Opinion

Why don’t CMHS alumni come home?

Columns

Our county was brought together in 2001 by the merging of three different high schools. Lock Haven, Bald Eagle Nittany and Sugar Valley high schools came together to form a seemingly perfect union: Central Mountain High School. But nearly two decades later, this attempt to harmonize and ...

Socialism

Letters to the editor

JAY C. MYERS Hughesville I don’t know why so many people are negative about socialism. You don’t have to look to Venezuela or Cuba, just look at the United States. Why do they call it Social Security? Because socialism security upsets too many people. Where else can a person ...

Bible digest

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“Unless your law had been my delights, I should then have perished in my affliction.” (Psalms 119:92 AKJV) The Bible can give us the answers and strength we need in times of trouble. “Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” (Psalms 119:105 AKJV) You don’t ...

Time to choose

Letters to the editor

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport U.S. Sen. John McCain’s passing provides a good occasion to ask ourselves about the future we wish for our nation. Do we want to be a country driven by Sen. McCain’s vision: “Country above all else?” Or do we want a nation driven by President Trump’s ...

Will your taxes fund the fracking industry?

Letters to the editor

CONSTANCE CUMMINGS Westfield If you live near one of Tioga County’s 160-plus active fracking wells, here is how the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection oversees your health and safety: 5 Reviews well permit applications. 5 Keeps track of fracking well locations. 5 ...

Pro life

Letters to the editor

GEORGE LOCKETT Morris I just finished reading Charles Reeder’s Sept. 3 letter to the editor, ‘’Who is pro-life?’’ and I had to laugh. Mr. Reeder, just like the rest of the left-wing liberals, tries to paint a negative picture of conservatives’ efforts by twisting the facts ...

Courageous conversation … and action

Columns

Today begins my journey as chancellor. I’m thrilled to be here, and I’m laser-focused on helping to ensure that our 14 universities are places that every student can achieve success—an affordable degree that leads to a sustaining career and an opportunity to contribute to their community. ...

Net Neutrality: You need to know the impacts

Letters to the editor

KAREN MEYERS Wellsboro On June 11, a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) brought net neutrality to an end. Under previous net neutrality rules, internet service providers were required to treat all online customers the same. Now, for example, this means Comcast could ...

‘Flipping’ does not benefit the public

Columns

Just after President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight felonies, Trump blasted how federal prosecutors coerce people to plead guilty, whether they've done anything wrong or not, and to play ball with investigators to target others. Trump said "it's called ...

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 ...

Bible digest

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“For ever, O LORD, your word is settled in heaven. Your faithfulness is to all generations: you have established the earth, and it stays.” (Psalms 119:89-90 AKJV) When God does it, it is a done deal. Have faith in God.

WHAT DO YOU THINK? EXPRESS YOURSELF

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 ...

Making college more affordable

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is one among a series of informational articles as part of The Conversation, an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) When it comes to the cost of higher education in the U.S., signs of trouble abound. For instance, ...

Mold in schools: What lessons are being learned?

Editorials

We believe it’s safe to say area public school districts are learning a lesson from the overly wet summer. Schools all over Pennsylvania have delayed the start of school or suspended classes because of excess moisture causing mold. The latest in our area is Keystone Central, where ...

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, ...

Bible digest

Columns

“Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.” (John 17:17 AKJV) Are you looking for truth? Read your Bible.

Pennsylvania wants to ticket safe drivers

Letters to the editor

JAMES SIKORSKI JR. Wapwallopen News flash! In an election year, the Pennsylvania General Assembly will foolishly try to enact multiple anti-driving bills soon. If this occurs, vote them out! These bills are supported by lobbyists, special-interest groups, and others inside the ...

Getting away with murder in America

Columns

Turn on prime-time television any night of the week and it's likely you'll find a show about a cold case murder. The program will feature an intrepid detective or two who dig in and — voila! — solve the most perplexing cases. The reality, however, is very different. Statistics reveal ...

Misinformation

Letters to the editor

JOSEPH LAHR Harrisburg Another election cycle, another round of Democrat advertisements trying to scare seniors into believing their opponents will take away their Medicare. The truth is, seniors should be concerned about Medicare, but not because of anything Republicans are ...

Bible digest

Columns

“And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.” (John 17:3 AKJV) Eternal life in Heaven is found in Jesus and Him alone.