Opinion

Thank you for recent work on McCoy House

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of Mifflin County Historical Society, we would like to thank Pastor Jean Ward and her parishioners of Church Hill/Reedsville United Methodist Church: Sam Bray, George Farley, Bob Swartzell, Sandy Swartzell, Karen Reed, Deane Bray and Lois Atwood. They ...

Maker spaces

Local Columns

I just love these young librarians who think they are inventing something new. About 10 years ago, many public libraries created Teen Technology Centers because, at the time, don’t you know, only teens were interested in technology (being snarky with this statement). Young Adult librarians ...

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. “2017 Consumer Reports Buying Guide” I’ve been told you need three ...

Reconquest of Raqqa was good, but ISIS remains dangerous threat

Editorials

In bygone days, officials in some European nations had a way of emphasizing that their forms of government would endure. When a sovereign died and a new one was being crowned, the cry was, “The king is dead — long live the king!” Sadly, so it is with Islamic terrorists. There was ...

Stimeling is right type of person to be sheriff

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As a resident of another county, I was hesitant to write this. However, I feel that I must attest to the character of Joshua Stimeling. I have been a law enforcement officer for 14 years and have various years of experience in different fields of the law enforcement ...

10th District residents deserve better than Marino

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: A joint investigative report conducted by CBS’s “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post uncovered some extremely disturbing information about Rep. Tom Marino. Marino, who was President Trump’s nominee to be the next drug czar before withdrawing his name, was the architect ...

More bureaucracy won’t solve the obesity problem in America

Editorials

With fall making its appearance, the holiday eating season (from Halloween candy through New Year's feasts) is nearly upon us. Some folks may already be bracing themselves for the annual winter padding they put on, and burn off in the spring, when fresher foods and a return to outdoor activity ...

Outgoing sheriff asks for support of Baublitz

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: For the past 28 years, I have come to the people of Juniata County asking for your support to elect me as the sheriff of Juniata County, and the people have always supported me, for which I am thankful and honored. I am coming to you one more time asking you to support Rick ...

Dunmire would be best choice for treasurer

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of Kendra Dunmire for Mifflin County Treasurer. She is an ideal candidate for the job and would be a great public servant for the citizens of the county. Kendra has more than 30 years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting, which are main aspects ...