Opinion

America’s economy is growing because of hard-working Americans

Editorials

We hear a lot about unemployment rates, the gross domestic product, business inventories and a variety of other economic indicators. But among the most interesting are productivity reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In essence, productivity data compares the value of goods and ...

Thank you for making recent event possible

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Mifflin County is an amazing place to live, and Valley View Retirement Community is a beautiful setting in a remarkable community. As Valley View celebrates the 50 years of sharing God’s care and compassion to residents of Mifflin County and surrounding areas, we are so ...

Many are to thank for fun day of Goose Day trivia

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As the coordinator of the Mifflin County Historical Society Goose Day Team Trivia, I would like to thank the following: Barr Funeral Home, Harv McCardle and the Boulevard Station Car Wash, and John Pannizzo Downtown OIP and Grille for sponsoring our event; Lynne Weaver from ...

Thank you for helping to clear fallen tree from road

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to thank Ed Mann and the crew from the East Derry Fire Company who came to our aid when a tree fell over and blocked the road at our home. The dispatcher from the communication center called them to help us since Derry Township would not clear the road. They were ...

More effective way of combatting drug abuse must be found

Editorials

Another day, another bill in Congress aimed at curbing the drug abuse epidemic sweeping the nation. This one was approved Monday by a vote of 99-1 in the Senate. A similar bill was approved several weeks ago by the House of Representatives. Now, the two chambers must reconcile their versions ...

Elizabeth Book is best choice for 82nd District

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing to endorse Elizabeth Book for State Representative for the 82nd District. Her views, what she plans to do when in office, and her experience make her the best candidate for the job. Elizabeth supports eliminating the school property tax, which is something that ...

Read Woodward’s book and judge for yourself

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I have noticed that The Sentinel has been even handed lately in printing both right- and left-leaning opinions on its opinion page. However, I was disappointed in the cartoon on Monday’s editorial page. The cartoonist seems to be echoing the administration’s public ...

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Ertley family

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our September spaghetti supper. It will be held at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, applesauce, bread, ...