Letters to the Editor

Many donated to Juniata County 4-H Beef Club sale

To the editor: The Juniata County 4-H Beef Club would like to thank the following who donated items for our sale for Ronald McDonald House of Danville. Juniata Lumber; Juniata Junction Restaurant; Sticky Bun Cafe; Lester Stuck Building Supply; Sheetz; Hilly Ridge; Mac’s Clothing; Ballet ...

Abortion is issue with no simple answers

To the editor: In a letter published July 18, George Fisher responds to local pastor William Weary who decries abortion as a moral outrage. Mr. Fisher agrees that a moral outrage exists, but identifies it as the restriction on free will imposed on a woman by any societal questioning of ...

Arguments of pro-choice crowd do not pass muster

To the editor: Mr. Fisher seems to be one of the Margaret Sanger of Planned Parenthood disciples, linked knowingly or unknowingly. He does not realize that many who are opposed to abortion usually would not bar its use for those who became pregnant due to rape, incest or if a real medical ...

No one is more deserving of congrats than Ray Wilde

To the editor: As one of Ray’s younger friends growing up in Belleville, I want to congratulate Ray on 50 years in Babe Ruth baseball. With Ray’s hard work and dedication what started with daily pickup ball games and a dice baseball league, grew into a nationally-recognized Babe Ruth ...

Youth fair is great way to support local FFA, 4-H

To the editor: Hi. My name is Amaris Fultz and I am writing this to tell you that the 4-H youth fair is almost here. I live in Reedsville. I am in the lamb club. This is my fourth year in lamb club as well as my fourth year participating in the youth fair. My lambs this year are named Klaus ...

Thank you for support of recent Raspberry Festival

To the editor: The Decatur Fire Company Auxiliary would like to give a big thank you to all those that helped make our Raspberry Festival a success, which includes those of the community that attended; those that donated food; the people that set up inside and outside flea market stands; ...

Sometimes all it takes is asking to make it happen

To the editor: As many of you are aware, Penelec/FirstEnergy has an electric substation on Electric Avenue near the intersection of Mill Road and Electric Avenue. This building, known as the trolley barn in its former life, had been neglected over recent years. Several windows were broken and ...

Thank you for support of 2019 Milroy fireworks

To the editor: We want to express our sincere thanks to the following businesses and persons who helped to make the Armagh Township/Milroy fireworks another great success this year: The former Milroy Ladies Auxiliary, Bowersox Truck Repair and Wrecker Service, Mifflin County Savings Bank, ...

Church grateful for support of Vacation Bible School

To the editor: Thank you! The annual Third Street community Vacation Bible School at First United Methodist Church, Lewistown was a “Roaring” success because of the great volunteer efforts of women and men of the following churches: St. John’s Lutheran, Sacred Heart of Jesus, ...

Abolishing abortion only creates different problems

To the editor: Father Weary claimed that there is a moral outrage happening. I agree there is one. But we do disagree is what that moral outrage is. He claims it is abortion itself, I say and will say to the day I die that the moral outrage is pro-life movement dictating to women what they ...