Letters to the Editor

Why do I hate Trump? Let me count the ways

To the editor: In Mr. John Brittain’s letter of April 19, he made the statement that “implication that Obama is blameless if you lost your doctor is ridiculous.” Let me ask him this, Trump made the claim that the Democrats were responsible for his health care bill getting through. ...

Do your part to help stop spread of invasive pests

To the editor: Are you helping invasive pests spread in Pennsylvania or around our country? You may have heard that invasive plant pests and diseases are primarily introduced through commercial trade; that’s true. But once they are here, these destructive plant pests don’t move far on ...

Thank you for supporting positive life changes

To the editor: For the past 20 plus years the Juniata Valley Behavioral and Developmental Services Citizen Advisory Board has held its annual awards banquet honoring the many individuals who make a positive change in their lives. This dinner was held April 13 to acknowledge individuals who ...

Some thoughts for current (and former) commissioners

To the editor: The county commissioners make news again. But only euphemistically about taxes. Historically the citizens of Mifflin County have been surprisingly good at electing commissioners well suited to our local and unique county-as-a-whole needs, regardless of party ...

Baublitz will be a true asset as county sheriff

To the editor: I proudly continue to support our PA State Police Troop G, that we are truly blessed to have locally in our area. This group of troopers and staff at our local barracks, I hold in very high regard in their unselfish and professional efforts to keep us safe. Therefore, I ...

Thank you for making annual egg hunt a success

To the editor: On behalf of the Burnham Lions Club and children of the Burnham area I would like to thank all those who assisted in making the annual Burnham Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt a tremendous success. Over 100 children took part in the event. Special thanks goes to the following area ...

Drayer would serve admirably as sheriff

To the editor: I fully support Jim Drayer in his candidacy for the office of sheriff in Mifflin County. I have known Jim for 28 years. I first met Jim in March of 1989 when I came to Mifflin County as a new Pennsylvania State Police Trooper. We served together as troopers from 1989 until ...

Father would make a tremendous sheriff

To the editor: I would like to take a moment to share why I feel my father is the best candidate to be sheriff of Mifflin County. My father is highly qualified to take on all the responsibilities that this position entails. My dad has been a resident of Mifflin County for over 34 years. ...

Why do you detest Trump, capitalism?

To the editor: Mr. George Fisher, in our continuing debate about Trump, has in his April 12 letter made several points that I’d like to comment on. He begins by saying that Obama did not lie when he said you can keep your doctor; he was only repeating what the insurance companies told ...

Lions Club announces April spaghetti dinner

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce its April spaghetti supper. It will be held on Thursday, April 20 at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu wil be the same; spaghetti, meatballs, applesauce, salad, bread, ...