Opinion

28 accusers, 30 years of inaction by Hollywood

Editorials

When you hear, Lights, camera, action, the use of the word "action" typically means that something is going to start happening. Nearly 30 years later, many are wondering why Hollywood failed to take action against Harvey Weinstein. Entertainers are eager to point out the alleged moral failings ...

Lions Club benefit dinner set for Thursday evening

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our October spaghetti supper. It will be held at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will serve from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday. The menu will be the same — spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, bread, homemade ...

Discover your hero

Local Columns

I sat down heavily in my chair, heaving a gigantic sigh, tears threatening to spill down my cheeks. “My goodness,” I thought to myself, “it’s been a long week.” It was only Tuesday afternoon. I sat for a few minutes, trying to wrest control of my emotions. I’d just watched a ...

Why did it take so long for someone to speak out about Weinstein?

Editorials

As the floodgates opened for a tidal wave of sexual assault allegations against former movie magnate Harvey Weinstein this week, quite a few in the entertainment industry have some explaining to do. It appears that Weinstein’s sexual predation was an open secret among many in Hollywood and ...

Those on the left seek to chip away at our freedom

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: All too often of late do I read of the “gun banners” insisting on one or another limitation of Second Amendment rights. They confuse the public so as to impose their attempt at full confiscation. They snip at one aspect of gun ownership at a time. The latest confusion ...

Commissioners to host another pinning ceremony

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Mifflin County Commissioners will host another pinning ceremony to honor Vietnam era veterans at the commissioners’ meeting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 in the second floor meeting room of the Mifflin County Courthouse. The purpose of the pinning ceremony is to ...

Thank you for spreading word of Potato Drop 2017

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I want to thank The Sentinel and Julianne Cahill for the awesome coverage of the Potato Drop 2017. Approximately 90 volunteers arrived early on a Saturday morning to distribute 22,000 pounds of potatoes that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill. Through their efforts ...

Support of food pantry is greatly appreciated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Juniata County Food Pantry we would like to say “thank you” to area businesses that contributed to the success of Hunger Action Month in September. A big thank you to MERF Radio, Weis Market in Mifflintown, Harshbarger’s Sub n Malt in Mifflintown and ...