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Opinion

Morelli clear choice for office

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am proud to endorse Tony Morelli for Jefferson County commissioner. I have gotten to know Tony well during the past few years. He is energetic with a strong business background and is passionate about helping the people of Jefferson County. He is running for county ...

Jefferson County needs Bob Smith

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It is my distinct honor to recommend my good friend Bob Smith for Jefferson County commissioner. I have known Bob since we first entered military service together more than 42 years ago. Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. Those were the values ...

Commitment to work hard

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: At this point, we are in the final 10 days of the election. Only 10 short months ago, I clearly remember discussing with my wife, Colleen, my strong desire to answer the call of running for Jefferson County commissioner and investing my time and resources in our county. We ...

Corrigan will run office with dignity

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I have a question for the Republican candidate for clerk of courts in Jefferson County. If you have seen his ads or any of his campaign material, you may be wondering about a claim he makes. Andrew Plesich says he has 18 years of experience working in the Jefferson County ...

Experience, education count

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On Nov. 3, Jefferson County will elect a new clerk of courts for the first time in two decades. The clerk of courts plays a vital role in the service of justice to residents of Jefferson County. There are more than 310 sections of the Ohio Revised Code pertaining to the duties ...

Fewer signs, more tolerance

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Everywhere you go these days one sees signs, blue, red and green, with names of politicians running for public office this November. In yards, on billboards, along country roads as well as major highways, some with slogans, others with pictures of what the candidate used to ...

Littlejohn will bring possibilities

Letters to the Editor

o the editor: When I was between 15 and 16 I had gotten into a fight — my first time getting into trouble. My punishment? I could either got to a juvenile detention center or the local P.R.I.D.E. program — my parents decided on P.R.I.D.E. I had heard Ed Littlejohn was a tough guy who ...

Facts point to Olivito

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: For someone who claims to be a former journalist, the Republican running for state rep in Ohio’s 96th District spends a lot of time (and money) spreading fake news. Ron Ferguson has been spreading lies about Democratic candidate Rich Olivito in every medium. The lies range ...

From the Pulpit

Local Columns

Be Be who God created you to be, Fearfully and wonderfully made. Be whom He has declared to be free, Not in bondage, or easily swayed. ∫∫∫ Be in the world, but be not of it Be transformed by renewing your mind. For the world’s wealth is counterfeit, And of God’s ...

Walks a chance to show off park

Editorials

Saturday’s historical walks through Steubenville’s Beatty Park can appeal to area residents on many levels. For longtime residents who have not visited the Lincoln Avenue facility in several years, the tours will offer a chance to once again experience the natural beauty that is on ...