Letters to the Editor

An open letter to parents of teens this prom season

To the editor: The end of the school year is exciting and hectic, especially for high school juniors and seniors. It is prom and graduation time. Celebrations can be very joyous events; however, our nation sees many serious accidents this time of year. Many times these tragic accidents are ...

Despite what liberals tell you, NRA isn’t the enemy

To the editor: This letter is in response to the letter from Gary Gill in the March 14 Sentinel in which he makes the claim that the NRA is entrenched in the attitude that no changes should be made to gun laws. The NRA, and I, think that any changes should make logical sense and be ...

Investing in addressing climate change is prudent

To the editor: I enthusiastically support Marc Friedenberg’s candidacy for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District. I also support his priorities: jobs, health care, education and our environment. The relentless rise of carbon dioxide after the Industrial Revolution closely matches ...

Generosity of community keeps McClure pool free

To the editor: The 10th annual basket and Chinese auction to benefit the West Beaver Township Veterans Memorial Pool in McClure was held on Saturday, March 3. What a day! We had a record auction in both attendance and dollar amount! We would like to thank all those that donated baskets and ...

Why wouldn’t people want to rely on God?

To the editor: Many people today believe that faith and facts can’t coincide, but in reality they do. If facts are present it doesn’t discount truth. Many people believe the words “I love you,” but can’t ever prove it. There is a clear distinction between facts and truth, but they ...

Marino, his pet safety bill are worth supporting

To the editor: As an animal lover, I believe that you can judge a person’s character by how they treat their pet. Every year, thousands of innocent animals die at the hands of human cruelty because they are confined and left in extreme temperatures. On Feb. 7, Congressman Tom Marino ...

Adjustable-rate graduated income taxes are fairest

To the editor: Eliminating real estate taxes for school districts and local and county government, as Scott Wagner says he would do as governor, means that a fairer tax would be needed to replace that lost local revenue. An adjustable-rate graduated income tax, without deductions or ...

Outpouring of support has been overwhelming

To the editor: The Bumgardner and Trutt family would like to let this community know how much everyone is appreciated. When Sonnie had her accident, minutes after people were praying for her all the way to California. The money raised by this small community was so overwhelming and so ...

Whose interests are we here to protect?

To the editor: In response to Stephen Sellers’ letter to the Sentinel on March 7, I would like to say that I agree that mistakes were made including ones made by law enforcement that led to the recent horrible mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, ...

March spaghetti dinner to benefit Shannon Lower

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our March spaghetti supper. It will be held on March 15 at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, bread, desserts and ...