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Opinion

Mike Hanna

Letters to the editor

JANAAN L. MAGGS Lock Haven I know the retiring State Rep. Mike Hanna Sr. I know him to be honest, hardworking and thorough in his research of his positions. How do I know this? Because I have worked in his legislative office for 16 years. What I can tell you in my time here is that I ...

Bible digest

Columns

“And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.” (Acts 16:30-31 AKJV) The message is still the same. The way to salvation and to Heaven is faith in Jesus.

Wear it with pride

Letters to the editor

RICHARD TOBIN Wellsboro Hillary Clinton called the KKK, skinheads and neo-Nazis who supported Donald “deplorables” and Donald rode that brand to the White House. Trumpies proudly wore their “deplorables” T-shirts, along with their MAGA hats. They were united by the title. Donald ...

On greenhouse gases

Letters to the editor

ROMUALD ANDRAKA Trout Run Water vapor makes up 95 percent of the greenhouse gases, but liberal government officials can’t tax water vapor and can’t tax the sun, the biggest contributor to warming or cooling. So, they pick carbon dioxide, which is incidentally tied to climate, but the ...

Political signs

Letters to the editor

WESLEY LOMISON Orviston My father taught me at an early age that when you are placing political signs for candidates, you should only place them where you have permission to do this. He would not ever place a sign for any candidate without a property owner’s permission and he always ...

You’re invited to meet the students at LHU

Columns

By STEPHEN POORMAN A West Virginia client requested that I accompany his granddaughter on a recent Sunday tour of Lock Haven University. The family arrived and I was proud to show them both the city and the campus. They were clearly impressed with the beauty of the area and the LHU ...

Ezra for education

Letters to the editor

JAN ABELOVE DONAHUE Boalsburg On Nov. 6, you have a choice to make. A choice that will affect the future of our district and our state in the 21st Century. A choice that will determine how our public schools and our public universities fare. Ezra Nanes is the right choice for the 34th ...

Send wolf packing

Letters to the editor

MATT ZUPON Altoona In 2016, the hard-working men and women of Pennsylvania rose against the establishment and elected Donald Trump to serve as President of the United States. Trump campaigned on tax reform, protection of our 2nd Amendment rights, religious liberty, life from conception, and ...

Don’t vote for Wagner

Letters to the editor

RICHARD C. PARKER Duncansville If you are retired and have too much money, you will want to vote for Scott Wagner, candidate for Pennsylvania governor He is on public record supporting the idea of taxing retirement income. He has endorsed a plan by by Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and ...

Had enough?

Letters to the editor

MICHAEL REMICK Pine Creek Bribery, fraud, corruption, abuse of power, the good old boys network ... words long associated with corruption in the highest levels of our Pennsylvania state government. The list of these dirty, crooked, no-account politicians is lengthy. Here are a few that ...

Exposing Wolf

Letters to the editor

CASSY BEERE Altoona Nearly every morning when we wake up, we turn on the news to see intentional misinformation to start out our days. While refraining from false claims of any party or anyone based on their beliefs, one must make themselves aware of the ridiculousness of certain elected ...

Wrong about Marino

Letters to the editor

CHARLES KLAUGER Weikert, Pa. I’m writing in response to Ed Zygmunt’s Oct. 5 letter to the editor and his criticism of our great congressman, Tom Marino. You state Marino has been MIA for eight years. That is simply not true. You probably haven’t seen Mr. Marino in Laceyville ...

Vote pro-life

Letters to the editor

LAURA BROWN State College Our 12th District Republican Congressional representatives, Tom Marino, and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson of the15th District, proudly declare their “pro-life” positions. However, this assertion is belied by their platforms and betrayed by their votes. If Marino ...

Ladies soccer alumni game coverage?

Letters to the editor

DARLENE K. MARTIN Lock Haven The Alumni Game that Hunter Barger organized for her senior project (played last Saturday, Oct. 6) was a huge success, in my opinion. I’m now a grandmother, cheering on my grandkids in sports, but it was so nostalgic and awesome to watch those women playing ...

Bible digest

Columns

“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” (Psalms 139:23-24 AKJV) This is a good prayer to pray. Take time to pray. “Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my ...

Outsider In

Letters to the editor

DAN REEDER Lock Haven Imagine receiving $65,000 every hour, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. This is after paying out $4,000,000 In donations and taxes. Of that $400 million, a large percentage, we don’t know how much thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” ...

Mike Hanna Jr.: Educated, experienced and engaged

Letters to the editor

PATRICIA HANCOCK Mill Hall The 76th House District needs Mike Hanna, Jr. to serve in Harrisburg as its representative. He is well educated, and experienced. He has spoken to residents from one end of this district to the other. During those conversations, he has learned about the needs and ...

Political calculus

Letters to the editor

MICHELLE KRAMER Bellefonte I’ve heard that Mike Hanna Jr. will somehow be more effective than Stephanie Borowicz as our state representative, thanks to his familiarity with Harrisburg. That strikes me as more hope than reality, given that neither has seniority in their respective ...

Qualified to serve

Letters to the editor

DAVE LOMISON Bellefonte As I watch the race for the 76th state House District unfold, I am proud to support Mike Hanna Jr. for this position. I have personally known Mike since he was a little boy and he has devoted his life to becoming a public servant from an early age. He has worked ...