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Opinion

No reason to rally for resignation

Our Opinion

Calls for Sen. Doug Mastriano to resign from office for attending last week’s Washington, D.C., rally in support of President Donald Trump are, at least for now, premature. Mastriano admits attending the rally. It’s hard for him to deny it —the Friends of Doug Mastriano organized a bus ...

When the nose does not always know

Local Commentaries

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” said Juliet in Shakespeare’s play. Well, Juliet was only half right — she never had COVID-19. Last week, I wrote about my COVID lingering effects, including the loss of taste and all its frustrations. But as the symptoms hang on, I ...

Some favorable local figures

Our Opinion

There is at least one good bit of economic news for our county. Unemployment has decreased from October’s 6.5% to 5.8% in Warren County. That’s nearly a full percentage point higher than it was in November 2019, but a sign of improvement in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. More ...

‘Party politics’ problems

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, The election for president is over and we still feel a need to express anger toward Donald Trump. He never was given a fair chance from the start and some just can’t let it go. In one of the latest exhibits of total frustration, we who have joined the Republican party for ...

Keeping business afloat at pandemic

Our Opinion

Jim Decker, president and chief executive officer of the Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry, is right about one thing — government alone will not help Warren County businesses climb out of the hole the COVID-19 pandemic has placed them in. Government can assist, and it will be ...

Country in ‘madness’

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor: The Washington Post’s satirical political cartoon about the “Republican Rats” should serve as a warning to all conservatives, political and religious. This was the exact same hate propaganda of Nazi Germany toward the Jews pre World War II. The fake news continues ...

Showing true colors

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, The writing was on the wall. He is what he is ... A lying, cheating, stealing, godless, gutless, gritless, clueless, shiftless, chauvanist, racist, sexist, facist, twisted Twittering twit. And a ranting, raving lunatic. It is what it is ... until it is not Jan. ...

Our opinion: New eyes for city development

Our Opinion

Something Vince DeJoy, Warren’s new planner, said last week is interesting in light of the ongoing community discussion of a new hotel in Breeze Point Landing. “I also want to get to know people that live and do business here to get their thoughts and input on future development plans ...

Homeless problems here

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, Recently, I have become acutely aware of the needs of those who find themselves homeless. I’m sure we don’t see them readily sleeping in parks or boxes like in the big cities. Make no mistake, there are homeless here in our city of Warren. Often they’re living in ...

‘Scary’ surge is more than number

Our Opinion

Late Tuesday evening, a registered nurse took to Facebook to share her plight regarding the rapid COVID-19 increases that are taking a toll on every portion of this region. Her plea was simple and to the point: right now, the virus is “scary.” “Listen up ... ! I praised you for keeping ...

No ‘justice’ in rep’s vote

Local Commentaries

When Warren County’s Republican Congressman Glenn Thompson recites the Pledge of Allegiance, does he shut his ears when he gets to “and to the Republic for which it stands”? Does he go wink-wink as he repeats the Pledge’s conviction that America is an “indivisible” nation that ...

‘Traitors’ did damage

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, Enough! President Trump supporters, this is on you. If you have urged those who defiled the seat of our government, accomplishing nothing but damage and horror, this is on you. These aren’t patriots; they’re traitors. The world is appalled at what we have done to ...

U.S. ‘sadness’ from 2020

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, Happiness and sadness occur every year. In 2020, due to the virus, happiness was compromised and sadness deepened. About half of us are unhappy with the election. I, and others, have stated correct reasons for our concerns. Before that George Floyd was brutally murdered by ...

Homeless problems here

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, Recently, I have become acutely aware of the needs of those who find themselves homeless. I’m sure we don’t see them readily sleeping in parks or boxes like in the big cities. Make no mistake, there are homeless here in our city of Warren. Often they’re living in their ...

‘Traitors’ did damage

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, Enough! President Trump supporters, this is on you. If you have urged those who defiled the seat of our government, accomplishing nothing but damage and horror, this is on you. These aren’t patriots; they’re traitors. The world is appalled at what we have done to ...

U.S. ‘sadness’ from 2020

Letters To Editor

Dear Editor, Happiness and sadness occur every year. In 2020, due to the virus, happiness was compromised and sadness deepened. About half of us are unhappy with the election. I, and others, have stated correct reasons for our concerns. Before that George Floyd was brutally murdered by ...

Editor’s corner: ‘Scary’ surge is more than number

Our Opinion

Late Tuesday evening, a registered nurse took to Facebook to share her plight regarding the rapid COVID-19 increases that are taking a toll on every portion of this region. Her plea was simple and to the point: right now, the virus is “scary.” “Listen up ... ! I praised you for keeping ...

No ‘justice’ in rep’s vote

Local Commentaries

When Warren County’s Republican Congressman Glenn Thompson recites the Pledge of Allegiance, does he shut his ears when he gets to “and to the Republic for which it stands”? Does he go wink-wink as he repeats the Pledge’s conviction that America is an “indivisible” nation that ...

Our opinion: We must all strive for unity

Our Opinion

“I toast democracy not alone for what it is, but chiefly for what it may become; not merely for what it has done, but also for what it makes possible for us and our children to do. ... It leaves our destiny with no limitations except those which our own minds impose and no pitfalls except ...

Viewing the above

Local Commentaries

When it is a clear night the sky at this time of the year is positively beautiful. I remember when my daughter and her children were staying with me. Their home was being renovated. One night when we came home from shopping I took the time to locate the Big Dipper (Ursa Major) and the Little ...