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Letters to the Editor

Criticism of Gov. Tom Wolf is unfair

To the editor: In The Sentinel on August 8, the newspaper’s own editorial writer criticized Governor Wolf for recommending no fall sports. I remember not too long-ago Republicans were howling that Wolf was acting like a king because he made decisions without their counsel. The Sentinel also ...

We must stop using God for political reasons

To the editor: I’m sick of people using God for political reasons. I myself am a Roman Catholic. I believe in God and all that he stands for. But when you try to use his name in vain for anything political you are committing a sin in his eyes. “Don’t use his name in vain.” All ...

Recent letters incorrectly portray Black Lives Matter

To the editor: This letter is in response to several letters that appeared recently in the Sentinel that were meant to demean the Black Lives Matter movement and to keep things as they are. What’s missing from any of these letters is empathy for what Blacks often feel when they are ...

Thank you for supporting EJ formal, after formal

To the editor: On behalf of the parents of East Juniata High School, we want to extend a heartfelt thanks to our community members and businesses who helped make our EJ Formal and After Formal possible. Thank you to all the kids who attended as well as the parents who helped make this a fun ...

Painting white women as racist won’t win votes

To the editor: Liberal Democrats criticize white people and other races who disagree with their socialist agenda. Liberals label whites who disagree with them as “white racist.” Simply being white does not mean you are racist. And voting for President Donald Trump does not mean you are ...

Thank you to all who cared for our dear friend

To the editor: It has been a little over a month since we lost a dear friend, mentor, coach and peer. Our friend Jaynee Carolus had remarkable care 24/7 since she came home from Hershey Medical Center in mid-November. UPMC Hospice provided wonderful care and were available anytime if someone ...

Democrats’ criticisms of Trump full of hypocrisy

To the editor: Hypocrisy? Let me count the ways... Thou shall not kill — Exodus 20:13 The Black Lives Matter Organization (BLM) stand for Black lives matter? Why are there Planned Parenthood buildings planted in predominantly black/inner city? Oh, that’s right, their founder was a ...

Safety of our children shouldn’t be politicized

To the editor: With school about to start parents have a tough decision to make: send my kid to school or remote learning. While we all want our kids in school there is a safety issue at hand with the current pandemic. Some will send their kids to school because of band,choir etc. Because ...

Thank you for helping with 2020 After Formal

To the editor: The Juniata High School Junior Class Parents’ Association would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their generous donations and support of the 2020 After Formal (i.e. After Prom) event. In addition, would like to give special recognition to the Juniata ...

Proud of Pennsylvania town’s protest response

To the editor: I am a native of eastern Pennsylvania. I was born, raised and educated in that area. We are proud of our law enforcing agencies, our first responders, the men and women who served in the military defending the Constitution, mainly the First and Second amendments. My story deals ...