Letters to the Editor

Council made big mistake by dismissing Welham

To the editor: At the May 13 Lewistown Borough Council meeting, council went immediately into executive session, wherein they fired the best borough manager we have had in many years. The main issues seemed to include unsubstantiated allegations ... disagreements and lapse of reason by the ...

Thank you for continued support of Kid Connection

To the editor: The 36th annual Kid Connection blew into downtown Lewistown on April 27. And I do mean blew! The wind kept the usual bounce houses from being able to set up and many other participants away, but to those who came and set up I send my sincerest thank you. I would like to thank ...

Anti-abortion laws are about control, not babies

To the editor: Just recently we have had numerous states signing into law anti-abortion bills. From the draconian Georgia anti-abortion bill to the more sedate, only if Roe v. Wade gets overturned Alabama bill, they all have one thing in common, and no, it is not about saving “babies” but ...

Trump does many things that are rather ungodly

To the editor: My goodness, the letter to the editor in Saturday’s paper left me shaking my head. Donald Trump was not voted into office by a church or a “God.” He was elected by a system that allowed him to win with 3 million fewer votes than his opponent. Donald Trump took the oath ...

Ticketing on weekends is bad move for Lewistown

To the editor: I am writing concerning the Borough of Lewistown putting parking meter tickets on vehicles on Saturdays. I could not believe it when my daughter told me she got a ticket on Saturday, May 11, in front of the Coleman House while caring for her grandmother. The downtown is ...

Let’s thank our local EMS practitioners for their work

To the editor: Pennsylvania’s EMS providers responded to 1,606,540 emergency requests for assistance within the commonwealth in 2018. That equates to a dispatch every 19.6 seconds. Please join me in saying thank you to the local emergency medical service practitioners for their dedicated ...

Thank you for help with recent Easter egg hunt

To the editor: The Burnham Lions want to thank everyone for their help and support with our Easter egg hunt and those who attended. Thanks to the Burnham Borough, Blue Chip Credit Union, The New Life Church in Burnham, Brad and Jennifer Wingard, Lions members for their help and the Easter ...

Mifflin County should be proud of its students

To the editor: On May 6, I was able to attend the PAECT Student Technology Showcase held at the capitol building in Harrisburg. Schools from all over Pennsylvania set up tables to display, demonstrate and explain how they are using technology in education. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and was ...

Democrats need to work with Trump as God wants

To the editor: Our nation is at a crossroads. The choices are being made between the principles of God and the rebellion of hell. Donald Trump was voted into office by the church, bringing with him the commandments, the rules that God set upon us. Just as the prophets and especially Jesus ...

Thank you for support of JHS after prom event

To the editor: The Class of 2019 of Juniata High School and Junior Parents’ Association would like to thank the following businesses and people for their contributions to this year’s after prom: Abundant Blessings, Adam Fry Trucking, Ag Source/Jon Hart, Altoona Curve, American Legion of ...