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Bible digest

“A reproof enters more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.” (Proverbs 17:10 AKJV) Can anybody tell us anything or are we too stubborn to listen?

Plotting the demise of the death tax

By ED FEULNER No one puts out a welcome mat for the Grim Reaper, but those who’ve built up successful businesses have even more reason to dread his approach. Why? Because they know the death tax will soon exact a hefty toll on their hard work. Technically known as the estate tax, ...

Dear Annie

Dear Readers: In a column last month, I posed a question: “If you had to do it all over again, would you have kids?” In yesterday’s column, we heard from parents who said yes — the largest group, at 77 percent of the responses. Today I’d like to share some responses from people ...

To your good health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have hyperhidrosis and want to know what, if anything, I can do to alleviate this condition. I am 71 and physically active. I exercise almost every day for an hour. I sweat profusely, mainly from my torso, but it’s not only when I work out; it’s ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. We would like to send out a big APPLAUSE and an even bigger thank you to everyone who called, and everyone who has sent cards and prayers to us after we were injured in ...

Bible digest

“And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.” (Acts 9:20 AKJV) All preaching should focus on Jesus. “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.” (Proverbs 17:6 AKJV) It is a privilege to be ...

Rules of credibility

The combatants in the case of Ford v. Kavanaugh claim that what has been occurring nationally is not a “trial,” but it certainly has been treated as a trial by the media. The live coverage of the testimony in this drama reminds a casual observer of the O.J. Simpson case. America was ...

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

“If you, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with you, that you may be feared.” (Psalms 130:3-4 AKJV) God will forgive if we repent and turn to Him for forgiveness and cleansing.

How to best protect against West Nile Virus

www.clevelandclinic.org Mosquitoes populations are as high as ever this year, thanks to the record-wet weather in Pennsylvania. But sometimes their bite gives you more than just an itch — a mosquito bite can give you the West Nile virus. Mosquitoes spread the West Nile virus. They ...

YOU HAVE THE POWER

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. If you would like to make a nomination for our weekly Saturday morning round of “Applause” for someone or some group for doing something special, send your ...

Bible digest

“And as they went on their way, they came to a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what does hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If you believe with all your heart, you may. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” (Acts 8:36-37 ...

We’re next

We're next. Yes, I mean us — the American people. At least the Christians, Jews, Muslims, conservatives, Republicans, libertarians, blacks, Asians, Hispanics, LGBTQ folks, immigrants, rich, poor and middle class and everyone else among the 63 million people who voted for President Trump. (And ...

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

“He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.” (Proverbs 16:32 AKJV) Be patient. Be kind. It is a sign of real strength.

Stop Google’s kiddie data predators

No consent. No disclosure. No escape. For legions of unwitting students and teachers across the country, this is the dangerous, de facto data policy Google has imposed over their school districts. An estimated 80 million students and teachers are now signed up for free "G Suite for ...

Fixing the kangaroo courts

A judicial process that doesn't allow the accused to cross-examine his accuser or reliably see the evidence against him is a civil libertarian's nightmare. It traduces every principle of fairness and is blatantly un-American. Yet Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is getting savaged for ...

Can we have a sensible immigration policy?

What would a sensible immigration policy look like? It would have three goals: be humane, enforce the laws and meet America's need for labor. This can happen only if our political fringes get out of the way. Some on the far right simply don't like most of the immigrants, mainly because of ...

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

“Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways.” (Psalms 128:1 AKJV) Do you want to be blessed? Walk in the ways of the Lord.