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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

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.” (Psalms 84:11 AKJV) It is a blessing to be a child of God.

Gun owners have rights … and responsibilities

Guess how many stolen guns are out there floating around America. (Hint: It’s in the millions!) These are guns that most frequently make their way to the criminal element, and are used with impunity because the shooter knows it will be difficult to tie them to the weapon. Imagine the ...

Is socialism a threat to America, to Democrats or both?

In his State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump previewed a theme we are likely to hear a lot about between now and Election 2020. “Here, in the United States,” he declared, “we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country. America was founded on liberty and ...

Bible digest

“And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” (2 Thessalonians 2:11-12 AKJV) Rejection of God will lead to terrible consequences.

So what’s really important in America?

By GLENN MOLLETTE Every day we face life. What is really important? Social Security? We pay into Social Security all of our working lives. When we reach our sixties we anticipate collecting the benefits promised to us. Some will collect income at 62 while others will not collect it until ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. The Clinton County CleanScapes Advisory Board Members would like to take this opportunity to THANK the Clinton County Community Foundation (CCCF) for its approval of a ...

Bible digest

“Quench not the Spirit. Despise not prophesyings.” (1 Thessalonians 5:19-20 AKJV) When God speaks be sure to listen and obey. “Am I a God at hand, said the LORD, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? said the LORD. Do not I fill ...

Dear Annie: Uninvited guests are a problem

Dear Annie: For the past few years at our summer holiday party, a family friend has taken to inviting his own guests without my knowledge. There have been as many as seven additional people showing up uninvited by me. They include various family members of his whom I either do not know or have ...

Cutting back energy doesn’t mean you have to be uncomfortable

Making a few small lifestyle changes can add up and help you decrease your energy bills. With heating being the single biggest contributor to a home’s energy expense, these changes may make a significant difference in your costs as the temperature drops. We recommend starting with these ...

Bible digest

“Rejoice ever more. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 AKJV) Here are good directions for living life.

Dear Annie: Readers weigh in on abusive relationships

Dear Readers: The letter from a woman who is thinking about walking out on her 40-year marriage struck a chord, and many of you thought my suggestion of marriage counseling was the wrong advice, even though I said that if the counseling proved fruitless, she would know what to do. My first ...

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

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 AKJV) Don’t trust yourself. Trust the Lord.

They represent you

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

Dear Annie: OCD controls friend

Dear Annie: I have a friend, “Sarah,” who openly admits to having obsessive-compulsive disorder but isn’t receiving any kind of treatment for it. She’s a middle-aged housewife with no need or desire to work. Now she has taken up crochet. What could possibly go wrong? She buys huge ...

Must the president be a moral leader?

By MICHAEL BLAKE The best presidents — including figures such as Abraham Lincoln and George Washington — are celebrated not only as good leaders, but as good men. They embody not simply political skill, but personal virtue. Why, though, should anyone expect a president to ...

Time for Dems to push back on radicals

Outsize attention has been paid to outlier Democrats making outrageous remarks. They are a small handful of House Democrats, though you’d never know it, given all their headlines. The dominant names — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Pramila Jayapal of Washington and Ilhan Omar of ...

Bible digest

“Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat comes, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall ...

Dear Annie: Husband prioritizes grown kids over wife

Dear Annie: My husband and I both have adult kids from our prior lives. Thank goodness my loving and independent children were raised and taught in a manner emphasizing that you honor your spouse first and everyone else is in line (depending upon the situation, of course). Recently, his ...