gathered round the planned activities, such as meeting fellow ...

Questions about Union Cemetery

To the editor:Why is there nothing being done about Union Cemetery in Steubenville? This is in the front of the cemetery, where the Fighting McCooks are buried Section C-F, as well as many other veterans, some of whom are from the Civil War era.It looks like negligence on behalf of the ...

Cooperation made events successful

To the editor:The sun shone and the music played and visitors to Steubenville left with wonderful memories of the various festivals held in downtown Steubenville last month. Ohio Valley Frontier Days, the Holy Trinity Greek Festival, the Dean Martin Festival and the Steubenville Hometown ...

There’s not much good about Trump

To the editor:The primary election for the Republicans to select a presidential candidate brought about an unusual candidate who mocked everyone who challenged his narcissistic personality.Donald Trump emerged as the nominee. He steps up to the podium and rants the same tune, "We are going to ...

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 ...