Opinion

The selfless people make me proud to live here

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As the holiday season fast approaches, yes, it’s wonderful giving gifts to our loved ones but we remind ourselves of the true meaning of Christmas, the holy birth of the baby Jesus. In one of my favorite Christmas carols we sing the lyrics “peace on earth good will toward ...

A year of comments

Local Columns

I just can’t figure out where my brain went. Like the Grinch, “I puzzled and puzzled till my puzzler was sore,” trying to think of a great topic for this week’s column. Nothing. I looked through past columns for inspiration. Nada. I did some Google searches hoping to find a kernel of an ...

Remember our heroes this Christmas season

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Christmas is the time of year we celebrate the greatest gift ever give to us, the Lord Jesus Christ. As those in the Bible celebrated by giving gifts to the newborn king, we continue by giving each other gifts. This is also a time to remember those who give to us throughout ...

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 ...

Criminal justice bill exposes immigration impasse as fraud

Editorials

It is possible for our leaders in Washington to perform the public service we have elected them to perform. They proved it Tuesday with Senate passage of sweeping criminal justice reform that addresses the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without preparations for ...

Soon, the days will be getting longer

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Louie held his Christmas party for his customers the other day, his going-away affair before he and Loretta went off to Florida. It was snowing heavily and I had things to do, so I didn’t get there until after 4. When I opened the door, the last of light and noise almost ...

Recent column contributes to ‘fear of the other’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Betsy McCaughey’s border wall opinion piece, published in Saturday’s Sentinel, if taken at face value, certainly makes its reader believe that migrant immigrants are a threat to American taxpayers. However, on closer examination Ms. McCaughey’s own research doesn’t ...

Ohio officials look for way out from under big Medicaid costs

Editorials

In 2017, West Virginia was faced with growing Medicaid costs — particularly when it came to prescription drugs. So state government cut out the middlemen, pharmacy benefit managers, and turned to a streamlined system that utilizes West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy to recommend ...

Thank you for helping me after recent fall

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On Monday, Dec. 3, I suffered a fall at the Dairy Queen on Fourth Street in Lewistown. A very nice young couple saw me fall and came to help me. They called my husband and waited with me until he came to get me. I would like to thank them for the help they gave me and for ...