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Opinion

More questions than answers

Editorials

Finger-pointing and a botched blame game have marked the testimony regarding the breach of the U.S. Capitol. During Senate hearings last week, the people who were in charge of security that day now say the problem was “missed intelligence” by various federal agencies. Former Capitol ...

Pothole season’s here ­— you have been warned

Editorials

Now that we’ve gone through the most recent attack of snow and ice, a familiar scourge is once again visiting the Tri-State Area: The pothole. They’re everywhere. They’re on side streets and main roads. They are all over Lovers Lane, and they’re found in parking lots at ...

They’ll care about a pandemic time capsule

Local Columns

I’m not entirely sure why I had some thoughts this past week about a time capsule. But of all things to think about and crowd my head for room and attention, there it was. My only connection to such things is having written a few stories about them in the past. What prompts them being ...

Weather can be fickle

Local Columns

No matter which winter forecast you saw and felt was the most accurate when they came our way in October, November and even December, not a single one was able to accurately predict the kind of weather we have seen in the past month. A look back as February comes to a close shows we had snow ...

There’s plenty of progress to report

Editorials

Included with today’s edition is the final installment of our annual Progress Edition. In it, you will find an interesting collection of stories that deal with business, industry and transportation around the region. There is, for example, an update on the construction of the new bridge ...

Some thoughts about roofs

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Solar panels are made to heat homes and other things and to help reduce the cost of electricity to heat homes and other places. They do their jobs, but there are some things that bother home owners. The first is when they are putting them on roofs. In time, the roof will need ...

Live entertainment needs support

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I write to request that Congress create a grant program to support recreation, sports and amusement venues that provide live entertainment yet were excluded from Shuttered Venue Operators Grants program (Section 324 of Public Law No:116-260). It is imperative to the future of ...

Looking for answers

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In regarding the financial fiasco in the Diocese of Steubenville, it appears that in the chess game of life, David Franklin is a pawn among many bishops and knights. The truth will set you free. Don’t be the fall guy, and it appears that such a tragic crime is going to be ...

Questions about some letters

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Several weeks ago I wrote a letter to the editor titled “Facts are facts” which addressed other writers who cited false and misleading information, if not downright lies, to support their opinions. In my letter I mentioned that there was another proliferate opinion page ...

Guest column/Who cares about public notices? You should

Local Columns

One of the great things about living in the United States is that our city and county governments are required to keep their citizens informed about their actions. One of the ways they do this is through public notices — the informational notices that have been deemed to be of importance to ...