Letters to the Editor

Thank you for donating to veterans home

To the editor: The officers and members of the Lewistown Elks Lodge No. 663 would like to express their deep appreciation and thanks to all the individuals, churches and organizations who so generously donated items to the Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home. The response to the request for ...

Thank you to all who helped with meat canning

To the editor: Well, meat canning is over for another year — 36,000 pounds of meat canned, hundreds of workers fed; that’s my job. With the help of churches, businesses, Faye Havice and many friends, they say we feed between 1,000 to 1,500 meals in four days! It takes a month and a half ...

Meat canning was great thanks to your support

To the editor: We thank God for allowing us to can here in central Pennsylvania, and making this the 43rd year for this project. We canned 36,000 pounds of turkey which produced 22,616 cans of product. We are thankful that we were able to pay for the turkey on time, and we have faith that ...

Have you ever thought about it in this way?

To the editor: Greetings: Have you ever listened to someone for a while and wondered “Who ties your shoes?” then thought “Does it make any difference?” That brings me to another thought: “If guns kill people, then do pencils misspell words?” Or have you ever thought “How can ...

Habitat seeking applicants to be new partner family

To the editor: Habitat for Humanity of Mifflin County is urgently seeking applications for a partner family (homeowner) to partner for a build that will commence this spring and be completed before year end in Derry Township (Lewistown). A partner family (homeowner) can be, but is not ...

Trump is within his rights with immigration policy

To the editor: I have been pondering the recent case of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court taking over alien entry policy from the president of the United States. It was also interesting that the law in question which gives the president his authority was reportedly never looked at, or at least was ...

Milroy Lions Club supper to benefit Lower family

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our February spaghetti supper. It will be held Thursday, Feb. 16, at the White Memorial Church fellowship hall on Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, ...

Thank you for act of kindness on my birthday

To the editor: A thank you to whoever paid for our meal on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Downtown OIP as we celebrated my 90th birthday. Life is full of surprises. May God bless you. P.S. Thanks to all in the community who sent cards as I celebrated this milestone in my life. Shirley ...

Toomey should remember for whom he is working

To the editor: I am so disappointed and frustrated with our Republican senator in D.C. Why is Senator Pat Toomey not listening to his constituents? Why is he taking our taxpayer money for his very good salary, yet refusing to hold town hall meetings? No other job would allow him to behave ...

Thank you for quick response to concerns

To the editor: I would like to thank Lewistown Borough Code Enforcement Officer Rex Fink, Lewistown Fire Department Chief Bob Barlett and the City Hook & Ladder Fire Co. hazmat team for their quick response in checking out the building to alleviate our concerns as to the safety of ...