Letters to the Editor

Does private sector do health care better? No!

To the editor: Medicare pays 100 percent of all approved hospital expenses and 80 percent of all approved medical costs for eligible seniors. Most seniors pay no monthly expenditure for the hospitalization coverage, but many seniors pay $135.50 a month for the 80 percent medical cost ...

To keep America great we must ‘put people first’

To the editor: The way to keep America great will always be to “put people first.” Giving huge tax cuts to the corporations and the wealthy didn’t prevent economic recessions and stock market crashes for the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations, but they ran up the national debt ...

Those helped by local chiropractor sought

To the editor: I am doing some research in the life of Dr. Naomi Brubaker, chiropractor. If you have been a patient of Dr. Brubaker and have been helped by her, please share your story with me. Send an email to hopenroy@gmail.com or send it to A.H. Brubaker, 229 Cuba Mills Road, ...

Mini golf at library was another big success

To the editor: We putted for pages, bogeyed for books, mulliganed for magazines, chipped for computers and drove for DVDs. There was the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and delicious food and drinks for everyone to eat. We found all the stray golf balls in the stacks, counted the money ...

Enjoy great music and help the library on April 4

To the editor: Mifflin County has many treasures — the Embassy Theater, the McCoy House Museum, the Stone Arch Bridge, Victory Park and that’s just to name a few. Along with those mentioned, one can list the treasures of our surrounding natural beauty in the form of mountains, forests, ...

Upward Basketball thanks all who donated

To the editor: Pine Glen Alliance Church Upward Basketball would like to thank our church family, players’ families, Harshbarger’s Sub n Malt and Kline’s Market for their donations to our concession stand during the 2019 season. We would also like to thank the following businesses for ...

Climate alarmists should lead by example

To the editor: Mr. Gary Gill, in his letter of March 14, takes me to task for belittling the opinions of intellectuals. He, perhaps, might have sensed that what I was belittling were the proposals of politicians, but no matter: what is interesting is his division of the world into two groups ...

Thank you for support of Delauter Youth Center

To the editor: The board of directors of the Paul W. Delauter Youth Center Inc. is please to thank the community and announce that $76,265 has been received in its capital funds campaign to cover the costs of purchasing and demolishing the adjoining house and establishing a parking lot. As ...

Milroy Lions to host benefit spaghetti dinner

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce out March spaghetti supper. It will be held Thursday, March 21 at the White Memorial Church fellowship hall, Main Street, Milroy. We will serve from 4 until 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, ...

Take time to understand God’s plan for us all

To the editor: I would like to respond to Mr. Gary Gill’s letter to the editor (March 14). I want to thank you for your response to my letter. The whole point of God’s plan is to restore the earth back to where it was when he first created it. May I suggest that you read the biblical ...