Opinion

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

Local Columns

You can find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. “The Perfect Mother” by Aimee Molloy In Molloy’s debut, a mommy group ...

We owe it to our veterans to give them more health care options

Editorials

Opponents of a measure to make it easier for military veterans to see private-sector health care providers instead of relying on the Department of Veterans Affairs have one big complaint: Doing that could lead to privatizing the VA, they complain. Horrors! Take control of veterans’ health ...

Local residents can’t afford higher taxes

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Raising taxes isn’t the answer to this community’s money shortage. Funding the schools is one issue and funding state, local and federal pensions are another. Stop the pension expense because if you want pensions, fund them from your own check. We can’t afford it with ...

Thank you to nurse who went beyond call of duty

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to thank the registered nurse at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital for staying with me on (May 10) after an appointment and seeing I got home OK. Other transportation didn’t show up. Her name was Shannon and she was a very dedicated employee. Thank you very much ...

Thank you to all who do thankless jobs to make elections possible

Editorials

Another primary election has come and gone and it went rather smoothly. This doesn’t happen by accident. It only comes to pass because of the dedicated people who work behind the scenes to ensure that elections are decided solely based upon how the people vote. We’d like to take a moment ...

We are to be thermostats, not thermometers

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I was overjoyed when I read the editorial of May 3 that The Sentinel was making significant changes to the Open Line. I believe your decision is for the good of the overall community. I used to cringe when reading what I assumed was a vocal ...

Pray to make Mifflin County a better place

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Please pray for Mifflin County. Pray in the name of Jesus Christ that God will have mercy on Mifflin County. Pray that the Holy Spirit will change the hearts of its citizens. Also pray for God to drive out the evil that oppresses its citizens and make it a more civil and loving ...

MCCTC recognizes National Prevention Week

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Mifflin County Communities That Care would like to recognize National Prevention Week. National Prevention Week is celebrated May 13-19. This is a SAMHSA sponsored annual health observance dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health. ...

When it comes to North Korea, don’t trust, just verify

Editorials

For once, Hillary Clinton is right on target. Her warning about negotiations over North Korea’s weapons buildup is absolutely correct. Clinton, during a visit to Australia last week, said U.S. officials should make no concessions to the North Korean regime without seeing concrete action ...

Possible memorial relocation garners Polish attention

Editorials

Terming a statue on the waterfront in Jersey City, N.J., “gruesome,” the leader of a group planning to renovate a plaza there, facing the New York City skyline, wants it removed. City officials have agreed. It is gruesome. And in some ways it may not be politically correct. But it needs ...