Letters to the Editor

Book will put people over party to preserve liberty

To the editor: You’ve heard folks saying this is the most important election of our life time. Well, to some degree that is the case in every election. One side is trying to keep control, the other trying to take it back. It seems to always be the case. Nowhere, do you ever hear them say, ...

Thank you for making recent event possible

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

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

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 ...

Elizabeth Book is best choice for 82nd District

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

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

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, ...

Thank you for support of Big Valley Invitational

To the editor: As director of the Big Valley Cross Country Invitational race, I would like to thank the following: The Rotary Club of Lewistown-President Colleen McCusker, Vice President Jim Zubler, Jim Shilling and all the Rotarians who dedicated their unselfish time and effort to making ...

Thank you to Lewistown Community Band

To the editor: A final thank you for the summer season of concerts presented by the Lewistown Community Band. It was a great Sunday afternoon Aug. 19 at Calvary Bible Church in Ferguson Valley when the band shared in its last summer concert. Due to inclement weather a nice crowd showed up at ...

Making tax money off booze has its side effects

To the editor: Recent headlines for two articles talked about a local convenience store starting to sell beer and “State police made 19,963 DUI arrests in 2017.” Convenience stores sell beer in locations all over Pennsylvania and the nearly 20,000 DUI arrests by the state police is a 1 ...