Opinion

Progressives are missing point

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Sister Ellen Dunn’s letter of March 4, “Let’s take control of situation,” reveals her desire to circumvent the Second and Fourth Amendments to our Constitution and send gun owners to jail if they don’t turn in their guns as she sees fit. Incidentally, the weapon she ...

There really is something there

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Donald Trump refuses to defend our country. He only protects his own interests. Our intelligence agencies concluded that we were attacked by a hostile foreign power, using information warfare. Trump responded by attacking our intelligence agencies. Experts are telling us that ...

It likely will happen again

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: After sending their children off to school, the most important aspect for any parent is them returning home safely. With the epidemic of shootings occurring at America’s schools, too many parents face the reality of not seeing their child again. With the recent shooting at ...

Don’t forget to check detectors

Editorials

Daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. Sunday, when we move our clocks ahead one hour. While that means we will have an extra hour of daylight to enjoy outdoor activities, it also represents one of the two good times during the year to follow a routine of checking smoke detector batteries in ...

Dream can still be realized

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The brutal massacre of 96 pacifist Christian Native Americans at Gnadenhutten on March 8, 1782, marked a watershed moment in American history. It was the first mass slaughter west of the Alleghenies, and this American tragedy ushered in a century of others, a legacy of violence ...

Recovery is taking place

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The news has so often covered the issues of drug addiction, overdoses, heroin and drug epidemics, etc., that we have become weary of any more on a daily basis. I feel it is equally important, if not more important, to address what is happening here in this city and throughout ...

Festival of Nations a special event

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Is the weather getting you down? Are the children driving you crazy? Escape from your routine. Take a one-day trip to a foreign country. No need for a packed suitcase, passport or travel plans. Just drive or walk by following the flags posted along Weirton’s Main Street ...

Page family says thank you

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The family of Jonah Page would like to thank the people of Brooke County, along with many businesses, for their support and compassion. The spaghetti dinner held at Beech Bottom Community Christian Church for Jonah was a tremendous success thanks to your generosity. God bless ...

Interest dwindles in viewing Oscars

Editorials

Regardless of the Twitter war between President Trump and Oscars telecast host Jimmy Kimmel, the unavoidable fact is found in a statistic: The TV ratings for the Oscars show fell by about 20 percent from the 2017 broadcast, marking four consecutive years of decline. Political climate is but ...

Event showcases music, culture

Editorials

A love of music, crafts and culture will be on display this weekend at Oak Glen High School with the return of Montani Semper Liberi — Music and Art. The locally organized festival is three days of unique entertainment, vendors and other offerings. Four sessions of entertainment — which ...