What happened to the money?

Letters to the Editor

o the editor: In Tuesday’s Herald-Star article “Diocese pulls the plug on cathedral renovation,” the reason given for the stoppage is because of “irregularities uncovered including a decade or more of payroll taxes that were collected but never turned over to the Internal Revenue ...

Repeal of Roe v. Wade

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: With the recent leaked 5-4 decision to be made by the U.S. Supreme Court, with all five conservative members, including three nominated by then-President Donald J. Trump, it appears that the 1973 decision of the court in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion and became the law ...

A chance to speak up

Letters to the Editor

To the editor Finally, it’s over. After 10 years of trying to resurrect a poorly planned idea, the Steubenville Diocese has made the decision to stop renovation of the cathedral. I salute any and all parishioners who have tried to advocate this decision change over the years. Now ...

Improving our region

Local Columns

The Rev. Dave Pivonka, TOR, made an interesting observation while speaking at Tuesday’s grand opening ceremony for the Franciscan Center for Evangelization and Renewal. “I think the fact that it’s in a neighborhood, this place of peace, this place of refuge to become a place not only ...

Guest column/Working together makes difference in Toronto

Local Columns

If you haven’t been following the water rate debate in Toronto, let me explain why you should. On the one hand, it’s a fantastic example of how a group of concerned citizens can affect change in their local government. On another hand, it’s a testimony to what can be achieved when local ...