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Bible digest

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“I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3 AKJV) When we turn to Jesus we must by necessity turn away from sin. We must repent of sin.

Behavior when getting a Lyft

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Dear Annie: About a month ago, a truck with an attached trailer lost control while on the highway and smashed into my sedan. Luckily, everyone was OK. However, my car is currently in the shop for major repairs. I’m working through some fear of driving, and I didn’t want to pay the insurance ...

Gerrymandering legislation: There’s a lot at stake

Letters to the editor

LEIGH-ANNE CONGDON Mill Hall Just over a week ago, Senate Bill 22 was unanimously passed in the Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee. The lead-up to the passage of this bill engendered intense negotiations with many interested parties, culminating in the addition of an ...

Applause, Applause!

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Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. The Southern Clinton County YHEC (Youth Hunter Education Challenge) would like to give a round of APPLAUSE and a big thank-you to the following businesses and ...

Do you remember?

Letters to the editor

HOBIE BECK Williamsport I am seeking information on a former Lock Haven High School football coach. John “Nels” Hoffman was inducted into The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame West Branch Chapter in 1977. He coached football and basketball at Steelton High School in the 1930s and ...

End White House visits for sports champions

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By SCOTT RASMUSSEN One of this past week's silliest news "controversies" swirled around the Philadelphia Eagles' cancelled visit to the White House. Pundits on the right were offended that many players refused the honor of a White House invitation just because they don't like the ...

Trump’s flag stance correct

Letters to the editor

GRETCHEN KENNEDY Williamsport Finally, President Trump said something I agree with! He stated that if the professional sports players don’t want to stand for the flag, they should leave the country. What they have is a very high-paying job (which many in our country do not have), and ...

Bible digest

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“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Luke 12:34 AKJV) Our spending habits tell the story of our hearts. What is important to you? “Be you therefore ready also: for the Son of man comes at an hour when you think not.” (Luke 12:40 AKJV) Are you ready? ...

Conservatives should respect the constitution

Letters to the editor

JOHN TURNER Altoona I have been waiting for someone to point out that the authority of our U.S. President is not his personal property. He did not acquire property rights to or over the Constitution because of the Electoral College. The authority of the U.S. president is a public trust, ...

Boomers are out of touch with reality

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TIMOTHY HAVENER Mill Hall Spanning the generational divide, I sit right in between Generation X and Millennials. I was born in 1979 right before the age of trickle-down economics and the Reagan era. I watched the Challenger explode as my teacher panicked to unplug the TV in our ...

Where was he?

Letters to the editor

CHARLES REEDER Montoursville A recent letter to the editor stated that we need to put God back into our schools in order to prevent mass shootings in schools. I have a question. Where was God at the mass shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., and the ...

Gubernatorial candidates need to answer a question

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DAVID L. FAUST Selinsgrove It is my belief that at a future debate between Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Sen. Scott Wagner, the following question should be asked: As governor, would you support a state Constitutional amendment that would allow state, county and local governments and ...

The rest of the story

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JOHN UPDEGRAFF Williamsport Oh no, Arno Vosk (Letter to the editor, “Immigrants aren’t animals,” May 21.) Please tell me the M.D. stands for Maryland and not doctor. You failed to mention the rest of the statement made by our president. President Trump stated that MS-13 are ...

And the sign says: For madmen only

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By RALPH DOTTERER JR. I grew up in an era of the black, rotary dial phones, with party lines. Yes we used to pick up the phone quietly, to see if someone was already talking on the phone. This was not the ideal situation, to have a private conversation. Now many of us have cell ...

Tumultuous dairy industry contributes to tough choices

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By SHEN WU TAN, The (Altoona) Mirror EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — Sunrise Farm is a small dairy farm of 115 cows nestled in the rolling grass hills of Everett, Pa., parallel to Clear Ridge Road. It has been in Stephen Bennett Sr.’s family for nearly a century, ever since his grandfather ...

Bible digest

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“And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.” (Luke 12:15 AKJV) God is what matters, not things.

In Washington, D.C.

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g U.S. Rep. Tom Marino (R), 1020 Commerce Park Drive, Suit 1A, Williamsport, Pa., 17701. Phone: 570-322-3965. Website: https://marino.house.gov. g U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R), Suite 101, 3555 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa. 16823. Phone: 814-827-3985. Website: thompson.house.gov g Sen. ...

Words

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CHARLES REEDER Montoursville The 1st Amendment protects free speech, but as we are finding out words can inflict pain, including from comedians and the jokes they tell about political figures. Recently, three women comedians have received harsh criticism for the jokes they made. They are ...

Know the telltale signs of a scam

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It may be June, but there are still taxpayers who filed late and are waiting for a response from the Internal Revenue service. Because of this, summertime tends to be a period when thieves increase their scam attempts. They try to get people to disclose personal information like Social ...

Get the facts straight

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GEORGE LOCKETT Morris I’d like to comment on Arno Vosk’s letter, “Immigrants aren’t animals,” published May 21. Mr. Vosk would like to mislead the public and is working very hard doing it. He went on about President Trump’s comments on immigrants being “animals from sh... ...