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Letters to the Editor

Plesich dedicated, hard-working

To the editor: Few people know how dedicated, hard-working and knowledgeable Andrew Plesich is like I do. I have worked alongside of Plesich for more than 15 years in the oil and gas and mortgage industries. Plesich has been working in the Jefferson County Courthouse as a title examiner ...

Fletcher will serve all residents

To the editor: In the November election, I urge you to vote for Michael Fletcher for the 30th state Senate District. Having spoken with him several times, I can assure you that his dedication to creating a better Ohio is genuine. He is passionate about accessibility as a legislator ...

Biden best for our future

To the editor: I do not currently live in your circulation area, but I grew up in Dillonvale and graduated from Dillonvale High School in 1963. While attending Ohio State in the 1960s, I spent five summers working on a blast furnace floor in Mingo Junction, on a railroad section gang out of ...

Ferguson will put people first

To the editor: Ron Ferguson is an honest man who cares deeply for the Ohio Valley he grew up in. He graduated from Ohio State then returned home to work as a television reporter at WTOV-TV. Ron is a small business owner, and he is opening a family entertainment center next year. It’s never ...

Information should be shared

To the editor: Although I live in Georgia, I have very strong feelings for the people back home and my alma mater, Catholic Central. I had family living in Steubenville until 2019. I have worked and lived all over the country in my career and there is no place where the people are more ...

A little history

To the editor: Since so many no-nothing progressives are calling President Trump a racist, I think a history lesson is in order. In 1854, many Democrats supported slavery. Many members disagree, broke away and, with members of the Whig Party, formed the Republican Party, which opposed ...

Vote to build back better

To the editor: If you are Republican, vote, while pledging to leave the first category blank. We are in the grips of a mad man. He is heartless and cruel. This authoritarian strongman wants to appear to lead but instead continues to mismanage the U.S. response to COVID-19. He and the virus ...

Interesting observations

To the editor: Winston Spencer Churchill and Nicholas Murray Butler, among others, observed three types of individuals who participated with political opinion. They observed individuals with superior minds talked about ideas, while those with average minds talked about events and those with ...

We must be better than this

To the editor: As it has alarmingly been confirmed that President Donald J. Trump had tested positive for having contracted the dreaded coronavirus as, repeatedly, he had been experiencing a high fever and was feeling quite fatigued, which are known symptoms of the virus, it is my wish that ...

Don’t let the swamp win

To the editor: The Clinton era ushered in a new level of corruption in American politics. The Clinton Foundation became a means of funneling money for government favors. As revealed by the Director of National Intelligence John Radcliffe, Hillary Clinton’s $10 million Steele Dossier became ...