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Opinion

Vote for Hahn is a positive vote

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Attending City Council meetings, committee meetings and special forums during the past year and a half, I have been amazed by the grace and poise Kimberly Hahn displays. However, don’t mistake her gentle and kind demeanor for weakness, as she is not afraid to stand up for ...

Johnson’s record is impressive

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Michael R. Johnson, the independent candidate running for council at large. During the past several years, I have gotten to know Johnson on a personal basis and also have become aware of his political positions on city matters. My first ...

Hahn supports free speech

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Our city needs leaders who listen and who are willing to work for all of us. Kimberly Hahn stood up to other members of City Council who wanted to shut down free speech. During her term, legislation was introduced that required the citizens of Steubenville who wanted to ...

Area shined for Questers

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Recently three local chapters of Questers hosted the Ohio Fall Conference of Questers in Steubenville. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the many folks who helped make the conference a success. First to the members of Bezaleel Wells Chapter, the Edwin M. ...

Hahn helps with improvements

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: My husband Paul and I want to thank Kimberly Hahn for her tireless efforts on City Council to improve our marina and parks, and to make our city a place that is attractive to new businesses and families. This evening we enjoyed the picnic grounds at the beautiful ...

Hahn has true commitment

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It has been a great pleasure to have worked with Councilwoman at large Kimberly Hahn and to see her commitment to the city of Steubenville and other organizations. I have been in her presence at Faith in the Future meetings and breakfasts, and she has been a supporter of our ...

Wishes of freedom

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: New York Harbor. Liberty Island. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in 1886. She stood as a beacon on the horizon — tall, strong and brazen for all to see as immigrants entered the harbor. On Nov. 2, 1881, Emma Lazarus wrote “The New Colossus,” a sonnet to raise money ...

JVS a landmark in our county

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing this letter to ask that all who read it to please vote for the renewal of the levy (Issue 13), for the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. I myself am a senior at the JVS and cannot express what a wonderful school it is. The teachers there want their ...

Area chambers promote region

Editorials

It was fitting that members of the Jefferson County and Follansbee chambers of commerce gathered earlier this week for their respective annual dinners. Both events were held Wednesday, which was National Chamber of Commerce Day. Celebrated each year on the third Wednesday in October, it’s a ...

Freilings make a difference

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize and thank one of those tireless civic leaders who gives so much to the citizens of Mingo Junction and Jefferson County. I am calling out Jim Freiling (and his wife, Kathy) of the Mingo Business Association. Besides doing an ...