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Opinion

Biden never brightest bulb

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “Pyrrhic victory” thusly: “A victory costing so dearly, it is equivalent to a defeat.” For those undiscerning souls whose vote for Jo(k)e Biden was less a vote for the Democrats, and more a vote against Trump, this last year ...

Letters and our Stars

Local Columns

If you have been waiting to send a letter to the editor regarding the Nov. 2 election, know that you are running out of time. The deadline for submissions related to candidates or issues is noon Thursday, and those letters will run next weekend, depending on the volume. After that deadline ...

Permission needed to place signs

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing this letter today to correct the record for the way the current mayor of Wintersville, Robbie Martin, has spun a story to make himself appear victimized by his opponent and his opponent’s supporters over such a trivial topic as yard signs. Martin is claiming ...

We’re facing internal crisis

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As the large, bronze statue of the commander of the military for the Confederate States of America, Gen. Robert E. Lee, was removed from its pedestal in Richmond, Va., which served as the capital city of the Confederacy during the American Civil War (1861-1865), it ...

Guest column/Steubenville from the perspective of visitors

Local Columns

The United States is still America the Beautiful. The last couple of years have been difficult for us all, and for 24/7 bad news about the decline of the country has bombarded our media. We are a couple from Southern California who decided to embark on a tour of the United States in our RV to ...

Guest column/Franklin’s words of wisdom continue to ring true

Local Columns

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. — Benjamin Franklin If you ask, a person in recovery will tell you this is true. The challenges they face are not easy, but they strive every day to stay in recovery, to win back their independence, their lives. “Did you know one in ...