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Opinion

Greek festival carrying on

Editorials

Weirton’s All Saints Greek Orthodox Church is trying to offer a little bit of community normalcy this week with its 33rd-annual Greek Food Fest. There will be some changes, of course, but we’re glad to see one of our area’s favorite events taking place in some form this year. The usual ...

Guest column/Rural America needs broadband to survive

Local Columns

During the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These uncertain times have led many of us to make changes in the way we work, learn and communicate. Many of these changes have been facilitated by the ...

Ginsburg inspired many generations

Editorials

The Notorious RBG, as some admirers referred to her, is gone. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, at 87, of cancer. She was an icon to Americans with certain political positions — a scourge to others. Already, the battle over a successor has become heated, with ideology ...

Register to vote — and be sure to vote

Editorials

Tuesday will be important as the countdown continues to the Nov. 3 election. It’s National Voter Registration Day, and it offers a good reminder of how critical it is to be prepared to participate in the election process. Falling each year on the fourth Tuesday of September, the ...

Little bit of good news

Local Columns

If you think you have been having a hard time finding positive news during the last six or seven months, you are right. That’s why it was nice to learn during the past week that even though we still must take precautions against COVID-19, there are some good things happening around us. One ...

Aunt Betty celebrated on turning 100 years old

Local Columns

Al Roker may not have mentioned my Aunt Betty’s name on the “Today” show for having turned 100, but even though her picture didn’t make the front of a Smucker’s jam jar, there was no less fanfare when it came to celebrating Betty Hout becoming a centenarian on Sept. 12. An open house ...

Take steps to fight prostate cancer

Editorials

Prostate cancer is an ugly term to American men. That’s because the disease is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, and it’s the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men, trailing only lung cancer. Long labeled the “silent killer,” prostate cancer often develops in men ...

Progressives ignore Bill of Rights

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The political party owned by Planned Parenthood has proposed what it promises for the population. Their own pronouncements reveal their intention to spread the stench of abortion throughout the world, and make the country awash with the blood of innocents. We have their ...

Trump hates you, too

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In less than a month I will turn 85 years old, so I’ve seen quite a few things in my long life, but I can honestly say I have never seen anything like the hate that has been on display the past four years. The current occupant of the people’s house is a huge part of the ...