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Vote ‘no’ on Weirton transit levy

March 29, 2015 To the editor: I read that the Weirton Transit Corp. was gearing up for its public relations blitz to convince the public to vote for a new, $347,000 tax. more »»

Dealing with problems

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Many people deal with problems every day, and the more they sit around holding on to the things and letting them eat them up, the worse they get. more »»

Extravaganza helps scholarship program

March 29, 2015 To the editor: The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s event — the Wine and Shoe Extravaganza —was a big hit this year, when we honored six well-deserved area women: Francesca Carinci,... more »»

Making the world safer?

March 29, 2015 To the editor: How can you prove a negative and at the same time make the world safer? Much of the future security for the Middle East, U.S. more »»

Some things to think about

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Behold, the lamb of God takes away the sins of the world. (John 1:29). I speak of the one who died for me, the one who gave his life for me, for he wanted none to perish. more »»

Program helps elderly with taxes

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Every year at tax time we Americans feel the pressure of filing our income tax returns — a joy for those expending a refund, a headache for those having to pa. more »»

Festival brings Weirton together

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Weirton can be proud of a unique cultural event, Festival of Nations, which is a vibrant showcase for ethnic cuisines, dance, art, literature, clothing and other customs. more »»

Weirton bus levy important

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Hop on the bus, Gus. Hey, we need to discuss the excess levy to support the operation of the Weirton Transit Corp. on the April 7 primary election ballot. more »»

WIC contact info available

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Thank you for the article “WIC set to issue new cards” that appeared in Wednesday’s edition and reported changes that are coming to the WIC Department, but our contact information was... more »»

Taxation without an explanation

March 22, 2015 To the editor: JBGreen broke? Am I confused? Have I not previously read articles in the Herald-Star about the waste management system, NKA JBGreen, and how the team was going to make money for... more »»

Free speech tough topic

March 22, 2015 To the editor: I read recently that two students were expelled from the University of Oklahoma for leading a racist chant. Their actions were vile and reprehensibl. more »»

Questions about Bill O’Reilly

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Well, it’s Sunday once again, and, once again, the pages are filled with the idiot rantings of the severely and profoundly disturbed tea party. more »»

Help keep cemetery neat

March 22, 2015 To the editor: How does one go about honoring the memory of his departed loved ones? The answer often involves decorating the gravesites in the local cemeter. more »»

Thanks for help with annual event

March 22, 2015 To the editor: I would like to recognize and thank all who participated in the fifth-annual Campbell-Dickinson St. Patrick Bike Run Walk in Toronto for the Trinity Foundation-Cancer T.E.A.. more »»

Learn about an important topic

March 22, 2015 To the editor: “12 Monkeys,” the new Syfy Network series hit about the science of epidemics brings to life a more dangerous problem facing us than Iran. more »»

Factoring Bill O’Reilly

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Why is it that NBC recently suspended the anchor of its “Nightly News” telecast for a period of six months, leaving his future as a major network news anchor at least somewhat in... more »»

Sex education a must

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Sex education should not be taboo. more »»

America no longer exceptional

March 22, 2015 To the editor: With the collapse of the Soviet empire, America had a chance to live up to the many claims of our exceptionalism. more »»

Wintersville work appreciated

March 15, 2015 To the editor: I would like to offer a congratulatory thank you to Wintersville Mayor Bob Gale, Village Administrator Walt Ziemba, Street Superintendent Perry Pool and the entire street department... more »»

Questions about senior funding

March 15, 2015 To the editor: I was having a hard time understanding why the senior citizen levy does not apply to all senior citizens of Jefferson County. I do not attend the Lovers Lane facility that is available. more »»

Let’s extend use of cameras

March 15, 2015 To the editor: A Herald-Star poll last week found that 81 percent of its respondents thought police officers should wear body cameras. more »»


Easter Musical: "More than Just a Man" April 5, 2015

"More than Just a Man" Easter Musical Easter Sunday, April 5th at 10:45am

Finley United Methodist Church 958 Lincoln Avenue Steubenville, Ohio

"More than Just a Man" provides a compelling glimpse into the controversy surrounding the Messiah and his... more »

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And a few personal notes from D.C.

March 26, 2015 My Washington trip gave me pause for a few personal observations during and after hours while traveling around the city with the Ohio Farm Bureau delegation last week. more »

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