Letters to the Editor

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published in the Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified when possible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...

Timing of parade showed disrespect to citizens

To the editor:I am writing in regard to the disrespect that the local fire companies showed to the residents of Lewistown on Saturday night going into Sunday morning (March 12-13).I am a resident on the route that the so-called "victory parade for the winning wrestler" took. I am also someone ...

Watch feet for ‘worm’ Mitt Romney

To the editor:Astronaut Scott Kelly went into space for one year and grew two inches. In one-half year here on earth, Mitt Romney shrank to two inches!Trump supporters be careful where you put your feet, the little "worm" you step on may be "Benedict Arnold" Romney.Connie SolanoPearce, ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published in the Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified when possible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published in the Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified when possible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...

Thanks for supporting fundraiser for pool

To the editor:The eighth annual Chinese and basket auction to benefit the West Beaver Township Veterans Memorial Pool was held on Saturday, March 5. What a day! We had a record auction in both attendance and dollar amount.We would like to thank all those that donated baskets and items for the ...

Milroy Lions announce March spaghetti supper

To the editor:The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our March spaghetti supper. It will be held March 17 at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m.The menu will be spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, applesauce, homemade desserts and drinks. As ...

Lewistown Elks grateful for donations to vets home

To the editor:The Lewistown Elks Lodge No. 663 would like to send a sincere thank you to all the churches, organizations and individuals who contributed so selflessly to our annual request for donations to our veterans residing at the Hollidaysburg Veterans' Home.Donations of sweatpants and ...

Don’t give in to what party elites want you to do

To the editor:This is intended mainly for the establishment Republican party; but for general purposes I'll clump the Democrats into the mix. When it gets right down to the matter at hand, both parties are to blame for our current condition. I might add the disgust that our populace has toward ...

If we don’t talk about sex abuse, how do we stop it?

To the editor:Why is it so hard for society to talk about child sexual abuse? Is it because it makes us uncomfortable and because it's a taboo subject? Renowned psychiatrist Judith Lewis Herman has said "The trauma that results from sexual abuse is a syndrome that affects not just the victim ...