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Letters to the Editor

Don’t let lies taint your heart

To the editor: Every day, hour after hour, I see headlines spewed across the news about how different the races are. How one race thinks that it is better, or one thinks that all others are against them and out to get them. Let me tell you, no race is better or worse than the other. After ...

Things to think about

To the editor: Dr. Martin Luther King, the I-had-a-dream man that all men would live in peace and made forgiveness a virtue, remembrance a vice. No more violence, white on Black or Black on white, hatred omitted from everyday life. Two children playing, Black or white, what do they ...

Glenns deserving of recognition

To the editor: July 18 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of John H. Glenn Jr., a true American hero and icon, who was born in and grew up in nearby Cambridge and New Concord, respectively. Glenn, who passed away in 2016, was a highly decorated fighter pilot, serving in the U.S. ...

Let’s fix Internet access

To the editor: Throughout Eastern Ohio, in rural communities up and down the Ohio River, homes and businesses lack Internet access and the vital connectivity it brings. The pandemic magnified these challenges for rural communities as our country transitioned to more and more remote work and ...

Time to summon moral courage

To the editor: On July 9, the Rev. James Altman, a Catholic priest, was removed as pastor from St. James the Less in La Crosse, Wis. He was removed by Bishop William Callahan. The bishop removed Altman after Altman refused to resign over making political comments and the bishop’s ...

Community makes festival great

To the editor: On behalf of our parish council, our chairs and our entire church family, a big thank you to our community for making the Holy Trinity Greek Festival the absolute best ever. After a year that kept us all alienated from one another, it was a joy to see the thousands who came ...