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Letters to the Editor

McVeytown Lions thankful for support of parade

To the editor: The McVeytown Lions want to thank everyone for their support at our dinner and parade on Saturday. To Mifflin County High School Band, who took time to take a part and show everyone their talents. Here is a list of the first three places in each category and also names of ...

Did Warren Buffet start paying taxes at age 14?

To the editor: Mr. Gary Gill’s letter dated Oct. 22, 2016, stated Warren Buffet has paid income taxes since 1944. Was that a typo or did Mr. Buffet start paying taxes at age 14? Connie Solano Pearce, Ariz.

Milroy Lions to hold spaghetti dinner Nov. 17

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our November spaghetti supper. It will be held on Nov. 17 at the White Memorial Church, Main Street, Milroy. We will be serving from 4 to 7 p.m. As always we will be donating the entire net profit to a worthy clause. This month’s ...

For those who work for VA, every day is Veterans Day

To the editor: Every year on Veterans Day, we reflect on the contributions and sacrifices of those men and women who have worn the cloth of this great nation. Countless ceremonies take place around the country as we honor our patriots who have protected our liberty by serving in the United ...

Historical Society grateful for help with calendar

To the editor: The Mifflin County Historical Society would like to say “Thank you” to our many community patrons for helping us produce the 2017 Picture the Past calendar. Every year the calendar features vintage photos from the historical society archives, as well as rare, unpublished ...

Relay team thanks all who supported benefit event

To the editor: On Oct. 22, Relay For Life Team Happy Feet held our second annual Chinese auction and vendors’ show to benefit the American Cancer Society. The fundraiser was a huge success and we would like to express our appreciation for all the friends, family and businesses who gave ...

Recent story helped say goodbye to great friend

To the editor: Well done. Jim Tunall came right out of that article to touch us. (Editor’s note: The story to which Mr. Palm is referring appeared in our Thursday, Oct. 27 edition.) Jim had been dealt a lot of curveballs in life. He always responded to keep the ball in play, with a ...

No matter who wins, put your faith in the lamb

To the editor: Trigger warning: The following opinion may offend some and cause some distress. It may make some of you re-evaluate yourselves. We have less than two weeks to go until Election Day. It’s almost over! As we all know this process does not bring out the best in people’s ...

Thank you for support of Burnham Community Day

To the editor: The Burnham Community Association committee would like to thank all vendors who participated in our event. The craft vendors had unique crafts, and food vendors prepared very good food. Also, thanks to the visitors who came to Burnham to attend the event and to meet some new ...