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Friday World Down Syndrome Day

March 16, 2014 To the editor: Most people do not know that March 21, this Friday, is World Down Syndrome Day. I think it is awesome that a day is set aside to honor our special angels “hand-picked” for us by God. more »»

When the circus came to town

March 16, 2014 To the editor: My memory is fading ... it may have been early March 1964 or 1965 (I can’t recall exactl. more »»

Questions about motivation

March 9, 2014 To the editor: Dubious celebrity “Sweaty Teddy Nugent” called the president a “subhuman mongre. more »»

November can’t come soon enough

March 9, 2014 To the editor: Here’s a review of the valley amigos’ hero, some of the quotes from the most feared man in Lilliput. “I didn’t set a red line in Syria.” “We’ll create shovel-ready jobs. more »»

Hospital staff very helpful

March 9, 2014 To the editor: I would like to take this time to give a special thanks to some nurses and doctors who took care of me when I was in Trinity Medical Center West for 12 days. more »»

Letter just pure hogwash

March 9, 2014 To the editor: The letter “Another idea to promote jobs” that appeared in the Feb. more »»

Interesting thought from Glenn Beck

March 9, 2014 To the editor: Here is an excerpt from this writer in a letter that appeared on June 14, 2009, “Opinion is not fact:” “Talk radio and cable TV have dug a deep hole of negative reporting. more »»

Some Christians are hypocritical

March 2, 2014 To the editor: With all that has been said regarding the treatment of gay people during the last few months, and in light of the new gay discrimination law in Arizona, I thought it was about time I... more »»

Education key to our growth

March 2, 2014 To the editor: February was Black History Month and, for a clear understanding of our nation’s history, we must acknowledge that blacks and whites have played pivotal roles in ensuring our freedom... more »»

Hero helped change flat

March 2, 2014 To the editor: On a bitter, cold day in January, I was on my way home from a doctor’s appointment in Pittsburgh. Near the airport exit on busy U.S. Route 22, I got a flat tire. more »»

March is MS Awareness Month

March 2, 2014 To the editor: I am raising awareness for multiple sclerosis and have been since October 2006. Better known as MS, it is an unpredictable, often disabling, disease of the central nervous system. more »»

Cross questions are troubling

March 2, 2014 To the editor: This is in regards to the article that appeared in the Jan. 25 edition of the Herald-Star about the crosses in Stratton (“Stratton takes down crosses. more »»

Be mindful of handicapped spaces

March 2, 2014 To the editor: You got $170 to spare? If you get caught parking illegally in a handicapped zone, you will end up in court and that will be your fine. more »»

Radakovich gave her time, talents

March 2, 2014 To the editor: God gave Steubenville City Schools and the city of Steubenville a woman who is a true Christian in every sense of the word. more »»

Second Amendment concerns

March 2, 2014 To the editor: There is much hubbub over the interpretation of the meaning of the Second Amendment to the U.S. more »»

Monsignor Yontz remembered

March 2, 2014 To the editor: Feb. 21 marked the second anniversary of the death of Monsignor George Yontz, who was pastor of St. Peter’s Church in Steubenville from 1995 until his death in 2012. more »»

Obama’s stance is questioned

March 2, 2014 To the editor: As demonstrations and revolts swept the Muslim world during President Barack Obama’s first term, Obama was generally enthusiastic. more »»

Helping others rewarding

February 23, 2014 To the editor: In December, for the second year, I had the privilege and pleasure or working the toy distribution at the Urban Mission. more »»

Backlash over ad understandable

February 23, 2014 To the editor: Why all the fuss over Coca-Cola’s multilingual “America, the Beautiful” Super Bowl commercial? Why, when there’s so much else to worry about? Well, here’s why: Many of us get i. more »»

God is always there

February 23, 2014 To the editor: A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter about respect (“We all need some respect,” Jan. 1. more »»

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