Letters to the Editor

Voting for Book is chance to buck two-party system

To the editor: Have you ever walked into the voting booth not feeling very excited because you know it’s going to be a choice between a Democrat or a Republican? Many people don’t even vote at all for this very same reason. Even if there is a third-party candidate on the ballot, people ...

Wagner has shown he is more fit to lead than Wolf

To the editor: I support Scott Wagner for governor because he has real solutions for the problems facing the people of Pennsylvania and I believe he will defeat Tom Wolf in the November general election. In terms of fiscal policy, Scott Wagner has shown he knows how to balance ...

Hershey’s sincerity makes him the clear choice

To the editor: We are writing in support of John Hershey for state representative. We have known the Hershey family for some years now. John has always utilized very good common sense and moral judgement. Recently, we had the opportunity to spend a day with John as he interacted with our ...

Wear green this Monday to show your support

To the editor: Monday, Oct. 22 will be the first recognized Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Awareness Day. Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an official proclamation offering his support after a local family impacted by this syndrome made the request in honor of their daughter Riley who will be 5 years old ...

Hershey will work hard to make our district better

To the editor: As an elected representative to the Republican State Committee for Mifflin County, I’ve been watching local politics for a long time. This is why I was impressed when state representative candidate John Hershey, in the early days of his primary campaign, took the time to meet ...

Wagner, Bartos will stop advance of socialism

To the editor: Gov. Tom Wolf’s running mate, John Fetterman is not good for the well-being of Pennsylvania. Endorsed by Bernie Sanders, John Fetterman is a socialist. John Fetterman’s platform revolves around $13 billon of new spending for a single-payer health care system. This money ...

A vote for Book is a vote for people over party

To the editor: I remember the first time I voted in a national election. I was a registered Republican and voted for Richard M. Nixon for President of the United States. Since then, I have come to the realization that not every republican is right for office. Nor for that matter is every ...

‘Cool dudes’ Benninghoff, Hershey deserve your vote

To the editor: I met John Hershey this summer. He is a cool dude and very friendly. I know if anyone has an issue with the state, he will be there to help them. There is nothing fake about him. He is genuine and obviously works hard. However, I can not vote for Hershey because I live in ...

Hershey is right person at right time for right job

To the editor: During my career, I have hired dozens of people. When I interview individuals for a position, I make my decision on a number of variables. Obviously, the person interviewed must have the skill set to do the job. However, much more goes into my final selection. An individual who ...

Book is people-oriented and will work hard for us

To the editor: On Nov. 6, voters in the 82nd District have a unique opportunity to elect a representative who can truely represent the people, not limited by party restraints. Elizabeth Book is a wife and mother living on the family farm in Juniata County for the past eight years. Owning ...