Letters to the Editor

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published inthe Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified whenpossible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...

Instilling positive values in kids isn’t just parents’ job

To the editor:In response to Mr. Turns' letter, I am Mrs. Welham's pastor, having known her for 12 years. I hold advanced degrees in theology and psychology, and directed a Christian school for seven years. I have worked with children, as has Mrs. Welham , for many years. When we are older, we ...

A halftime interview worth watching on TV

To the editor:Here is the halftime interview I'd love to hear.It's halftime, and the North Central Arizona State University (28,000 students) Turquoise (they were the Navajos before PC set in) are down by 28 points. Their coach is Ed Terse, who has been at NCASU for 29 years. In college he ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published in the Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified when possible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact. Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments ...

Background checks on all gun sales are needed

To the editor:Explain to me why the Republican-led Senate recently voted to allow anyone on a terrorists watch-list to purchase a gun! What the Republicans in the Senate are saying is that people are so scary that we won't let them board an airplane even though we have security at the airport, ...

Local man thankful for recent celebration

To the editor:A word of sincere thanks to all who attended or expressed their greetings in other ways, in celebration of my 80th birthday!All shared more than just a little bit of themselves to my benefit! There were congratulations, good wishes, an outpouring of memories, good stories and, ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published in the Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified when possible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact. Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments ...

Well-intentioned program is sending wrong message

To the editor:I would like to comment on the article in The Sentinel of Wednesday, Nov. 25, concerning the character counts program. The article states that this program was designed by Heidi Welham, assistant principal Mifflin County Middle School.In this program students receive a ticket for ...

Kiwanis says thanks for supporting parade

To the editor:Kiwanis would like to thank all the participants in the 2015 Lewistown Kiwanis Christmas Parade.Special thanks go out to: Borough of Lewistown, Chief Herkert and the Lewistown Police, Juniata Valley Chamber of Commerce, Key Club, Judges - Larry Welshans, Dennis Yohn, and Mille ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published inthe Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified whenpossible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...