Opinion

Bible digest

Columns

“Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you. Thus will I bless you while I live: I will lift up my hands in your name.” (Psalms 63:3-4 AKJV) When we praise God we are fulfilling our God given purpose.

I am a Trumpette

Letters to the editor

ROLANDA FRAZIER Williamsport Okay folks, sorry to disappoint any one but Trump is our President! He is making things better - believe it or not. His point is to build a wall and stop illegal entry into the U.S.A. Let me tell you about being out of a job. I lost a job after eight years. ...

That’s why

Letters to the editor

CHARLES REEDER Montoursville Do you want to know why Republicans are against identity politics? They are afraid the voters will finally find out who they identify with. A prime example: The recent uproar over the U.S. Rep. Steve King of Iowa defending white nationalism. It is ...

Express Yourself Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor

The Express welcomes letters to the editor as we encourage our readers to “Express Yourself” in this forum. Letters must be signed using the writer’s legal name — no initials are accepted — with a complete mailing address and home and/or daytime phone number included so we can verify ...

Dear Annie: Holiday spending

Columns

Editor’s Note: Annie Lane is off this week. The following column was originally published in October 2016. ——— Dear Annie: Christmas used to be a time that I enjoyed. I have always enjoyed spending time with siblings and cousins who live in other cities and catching up with them. ...

Creating a crisis

Letters to the editor

JOHN YOUNG Williamsport The wall, the wall, the wall. This became a Trump rallying cry during the 2016 election. His former staffers acknowledge this became a phrase meant to gin up his audiences into a frenzy during his campaign. Per Trump, terrorists, rapists, and drug dealers ...

Donald, Nancy, Chuck and sausage

Columns

Before we get into all the liberal media hysteria over the government shutdown and the southern border, and Donald, Nancy and Chuck hissing at one another while avoiding a workable compromise sitting right in front of their noses, a word about sausage-making. Yes. Sausage-making. Because ...

Misinformation will get you in trouble every time

Letters to the editor

JIM HIRONIMUS White Hall I read the letter to the editor, “Captain deserts ship,” by Jerome Abbott about Rep. Mike Hanna’s office being closed. Your paper explained the reason for the closure. The new state representative’s staff should have told Jerome this. It was a simple ...

In Washington, D.C.

Columns

- 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. ...

The big problem for Democrats

Letters to the editor

STEWART B. EPSTEIN Rochester, N.Y. The Republicans are correct when they say Democrats have not had a new idea for the past 50 years. They are also right when they say we have had no real national platform or agenda. I'm not the smartest guy in the world, but at least I have a ...

What do you think?

Letters to the editor

The Express welcomes letters to the editor as we encourage our readers to “Express Yourself” in this forum. Letters must be signed using the writer’s legal name with a complete mailing address and home and/or daytime phone number. Letters dealing with private disputes will not be ...

Dear Annie: Should opposites attract?

Columns

Editor’s Note: Annie Lane is off this week. The following column was originally published in October 2016. Dear Annie: I am a soon-to-be divorced man who has suffered a great deal of pain after the collapse of my lengthy marriage. After enduring the dissolution of multiple post-separation ...

Letters to our boys

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(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, ...

Placing the blame for suicide

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By DIANE DIMOND If 2019 stays on trend, more than 47,000 Americans will kill themselves this year. Their loved ones will, understandably, be consumed with grief. But some of them will then go on to try and affix outside blame for the death. Many of them will hire a lawyer and file a ...

Does cow’s milk make strong bones … or weak ones?

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I read that cow’s milk weakens the bones. Is that true? — A.H. ANSWER: The preponderance of the evidence is that dairy intake — like cow’s milk, yogurt and cheese — increases bone strength and reduces fracture risk. However, there is not the ...

Dear Annie

Columns

Editor’s Note: Annie Lane is off this week. The following column was originally published in October 2016. ——— Dear Annie: I recently went on vacation with my mom, stepdad and siblings. We went to the river where my stepdad has been going for about 30 years. Everyone else in the ...

‘The wall’

Letters to the editor

KATHRYN McFATE Loganton The great negotiator met the other day with the representatives from Congress and when he asked Nancy Pelosi about funding the wall, she said no. And the President ran like the wimp that he is from the meeting. My experience with negotiation is from the union I ...

Keystone Central School Board

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

Welcome, Ms. Martin!

Editorials

Team. Collaborate. Engaged. Learning communities. Growth. Goals. Vision. These are the words and phrases used by new Keystone Central School District Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin this week in her first presentation to the public before she officially takes office. We’ll ...

Show appreciation for those wearing blue

Letters to the editor

LES NERI Berwyn Every day, thousands of law enforcement officers across the country leave their families and loved ones at home while they faithfully protect the communities they serve. Every law enforcement officer throughout Pennsylvania says goodbye to their families, not knowing if, ...