Letters to the Editor

Don’t cut down decorations

To the editor:My father - one of his many duties was the family cemetery caretaker. I use the word caretaker, because years ago, many big-city cemeteries had full-time, live-in caretakers. They cut grass, took care of all duties and showed great pride. But that was in days gone by.Since the ...

Toronto coaches made impression

To the editor:Coaching is one of those professions that has, at all levels, seen its fair share of controversy. Winning is the only thing - win at all costs, break the rules, unsportsmanlike behavior - you get the picture.As coaches, your goal is to go undefeated or have a winning record, make ...

Some common sense solutions

To the editor:This is in reference to a recent letter authored by Bob Atkinson concerning Donald Trump ("Trump's the biggest liar," May 22.) It is usually my policy not to respond to extremist on either side of the political spectrum. However, this letter provides the exception to the rule.In ...

Trump’s attitude very troubling

To the editor:I'm an 87-year-old octogenarian who's very concerned about the future of our God-loved country.Even though I'll probably not see much of the next decade, I do have many friends and family who will be effected with who is our next president.The thought of Donald Trump at the helm ...

Take a stand for liberty

To the editor:On May 16, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned lower court rulings on the Zubick vs. Burwell case, which is an encouraging victory for the Little Sisters of the Poor. The Little Sisters are an order of nuns that operates more than two dozen homes for low-income ...

Community can honor Bob Millick

To the editor:Maybe he fixed your furnace at 3 a.m. or responded when you called for an ambulance for your sick loved one, or maybe he was the fire chief who responded to a fire in your neighborhood or the police officer who responded to a call for help in Wayne Township.However and whenever it ...

Questions about the future

To the editor:Trump's wall ... the Future Agricultural Resource Model shows a low-productivity scenario by the USDA Economic Service for the time period from 2015-50, when the USDA added the most current climate change findings.Today, farmers produce 164.7 bushels per acre. The United Nations ...

Postal workers, residents thanked

To the editor:The Follansbee food pantry (R.E.A.C.H.) would like to express its heartfelt thanks to our local post office for the wonderful food drive they recently conducted. Many hundreds of pounds of nonperishable food items were delivered to our site on May 14.Our heartfelt thanks to all ...

Wal-Mart made a big difference

To the editor:In the early 1990s while living in Colorado, I began to observe and admire the higher standards, pay and benefits of Wal-Mart drivers. As my own driving career progressed, I imagined the possibility of becoming a Wal-Mart driver someday before I retired and being respected as a ...

Bootstraps event was a success

To the editor:On behalf of the Christian Students in Free Enterprise, I would like to thank everyone involved in making the Project Bootstraps seminar on April 16 a successful event.Project Bootstraps was established to inspire individuals throughout the Ohio Valley to establish a small ...