Opinion

New and popular titles at the Juniata County Library

Local Columns

You may find all of these titles at the Juniata County Library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call 436-6378 to have a helpful library staff member assist you. “The Lost Book of the Grail,” by Charlie Lovett The main character of this book, ...

EMS companies thankful for Sentinel’s coverage

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: We would like to thank reporter Lauren Kershner for the hard work she put in to EMS week. Everyday, the week of May 21-27, she had a very informative article in The Sentinel. Many of our members/employees received compliments after the articles were read. It is so important ...

Equipment upgrades are nice, but VA needs personnel

Editorials

It probably should come as no surprise that the Department of Veterans Affairs has been relying on an ancient computer program to manage electronic health records. Named VISTA (for Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture), the basic system appears to have been in use since ...

Kushner’s ‘back channel’ diplomacy is concerning

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: After the election and prior to the inauguration, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House aide, Jared Kushner, tried to establish a “back channel” with the Russians, apparently to keep the administration’s talks secret from even their own State Department, ...

Without more volunteers, local clubs will vanish

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I just finished reading the article in the sports section regarding the need for volunteers for the Husky Club or it will fold. This is unfortunately so typical of all volunteer organizations in our area, such as the Lions, Rotary and Kiwanis clubs. My husband and I are ...

D-Day is one of the most important days in American history

Editorials

Few days in history are as significant as June 6, 1944 — the date during which Allied troops, including many Americans, stormed the beaches at Normandy, France under heavy fire from Axis forces. There were more than 9,000 casualties during the daring Operation Overlord, but the great ...

Organ donation can help save numerous lives

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Organ donation has saved and changed many lives over the years, but the number of donors does not currently meet the need. We need more people willing to donate their organs. Organ donation is very important since it can save lives. It is estimated that 21 patients die every ...

Aid should be given to our Filipino friends immediately

Editorials

Our government should battle Islamic terrorists wherever they are, of course. But when they assault a people with whom we Americans have had a long friendship, our obligation becomes especially binding. Most terrorist attacks involve individuals or small groups of murderers. But a small army ...