Letters to the editor

Get over it

MEL BENJAMIN Williamsport Well, the Mueller report is in and the Democrats are up in arms over the results. The fact that some $25 million was spent on the probe is incredibly frustrating. This money would have been better spent on upgrades to infrastructure, disaster relief or for ...

Pray on!

KARL PECHT Howard I would like to commend state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, on the opening prayer that she delivered March 25 to Pennsylvania House of Representatives. It was a beautiful and powerful prayer that expressed sincere gratitude and concern for our state and ...

Right vs. responsibility

NANCY E. MCCARTY Williamsport Pennsylvania state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre counties, needs to be censured for the totally inappropriate and insulting invocation she performed at the opening of this legislative session on March 25. Her supporters claim she has freedom of ...

Rep. Borowicz crossed a line

AMY ERSHLER Loganton I am a constituent of state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre counties. On Monday, March 25, she delivered the invocation for the Pennsylvania House when Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, the first Muslim elected to the Legislature, was sworn in. Among other ...

Proceedings from district judges

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. ∫ Gale Ann Barner, of Howard, charged with access device issued to another who did not authorize use, possessing access device knowing it was counterfeit, altered, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen ...

Had Enough? No. 5

MIKE REMICK Pine Creek The 10-year, Comprehensive Plan for Clinton County was adopted on April 10, 2014, and signed by the county commissioners. The plan consists of 134 pages. From my research, a mere six pages were devoted to economic development. Much of the economic development ...

Democratic Party

STEWART EPSTEIN Rochester, N.Y. It could be that I speak for many Democrats when I tell you that I don’t like the overall direction the national Democratic Party is taking. I would like the party to be more like it was in the 1960s when it focused primarily on the bread-and-butter and ...

The May 21 Primary is also a special election

BOB POTTER Boalsburg Since early January the people of the 12th Congressional District have not had representation in Congress. This will change after May 21. On the same day as our party primary elections, voters in this 15-county district will choose our next congressman. Let’s ...

Exoneration

JAY D. MYERS Hughesville What a pleasant surprise that President Donald Trump has been exonerated of collusion with Russians and obstruction of justice. At least my President is not a criminal, amoral or immoral moron!

Nation finally honors Vietnam War Veterans!

JIM HIRONIMUS Whitehall For years the people who actually fought in the Vietnam War or were stationed in harms way and earned the Vietnam Service Medal - the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with palm - were all left out of the public eye. Many developed ...

Perpetuating the climate hoax

MIKE KERSTETTER Watsontown Letter writer Michael Heyd is the latest in a long list of people telling us that we have just years to live because of man-made climate change. He chants the usual talking point that the evidence is overwhelming that we are causing this catastrophe. But is it? ...

What PPL is saying

STEVE AARON Harrisburg In his recent column in The Express, PPL President Greg Dudkin did readers a disservice when he failed to mention that PPL customers will pay more for electricity if the state Legislature does not pass House Bill 11 - known as the Keep Powering Pennsylvania Act - than ...

The road to unity

ROBERT REEDER Lock Haven Did no one warn state Rep. Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, that in today’s America only Christianity can be criticized? So far as I’m concerned, the Obama Administration made it perfectly clear that Allah is the only true God and to state otherwise is blasphemy. So ...

Use a leash, please

EUGENE MOORE McElhattan I know how to take care of the feral cat problem in McElhattan area, or any area. My solution is to call the Pennsylvania Game Commission and ask the commission to drop off a few coyotes. This should take care of the feral cat problem. If anyone has a cat or a dog it ...

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Public prayer and Christianity

R. ‘PETE’ SMELTZ McElhattan First and foremost I want to be clear this opinion is from me and only me. It does not reflect an official position of the Clinton County Board of Commissioners or Commissioners Jeff Snyder and Paul Conklin. Please consider all I am saying here before you ...

In Jesus’ name!

ED EMEL Bellefonte On Monday, March 25, 2019, state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, did the opening prayer at the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives. She said she prayed as she would normally do at her church or dinner table. But some members of the House and others ...

Borowicz fans the flames of hatred in the name of Jesus

PAUL NELSON Lock Haven State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, has miraculously made a deplorable embarrassment of the 76th District of Pennsylvania in record time. In her opening prayer on March 25, before the swearing in of state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, a Muslim, ...

The only thing we have to fear is ignorance itself

TARIK S. Khan Philadelphia Pennsylvania 76th District state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton/Centre, may be credited with delivering one of the most tone-deaf multi-faith prayers in the history of our Capitol. Before the inauguration of Movita Johnson-Harrell, D-Philadelphia, the first ...

Grade-school math

SHIRLEY MOORE McElhattan Okay everybody, it’s time to get out your calculators or pen and paper. Reports say the cost to build border wall is $9 billion, with cost overruns. That’s because when the government does anything there are cost overruns. House, feed and care for ...