Opinion

Come to Fair Districts meeting

Letters to the editor

LIZ KISENWETHER State College If you believe that your vote, and everyone’s vote, should count in every election, please plan to attend the Fair Districts PA - North Central Regional meeting on Saturday, May 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Williamsport Area Middle School, 2800 W. ...

Express yourself

Letters to the editor

The Express welcomes letters to the editor. Letters dealing with private disputes will not be published. The Express reserves the right to edit or reject any letter. Submit a letter at www.lockhaven.comor to news@lockhaven.com.

Dear Annie: Aging mother causing strife

Columns

Dear Annie: My family is dealing with an aging mother. Since my father died, she has moved often. Every place she moves to eventually has some issue, and she starts complaining. Soon she is driving me crazy about whatever it is. Even after the problem is solved, she’ll find something else to ...

Does the private sector do it better? No!

Letters to the editor

DAVID L. FAUST Selinsgrove Medicare pays 100% of all approved hospital expenses and 80% of all approved medical costs for eligible seniors. Most seniors pay no monthly expenditure for hospitalization coverage, but many seniors pay $135.50 a month for the 80% medical costs and an extra ...

Bible digest

Columns

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:” (1 Peter 5:8 AKJV) The devil and his lies are out to destroy us. We must draw close to the Lord and His Word.

Absentee rates at some area schools alarming

Editorials

Too many area school children are missing school. That’s the take-away from the most recent statistics revealed by the Keystone Central School District superintendent at last week’s school board meeting. Indeed, the attendance rate at six out of Keystone Central’s 10 schools falls ...

It’s not OK

Letters to the editor

HARRY C. NASH Williamsport With a rousing salute to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, an earnest, honorable, and courageous public servant: It is not okay for the president of our nation to behave in a brutish and/or irrational manner from day to day. It is not okay for tens of millions of ...

I believe …

Letters to the editor

DOTTIE GIBBON Blossburg Just read a letter to the editor by Marlin Lilly Jr. titled, “Which side are you on?” I’m on the side that believes in the sanctity of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We shouldn’t have any borders. We never had borders for our past ...

Really, Nancy?

Letters to the editor

RICK ARNOLD Jersey Shore Recently, left-wing socialist Nancy Pelosi and her flock came up with an idea to lower the voting age to 16 years of age because young people have the issues of the world fresh in their minds and can make rational and knowledgeable decisions at the polls. Come on, ...

‘Act of God’

Letters to the editor

AL SEVER Montoursville The recent front page articles regarding flooding in our area fail to point out that flooding is considered to be an “Act of God.” Having participated in 18 Federal Emergency Management Agency-declared flood disasters in our area, whenever I was asked, “Why ...

Don’t be fooled

Letters to the editor

MARLIN D. LILLEY JR. Cogan Station Recent letters written by authors from the liberal bastion of State College urged voters to support the Democratic socialist, “wolf in sheep’s clothing” Marc Friedenberg to occupy the 12th Congressional District seat vacated by Tom Marino. Let’s ...

Dear Annie: When preferences become an obsession

Columns

Dear Annie: I am in my mid-60s and retired, as is my husband. We have family scattered around the country and travel quite a bit. It has become quite obvious that our kids’ generation is totally consumed with a certain famous coffee brand. I like to refer to it as “Fancypants Coffee.” ...

Get over it

Letters to the editor

MEL BENJAMIN Williamsport Well, the Mueller report is in and the Democrats are up in arms over the results. The fact that some $25 million was spent on the probe is incredibly frustrating. This money would have been better spent on upgrades to infrastructure, disaster relief or for ...

Both sides are wrong about the border crisis

Columns

By JONAH GOLDBERG When President Trump shut down the government in an attempt to force Congress to fund a border wall, Democrats and liberal journalists -- including many mainstream reporters — responded by insisting there was no crisis. "I'm from the border, there's no crisis there," Rep. ...

Letters to our boys

Columns

(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, ...

Dear Annie: Temporarily cutting off a family member

Columns

Dear Annie: I recently went no-contact with my father. We had a tumultuous relationship when I was growing up because of his struggle with mental illness. Before going no-contact with him, every phone call caused me intense anxiety and triggered symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. My ...

New Gardasil vaccine covers additional strains of HPV

Columns

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: My daughter got the Gardasil shot when she was 16 years old. Now there is a new, more effective vaccine — Gardasil 9. Is it advisable to get another vaccine? Also, if a young girl has had sexual relations, is it too late to get the vaccine? — ...

Pray on!

Letters to the editor

KARL PECHT Howard I would like to commend state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, on the opening prayer that she delivered March 25 to Pennsylvania House of Representatives. It was a beautiful and powerful prayer that expressed sincere gratitude and concern for our state and ...

Applause, Applause!

Columns

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. A big THANK YOU to Alice Bryerton and her merry band of AARP tax preparers. All are volunteers and much appreciated by senior citizens. This service is provided yearly ...

Right vs. responsibility

Letters to the editor

NANCY E. MCCARTY Williamsport Pennsylvania state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre counties, needs to be censured for the totally inappropriate and insulting invocation she performed at the opening of this legislative session on March 25. Her supporters claim she has freedom of ...