Opinion

Some won’t give Trump credit even when he does what they want

Editorials

Officials in some environmental groups were not at all happy last week when President Donald Trump signed into law the John D. Dingell Jr Conservation, Management and Recreation Act. But, you say, the act is a major step in protecting the environment. What gives? Indeed, the law, named for ...

Mini golf at library was another big success

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: We putted for pages, bogeyed for books, mulliganed for magazines, chipped for computers and drove for DVDs. There was the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and delicious food and drinks for everyone to eat. We found all the stray golf balls in the stacks, counted the money ...

Support all children – pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act

Local Columns

In May 2003, my beautiful daughter, Chloe, was born. Shortly after her birth, she was diagnosed with Down syndrome. During my wife’s pregnancy, we were advised that we were at high risk for having a child with Down syndrome, due to my wife’s age of 40 at the time. We were offered prenatal ...

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 ...

Enjoy great music and help the library on April 4

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Mifflin County has many treasures — the Embassy Theater, the McCoy House Museum, the Stone Arch Bridge, Victory Park and that’s just to name a few. Along with those mentioned, one can list the treasures of our surrounding natural beauty in the form of mountains, forests, ...

Irvin’s voting machine proposal is just common sense

Editorials

Given how important election integrity is to our system of government, we understand why the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf is insisting upon each of Pennsylvania’s voting machines having a verifiable paper trail to serve as a backup in case something goes wrong with the machines on election ...

Upward Basketball thanks all who donated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Pine Glen Alliance Church Upward Basketball would like to thank our church family, players’ families, Harshbarger’s Sub n Malt and Kline’s Market for their donations to our concession stand during the 2019 season. We would also like to thank the following businesses for ...

Public buyouts should be public record

Editorials

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A school district superintendent unexpectedly resigns under circumstances that are, let’s say, specious. The outgoing leader gets a sweetheart deal. And you, the ones paying for it, are not allowed to know why. No, this time it’s not Juniata ...

Climate alarmists should lead by example

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Mr. Gary Gill, in his letter of March 14, takes me to task for belittling the opinions of intellectuals. He, perhaps, might have sensed that what I was belittling were the proposals of politicians, but no matter: what is interesting is his division of the world into two groups ...