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Opinion

No one is more deserving of congrats than Ray Wilde

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As one of Ray’s younger friends growing up in Belleville, I want to congratulate Ray on 50 years in Babe Ruth baseball. With Ray’s hard work and dedication what started with daily pickup ball games and a dice baseball league, grew into a nationally-recognized Babe Ruth ...

Youth fair is great way to support local FFA, 4-H

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Hi. My name is Amaris Fultz and I am writing this to tell you that the 4-H youth fair is almost here. I live in Reedsville. I am in the lamb club. This is my fourth year in lamb club as well as my fourth year participating in the youth fair. My lambs this year are named Klaus ...

Information needs to be released so drug companies can be punished

Editorials

In 2012, after the addictive properties of opioid pain pills were known, drug companies shipped 12.6 billion of them to U.S. pharmacies. That works out to about 38 each for every man, woman and child in this country. No wonder drug companies involved in lawsuits over marketing of opioid ...

In this #MeToo era, how could Epstein have barely been punished?

Editorials

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is among the sleaziest of perverts, if federal authorities are to be believed. Given his 2008 guilty plea to charges he had sex with minors in Florida, there is no reason to discount charges he faces now in New York. Outrage already has been expressed over the ...

Thank you for support of recent Raspberry Festival

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Decatur Fire Company Auxiliary would like to give a big thank you to all those that helped make our Raspberry Festival a success, which includes those of the community that attended; those that donated food; the people that set up inside and outside flea market stands; ...

Moon landing was a watershed moment in human history

Editorials

The anniversary will actually be at 10:56 tonight. Half a century ago, parents were waking their children; partiers, night workers, even Major League Baseball came to a stop. We all tuned in to a late-night broadcast, to see something miraculous — something that could only happen once. It ...

Sometimes all it takes is asking to make it happen

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As many of you are aware, Penelec/FirstEnergy has an electric substation on Electric Avenue near the intersection of Mill Road and Electric Avenue. This building, known as the trolley barn in its former life, had been neglected over recent years. Several windows were broken and ...

Thank you for support of 2019 Milroy fireworks

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: We want to express our sincere thanks to the following businesses and persons who helped to make the Armagh Township/Milroy fireworks another great success this year: The former Milroy Ladies Auxiliary, Bowersox Truck Repair and Wrecker Service, Mifflin County Savings Bank, ...

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

Local Columns

With so many good books being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call (717 436-6378 to have a ...