An open letter to Gov. Tom Wolf
March 17, 2016 Dear Governor Wolf, I was sitting around a bonfire roasting hot dogs with a group of youth when someone asked the dreaded question: “What’s in these?” As a camp counselor for children ages 7-18, I... more »»
No habla español
February 27, 2016 There I was, waiting for the elevator to take me down to the staff room to heat my lunch when I overheard (no, I wasn’t eavesdropping) one customer say to another, “I don’t know why the library... more »»
Who shovels what, when?
February 13, 2016 Yes ma’am, I know there are no parking spaces. It’s because of the snow ... Yes, our sidewalks are icy. more »»
A day in the life ...
February 6, 2016 I was really eager about coming to work. I checked my calendar and had only one meeting scheduled for the day. more »»
Cold morning… chaotic mind …
January 16, 2016 It was a cold, gray, windy morning as I hurried through the Narrows, as always, just a little late, one eye on the speedometer and the other eye watching for my favorite state trooper and his radar... more »»
Governor needs to end budget games
January 15, 2016 I felt compelled to write this in order to clear up any remaining confusion about the 2015-16 state budget, which was signed into law on Dec. 29. That’s right; we have a budget currently in place. more »»
December 26, 2015 Editor’s note: Comments published in the Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. more »»
The best presents
December 19, 2015 Books, as well as newspaper and magazine subscriptions make the BEST presents! And here is how I know this to be the truth. more »»
December 12, 2015 The staff of the Mifflin and Juniata county libraries have been very good boys and girls this year ... well, most of us have been good ... OK, some of us have been good .. more »»