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Opinion

The Democrats, not Trump, are unhinged

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Unhinged! Unhinged! It’s the word of the day in D.C. coming from the left. Who was it that was screening for Donald Trump’s impeachment before he even took office? Who was it that said Trump was a Russian spy? Who was it that said he used Russian help to win an election? ...

Christian hate is no faith at all

Local Columns

Most of us who miss our mothers can name moments when our longing is most acute. For me, it sneaks up when I see people wielding God as a weapon. My mother was one of the least judgmental people I’ve ever known. This came from her belief, steeped in her view of Christianity, that most of us ...

The mob comes for citizen Trump

Local Columns

“The president of the United States summoned this mob, assembled this mob and lit the flame of this attack.” So alleged Liz Cheney, third-ranking Republican in the House, as she led nine GOP colleagues to vote for a second impeachment of Donald Trump. The House Republican caucus voted ...

Thank you for donating to Alternate Gift Fair

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Alternative Gift Fair Committee of the East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church would like to sincerely thank all those who donated to the 2020 AGF. Due to the pandemic, we could only accept mail-in donations, and honestly wondered if anyone would participate. Well, ...

Feds should launch massive effort to vaccinate the public

Local Columns

Americans are stressing out over how long they’ll have to endure isolation, closed businesses and fear of COVID-19. It all hinges on getting vaccinated. Yet, only one-third of doses shipped to the states are actually making it into people’s arms. The public hears the wait will be many ...

Patience will be needed to complete a most-trying year of education

Editorials

As much as we’d all like for the COVID-19 pandemic to be but a memory, the fact is, despite the development and distribution of vaccines, it will still be a considerable amount of time before life returns to anything resembling what it was in February 2020. That applies to our schools as ...

Help with election by becoming poll worker

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Our next vote is May 18, 2021. Please contact the voter registration office at the Mifflin County Court House if you wish to help. When you sign up to help you will receive training and learn how an election actually functions. It is an important lesson that would ...