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Letters to the Editor

Anger is misdirected

To the editor: When it was announced late last year that Crossridge Landfill might potentially be reopened there was rightful outrage, and people who never paid attention to environmental or political issues were shocked that this was going on in their county. Even though people have been ...

Good Neighbors thankful for help

To the editor: The Wintersville Good Neighbors would like to take this opportunity to thank the Wintersville United Methodist Church Youth Group, Wintersville Elementary School and the Jefferson County Christian School for all their help with our Christmas project. The youth group, under ...

Similarities between Hitler and Trump

To the editor: We all have been raised, or at least a larger percentage of Americans were raised, to despise Adolph Hitler, although I’ve heard some mumble that his idea to terminate the Jews was a good one, and that support for such a tyrant led to the destruction of the country of Germany ...

The party of pronouns

To the editor: Dumocrats (progressive communists) are the party of pronouns; restrooms; slavery; KKK; voting against the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments; deregulation; slaughter of infants; and fake news. People who call themselves journalists but give disinformation and lie by omission are ...

Very disturbing conduct

To the editor: The hypocrisy, deceit and duplicity rarely, if ever, exhibited by a public official in history, sadly, continues unabated by President Donald J. Trump, as a result of his literally not being held accountable for such inappropriate conduct to date, which appears to have made him ...

Where will it end?

To the editor: The Constitution states the following about impeachment. “The House of Representatives ... shall have the sole power of impeachment.” “The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments” and further explains the process and possible outcomes. “The president ...

A bad game of chess

To the editor: President Donald Trump is playing a bad game of chess on the world stage. With his leadership and the backing of some conservative pundits on the Fox News Channel and some Republican senators, he is backing America to the edge of being recognized as the bad guys on the ...

OEPA continued to ignore residents

To the editor: The Ohio EPA recently held a meeting to consider a proposal by the owners of Apex landfill to modify its permit-to-install document. This meeting took place in Amsterdam in November and was well attended. The EPA explained the proposal, which is somewhat technical in nature, ...

Laws must be updated

To the editor: On Feb. 4, 1887, Congress passed a law that kept states from being able to prevent one state from shipping commodities to another state, Such as Idaho not allowing another potato grower from selling their goods to Idaho. This law grew from a railroad issue to broader areas.. ...

Laman party a success

To the editor: The 41st-annual Ray Laman Children’s Christmas Party, held Dec. 14, at Wintersville Fire and Rescue, was another great success. All attending enjoyed the sing-along with guitarist Kenny Wells and son and danced with Frosty, Rudolph, the Grinch and Mrs. Claus before the ...