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Letters to the Editor

Of gods and aliens

To the Editor, The thought humans evolved from an ape takes man’s ego to the height of creating gods. The religious teaching is God created man in his image. But the naysayers believe man created God in man’s image, to the point of creating ugly aliens running around the universe in hot ...

Recognizing our heroes

To the Editor, Weirton Lions Club recently initiated its most recent community project — Flags for Heroes — a display of American Flags sponsored by individuals from the community and honoring both active military and those veterans, both current and deceased — who have given of ...

Do-over time in Weirton

To the Editor, Doing a do-over in Weirton. City officials, let’s make a rule of conscience. No companies that have been run out of other cities or other states for unsavory practices can locate in Weirton. Companies have a right to come in and negotiate what kind of access they need for ...

Dangers of cancel culture

To the Editor, Merriam-Webster defines the term “woke” as “aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice.)” The recent kerfuffle over the Weir High Red Rider logo was largely overblown; more was made of the issue than it ...

What is being hidden?

To the Editor, I am a 1969 graduate of and taught/coached from 1973 through 1979 at Weir High School. It is despicable that the removal of the Logo has been secretly going on for some time. State Code may have been violated due to the manner in which the Logo change was implemented. The ...

Master Gardeners appreciate support

To the Editor, The members of Tri-State Area Master Gardeners Association (TAMGA) would like to extend our appreciation to the gardeners of the area for braving the cold, wind and hail storm to attend our annual fundraising Plant Share last Saturday. We thank Gabriel’s in Weirton for ...