Letters to the Editor

Mifflin County all-stars recognized at Phillies game

To the editor: On Monday evening, the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-star team went to Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia to take part in a ceremony before a Philadelphia Phillies game, which they entitled a “Salute to Champions.” We were invited to participate as a result of ...

Lions to host benefit dinner tonight in Milroy

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

Thank you for making bingo event a success

To the editor: The Mifflin County Field Hockey Booster Club wishes to thank the Lewistown Moose members for their help with the recently successful fundraiser bingo. The club also wishes to thank the following bingo sponsors: Kreps Garage, Southside Car Wash, Mifflin County OB/GYN and the ...

Recent rebuttal was misguided, distorted

To the editor: Mr. Leonard Earnest’s memories of the election are heavily biased and quite faulty whether by his own view or skewed through media distortions. Ms. Clinton did not attack all of Donald Trump’s supporters as deplorable. And the accuracy of her comments has been proven in ...

Volunteers made park improvements possible

To the editor: Thank you to all involved with the improvements at the Mifflin County Youth Park. Last year, Jen Fleck, county 4-H agent, applied for a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to make improvements to a portion of the livestock barns at the park. We were approved ...

Making sure credit is given where credit is due

To the editor: I am so grateful for all the press that the Lewistown Sentinel has given the Adopt-a-Planter program this year, and last week’s editorial (“Downtown Lewistown planters blooming with civic pride”) is no exception. I am especially pleased by the Jim Tunall mention. He was ...

Those who voted for Trump had many good reasons to

To the editor: I would like to answer Mrs. Cunningham’s letter about why voters supported Trump over Mrs. Clinton in our last election. (Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the letter “When we vote it should be for more than a letter” by Vicki Cunningham, published on Sept. ...

Ending DACA is wrong, morally and economically

The Trump administration confirmed this week that it is ending the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. The elimination of DACA will be a humanitarian disaster. It is sadistic to tear apart families and uproot children from the only lives that most of them have ever known. If ...

Support during renovation is greatly appreciated

To the editor: The Sunshine Connection appreciates the community support during our renovations. We want to thank our volunteers and board members for their tireless work on our renovations. We will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 11. Please “drop-in” for a visit. In addition, if you ...

Amendment could spell end of public education

To the editor: If voters approve a proposed Pennsylvania Constitutional amendment in November allowing the General Assembly to pass a law that would allow property owners to exclude 100 percent of the assessed value of a homestead from local taxing authorities, it could signal the end of ...