Letters to the Editor

Mother needs to be charged to send message

Mother needs to be charged to send messageTo the editor:When will society stop making excuses for negligent parents? The innocent zoo gorilla lost his life because of a parent who was not watching her child! Newsflash - that's what hands are for. If she was holding her child's hand he would not ...

Thank you for making SHS gala huge success

To the editor:On behalf of the Sacred Heart School Gala Committee, we would like to thank everyone who helped to make our seventh annual fundraising Gala - "An Enchanted Evening in the Emerald City" - a huge success! The students and curriculum at Sacred Heart School will benefit from monies ...

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 ...

Obama, those like him, are out of touch

To the editor:After hearing Obama's speech at Hiroshima where he was apologizing for the United States' dropping of the atomic bomb on that city and on Nagasaki, it further demonstrates to me, and many others, that Obama, and others who think like him, are completely out of touch with ...

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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 ...

GOP should resign if it won’t fix issue it created

To the editor:The Republican-controlled Corbett administration cut corporate income taxes annually and also eliminated the corporate franchise tax; but increased support to public schools by $1.43 billion over four years.As we learned previously from the Reagan and George W. Bush ...

May was motorcycle awareness, safety month

To the editor:May was motorcycle awareness and safety month and many motorcyclists and organizations put forth effort to make the public aware of it.Many people, when they hear of or think of ABATE of Pa., they think of us as "the helmet law people." While we did put a lot of effort into ...

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 ...

Only fair tax is graduated personal income tax

To the editor:"The only good tax is no tax" just isn't realistic. If the people want good roads, good schools, safe streets and other shared services, then taxes are a necessary "evil"; but they should be fair for all taxpayers.Unfortunately, Pennsylvania's flat-rate personal income and sales ...

Burnham pool depends upon its patrons

To the editor:I would just like to remind the public that the Burnham swimming pool is now open for the summer. The hours are noon to 5 p.m. seven days a week.There were a few people that worked hard to keep this beautiful pool open so the public could have a safe and fun place to spend their ...