Letters to the Editor

Walk for Warmth raises money for energy bank

To the editor: The eighth annual Walk for Warmth was held Feb. 10 at Kish Park in Lewistown. The event was held when temperatures were low so that walkers could imagine what families who are struggling might experience. All proceeds from the Walk for Warmth benefit the Mifflin-Juniata ...

Like them or not, we need rich people

To the editor: There was a happy crowd in Louie’s the other day. The Eagles fans were really up and were buying each other drinks big-time. Actually, I had never seen some of those guys smile before. But as usual, most of the crowd was “Trump this” and “Trump that.” He’s a ...

Dems are about helping Dems rather than fairness

To the editor: There is a lot in the news lately about Pennsylvania’s congressional districts being drawn to benefit the Republican Party. As Democrats express their righteous anger at the situation, we should remember that Democrats do the same thing. After the Democrats won the ...

Thank you to the many good people of our area

To the editor: In a time when so many people complain about so many different topics, most of which they have no control over, I would like to offer a word of thanks to the Lewistown Borough snow plow driver who pushed snow away from my vehicle on Thursday afternoon, near the corner of W. ...

Editorial makes it harder to find common ground

To the editor: Once again, the editor of The Sentinel is making allegations that are disingenuous at best and deceitful at worst. I am referring to the editorial in Saturday’s paper entitled “Are Dems about protecting dreamers or trying to stymie Trump?” The editorial implies that ...

Milroy Lions set to hold benefit spaghetti dinner

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our February spaghetti supper. It will be held on Feb. 15 at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, bread, salad, applesauce, desserts ...

You can’t always tell a political tiger by its stripes

To the editor: When the old tiger senses his home territory is about to be torn apart by roving renegades, two things must be remembered: His fury is magnified tenfold; his claws have not been dulled by age. The old tiger’s territory had been inhabited by two species of cats — one with ...

Thank you for all who made calendar possible

To the editor: The Mifflin County Historical Society would like to say “Thank you” to our many community patrons for helping us produce the 2018 Picture the Past calendar. Every year the calendar features vintage photos from the historical society archives, as well as rare, unpublished ...

Thank you for generosity this past holiday season

To the editor: With yet another holiday season behind us, the employees of Mifflin County Children and Youth would like to once again recognize the tremendous outpouring of generosity and kindness by many thoughtful individuals, churches, and businesses for helping to provide many children ...