Letters to the Editor

Academy open house brings back memories

To the editor: The open house at Mifflin County Academy was a delight. Yes, to the palate but largely in seeing and feeling “the enthusiasm of the students and faculty” encompassing the wide variety of occupational career fields. I am a Lewistown High School “commercial” graduate ...

Rotary Veterans Day service was wonderful

To the editor: Lewistown Rotary Club, I would like to thank you for the wonderful Veterans Day service you had. The guest speaker, Col. Lengenfelder gave a great speech and the meal was excellent. It was an honor to receive a gift from your club and to have it presented by the colonel to ...

Spaghetti supper will help support Meals on Wheels

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our November spaghetti supper. It will be held at the White Memorial Church fellowship hall, Main Street, Milroy. It will be held on Nov. 15. We will serve from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, ...

Thank you for helping with meat canning project

To the editor: The Central Pa. World Hunger Association would like to thank everyone that attended our 45th annual meat canning meeting and meal on Oct. 25. We have had 30-some people turn out for the meeting. Jesse Diem opened the meeting with prayer and welcoming all that came. We were ...

Never before have we been more in need of prayer

To the editor: Never before in history have we stood in greater need of prayer. Will we be people of prayer for such a time as this? I will therefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting. (I Timothy 2:8). Alma Griffith Lewistown

Thank you for support of recent golf tournament

To the editor: The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 791 and the Associates sponsored a golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the American Legion Country Club, 1 Country Club Road, Mount Union. There were 24 teams who participated. The winners are: First place-Shade Mountain Express with ...

Thank you to all who support adopt-a-planter

To the editor: As the deciduous trees change color and drop their leaves, and we bring our winter coats out of storage, I’d like to thank the 28 talented Adopt-a-Planter sponsors in Downtown Lewistown. These lovely individuals, businesses and organizations have thoughtfully considered a ...

Reedsville Apple Festival was very well received

To the editor: A huge thank you to everyone who attended the Apple Festival in Reedsville on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Brown’s Mill Square. A gloomy sky and a few rain drops did not deter the crowd that was able to purchase apple butter, apples crisp, moon pies, and apple dumplings, all homemade ...

Coach Klingensmith, it’s been a great ride

To the editor: A legend is retiring. Coach Gary Klingensmith has announced he is retiring as head coach of the Juniata Indians after 50 years. For 39 of those years I have had the honor and pleasure of being associated with Gary and the team as the game videographer. Obviously in those years ...

Legend of Goose Day is growing each year

To the editor: Goose Day has come and gone and the Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau finds itself still asking the question — “Do you believe in Goose Day?” Our research shows that our local holiday may have started to take flight. With eight pages of things to do, see, and eat, The ...