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Counterpoint: Blue-collar recovery hits Trump country

THE ISSUE:Economy The economic recovery is really beginning to reach into Trump country. The president is famous for his extravagant promises, involving, invariably, the biggest and the best. The landscape is littered with examples, although he never promised to create blue-collar jobs at ...

They represent you

- State Rep. Mike Hanna (D-76), 570-748-5480; or email: mhanna@pahouse.net - State Rep. Garth Everett (R-84), 570-546-2084, or email: geverett@pahousegop.com - State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), 814-355-1300, or email: kbenning@pahousegop.com - State Sen. Joseph Scarnati (R-25), ...

Bible digest

“Which also said, You men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11 AKJV) Jesus ascended to Heaven and one day He is coming back. Are you ready?

Your Newspaper Staff

ADVERTISING Jordan McCloskey Benjamin Green Faith Brickley Megan Muthler Lisa Schropp NEWS & SPORTS Lana Muthler Wendy Stiver Sarah Smeltz Laura Jameson John Rishel Ashley Yakubac Kevin McKee Carol Terracina Andrew Powell Shareik Flowers Kevin ...

Bible digest

“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!” (Proverbs 16:16 AKJV) God can give us the wisdom we need to make the right decisions in our lives. Take time to pray.

Help determine transportation priorities in our region

Residents in a nine-county region can let their transportation concerns and needs be known by taking an online survey offered by SEDA-Council of Governments’ (SEDA-COG) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Jim Saylor, SEDA-COG’s transportation planning director, said it’s important ...

Mothers who do too much

Here's a true story about a fine woman with an advanced degree whom I will not name for obvious reasons: We were chatting one day, when her little girl broke in to say she was hungry. It was 4:30 in the afternoon. Rather than respond with "Here's a cookie to hold you until family dinner," the ...

Clinton County Economic Partnership

212 N. Jay St. / P.O. Box 506, Lock Haven, Pa., 17745 570-748-5782 www.clintoncountyinfo.com Michael Flanagan, President and CEO ceo@clintoncountyinfo.com Julie Brennan, Chamber/Tourism Director tourismdirector@clintoncountyinfo.com April Henry-Bittner, Leadership ...

Bible digest

“But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you might have life through his name.” (John 20:31 AKJV) Jesus is the Son of God and He can give eternal life to all who follow Him.

In Washington, D.C.

- U.S. Rep. Tom Marino (R), 1020 Commerce Park Drive, Suit 1A, Williamsport, Pa., 17701. Phone: 570-322-3965. Website: https://marino.house.gov. - U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R), Suite 101, 3555 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa. 16823. Phone: 814-827-3985. Website: thompson.house.gov - Sen. ...

Bible digest

“Jesus said to him, Thomas, because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.” (John 20:29 AKJV) That would be us. I have been blessed by the living Lord Jesus. What about you?

Anonymity: Good or bad for the people?

By CLIFF RIEDERS An employee’s conscience is so sorely affected by what he or she experiences, that an anonymous complaint is made not to the boss but rather to the public. Is this good or bad for the people? Just imagine the situation of a high-level employee, so distressed about what ...

First family’s chain migration

By LINDA CHAVEZ Given the foolish consistency that comes with being the hobgoblin of little minds, there was no chance that our big-brained president would be consistent on the issue of "chain migration." In November, President Donald Trump decried the practice of immigrants sponsoring ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I’m planning my birthday party. I’m renting out a room in a beautiful bar/event space downtown. I’ve got about 15 friends coming. Recently, in passing, I mentioned to one of my friends that I’d ordered a cake from a bakery for the occasion. She said, “You’re getting your ...

Twist in colon is a surgical emergency

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old male with a family history of colon cancer. I have a colonoscopy every five years. The results usually show some polyps, which are removed and biopsied. After my most recent procedure, the doctor said I have a twisted, spiral intestine ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of APPLAUSE! Great article in The Express (Aug. 23) about the Whippoorwill Tavern and the Vilello Family. I’m sure that brought back a lot of memories to a lot of people. And yes, ...

Why don’t CMHS alumni come home?

Our county was brought together in 2001 by the merging of three different high schools. Lock Haven, Bald Eagle Nittany and Sugar Valley high schools came together to form a seemingly perfect union: Central Mountain High School. But nearly two decades later, this attempt to harmonize and ...

Bible digest

“Unless your law had been my delights, I should then have perished in my affliction.” (Psalms 119:92 AKJV) The Bible can give us the answers and strength we need in times of trouble. “Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” (Psalms 119:105 AKJV) You don’t ...

Courageous conversation … and action

Today begins my journey as chancellor. I’m thrilled to be here, and I’m laser-focused on helping to ensure that our 14 universities are places that every student can achieve success—an affordable degree that leads to a sustaining career and an opportunity to contribute to their community. ...

‘Flipping’ does not benefit the public

Just after President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight felonies, Trump blasted how federal prosecutors coerce people to plead guilty, whether they've done anything wrong or not, and to play ball with investigators to target others. Trump said "it's called ...