Opinion

You should be ashamed of yourselves

Letters to the editor

CHAD LIGUORI Beech Creek To all who it may concern, The Express should be ashamed of itself for allowing that hit piece against state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz to run in the “news” paper. In my opinion, whatever editor thought it would be okay to run that should be fired. I find it ...

Dear Annie: Never Too Late to Thrive

Columns

Dear Annie: I am an older gay man. The bullying started when I was young. The boys in the neighborhood didn’t want me around because I was lousy at sports. The girls didn’t want any boys around while they were playing. When I started school, it wasn’t any different. Bullying increased ...

New leadership

Letters to the editor

ROBERT KEPLER Renovo Do we need new leadership in Clinton County? In the last seven years county property taxes have been increased 26 percent, my research shows. In 2013, a 15-percent increase and in 2016 an 11-percent increase came. The seven-year average is 3.71 percent per year. Add ...

For Miles Kessinger

Letters to the editor

DEAN K. WETZLER JR. Mill Hall On Tuesday, May 21, Clinton County voters will make their choices for the office of county commissioner. I am asking you to cast one of your votes for Miles Kessinger. Miles is a life-long resident of Clinton County and has given 32 years of his life to ...

Broadband internet isn’t ‘free stuff’

Letters to the editor

ANDRIANA PENA State College I wonder if Fred Keller knows anything about what the district he wants to represent really needs. He answered a recent TV debate question about the critical issue of cybersecurity with a speech on natural gas. That might give you an idea of how out of touch he ...

For Todd Lauer

Letters to the editor

WELDON C. COHICK JR. Linden I happen to know Todd Lauer and I talk to him quite often. He is a Republican running for a Lycoming County commissioners seat in the May 2019 election. He is willing and able to become a county commissioner. We need more elected officials at the county and ...

In support of Kessinger

Letters to the editor

JASON and AMY WEAVER Lock Haven We are writing this letter of support for Miles Kessinger, who is running for Clinton County commissioner. Having known Miles for most of our lives, we can attest to his strong work ethic, personal integrity and leadership abilities. He is no stranger to the ...

Dear Annie: Past the breaking point

Columns

Dear Annie: I’m caught in a cycle of being too busy, tired and stressed out to ask my family for help with household chores. My husband tries, and he helps a bit, but the kids only chip in a little when I ride them. I’ve tried schedules, rewards and taking away privileges. But in the end, ...

Back to the future

Letters to the editor

BLAKE BERGEY Mill Hall In most elections voters are faced with a difficult decision - vote for experience or vote for change. On May 21 the voters of Clinton County have a unique opportunity to select a candidate who checks both boxes. Miles Kessinger is no stranger to Clinton County ...

In support of Christensen

Letters to the editor

KRISTI SCHLESINGER Lock Haven I got to know Mitch Christensen when he was the finance committee chairperson at our church and I was the treasurer. These were volunteer positions. Often times, volunteers are not able to give 100 percent effort to their volunteer duties. Let’s face it, our ...

Race for commissioner

Letters to the editor

TRACIE CHRISTENSEN McElhattan Dear Clinton County, I am sure that as the wife of a candidate for county commissioner, it’s no surprise to learn that I have a clear cut favorite. But what I would really like for you to know is why our family decided that it was the right time for Mitch to ...

Not in our name

Letters to the editor

KAREN ELIAS Lock Haven State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, appeared in a photo at a gun rights rally in Harrisburg on Monday, May 6, in the company of several men wearing shirts identifying them as members of the American Guard. The Southern Poverty Law Center has classified ...

Affordable health care for all is good for the economy

Letters to the editor

SHARI JACOBSON Lewisburg Capitalism can’t work if people can’t. When people are sick it is harder for them to care for their children, they miss days at work, and they have less money to spend on groceries, clothes, and other things that stimulate our economy. Right now, the only ...

In favor of Vicki Wedler

Letters to the editor

GEORGE and JANE MORTON-MONCRIEFF Port Matilda We encourage all voters to mark their ballot for Vicki Wedler running for Centre County commissioner. We call her our “little dynamo.” She became our real estate agent and there was nothing put in her way that she didn’t overcome for ...

Trump is willing to ignore corporate wrongdoing

Columns

Why didn't Boeing do it right? Why isn't Facebook protecting user passwords? Why is Phillip Morris allowed to promote vaping? Why hasn't Wells Fargo reformed itself? Why hasn't Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) recalled its Roundup weed killer? Answer: Corporate greed coupled with ...

Change? From what to what?

Letters to the editor

ART GRAY Lock Haven There are lots of ads for change in our county government, but there are also some serious questions. I think we all have had time to see what we currently have but what are we being asked to change to? Lower taxes and more services? Is this possible? I favor a ...

YOU HAVE THE POWER

Columns

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 ...

She knows the job

Letters to the editor

STEVE HEVERLY Bellefonte I’m greatly encouraged to see Vicki Wedler running for Centre County commissioner. With her past successful experience helping to manage the complex county government, her understanding and compassion for human problems, and her drive to “get the job ...

Bible digest

Columns

“He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.” (Proverbs 11:28 AKJV) Trust God. Riches will not help you like He can.

Last thoughts

Letters to the editor

RICHARD A. MORRIS Lock Haven For Democrats, watching the run up to the Republican primary election for Clinton County commissioner is like standing outside the bedroom door while the parents are fighting; strictly, it is none of our business, but it’s too fascinating to ignore. In ...