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Opinion

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 ...

Thank you for providing election workers’ meals

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On Election Day, I and five other Fayette Township elected and appointed officials (Sandra K. Westover, Doris Watts, Ann Hart, Joy Watts and Geraldine Gerrber) received a meal of our choice for dinner that was delivered to us at the Fayette Fire Co. hall by the Bread Of Life ...

Critics of pro-choice use faulty reasoning

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I have just finished reading the comment from Mark Williams in Thursday’s Sentinel. All I have to say is that as usual, and I will call pro-lifers what they actually are, a pro-life dictator took my words out of context. And before I get the comments that say that they are ...

Remember the families of the fallen this Memorial Day

Editorials

The military sacrifices made in this nation are not borne by the servicemen and servicewomen alone. The families of those who serve in our Armed Forces, especially the parents, spouses and children, must deal with the constant worry in the backs of their minds that their son or daughter, ...

America cannot allow itself to be forced into avoidable conflict

Editorials

Any number of individuals, organizations and even nations in the Middle East would not be displeased in the slightest at a military conflict between the United States and Iran. Islamic terrorist groups, for one, understand that would divert U.S. assets from targeting them, to at least some ...

Thank you for help placing flags on veterans’ graves

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: We would like to thank all the persons who helped Cub Scout Pack 6 of Burnham put flags on veterans graves at St. Mark’s Episcopal cemetery on Monday, May 20. The members of St Mark’s Episcopal Church, members of the Burnham Lions Club, the lady who helped because it ...

Cataloging conundrums

Local Columns

It sat on my desk, looking at me with such sadness that the young woman on the front cover had tears streaking down her cheeks. It looked so forlorn as day after day I shuffled papers around it. Each time I moved it I would chastise myself, “You need to make a decision about this book, ...