Letters to the Editor

Thank you for outpouring of generosity, kindness

To the editor: With yet another holiday season behind us, the employees of Mifflin County Children and Youth would like to once again recognize the tremendous outpouring of generosity and kindness by many thoughtful individuals, churches, and businesses for helping to provide many children ...

Thank you for contributing to successful Oldies Dance

To the editor: The First Baptist Church of Lewistown would like to thank all the organizations who helped with the success of the Oldies Dance Nov. 3 at the Juniata Valley YMCA on behalf of Mifflin County Habitat for Humanity. The event raised over $1,700 for Mifflin County Habitat for ...

A plan of action is needed for cats

To the editor: The purpose of my letter is to bring attention to and devise a plan of action to an ever growing problem in our area. That problem is the exploding population of homeless and feral cats. How did this become a problem? People caused it. Cat owners that let their unsterilized ...

The selfless people make me proud to live here

To the editor: As the holiday season fast approaches, yes, it’s wonderful giving gifts to our loved ones but we remind ourselves of the true meaning of Christmas, the holy birth of the baby Jesus. In one of my favorite Christmas carols we sing the lyrics “peace on earth good will toward ...

Remember our heroes this Christmas season

To the editor: Christmas is the time of year we celebrate the greatest gift ever give to us, the Lord Jesus Christ. As those in the Bible celebrated by giving gifts to the newborn king, we continue by giving each other gifts. This is also a time to remember those who give to us throughout ...

Soon, the days will be getting longer

To the editor: Louie held his Christmas party for his customers the other day, his going-away affair before he and Loretta went off to Florida. It was snowing heavily and I had things to do, so I didn’t get there until after 4. When I opened the door, the last of light and noise almost ...

Recent column contributes to ‘fear of the other’

To the editor: Betsy McCaughey’s border wall opinion piece, published in Saturday’s Sentinel, if taken at face value, certainly makes its reader believe that migrant immigrants are a threat to American taxpayers. However, on closer examination Ms. McCaughey’s own research doesn’t ...

Thank you for helping me after recent fall

To the editor: On Monday, Dec. 3, I suffered a fall at the Dairy Queen on Fourth Street in Lewistown. A very nice young couple saw me fall and came to help me. They called my husband and waited with me until he came to get me. I would like to thank them for the help they gave me and for ...

Dedication of many made parade, breakfast possible

To the editor: The Lewistown Kiwanis Club would like to thank everyone who helped make the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and Christmas Parade a success. It would not have been possible without your hard work and dedication. We were happy to see so many participants and spectators come out and ...

Thank you for helping make Christmas brighter for kids

To the editor: On Dec. 13, Mifflin County Kops 4 Kids restarted an old tradition of hosting a Christmas party for children in the community. I am so grateful to all the volunteers and contributors that made it possible for Kops 4 Kids to host the party. To all the volunteers from Mifflin ...