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Letters to the Editor

Littlejohn is honest, upright

To the editor: Looking toward the upcoming election in March, I can emphatically endorse Edward Littlejohn for Jefferson County commissioner because his character is honest and upright. I recently attended a rally for him, and in his talk he articulated that he is ready to listen to the ...

Democrats will support labor

To the editor: The House of Representatives recently introduced legislation with the support of Democratic congressmen, labor organizers and senators, which is called the Protecting Rights to Organize Act of 2020. When inacted, it will provide meaningful penalties when employers engage in ...

Rose should be reinstated

To the editor: It has recently been reported that baseball icon Pete Rose has formally requested that Major League Baseball reinstate him and end his lifetime ban from his beloved sport, which began in August 1989 as a result of his admitting to placing bets on games being played by the ...

Littlejohn has power to motivate

To the editor: I have known Edward Littlejohn for a very brief time, compared to many. Although our relationship started out as business associates, I now consider him and his family my dear friends. Littlejohn has the passion, knowledge and vision this community needs to create growth that ...

Similarities between Hitler, Democrats

To the editor: A few weeks ago, comparisons were made between President Trump and Hitler (“Similarities between Hitler and Trump,” on Jan. 12.) In a response, many of us feel the same way by comparing the Democratic Party and mainstream media to how the Nazi Party influenced the ...

Swamp Creatures in action

To the editor: The State of the Union Address provided us with the close-up observation of the behavior of Swamp Creatures without our having to tune our TVs to Animal Planet. Stephen Portenlanger Steubenville

Pelosi’s actions were a disgrace

To the editor: These are only my opinions and my personal thoughts: I don’t get into discussing politics, because I’m not that smart. However, I enjoy watching people. Their behavior shouts, possibly, how they are really feeling or thinking about things. Last week I was at the Ohio ...

Morelli will get things done

To the editor: As a former resident of Jefferson County, I was surprised but quite pleased to see that Tony Morelli has thrown his hat in the ring for county commissioner. In transparency, I knew many members of that family growing up in Wintersville, but no one asked me to write this. The ...

Nothing mundane about an election

To the editor: Members of the Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Coalition have been accused of writing letters to the editor about “local, mundane issues.” As a coalition member, I’m here to tell you otherwise. The truth is, those local issues are hardly mundane and actually have ...

Benefit was a success

To the editor: The benefit for Camden Brooks, which was held Jan. 17, was a great success. We would like to thank everyone who donated gifts, gift cards and baskets for our Chinese auction. Thanks to everyone who donated all of the delicious desserts, and to the volunteers who worked so ...