Letters

Curbing the hatred

The members of the Westmoreland LGBTQ Interfaith Network share in the outpouring of feelings expressed by several LGBTQ supportive organizations following the horrific tragedy that ...

Trump's resume redux

Regarding Raymond Morton"s letter "Reviewing Trump's resume": As the owner of a local resume service back in the "80s, I think I have a pretty ...

New Shell plant will provide economic boon

Shell's Beaver County ethane cracker plant will leverage resources already here to create a byproduct, "cracking" ethane into ethylene. After waiting for the official ...

Bright Lines

Trib readers weigh in on Donald Trump, the Orlando massacre, recent renovations to Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's office and the U.S. Open: Peg Mulcahy, Derry: ...

Opioid advice ignored

As I see politicians scrambling to find answers to the opioid crisis, I offer the prospective of someone who worked in drug law enforcement for ...

Gun-control idea liberal lunacy

Regarding Joe Lucas' letter "Gun-control measures needed" : Lucas is living in the liberal world that Democrats created and is so uninformed that he makes ...

Reviewing Clinton's resume

Regarding Raymond Morton's letter "Reviewing Trump's resume" : Where does he get his talking points, from a Clinton propaganda sheet? That was a nice rant, ...

Invaders go unhindered

The supporters of today's mass immigration say, "This is who we are," linking the tide of legal and illegal foreigners to our welcoming of the ...

Political protesters

Hillary Clinton supporters protest at Donald Trump's stops on the campaign trail. Violence sometimes breaks out and Trump supporters are blamed — evidence of the ...

America was great

Reading Christopher Gordon's June 10 letter, "When was America great?" made me question why anyone would want to live in America. With all of the ...

America is great

I am baffled by Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan. Do I think the good ol' U.S. of A. is perfect? Nope. Is there ...

Higher taxes, brighter future

We educators are particularly concerned during the state budget process as Pennsylvania ranks dead last in funding equity. While the recent passage of a new ...

Bishop silent on climate change

June 18 marked the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si'" that was meant to get at least the Roman Catholic world acting on ...

Resigned from Harmar

After almost nine years as Harmar Township supervisor, I can no longer serve my community. Following the May supervisors meeting, I became painfully aware ...

Leaning to the left

As a longtime subscriber to the Trib, it seems to me that your news reporting has moved toward a liberal bias. A lot of your ...

Unintelligent terror response

The Orlando terrorist attack is the result of a colossal failure of intelligence gathering and inaction. The shooter all but stood on a street corner ...

Weapons ban no answer

There is a debate as to whether legislators should make stricter gun laws and ban firearms from certain factions altogether. I believe this is not ...

Shocked by Vargo's antics

After attending several Leechburg Area School Board meetings over the past five months, I am shocked at the consistent display of childish behavior by board ...

Thoughtful writer

I want to commend Ryan Verner, author of the June 18 letter, "Need teachers like Ferretti," which complimented his former Leechburg Area teacher for encouraging ...

Bucs drop ball on Kids Day

I purchased nine Pirates tickets for my family to go to a Kids Day on Sunday June 26th. Then ESPN picked up the game and ...