Letters to the Editor

We all could have and can do better for our library

To the residents of Mifflin County:In 2013, faced with a severe budget shortfall, the Board of Directors of the Mifflin County Library regrettably closed the Allensville and Milroy branch libraries. It was unfortunate this decision had to be made, but necessary to ensure the survival of public ...

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Lewistown Community Band concert was success

To the editor:Dear music and library lovers - By all accounts, despite rain, fog, and damp, the Lewistown Community Band concert to benefit the Friends of the Mifflin County Library was a rousing success. I'm so sorry a health issue precluded my attendance. Many thanks to all who made this ...

Thank you for making ‘Flip the Switch’ special

To the editor:I wanted to take this opportunity to personally thank the participants that made this years' "Flip The Switch" celebration at the fountain in Downtown Lewistown so very special. Our noon event on April 29 included a drum roll during the countdown by drummer Vanessa Barron, the ...

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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 in ...

Thanks to all supporters of Kid Connection

To the editor:As chair of this year's Kid Connection committee, I would like to thank residents of Mifflin County for their support. Kid Connection 2016 was a smashing success.I would like to give a special thanks to the Golden Living Center, Burnham Eagles, First Quality, Association of ...

Thank you for supporting recent library book sale

Dear Mifflin County Library supporters, book lovers and book buyers:The Board of Directors, Friends of the Library and staff thank you for the very successful Spring Book Sale. This semi-annual event raised $6,743.06. This year, more than ever, we appreciate your support more than ever as we ...

Vows to pay it forward after receiving kind deed

To the editor:When I took my granddaughter to the movies on Saturday, I didn't go to the bank first, so I just had enough cash to get in. My granddaughter wanted a drink and popcorn.I checked my change and just had enough for one of those, she chose the drink. When I dumped my change on the ...

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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 in ...

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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 ...