Letters to the Editor

Metcalf right commissioner choice

To the editor A family man, a man of faith, a focused leader — these are just a few of the attributes that describe Greg Metcalf. These are also just a few of the reasons I believe he is the best choice for Jefferson County commissioner. I have known Greg for a while now and he has always ...

Memories of Anita Jackson

To the editor: My recollections of Anita Jackson, who passed away on Sept. 22, are all positive, warm and loving. “She walks in the beauty, like the night ...” (poet Lord Byron) aptly described Anita. I remember Anita, when in April 1995 she was our chairman for a gala charity ...

Back in business in Follansbee

To the editor: I would personally like to thank all those who contributed time, money and support to the businesses and residents affected by the flood in Follansbee. It feels great to be back in business. Thank you, everybody. Dr. Michael J. Pipo Jr. Follansbee

JVS helps build success

To the editor: On Nov. 8, the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School levy will be up for renewal. It is a 1-mill levy for 10 years with no new taxes. The levy supports current expenses, tools, equipment or furnishings, as well as improvements and renovations for the facility. There are ...

Metcalf right for commissioner

To the editor: I am writing in regards to my friend and my former councilman, Greg Metcalf. Greg served as the 3rd Ward councilman of the city of Steubenville for 16 years and has shown himself to be a man of integrity. He has a feel for the needs of the people of the city of Steubenville and ...

Let’s change debate process

To the editor: I’ve been a Democrat all my adult life, as were my parents and grandparents. Prior to the last eight years, I have pretty much supported most politicians and polices of the Democratic Party. However, I have become totally ashamed and disgusted with the lying, cheating and ...

Thompson right choice for rep

To the editor: I am writing in regards to my friend, Andy Thompson, state representative, 95th Ohio House District. Andy and his family live in Marietta. Andy has a great personality, is congenial and has integrity. He has worked as a state representative since January 2011. He is a hard ...

Friends of NRA banquet a success

To the editor: On behalf of the Jefferson County Friends of NRA Banquet committee, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to everyone for their participation and support of the first Jefferson County Friends of NRA banquet held Sept. 10 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. Due to the ...

Lou Gentile true public servant

When it comes to elected officials, there are two kinds, those who talk the talk and those who walk the walk — Lou Gentile is a walker. Gentile has done nothing but fight for our valley since he was first elected to office. He fought for our local construction workers when out- of-state ...

Innocent lives are at risk

To the editor: Christian Scripture and tradition enlightens the world with knowledge of the ineffable love of the triune God, the author and giver of life. In contrast, the progressive left offers a triumvirate dedicated to promoting and expanding the culture of death. At their nominating ...