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Letters to the Editor

Just Tear Them Down

It seems the city is selling three of the four buildings they bought for $155k a few years ago for $80k. That’s a $75k loss plus the cost of tearing down the rear of one because it was structurally unsound. They also paid $140k for the adult bookstore building, and was going to end that ...

Carvers List Winners

Editor, News-Register: The Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild lists the winners of their Christmas Tree Project, which included the 6-foot tree loaded with over 250 hand-carved ornaments. The winner of the tree was Ed Schafer, Madison, Indiana. He purchased his winning ticket during the Fall ...

Garage Plan Questioned

Editor, News-Register: I continue to read with interest the grand plans that the mayor, his sidekick, and members of city council envision for the new year. This letter is written concerning the proposed parking garage to be located on Market Street across from the old Wheeling-Pittsburgh ...

Release Tax Returns

Editor, News-Register: I, as many, find puzzling President Trump’s response, or lack of, to the murder and subsequent dismemberment of Saudi native and legal United States resident, Jamal Khashoggi who was an esteemed columnist for “The Washington Post,” by the government of Saudi Crown ...

Thanks from St. John’s

Editor, News-Register: On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and boys of the St. John’s Home for Children, we would like to express our humble and heartfelt thanks to the many businesses and multitude of individuals who helped to make Christmas so very special for the young boys ...

Generosity Praised

Editor, News-Register: The Staff and Volunteers of the House of the Carpenter would like to thank those who helped to provide Christmas for 392 children this year. There were many individuals, but there were also groups like the Ohio Valley Street Survivors Car Club, The Health Plan, Troy ...