Opinion

Random act of kindness was much appreciated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I have been struggling to get back on my feet after making very poor life choices. I went to make a payment on my mother’s funeral bill only to find out that someone made an anonymous payment on her bill. I just want you to know how much it is appreciated. Thank you ...

Good still comes despite loss

Editorials

It all started with a bag. I turned the corner in my grandmother’s house, and there it was, hanging on the closet doorknob. A brown floral print made up the upper half and handles; a matching chocolate fabric wrapped around its lower half. I made the bag a year prior, as a Christmas gift. ...

Beaver Springs Dragway is full of fond memories

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you, Sentinel, and Todd Heintzelman for a wonderful feature story about the sale of Beaver Springs Dragway and “Beaver” Bob McCardle. From the early 1970s, I watched this young man build a legacy. He had the most wonderful parents supporting him, too. “Beaver” ...

Two wrongs don’t make a right at UConn

Editorials

Conservative speaker Lucian Wintrich clearly should not have done what he did when protesters disrupted a speech he was trying to present, last Tuesday night, at the University of Connecticut. To judge by a video showing the altercation, police were right to charge Wintrich with breach of the ...

China needs to keep Kim from crossing point of no return

Editorials

It would be bad enough had the North Korean missile launch this week been just another case of dictator Kim Jong-un rattling his saber for domestic political reasons or merely because he enjoys frightening and angering people. But the vast majority of military rockets used in test firings are ...

Old friends

Local Columns

On the morning after Thanksgiving I took three old friends from my bookshelves, held them gently, and immersed myself in the rich story and vibrant illustrations in each book. It’s that time of the year when stories of miracles fill our souls with hope, grace, belief, and laughter. Do you ...

Mifflin County PASR reflects on 50 years

Local Columns

Let’s go back in time to 1967. Major news stories included the first heart transplant. The first Super Bowl was played between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs. It was noted that the average income was $7,300 and the price of gas was 33 cents. The Beatles continued their ...

Without support, Burnham Pool could not survive

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: During this time of giving, I’d like to take the time to acknowledge the businesses and individuals responsible for keeping the Burnham swimming pool in operation each year, because without these people, there would be no pool! They are: Vince’s Pizza and Family ...

New and popular titles at the 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. Blue Bloods Season One Blue Bloods is a police procedural that seems to pack a lot ...