Grants available in Harrison County

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Harrison County Community Foundation, I would like to encourage nonprofit organizations in Harrison County to apply for a grant from our fund. The Harrison County Community Foundation currently is accepting applications for programs or projects that benefit our ...

Comfortable retirement? Commonsense solutions


I grew up in Pittsburgh. Most of my uncles worked in the steel mills. Many of my cousins chose not to go to college because they could make good money working in steel mills. They drove nice cars. I bought a Suzuki 90 motorcycle for $250. That was what I could afford and attend WVU. My Dad was ...

Building success starts in Appalachia


Since 1965, the Appalachian Regional Commission has collaborated with local and state partners to transform communities, create jobs, and strengthen the regional economy. Since becoming the ARC Federal Co-Chair in May, I take seriously my responsibility to work collaboratively with ARC’s ...

The role newspapers play


This week marks National Newspaper Week, a chance to step back and highlight the important role newspapers play as a community forum for news, sports and human-interest stories of everyday life. We Americans enjoy a vigorous, vibrant press, like no other in the world. For more than two ...

Get back on track with health


As guidelines for stemming the spread of COVID-19 were handed down last year, one of the first steps hospitals took was to reduce the number of in-person visits and elective procedures they provided. For many, that included common, annual tests and screenings. It is time to get back on ...

State prison reform needed


Managers and supervisors who work for private employers know the full weight of responsibility that can fall on them when an employee does not properly do a job. But in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, that message appears not to have been made as clear. In fact, in ...