Letters to the Editor

What are Democrats really running on?

To the editor: This letter is in response to the column by Laura Hollis on July 20, entitled “What are Democrats running on?” The editorial was so filled with hyperbole, half-truths and untruths that I found it difficult to decide which issues to address. One of Laura’s early claims ...

Support those showing animals at Youth Fair

To the editor: I am Amaris Fultz. I am writing because the Mifflin County Youth Fair is happening soon. I live in Reedsville, and I am in the lamb club and the dairy feeder club this year. I will show my animals, River, Rose and Rory, at the fair. It takes place Aug. 6-11. I would like people ...

Thank you for support of Milroy Fire Co. festival

To the editor: Milroy Fire Company would like to say thank you to everyone who came out and supported us during our summer festival. We look forward to doing this for the community each year. It’s a great time of fellowship and fun. Special thanks goes out to Gravy Train Express in ...

Youth sports should not be win-at-all-costs

To the editor: When did winning an 11-year-old Little League game become a win-at-all-cost sport? What lesson are we teaching our children? Is it really about the kids or is a coach more worried about his wins vs. losses record? So many questions come to mind after watching a child be ...

Local chapter of support group closes down

Dear fellow bereaved parents and family members: About 29 years ago, the Juniata Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends was started to assist families grieving the death of a child of any age or any cause. Over the years many parents and other family members have reached out to our ...

My views on race come only from my experience

To the editor: I would like to respond to Jene Mertz’s comments about my letter of June 9. To begin with, Ms. Mertz implies that I say I don’t have to worry about racism. That’s not true. My letter was simply an opinion about how serious race is as a national issue. Some people feel ...

People keeping their homes, not paying taxes

To the editor: Once again The Sentinel has listed delinquent property tax payers. And, once again, a lot of the same names! I am completely baffled as to how and why our county continues to allow this to happen. There are many of us home owners who pay our taxes regularly and on time. We ...

Thank you to those who blessed recent events

To the editor: On behalf of the congregation of the Schrader United Methodist Church, we want to give thanks to those who blessed our two church events. We first had a walk-a-thon May 26 at Kish Park in which the proceeds went to a visiting youth group and leaders from the Cherryville ...

Preventon board thanks community for support

To the editor: The Juniata County Prevention Board would like to thank those individuals and agencies who helped to make the Community Round Table events possible. These events were held in order to educate the community about youth drug and alcohol trends in our county, and to provide ...

Thank you for wonderful ‘Let Freedom Ring’ event

To the editor: It was a gorgeous evening sitting with several hundred people on South Main Street in Lewistown, Friday evening June 29, under the blue sky with white clouds hovering overhead and listening to the Lewistown Community Band and Choir present the annual “Let Freedom Ring” ...