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Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: I am 28 years old, and recently celebrated my second wedding anniversary. I have been with my husband, Tom, for a total of five years, but due to immigration trials and tribulations, we have only been living together full time for two-and-a-half years (first in the United States and ...

To Your Good Health

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently had an episode of food poisoning with vomiting and diarrhea. It lasted four hours. I live alone. I’m 84, and in good health except for chronic atrial fibrillation and well-controlled high blood pressure. My question is, When does it become ...

Bible digest

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“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” (John 10:27-28 AKJV) Do you know the Lord? Are you listening to His voice?

To whoever stole Smokey

Letters to the editor

DAVE ORR Beech Creek To the individual or individuals who stole Smokey from the fire danger warning sign located on private property at Martin’s Grove, Beech Creek, on the weekend of Sept. 7. You not only stole from a property owner, but from the public, who enjoyed seeing Smokey’s ...

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, ...

The human side of immigration

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DR. STEVEN GRANICH There is a human side to immigration at the United States and Mexican border. Thousands of migrants are crossing the border of the United States experiencing despair on their journey to our country but still remaining hopeful upon their arrival. From my perspective, ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: My husband loves to talk. He’s known for it. Friends who drive past our house and see him outside usually stop to talk to him, often for an hour at a time. He’s one of those people who’s “never met a stranger.” Many times, I have seen him have long conversations with ...

To Your Good Health

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: My mom recently passed from COPD. She smoked for 50 years, while pregnant and all through our childhood. Riding in the car was the worst. My question is, How will the secondhand smoke we were subjected to impact our health in the long term? Is there ...

Bible digest

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“The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10 AKJV) The world will steal real life. Jesus will give real life. The choice is yours to make.

Downward spiral

Letters to the editor

SHARON CLEES Montoursville A recent letter writer seems bitter about God and country. But it is nice to live in a nation with freedom of speech and to say whatever you want about it without the threat of prison or execution. Our Founders were good men who did great things but they were ...

Applause, Applause!

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Thursday evening was the first joint Homecoming Parade for LHU and Keystone Central. The amount of support for our students has been overwhelming. WOW! Special THANKS to our judges: Julie Brennan, Sheriff Kerry Stover and Judge Craig Miller; our parade and pep rally announcer Albert Jones; ...

Making Progress on the Opioid Crisis

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Since President Trump's first day in office, and from my first day as his health secretary, our country's opioid crisis has been one of our most challenging missions. But there were always sources of inspiration: We heard from the Americans on the frontlines of the fight against addiction, and ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: For a long time now, my wife has had a habit of making our server choose what side dishes she is going to have. If there is a choice of wedding soup or creamy chicken and potato or broccoli or peas, my wife will often say to the server, “Surprise me.” I think this puts pressure ...

To Your Good Health

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: Around two years ago, I had an L4/L5 herniated disc that caused a sciatic nerve problem. My doctors tried prescription medication (including medicine to act on the nerves), two lumbar injections and physical therapy. I also tried a chiropractor and ...

Bible digest

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“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11 AKJV)

Clinton County Flood Zone

Letters to the editor

ROBERT KEPLER Renovo In 2008 the county flood maps were updated by FEMA. The elevations used to create these maps was gathered by the county GIS Department and the Planning Commission. The biggest problem with these new maps was that possibly hundreds of homes in Clinton County were put ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: I’m the mother of six children, three girls and three boys. I’ve discovered something that is hurtful to me. At my daughters’ homes, they have lots of photos of me and their dad and me alone or with them. But at my sons’ homes, there are no photos of me or even me with one ...

Region is a destination for ATV riders

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Yesterday we expressed gratitude to volunteers who have turned our area into a mecca for trail hikers and competitors. We want to offer the same thanks and recognition to those who work hard to maintain and expand the ATV trails in our forestland. Northern Clinton County in particular is a ...

Amused

Letters to the editor

RON BENJAMIN Mansfield I am by amused letters asking President Trump to ban “assault-style weapons” (whatever that means), and “institute good national red flag laws” (whatever that means). I would ask the letter writers if they are gun owners and why they think they have a ...

To Your Good Health

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I was recently prescribed a CPAP machine for mild-moderate obstructive sleep apnea. I have a history of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and wondered if the pressure of the CPAP might cause the vertigo to kick in. — L.B. ANSWER: Benign paroxysmal ...