Letters to the Editor

Thank you for recent work on McCoy House

To the editor: On behalf of Mifflin County Historical Society, we would like to thank Pastor Jean Ward and her parishioners of Church Hill/Reedsville United Methodist Church: Sam Bray, George Farley, Bob Swartzell, Sandy Swartzell, Karen Reed, Deane Bray and Lois Atwood. They ...

Stimeling is right type of person to be sheriff

To the editor: As a resident of another county, I was hesitant to write this. However, I feel that I must attest to the character of Joshua Stimeling. I have been a law enforcement officer for 14 years and have various years of experience in different fields of the law enforcement ...

10th District residents deserve better than Marino

To the editor: A joint investigative report conducted by CBS’s “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post uncovered some extremely disturbing information about Rep. Tom Marino. Marino, who was President Trump’s nominee to be the next drug czar before withdrawing his name, was the architect ...

Outgoing sheriff asks for support of Baublitz

To the editor: For the past 28 years, I have come to the people of Juniata County asking for your support to elect me as the sheriff of Juniata County, and the people have always supported me, for which I am thankful and honored. I am coming to you one more time asking you to support Rick ...

Dunmire would be best choice for treasurer

To the editor: I am writing in support of Kendra Dunmire for Mifflin County Treasurer. She is an ideal candidate for the job and would be a great public servant for the citizens of the county. Kendra has more than 30 years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting, which are main aspects ...

VFW thanks supporters during difficult times

To the editor: This letter is directed to the many individuals who have come together with the Belleville VFW Post 5935 through our recent difficult times. The VFW has been a big part of Belleville since 1946 and its hard to visualize what it would be like without it. The Small Town, America ...

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 ...