Your vote does matter

Local Columns

If you are among those people who choose not to participate in elections because you think you are just one person and your vote really won’t matter, know that your assumption is wrong. We received another reminder of that Tuesday, when residents of Wells Township approved a 3-mill levy that ...

Council will discuss rules for festivals


There’s a sense of vitality in downtown Steubenville that has not been present for many years. From the opening of small shops and businesses along Fourth Street to events such as the monthly First Fridays on Fourth and the Nutcracker Village and Advent Market, people are returning to the ...

Williams donations appreciated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Fritz Williams Memorial Scholarship fund, I would like to thank everyone who sent donations in memory of Nick Dragisich Jr. Your donations and support for the family were very much appreciated. Willlam Curenton Chairman

Ferguson is asset to community

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I want to endorse Ron Ferguson for state representative. Ferguson is an asset to our community. From his days as a television reporter to his involvement in local politics, from his work with Americans for Prosperity as a community grassroots leader and trainer to his ...

Hoagland not representing us

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Do you find yourself complaining about “the way things are?” Are you feeling noble and have a strong desire to make our community better? I implore you to become involved in a political campaign in 2020. Perhaps consider running for office. State Sen. Frank Hoagland’s ...

Thoughts about progressive thoughts

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Progressives turn being stupid into a competition — just read their letters. Another example of progressive deceitful narrative to sway people is Marjie DeFede’s letter of Oct. 13, “Don’t punish pain event slated.” She writes, “Do you want a politician to decide ...

Edison poised for the future

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Edison Local School District, I want to thank voters for supporting the 2.1-mill emergency renewal levy on Tuesday. Their passage of the seven-year measure will help further the district’s plans to unify sports and school facilities on the grounds of Edison ...

Library will continue to serve

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you for renewing the levy for the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County on Tuesday. Thanks to your vote, we continue to provide reliable resources, programming for all ages and materials for your reading pleasure. We look forward to meeting the needs of ...

Liberals turn to emotion over logic

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: “Liberals never understand that what they’re doing is wrong, or doesn’t work; they just think they haven’t been allowed to do enough of it, yet.” — Jim Quinn California is on fire, in the dark, has the largest homeless and illegal populations in America and has ...

When will persecution end?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Constitution states that the president shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors. Since Donald Trump was elected president, many Democrats and never-Trumpers have been calling for impeachment. ...