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Opinion

MC Farm Bureau to host ‘Meet the Candidates’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Mifflin County Farm Bureau is hosting our general election Meet the Candidates Night at 7 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Mifflin County High School. We have invited candidates for Mifflin County Prothonotary, Mifflin County District Attorney, Mifflin County Commissioner, Mifflin ...

Ethiopian Airlines whistleblower is deserving of asylum in US

Editorials

Not all whistleblowers are involved in the attempt to impeach President Donald Trump. Some are worried about a more critical matter — the safety of airline passengers. Ethiopian Airlines former chief engineer, Yonas Yeshanew, is seeking asylum in the United States after resigning from his ...

Trivia event’s success is because of help of many

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As the coordinator of the Mifflin County Historical Society Goose Day Team Trivia event, I would like to thank the following: Harve McCardle and The Boulevard Station Car Wash and John Pannizzo and the Downtown OIP and Grille for sponsoring the event, Lynne Weaver of the Logan ...

Impeachment hearings shouldn’t distract Congress from other issues

Editorials

Are leaders in Congress unable to walk and chew gum at the same time? That is, are they capable of multitasking on major issues? Some are speculating they are not. Recall that just a few weeks ago, in the wake of more mass murders, lawmakers vowed to debate steps to reduce the likelihood of ...

More needs to be done to keep e-cigs out of hands of children

Editorials

It has been suggested by some that the current scare over e-cigarettes is overblown. Though hundreds of Americans have been hospitalized with respiratory ailments linked to “vaping” and a few have died, calls to ban the products are not realistic, critics say. But there is a valid, ...

California law is wrong way to go about rewarding college athletes

Editorials

George Orwell called it “Newspeak.” We often laugh at the way government redefines the meaning of words, and “Fair Pay to Play,” the recently passed California law that is now being discussed in our state legislature, certainly turns the dictionary on its ear. Athletes choose ...

In Appreciation

Letters to the Editor

Many sponsors made Ag Education Tour successful To the editor: The Ag Education Tour Planning Committee wishes to take this opportunity to thank the many sponsors and volunteers that made the first Juniata County Ag Education Tour the tremendous success it was for the county’s fourth ...

Rebuttal did nothing but prove previous points

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: After reading the letter from Diane Logan published on Oct. 1 in The Sentinel, all I could say was what utter nonsense. Yet again she makes the asinine claim that I am a hater of Christians. She could not be further from the truth even if she tried to be. She then mentions ...

Pennsylvania is not ready for legalized recreational marijuana use

Editorials

Gov. Tom Wolf says “Pennsylvania is ready for this.” He is referring to the legalization of recreational use of marijuana, which he says the Pennsylvania General Assembly should go forward with. We do not share his sentiments and hope the leaders of the Republican majority in the ...