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“But Jesus called them to him, and said, Suffer little children to come to me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Luke 18:16 AKJV) Take your children to church. Jesus is waiting for them.

NFL stands up for America

The NFL is standing for America. It finally displayed leadership Wednesday, announcing that it has banned players from kneeling on the field while our national anthem is played. Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement, "This season, all league and team personnel shall stand and show ...

Letters to our boys

(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, ...

Check for conflicts of interest from your information sources

Dear Dr. Roach: I have been reading a lot about the cardiovascular and general health benefits of supplemental vitamin C. I also read that otherwise healthy adults should be taking 4,000 milligrams of vitamin C, with adults suffering from cardiovascular disease taking up to 6,000 milligrams ...

Working wasteful hours

Dear Annie: I work in health and wellness for the largest retailer in the world. I love my job, but there are so many things I don’t understand. Management is always on us about making money (which I understand), but no matter what we do, it is never enough. We reside in a depressed area ...

Today in 1918

By The Associated Press On May 28, 1918, American troops fought their first major battle during World War I as they launched an offensive against the German-held French village of Cantigny (kahn-tee-NYEE'); the Americans succeeded in capturing the village. On this date: In 1533, the ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. On May 19, I was invited to attend “Shrek, Jr. — The Musical” at the Central Mountain Middle School. I would like to commend not only those who lead and worked ...

Bible digest

“He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.” (Proverbs 13:3 AKJV) We would do well to remember this truth. “No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and ...

County jails housing the wrong people

Mental illness has become financial burden By BRUCE ERB It may shock you to learn that county jails have become the largest mental health facilities in America. County jails and taxpayers’ dollars are increasingly being used to detain pre-trial offenders and house inmates who suffer ...

Chinese threat isn’t just trade

We are currently engaged in a high-profile negotiation that may or may not succeed in getting the Chinese to buy more of our stuff. This is a fine goal as far as it goes, although that isn't very far. It doesn't matter if China is a mercantilist, revisionist power that buys $14 billion of our ...

Keystone Central School Board

g Charles Rosamilia, crosamil@kcsd.k12.pa.us g Debbie Smith, dsmith@kcsd.k12.pa.us g Tracy Smith, tsmith2@kcsd.k12.pa.us g Wayne Koch, wkoch@kcsd.k12.pa.us g Roger Elling, relling@kcsd.k12.pa.us g Billie J. Rupert, brupert@kcsd.k12.pa.us g Eric Probert, ...

Bible digest

“We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he has done.” (Psalms 78:4 AKJV) Tell your children about your walk with God. It will bless them.

In Washington, D.C.

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

Bible digest

“Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God? But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: you are of more value than many sparrows.” (Luke 12:6-7 AKJV) You are valuable to God. He cares about you.

Are Americans crazy?

Has America simply gone crazy? We never want to think that we are a bit crazy or that people we love are experiencing craziness but it is reality. America has an overwhelming problem with craziness or I should say mental health issues. Over a 12-month period, 27 percent of adults in the ...

Letters to our boys

(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, ...

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The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. — Walt Disney Being busy and being productive are two different things.

Bible digest

“There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.” (Proverbs 12:18 AKJV) Let’s be kind with our words. They can be words of healing.

Takeaways that will still matter come Nov. 6

By G. Terry Madonna And Michael L. Young They call it a primary election for a reason - maybe a couple of reasons. One is its priority. It comes first, preceding the “general” election by about six months. More importantly, primaries separate the wannabes from the winners. Almost ...

Lockport R.D. 1…2

Back in February, I told a story about three of us Lockport kids who thought that it would be a good idea to skip school and hide out in a shed on a bitterly cold winter day; so cold that school was canceled for the day, but we never received the memo. So, we managed to skip school on a day ...