Letters to the Editor

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, ...

Book’s independence will allow her to serve us better

To the editor: I am endorsing independent candidate Elizabeth Book for the 82nd District Pennsylvania state representative for a variety of reasons. After having the opportunity to meet with Mrs. Book, who actually drove to my home in McVeytown to make a case for her candidacy, I was very ...

Book will ‘get the job done right’ in Harrisburg

To the editor: Fellow voters, I ask that you take time this election season to truly think about who will be the best state representative for our 82nd District. While we have been led by the same person for so many years, we are now going to have the chance for a change. In life we often ...

Kavanaugh showed why he’s unfit for high court

To the editor: We can set aside the sexual assault allegations for the moment. Judge Kavanaugh has shown himself to be too temperamental and too partisan to serve on the Supreme Court as an arbiter of justice. Furthermore, the multiple white lies told with such easiness, such certainty and ...

It takes many to make backpack program work

To the editor: Thank you for providing this forum to express appreciation. As of Aug. 28, the Summer Backpack Program of the Juniata County Food Pantry has completed its fourth summer of providing lunches to eligible students residing in our county. A total of 189 students registered for ...

Coach: Allegations made against me are untrue

To the editor: In response to the article appearing on the front page on Friday, Sept. 21, I wish to state that the unsubstantiated allegations attributed to me by Neal Shawver and Paul Iannone are totally baseless and false. They are slanderous and defame my character. Coaching any sport ...

Book will put people over party to preserve liberty

To the editor: You’ve heard folks saying this is the most important election of our life time. Well, to some degree that is the case in every election. One side is trying to keep control, the other trying to take it back. It seems to always be the case. Nowhere, do you ever hear them say, ...

Thank you for making recent event possible

To the editor: Mifflin County is an amazing place to live, and Valley View Retirement Community is a beautiful setting in a remarkable community. As Valley View celebrates the 50 years of sharing God’s care and compassion to residents of Mifflin County and surrounding areas, we are so ...

Many are to thank for fun day of Goose Day trivia

To the editor: As the coordinator of the Mifflin County Historical Society Goose Day Team Trivia, I would like to thank the following: Barr Funeral Home, Harv McCardle and the Boulevard Station Car Wash, and John Pannizzo Downtown OIP and Grille for sponsoring our event; Lynne Weaver from ...

Thank you for helping to clear fallen tree from road

To the editor: I would like to thank Ed Mann and the crew from the East Derry Fire Company who came to our aid when a tree fell over and blocked the road at our home. The dispatcher from the communication center called them to help us since Derry Township would not clear the road. They were ...