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Letters to the Editor

A letter to my students

To the editor: For the past six weeks, you have been reading columns written by some of my students (Editor’s note: You can find the final installment in the series on Page D1 of today’s edition). I asked them to write about what they know, and what they delivered was a series of ...

This is a time to choose to return to God

To the editor: We are in the hardest time this nation has faced. We now face an enemy we had never expected, a war that no one could discern. The coronavirus is affecting all of us in ways never expected. Everything that was exalted before is now broken down. Sporting events without ...

I am tired of the Trump bashing by Democrats

To the editor: I am sick and tired of the letters to the editor that you Democrats continually write. As information, I have voted for President Trump. I did that because I wanted him to be our president. I consider it an attack on me when you people keep trying to badmouth him and impeach ...

Upward Basketball grateful for generous support

To the editor: Pine Glen Alliance Church Upward Basketball would like to thank our church family, players families and Harshbarger’s Sub n Malt for their donations to our concession stand during the 2020 season. We would also like to thank the following businesses for their generous ...

Leaders using crisis as cover to lean socialist

To the editor: The coronavirus is taking its toll already not only medically but financially as well. Restaurants, bars gyms and many businesses are forcibly closed so as to limit the contagion of the virus. That appears to be the illegal order advanced by some of our political leaders. ...

There are resources to help local businesses

To the editor: In this troubled time, we want to make Mifflin County businesses aware that many regional, state and federal resources are being marshaled to help especially smaller businesses make their way through the turmoil caused by the coronavirus. Most of this help will likely come ...

How many mulligans are you willing to give Trump?

To the editor: So how is that, “We don’t take him literally we take him seriously” thing working out for you and more importantly for the country and the world for that matter as manifested by his March 11 address deigned to “calm” the markets? Well here is just a brief explanation ...

Americans need to face facts regarding COVID-19

To the editor: I’ve held off writing this letter for too long. COVID-19 is real and things are going to get a lot worse before they get better. The degree of severity is solely dependent on our willingness to honestly face the new reality that Mother Nature hit the jackpot with this one! ...

Municipalities should unite to apply pressure

To the editor: Allow Lewistown Borough to take what is theirs, but I think the other municipalities served by the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Lewistown should turn their backs on Lewistown Borough on all other matters. Residents outside the borough don’t need to use the borough ...

Milroy Lions Club to host benefit spaghetti supper

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our March 2020 spaghetti supper. It will be held on Thursday, March 19 at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will serve from 4 to 7 p.m. Takeout meals will be available. The menu will be the same: spaghetti, ...