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Editorials

Greek festival carrying on

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 ...

Ginsburg inspired many generations

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

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 ...

Take steps to fight prostate cancer

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 ...

Weirton United Way campaign begins

The Weirton United Way’s 2020 campaign officially got under way Monday, and we hope the community will continue to show its support. The United Way has been a part of the Weirton community for 84 years, raising money to support a variety of programs beneficial to area residents and ...

Remember the Constitution

Today we honor our Constitution, the foundation of our society. Signed on Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, that document gave power, structure and form to the national system of government that began with the U.S. Declaration of Independence 11 years before. There to reform the Articles of ...

PUCO investigation could shed light

Nearly two months after former Ohio House speaker Larry Householder was arrested by federal agents charging him with participating in a $60 million bribery scheme, a key question remains unanswered, officially, at least. Federal prosecutors still have not identified the “Company A” their ...

Sacrifices will be remembered

Throughout its history, West Virginia has been known to have some of the most patriotic residents, with statistics showing it has had the highest numbers per capita serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. West Virginians have been a part of some of the highest levels of military service since the ...

Weirton ordinance raises some issues

It is understandable that Weirton officials want to establish procedures to cover use of public spaces and facilities in the city. What is not understandable is why an ordinance that would detail those requirements needs to be so restrictive and cumbersome. The proposal, which received its ...

NFL games will have different feel

This is a weekend that a significant number of people thought they might not see this year. The National Football League is back, and while the action on the field will look familiar, the games will have a different feel. Kansas City claimed a 34-20 win over Houston when regular season play ...