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“For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (Jeremiah 2:13 AKJV) It is so senseless for people to turn away from God to follow other things that can not satisfy.

In Harrisburg

- State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-76), 570-748-5480; 18 E. Main St., Suite 2, Lock Haven. Email: sborowicz@pahousegop.com. - State Rep. Garth Everett (R-84), 570-546-2084, or email: geverett@pahousegop.com - State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), 814-355-1300; ...

Dear Annie: Finally jumping into the dating game

Dear Annie: I’m a 74-year-old single man who has never been in circulation. I have relatives, friends and others who keep asking me, “When are you getting married?” I don’t even know where to start with dating. I don’t know what it is these days or whether it even exists for me. ...

The State of the Disunion

Donald Trump promised that his State of the Union address would focus on "unification." But Trump advocating national unity is like a pyromaniac promoting lighter fluids. His goal is, and has always been, disunion. The man thrives on divisiveness. It's how he keeps himself the center ...

Bible digest

“Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the ...

Bible digest

“Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” (Jeremiah 1:5 AKJV) Every life is created by God for God.

Dear Annie: Living among boxes

Dear Annie: I moved four months ago, and there are still boxes and bags waiting to be unpacked. I hate looking at the piles. I want to clean up, I really do, but when I get home from work during the week, I am too exhausted to tackle the mess. And on the weekends, I savor my time to do nothing, ...

State of the Union: How Americans see national issues

By Kristen Bialik www.PewResearch.org Following a political standoff that briefly delayed his annual speech to the nation, President Donald Trump will deliver his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night. The speech comes amid a debate between Trump and congressional Democrats ...

Want to stop fake news? Pay for the real thing

Facebook and Google have been brutal to the news business. But this primarily reflects a failure of imagination. The tech giants are the world’s best distribution platforms and could be an answer for journalism instead of a grave threat. As readers have shifted to digital sources, the two ...

Dear Annie: Is a little wine every night harmful?

Dear Annie: I’m writing to you about something that I’m not sure is a problem. Really, I think it’s just a habit. But my husband told me I should ask you for your thoughts on this. Every night when I get home from work, I have two glasses of red wine. I drink one with dinner and one while ...

Is anyone really safe?

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he will not resign after an alleged picture of him in black face surfaced. Northam at first said the picture was a mistake and then later said the picture was not him at all. He did admit to trying to portray Michael Jackson. According to media reports ...

Ideas on fighting inequality

Democrats eyeing the White House in 2020 are plotting new ways to confiscate Americans' hard-earned money and give it away. Claiming economic inequality is a national crisis, they want to take money from those they say have too much. Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is pushing a ...

Bible digest

“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21 AKJV) This is the motivation for the Christian life. It is all about Jesus.

Dear Annie: The importance of communication

Dear Annie: I am extremely disappointed and saddened by your advice to “Sad in Wisconsin,” whose son’s family does not acknowledge the gifts “Sad in Wisconsin” gives. The writer answered his own question, believing he should express his feelings to his son. All you had to do was ...

Pa. failure to oversee cyber charter schools has consequences

The majority of cyber charter schools in the state are operating with expired charters. This is the latest black mark in a history of “reform” in the state designed to expand educational choices but, despite some bright spots, has been marked by large-scale indifference and neglect from the ...

Shutdown hit wall of truth evasion

By FROMA HARROP It's hard to count the half-truths, warped symbolism and abuse of logic that plunged our country into a government shutdown. Sure, blatant lies will do it, but these other players are worse because they are sneaky. Now, President Trump's reason for the shutdown, a ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. I am writing to THANK Lock Haven area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of ...

Bible digest

“So shall my word be that goes forth out of my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” (Isaiah 55:11 AKJV) Keep sharing the Word of God. It will not be in vain. “Nevertheless let every one ...

All the king’s trains

I have my friend Zach Kreamer to thank for this one. It was a little busy at the Ross Library last night. (No matter what day you are reading this, it was a little busy at the Ross Library last night.) But Zach still found the time to mention it. Zach, a co-worker, commented that his sister ...

Dear Annie: Husband isolates and abuses

Dear Annie: I have been married to the same man for almost 40 years. We have two beautiful children, who have happy lives and their own careers and families. My husband is highly successful and respected in his profession. He has some wonderful qualities. For example, he’s hardworking and a ...