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Letters to the Editor

Creek Dredging

Dear EditorI understand The Corps of Engineers do not want to dredge the creeks because the material is just pushed to the banks.Over time the gravel and earth erodes back into the channel.Can the material be used to fill in the septic tanks when the sewage project is completed in Neffs?Can the ...

Pearl Harbor

Dear Editor,As the month of December once again is upon us, it doesn't only mean friends and relatives getting together for a festive holiday season, but it brings something much more grim and alarming into the picture. A picture, that we as Americans should never forget. I am talking about ...

Caveat

Dear Editor,While driving around the area, I observed a large number of contractors working on roofs, homes and buildings.What is unusual is that I cannot find any local ties for some of the unfamiliar names (when the names are displayed).Do you remember the debacle in New Orleans? After the ...

St. Clairsville

Dear Editor,Thanksgiving, the season that reminds each of us to be so very thankful, not that we aren't each and every day!We all need to say thank you for the efforts of so many, many folks in the St. Clairsville community who work tirelessly all year but is so very evident at this Christmas ...

Veterans Day

Dear Editor,Veterans Day was observed at the Bellaire Middle School, again, they put on a terrific program as always.I would like to thank all that took part in program, choir, band, speaker and teachers.We sat on the gym floor, the students sat in the stands. They would get up and clap for us. ...

Development

Dear Editor,As it has recently been announced by the Belmont County Board of Commissioners that four additional members have been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Belmont County Port Authority. I ask if it may not be appropriate to also add members to the Belmont County ...

War Crimes

Dear Editor,The recent release of Wikileaks, of more Iraq War atrocities clearly demonstrates the compelling need for war crime trials against the major purveyors of that horrible Iraq War. Brought to trial for Iraq War crimes should include at a minimum, President, George W. Bush; Vice ...

Dana McGrew

Dear Editor,I read with interest the letter from Dana McGrew, about paper carriers and the comment that delivering newspapers isn't a real job. I can identify with that.As a retired employee of the W. V. D.O.T.I had to deal with the public and sometimes they could be mean. The favorite comment ...

Craft Show

Dear?Editor:The Harrisville Ladies Firemen Auxiliary would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who came out on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 and made our Craft Show such a huge success. We would also like to thank all the wonderful crafters who had a table or tables at our show. Your ...

Santa Sprint

Dear?EditorThis letter is meant to convey our sincerest gratitude for all the efforts that went into making this weekend's 2nd Annual Santa's Spirit Sprint a success. Without the efforts of the following people, we would not have been able to help out some needy children this Holiday Season. ...

2 school districts

Dear?Editor,Concerning the school systems in Belmont County. It is my belief that there are too many school systems in this county. We live in modern times, and modern times do not allow for too many school systems in a small county. Do I believe that the Burger Plant closing will hurt the ...

Food Pantry

Dear?EditorThis is a letter to all of you that care about your neighbors and would like to help them but do not know how.If you are looking for some place to assist local residents in your area, may I suggest your local food pantry. When I read the article from The Adena Methodist Church Food ...

Sunrise Rotary

Dear EditorThe St. Clairsville Sunrise Rotary would like to thank everyone who helped in any way with our Rotary Steak Fry. The generosity and help of people in our community made this event an outstanding success. More than $7,000.00 was raised for the benefit of the St. Clairsville Stadium ...

Senior Services

Dear Editor:Based on voter results Belmont County voters have shown a strong support for the Senior Renewal Levy. Belmont County Board of Trustees wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Belmont County voters on behalf of our seniors, who will directly benefit from this levy.We are especially ...

St. C. Parade

Dear Editor:The Thomas Chrysler Dodge Jeep Holidays on the Hilltop St. Clairsville Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade was a huge success. A tremendous crowd came out to help us kick of the holiday season in downtown St. Clairsville.Pied Piper Nursery School, under the direction of Audrey ...

Kennedy Photos

Dear Editor,I visited Bellaire Public Library last Monday and came across some copies of newspaper clippings of Jack and Jackie Kennedy's riding in a motorcade through Bellaire. I thought about them again tonight, in that it is the anniversary of that infamous and unlucky day that President ...

St. C. Tax

Dear Editor,Let me first say that I am appalled, but not surprised, at the St. Clairsville City Council's decision to impose an income tax on its citizens, despite the roughly 70 percent of them who voted against it. This incident reminds me of my high school days, of how our teachers wanted us ...

Bridgeport

Dear?Editor:First, I want to start off by congratulating the entire Bridgeport football team and coaches on a amazing season. These young men have nothing to be ashamed of...this season has been both memorable and history-making. You have accomplished something that can never be taken away from ...

Bridgeport

Dear?Editor:First, I want to start off by congratulating the entire Bridgeport football team and coaches on a amazing season. These young men have nothing to be ashamed of...this season has been both memorable and history-making. You have accomplished something that can never be taken away from ...

Conquer Chiari

Dear EditorI would like to thank everyone in The Ohio Valley who helped make the second annual, "Walk Across America to Conquer Chiari," a huge success. Without all the local business's and communities support we would not have been able to have such a successful walk this year. Its amazing ...