Letters to the Editor

Book’s outsider status can help affect change

To the editor: After careful consideration of the two candidates running for the Pa. House seat in the 82nd District replacing Adam Harris, I have selected Elizabeth Book as my choice for the office. Why you might ask? Please allow me to explain. You see, something has happened over the ...

Hershey’s character makes him the clear choice

To the editor: John Hershey, candidate for Representative of the 82nd District will be seen in Mifflin County after he wins the election. He is a man of integrity and I believe his word when he says that he will not disappear if he wins the election. John said that “I will have a presence ...

Wagner’s plan to end property taxes is bad idea

To the editor: Scott Wagner, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor, co-sponsored and still supports Senate Bill 76. This bill would replace school district property taxes by increasing the state’s personal income tax rate from 3.07 percent to 4.34 percent and by increasing the ...

Trump getting undeserved credit for economy

To the editor: Trump has injected new life into the economy according to the writer of the Oct. 2 Sentinel editorial. Well, let’s look at some facts and see how much credit Trump deserves. Trump, notorious for exaggerating and lying, now likes to brag about the Bureau of Labor statistics ...

Milroy Lions Club to host benefit spaghetti dinner

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our October spaghetti supper. It will be held on Oct. 18 at the White Memorial Church Fellowship Hall, Main Street, Milroy. We will serve from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, bread ...

Book’s outsider status will serve us well

To the editor: I was never one who was much into politics. Then 2016 came, and now it seems that everybody is into politics, and everybody wants to be heard, and nobody wants to listen. It’s right vs. left. This year I, like many people in the 82nd District, became very interested due to ...

For its own good, GOP must allow Mueller to finish

To the editor: For over 50 years, Republicans have been clear about our identity. We are the party of law and order, service to our country and respect for the Constitution. Sadly, the midterm struggles we now face are partially of our own making. Some Republicans have failed to adequately ...

Hershey has many qualities desirable in a legislator

To the editor: John Hershey is a dedicated and trustworthy man who is focused on the best interest of our district and its citizens. He is a lifelong conservative who will fight for the values that we hold dear in our communities. He has spent countless hours walking door to door, meeting ...

Left will stop at nothing to achieve political goals

To the editor: In a recent post a person made it clear that her attack on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh was due to his temperament and perceived “white lies” while testifying before the Senate Judicial Committee. She cited not one example of the uncorroborated testimony given by the ...

Thank you to all who supported fall 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 Fall Book Sale. This semi-annual event raised $6,011.10. This money will be used to purchase new, popular materials for babies, ...