Letters to the Editor

Veterans group thankful for recent donation

To the editor: The Mifflin County Veterans Association would like to thank Mr. Bill Lake of Lake Ford/Chevrolet for his recent generous donation to the association. Monies from the donation will be used to purchase flags for Victory Park, the Mifflin County Veterans Memorial Bridge and ...

Rotary Club thankful for seafood dinner support

To the editor: Just a note to our friends and neighbors here in the Lewistown area who attended the Lewistown Rotary Club’s seafood dinner fundraiser. Knowing the primary beneficiaries would be the LUMINA Center and the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology’s scholarship ...

Single-payer health care would serve us well

To the editor: On April 11 you opined that single-payer health care is always a losing proposition. This statement is interesting because the sole argument is that single-payer health care would deny individuals from obtaining better protection regardless of if they can desire and afford it. ...

MC Farm Bureau to host Measure the Candidates

To the editor: The Mifflin County Farm Bureau is hosting our primary election Measure the Candidates Night at 7 p.m. on May 9 at Mifflin County High School. We have invited candidates for Mifflin County Auditor, Mifflin County Commissioner, Mifflin County Coroner, Mifflin County District ...

Ted Reed would excel as county commissioner

To the editor: It has recently come to my attention that Ted Reed is a candidate for Mifflin County Commissioner. I have known Mr. Reed for about 30 years and for 15 or so years he worked in our company, Center Business Products at Mount Union, so I feel compelled to share what I know about ...

Thank you for support of club’s spring bingo

To the editor: The Women’s Service Club of Juniata Valley would like to express its sincere appreciation to everyone who attended of contributed in any way to our annual spring bingo. The club’s mission is to provide support to area women and children through many local agencies. Your ...

Benefit spaghetti supper slated for April 25

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our April spaghetti supper. It will be held April 25 at the White Memorial Church fellowship hall, Main Street, Milroy. We will serve from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, bread, desserts ...

Booster club appreciative of support of bingo event

To the editor: The East Juniata Boys Soccer Booster Club would like to following business for your monetary donation and/or items for the raffle drawing. Without your help, we wouldn’t have had a successful bingo. Thank you: R&F Trucking and Heat Trucking, Juniata Tire, Dressler’s ...

Decision to remove ducks is a ‘fowl’ play

To the editor: I’m writing this letter for the people in our community and the surrounding areas concerning the wildlife at Kish Park. We all know there are a few people that complained about the fowls there and can’t seem to deal with it while doing their activities there. If it ...

Solution to duck problem may be found in the past

To the editor: There is a chance you can do Derry Township a favor. What I’m about to suggest may have already been done or has fallen on deaf ears. Relocation of geese, ducks: Many years ago, possibly 40 or 50, Allentown had a problem with geese on Lake Muhlenberg. I was living and working ...