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Letters to the Editor

Some thoughts about roofs

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

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

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

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 ...

Biden follows Solyndra’s footsteps

To the editor: Canceling the Keystone Pipeline was, of course, a political decision by our current president. Given the Green New Deal, perhaps even understandable. However, his statement that pipeline workers should get jobs making solar panels is a really, perhaps well-meaning but, ...

Heart valve disease awareness critical

To the editor: Most Americans don’t realize the same conditions that would make a COVID-19 diagnosis even more serious — diabetes, high blood pressure and heart failure — also make someone more likely to develop heart valve disease. Three in four people know little to nothing about ...

A career like no other

To the editor: As a result of the recent, very impressive 31-9 victory by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the defending Super Bowl champions the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl XV, the status of Tampa Bay’s iconic quarterback Tom Brady as being recognized as the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all ...

Let citizens act freely

To the editor: It is truly lamentable that 85 people have died of because of COVID-19 in our health district over this past year. I only know of a few of their stories — they are very sad and I offer my condolences to their loved ones. Equally sad are the deaths during this period from ...

Information needed

To the editor: We live in Jefferson County and are senior citizens. I have tried every way to get my wife a vaccine for the coronavirus. She is 73 with Type 2 diabetes. I put her on a list six to eight weeks ago and have not heard anything. I recently called the Jefferson County Health ...

Thoughts about letter

To the editor: After reading the letter which praised the Reagan presidency (“Remembering the great Ronald Reagan,” Feb. 7), two thoughts occurred to me: First, Ronald Reagan seems to have been a nearly perfect president in the mind of the writer. Second, readers are being asked to ...