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 ...

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 ...

Remember the greatest gift this Christmas

To the editor:Shoppers are filling the stores to get those last minute Christmas gifts. How many are remembering the greatest gift ever given to us - Jesus Christ, God's gift of salvation to us.None of us are worthy to enter heaven. Jesus made it possible - he is "the way, the truth and the ...

Graduated income tax is fairest taxation method

To the editor:The latest state budget impasse may have been a blessing in disguise in that we learned that we have been sending too much tax money to Harrisburg and not keeping enough here to fund our public schools and those programs funded by the county government.We may have learned that we ...

Thanks for helping with recent student concert

To the editor:On behalf of the students involved in the Music Program at Mifflin County High School we would like to express our gratitude to everyone who was involved with the Benefit Concert held at MCHS on Saturday, Dec. 12. We would like to thank the members of the Lewistown Community Band ...

Thank you, commissioners, for commitment to library

To the editor:Thank you Commissioners Sunderland, Riden and Kodish!The Board of Directors, Staff and Friends of the Mifflin County Library very much appreciate your support during the past three years; especially your decision at the Dec. 17 meeting to advance our 2016 first quarter allocation ...

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 ...

Trump’s immigration plan is understandable

To the editor:About your Nov. 12 editorial on Trump's idea to temporarily stop Muslim immigration: on the practicality of the idea, I agree with you; on the question of ethics, I disagree.The outcry about his statement is because "it does not reflect our values" and is contrary to the ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published inthe Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified whenpossible, 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 ...

Hard worker deserves chance to be recognized

To the editor:This time of year people are usually a little more thoughtful, thankful, respectful, helpful, etc. I would like to recognize an individual who is all of those and much more all year while doing his job.This individual who serves you with a big smile, doesn't forget your name and ...