Letters to the Editor

Parade truly was magical

To the editor: The annual Nutcracker Magic Christmas Parade in Steubenville has become a popular part of the holiday festivities, and this year was no different. Thousands of people lined the street or watched on television as more than 90 delightful and creative floats, vehicles and groups ...

Coalition looks to 2019

To the editor: This past year was a productive year for the Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Coalition. Members actively campaigned for our candidates and led a voter registration drive that took us from Toronto to Steubenville to Mingo Junction and back. Together, we made a lot of ...

Daley will be missed

To the editor: What a sad day for Steubenville Catholic Central High School. You will truly be missed, Steve Daley. The best to you in your future endeavors. Marlene Fayak Steubenville

Many people to thank

To the editor: There are so many people to thank this year Chuck Spencer Jamie Spencer, Shawn Dorsey, Carol Laneve, Savage Nutrition, Gaslite, White Bear, the city of Steubenville, Pastor Mike Mantos and Wintersville Community Chapel, Dan Vogel and AT&T, Rodney Leas of the Annapolis ...

Toronto kettles earn thanks

To the editor: On behalf of the Toronto Salvation Army, I would like to thank the individuals from the following churches, businesses and organizations for ringing the bells in Toronto for the Salvation Army Kettle Drive during the months of November and December. The bell ringers ...

Friendship Room sends thanks

To the editor: We want to take time this holiday season to reach out and thank our many benefactors, who faithfully partner with us meeting the immediate needs of our guests at the Friendship Room. Thanks to the immense generosity of local businesses, churches and individuals, we continue to ...

Turning against the president

To the editor: Let’s begin with an abbreviated history of the Trump presidency, such as it is, and then move along to current events and President Individual No. 1. Last year and early on this year, he separated children, some toddlers, from their mothers and fathers. And no, President ...

A cruel, ignorant president

To the editor: Individual No. 1 (President Donald Trump) and his criminal administration once again are showing the world that America is no longer striving to be that shining city on the hill. It shouldn’t shock anyone that he and his corrupt cabinet once again have blood on their ...

Contributing to the image

To the editor: “The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being” – St. John Paul II Dignity. What is it? What gives it worth? What determines it? Power? Intelligence? Passions? Nietzsche would say that we focus wholly on the will by inflating our ego ...

Comments about comments

To the editor: The progressive communists of Jefferson County are intellectually frustrated. A few examples: Hank Segle is blind with Trump rage. He writes on Nov. 18, “What about the V.A. Mr. President?” He gives his definition of nationalism “… that it’s arrogant to believe in it ...