Opinion

I Googled it

Local Columns

We all do it. When we need information we open up our internet browser, go to Google or some other search site, and type in what we want to know. Voila! You get 366,000 results in .54 seconds. Instant information! But, is it really what you want to know? How accurate are the results? See, ...

No one should have to make hard financial choices to stay healthy

Editorials

Many of us have found generic medicines to be good alternatives to more expensive brand-name drugs. But sometimes, they are not available. If we need a certain pharmaceutical, we have no choice but to pay the higher price for the brand-name version. There may be good, acceptable reasons for ...

Thank you for support of train station preservation

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society, a 501 C (3) nonprofit organization, I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank your wonderful mayor, Mrs. Deborah Bargo for all her help and influence in the preservation of the Lewistown ...

Recent editorial, letter were right on the mark

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Amen to the editorial in the April 6 paper. I say get the health care system out of the hands of Washington politicians. The majority of them don’t know what getting health care is all about. It is handed to them by the taxpayer. Give this to the states individually and ...

MC Cross Country boosters thank JV Striders

Letters to the Editor

Editor’s note: This letter was submitted to the Juniata Valley Striders and a copy was submitted to The Sentinel for publication. To the Juniata Valley Striders: The newly formed Mifflin County Cross Country Booster Club would like to thank you for your generous donation to our club. The ...

Support of annual lip sync contest appreciated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thanks to everyone who annually supports the Mifflin Juniata Special Needs Center Inc. Lip Sync contest. The 30th year of the show was held at the Mifflin County High School on March 18. The community attendance reaffirmed that people from our community support us in the work ...

Gorsuch has proven he was a great choice for Supreme Court

Editorials

One sentence in the Associated Press story about the Monday swearing in of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court makes it clear he was the right choice for the position. Gorsuch, 49, is known as an “originalist” or a “strict constructionist.” According to the AP, that means he ...

JCSD cannot afford to stop consolidation now

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It is with great concern that I am writing this letter. Currently, the Juniata County School Board has voted not to consolidate the elementary schools. A continued “no” vote would carry some serious consequences to our education system. The improvements that have been ...

School consolidation supporters won’t be silent

Letters to the Editor

Editor’s note: This letter was sent to the members of the Juniata County School District Board of Directors and a copy was submitted to The Sentinel for publication. Dear school board member: I am writing to let you know that I am in complete favor of consolidation, to include the closing ...