Letters to the Editor

Elizabeth Book is best choice for 82nd District

To the editor: I am writing to endorse Elizabeth Book for State Representative for the 82nd District. Her views, what she plans to do when in office, and her experience make her the best candidate for the job. Elizabeth supports eliminating the school property tax, which is something that ...

Read Woodward’s book and judge for yourself

To the editor: I have noticed that The Sentinel has been even handed lately in printing both right- and left-leaning opinions on its opinion page. However, I was disappointed in the cartoon on Monday’s editorial page. The cartoonist seems to be echoing the administration’s public ...

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Ertley family

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our September spaghetti supper. It will be held at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, bread, ...

Thank you for support of Big Valley Invitational

To the editor: As director of the Big Valley Cross Country Invitational race, I would like to thank the following: The Rotary Club of Lewistown-President Colleen McCusker, Vice President Jim Zubler, Jim Shilling and all the Rotarians who dedicated their unselfish time and effort to making ...

Thank you to Lewistown Community Band

To the editor: A final thank you for the summer season of concerts presented by the Lewistown Community Band. It was a great Sunday afternoon Aug. 19 at Calvary Bible Church in Ferguson Valley when the band shared in its last summer concert. Due to inclement weather a nice crowd showed up at ...

Making tax money off booze has its side effects

To the editor: Recent headlines for two articles talked about a local convenience store starting to sell beer and “State police made 19,963 DUI arrests in 2017.” Convenience stores sell beer in locations all over Pennsylvania and the nearly 20,000 DUI arrests by the state police is a 1 ...

Many are to thank for birth of Midd-West football

To the editor: In the wake of the Midd-West football team winning its first ever game on Aug. 24, the Midd-West School District Board of Directors, administrators, athletic department and school community would like to thank the many, many people and organizations that made this all possible. ...

Democrats would be fools to impeach Trump

To the editor: “The chickens have finally come home to roost. Now there’s some truth coming out about Trump and I want to see how he’s going to try to wriggle out of this.” My Democrat friend Ken was positively ecstatic about the news that Trump’s lawyer had taken a plea deal and ...

Donation to help replace pool liner is appreciated

To the editor: The Lewistown Country Club would like to thank Monica Malhotra for her generous donation to help us replace the liner in our pool. Monica is the daughter of Dr. Raj and Pali Malhotra of Lewistown and even though Monica and her family have relocated to Texas, wanted to do ...

Recent column leaves out important information

To the editor: Once again, I feel compelled to reply to one of Betsy McCaughey’s columns. This particular one was in Saturday’s Sentinel and was titled “‘Flipping’ benefits prosecutors, but not the public as a whole.” Betsy’s entire column is based on the supposition that bad ...