Opinion

All-state designation loses value when selection appears biased

Editorials

Are all-state teams serving high school athletes, or just turning into another participation trophy? A story that appears on Page B1 in today’s edition is the latest proof that something is wrong with the system. Early in the summer, the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association (PSBCA), ...

Midd-West is ready for its own football program

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On Monday night, I attended the Midd-West School Board meeting in order to listen to the discussion about a possible football co-op with Mifflinburg. The school board from Mifflinburg engaged in discussion with the Midd-West Board members about what such a co-op would be like. ...

Being inspired

Local Columns

Several weeks ago I was asked to speak at South Hills School of Business and Technology new student orientation. “Oh gee,” I sort of whined to the person making the request. “Are you sure you want me to do this again?” “Oh yes,” enthused the caller. “You are just great and so ...

Local Columns

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Taking military action in Venezuela would be a big mistake

Editorials

President Donald Trump is right to be concerned about what is happening in Venezuela. He is wrong to consider use of U.S. military force to correct the situation. Venezuela appears to be on the brink of chaos as a result of action taken by that country’s leftist president, Nicolas Maduro. ...

There’s a big difference between Nazis, opposition

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: A few weeks ago, I wrote you a letter concerning the removal of Confederate statues. As I am both passionate about this subject and given to verbosity, it was, I guess, too long to print. I assumed the subject would quickly lose its currency and my thoughts would no longer be ...

Trump’s ‘brinkmanship’ is actually an ultimatum

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I take exception with The Sentinel editorial of Aug. 12 — Headline: Brinkmanship with North Korea will lead nowhere positive. This wording, in my estimation, is a veiled insinuation that our government, e.g., President Trump, is engaging in brinkmanship with ...

Our nation must denounce bigotry, unite as one

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Every governmental body, every church, every civic leader must denounce the bigotry, hatred and evil that is strangling our great nation. More importantly, each of us needs to act positively to reunite as one. Marshall Hartman Lewistown

Do your best to experience the eclipse — without your phone

Editorials

A truly rare event is happening Monday afternoon, one that has not taken place in nearly a century. The moon’s orbit will place it directly between the sun and the Earth, causing a total solar eclipse. That alone doesn’t make it such a rarity. The fact that it will be visible from coast to ...