Letters to the Editor

Lions Club benefit dinner set for Thursday evening

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 ...

Those on the left seek to chip away at our freedom

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

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

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

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 ...

Gun control won’t solve problems, God will

To the editor: I read the editorial in the Oct. 4 Sentinel and I must say it was 99 percent spot on. I have just a few things to add. The weapons used were technically not fully automatic machine guns. They were semiautomatic rifles. The triggers had to be pulled for every shot fired. The ...

Measure the Candidates Night set for Oct. 25

To the editor: The Mifflin County Farm Bureau is hosting out general election Measure the Candidates Night at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Mifflin County High School. We have invited candidates for Mifflin County Treasurer, Mifflin County Register and Recorder, Mifflin County Sheriff, Magisterial ...

Opportunity to serve is a privilege, not a chore

To the editor: I feel a need to reply to the person who didn’t go to church because they might be asked to serve on a committee or help with a meal. I consider it a privilege to serve on a committee or help with a project. My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever ...

Slow drain of holiness is having negative impact

To the editor: As a lifelong resident of this county, I feel we need to take a look at what’s happening. First I would like to address the declining conditions of our churches. Stop and look around. Dwindling membership, churches closing, no one seems to care anymore about the slow ...

Government not only can, but must keep us safe

To the editor: I am writing this letter in response to Judge Andrew Napolitano’s column in Friday’s Sentinel titled, “Can the government keep us safe?” In his editorial Napolitano notes that the rights of thought, speech, religion, self-defense, privacy and travel are the natural ...