Opinion

New service coming

Local Columns

“I need to print this file from my cellphone.” “Can you print this picture of dog from my phone?” “Please help me print this batch of text messages from my Android.” “I can’t get my boarding pass to printout from my iPhone.” Until very recently we apologized and ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

Local Columns

With so many good books being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717) 436-6378 to have a ...

Thank you for sharing true meaning of Christmas

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing to thank Lewistown residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Lewistown and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, ...

Don’t forget about animals during brutal cold spells

Editorials

While it’s easy to get wrapped up in making sure we as humans are equipped to stay warm during bitter cold spells — ones in which the mercury dips close to or even below zero degrees and the wind chills go even colder — we need to remember that we as humans aren’t the only ones ...

Illegal immigration has USA melting in the dark

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: This letter is for the Trump-hating liberals and socialists out there who want open borders and do not want to get illegal immigration under control by securing our southern border with a physical barrier. If you have your way, pretty soon the United States of America will ...

Budget address should bring some answers

Editorials

Many Pennsylvania residents will be interested in hearing what Gov. Tom Wolf has to say when he delivers his 2019-20 state budget address on Feb. 5. No state taxpayer should embrace a lackadaisical attitude about the details of that fiscal message, even though taxpayers won’t have to fear a ...

No one has the right to take an unborn child’s life

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I turned on the TV to see and hear the celebration and shouts of joy in New York. What I didn’t expect was what they were celebrating — the passing of a law to make it legal to murder the unborn, even as far as to date of birth. How sick to celebrate brutal tortures and ...

What happens now in border wall battle is in hands of Nancy Pelosi

Editorials

Now, the ball is in House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s court. She has insisted for weeks that she and other Democrats would negotiate over President Donald Trump’s request for funds to erect new physical barriers on the nation’s southern border only if he agreed to end the ...

Community Christmas Project is work of many

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Community Christmas Project is comprised of some local churches, businesses and individuals who help the less fortunate families in Mifflin County to have a Merry Christmas by providing new clothing, games, toys and crafts to the children in those families. This project ...