Opinion

Gov. Thornburgh and the Three Miles Island nuclear accident

Columns

By G. Terry Madonna And Michael L. Young The 40th anniversary of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident has produced an irony no fiction writer, however, brazen could produce: TMI’s owner, the Exelon Corporation, has announced that it will close the plant in September. And so it ...

Letters to our boys

Columns

(Editor’s Note: This is another installment of The Express’ “Letter to Our Boys,” written during World War II to let “our boys” know what was happening back in their home towns. The Express will bring the letters to you occasionally, thanks to the efforts of Fred and Anna Snyder, ...

Dear Annie: Controlled by parents

Columns

Dear Annie: As long as I can remember, my parents have controlled the majority of my actions. They’ve told me which classes to take, which subjects to pursue, which extracurriculars to participate in, which colleges to apply to. Over the years, when I’ve tried to speak up, they’ve shut me ...

CPAP machine requires basic cleaning, not expensive kits

Columns

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea in the early 1990s and have been using a CPAP machine ever since. I have just recently begun seeing advertisements on television for a product that cleans the inside of your CPAP machine. It is common knowledge that ...

All wrong

Letters to the editor

SHIRLEY MOORE McElhattan It seems to me that the U.S. Senate has it all wrong. Tap military pay in order to pay for the much-needed wall? We should tap the pay of every member of Congress. How many millions have they wasted ... especially on investigations in every nook and cranny ...

Applause, Applause!

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Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. THANK YOU to The (Lock Haven) Express and Williamsport Sun-Gazette for sponsoring the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors performance on March 12. The concert was exceptional and ...

World Champions parading through towns today

Editorials

How about a standing ovation for the Clinton County Hawks volleyball team that won the gold medal in the Special Olympics World Games recently! It’s spectacular. Fantastic. Awesome. Wonderful. So PROUD! Members of the Clinton County Hawks are head Coach Brad Marr, Kathy Marr, ...

Had Enough? No. 3

Letters to the editor

MIKE REMICK Pine Creek Do you know that Pennsylvania has the largest and most expensive, full-time, state Legislature in America? Did you know that 40 states have part-time legislatures? Only 10 states have full-time. Salaries and benefits paid to state legislators vary greatly from ...

Bible digest

Columns

“I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. Because he has inclined his ear to me, therefore will I call on him as long as I live.” (Psalms 116:1-2 AKJV) It’s true. God has been so good to me. God answers prayer. “What shall I render to the LORD for all his ...

Democracy requires placing checks on Trump

Letters to the editor

AMY ERSHLER Loganton In a recent speech, Donald Trump threatened mob rule. In an interview with Breitbart, he said that he had the support of the police, the military, and Bikers for Trump. He said that “...I have tough people, but they don’t play it tough until they go to a certain ...

Border crisis

Letters to the editor

PATRICK ROGERS Williamsport The American-Mexico border is questionably the largest open-air, child sex trafficking market in the world! Tens of thousands of children, “unaccompanied,” cross yearly without biological parents or anyone remotely related to the child, according to my ...

Nuclear bailout

Letters to the editor

VIVIAN ALTMAN Westfield No one I know wants higher electric bills, but that is what will likely happen if legislators decide to subsidize the nuclear industry. We must oppose legislation to bail out the nuclear energy sector because a bailout would come on the backs of consumers while the ...

Infringing upon your rights

Letters to the editor

MIKE KERSTETTER Watsontown I have to wonder what all of you dolts calling for gun control would think of having to go through extensive background checks and waiting for three days before exercising your 1st Amendment right to free speech? I think we should limit you to 10 words at a ...

Religious vs. secular society

Letters to the editor

TED MAHAFFEY Montoursville Secularists are against religious expression in society, but fail to understand their values are a quasi-religious belief system. Many of their values are derived from adopting values that are opposite those of Christianity. Secularism is a foundation of ...

Open invitational debate

Letters to the editor

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport I wish presidential candidate Pete Buttieg, Mayor of South Bend, Ind., would challenge each of the candidates in the entire field of Democratic Presidential candidates to a one-on-one, face-to-face debate with him. That would winnow the field.

Dear Annie: The loss of a child

Columns

Dear Readers: I received a great deal of helpful feedback for “Heartbroken on Valentine’s Day.” Thank you to everyone who wrote in. Dear Annie: I also had a son who died on Valentine’s Day. His name was Robert, and he was 11 1/2 years old when he passed away 28 years ago. He will ...

Accusations

Letters to the editor

WELDON C. COHICK JR. Linden When God and Mother Nature created the heavens and the planet earth, why were the male species of the human race and all the male animals on this planet designated as the aggressive half of the inhabitants? This is being challenged or disputed right in our ...

Bible digest

Columns

“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.” (Hebrews 13:8 AKJV) Get your joy and peace from the Lord. He never changes.

It’s spring! Get out and help clean up!

Editorials

Two critical state agencies are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, a campaign of statewide community cleanup activities that runs through May 31. We’re talking about the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental ...

Mexico

Letters to the editor

GEORGE LOCKETT Morris Just finished reading Ken Dauber’s letter to the editor and I would like to do the honors of answering his question as I quote ( Could someone tell me how we got from Mexico paying for the wall to a government shutdown.) For one, President Trump never said Mexico ...