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Armchair reference off the mark

August 2, 2013 I disagree strongly with your July 19 editorial "Armchair quarterbacks don't alway know the game. more »»

Survey Says … Potomac Edison not well liked

July 26, 2013 The Jefferson County NAACP and the Coalition for Reliable Power applaud the West Virginia Public Service Commission for turning down FirstEnergy's request to end the general investigation into the... more »»

Where is common sense and courtesy?

July 5, 2013 When an excessive outflow of traffic calls for a traffic cop, is it not common sense to rotate traffic? Did we not learn in kindergarten and as youngsters to "take turns?" Recently, when the... more »»

Advertising is harmful

June 28, 2013 When you think of “product placement” it might remind you of the little boy feeding Reese’s Pieces to E.T. more »»

Exercise the right to vote

June 28, 2013 June 4, 2013 was the 94th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which gave women full voting rights. Women had fought for four decades to achieve this goal. more »»

Tribute to Dr. Don Master

June 28, 2013 When I moved to Shepherdstown in 1990, I asked a friend of mine for the name of a veterinarian for my dog, Brewster. She told me about Dr. more »»

Advocating the great outdoors

June 21, 2013 The great outdoors provides us all with an opportunity to interact with nature. This opportunity is becoming more unique over time due to the lack of Americans spending time outdoors. more »»

Criminal, clueless or both?

June 14, 2013 Is the 4th Amendment dead? With each passing day we see government agencies encroaching on more and more of our Natural Rights, as guaranteed in the United States Constitution. more »»

A debt of gratitude

May 31, 2013 The first thing I must do is apologize for the length of this letter. more »»

Earth Day very successful

May 6, 2013 The observation of “Earth Day” last Saturday at Morgan’s Grove Park was a very rewarding experience for everyone who participated. more »»

Support Scouts for equality

April 26, 2013 Next month, the Boy Scouts of America will consider a proposal to end its policy of discrimination against gay Scouts. more »»

Progressive Confluence benefits from Mason's work

April 26, 2013 Curt Mason was the inspiration for the recent founding of the Progressive Confluence. Thank you for highlighting Curt and his remarkable cultural events announcement list in your April 19 edition. more »»

Let's complete the job

April 26, 2013 University students and Duke Street traffic suffered many months, while the tunnel was being built to facilitate walking between East and West campuses. The tunnel's completion was cheered by all. more »»

Speak out against FirstEnergy plans

April 12, 2013 When Allegheny Power merged with Ohio-based energy giant FirstEnergy in 2011, we were promised merger synergy benefits. more »»

Don't allow death and violence to have final word

April 5, 2013 Christians in West Virginia are celebrating the death of Christ on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. The anniversary of Jesus' death is referred to as "Good Friday. more »»

WV Feed to Achieve…a bill to give children a chance to learn

April 5, 2013 For over twenty years I have worked with child poverty, family poverty, and homeless in the eastern panhandl. more »»

Traveling 219: A worthy project

March 28, 2013 The project "Traveling 219: a Trip Through History on the Seneca Trail" has for the past two and a half years worked to tell the stories of the people and places along US 219 in West Virginia. more »»

Helping fight the good fight

March 15, 2013 For the past several years, Shepherd University has hosted a very successful Relay for Life event that raises a significant amount of money in support of the American Cancer Society’s mission to... more »»

Belated thank you

March 15, 2013 I must extend a very belated thank you to Cheryl Keyrouze, formally of Historic Shepherdstown, by the Upton Martin Family. more »»

League offers opinion on impact fees

March 11, 2013 Impact fees are being discussed again in Jefferson County. The pressure is on to eliminate or greatly reduce them. more »»



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