Opinion

In response

Letters to the editor

GEORGE LOCKETT Morris Two recent letters to the editor caught my attention. The first was “Regarding Act 79,” by retired USAF Lt. Col. Michael Lichty. Great letter and I for one agree 100 percent with every word of it, especially the part where Lt. Col. Litchy (absent in both HB 2060 ...

People read newspapers

Letters to the editor

MELISSA MARTIN Wheelersburg, Ohio According to a recent online article in Editor and Publisher, a Nielsen Scarborough study suggested “that in an average month, 169 million adults read a U.S. newspaper. They may be reading it in one or more iterations—in print, on the web, via a ...

When academic culture breeds disease

Letters to the editor

ELIZABETH WOOLFORD Arlington, Va. It’s a winter Monday morning of my freshman year of college. I have three exams this week, a presentation in my theater class, and a paper due in American Government. Last night I spiked a fever of 101 degrees. This morning I will go to three classes and ...

Opt in: Get out and vote

Editorials

Election day falls just before the people of this country turn their attention to another important day this month — Veterans Day, Nov. 11. In the event you’ve never really connected the dots, there is a very strong correlation between the two. Veterans Day is a time to not only ...

Imagine?

Letters to the editor

CHARLES REEDER Montoursville I can’t imagine what a Hillary Clinton presidency would be like, I am too busy dealing with the nightmare the Republicans foisted on us with a Donald Trump presidency.

Bible digest

Columns

“The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.” (Psalms 14:1 AKJV) Don’t be foolish. Have faith in God.

Express yourself

Letters to the editor

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Enough

Letters to the editor

ED PERRY Boalsburg I have had enough of this president’s unprecedented assault on the press. I spent my entire adult life working on conservation issues as a biologist for the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Most of my work involved reviewing permits to fill wetlands and modify streams. ...

A better crystal ball

Columns

By Dr. G. Terry Madonna and Dr. Michael Young “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future” is one of Yogi Berra’s best-known quotes. It’s succinct, witty and captures a universal truth, universally ignored in an age of pollsters, pundits and other would be ...

Election Day

Letters to the editor

ADRIANA PENA State College Do you remember last year’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act? Do you remember how that would have stripped health care protections from anyone with a pre-existing condition? Do you remember the protests? Do you remember how your elected ...

Husband’s ex keeps popping up

Columns

Dear Annie: My husband’s first marriage ended when his son was 6 and his daughter was 3. His children are now 25 and 22 and have their own children. My husband and I have been together for nine years and married for four years. His ex-wife remarried 12 years ago, but she is not happy in her ...

Please stop

Letters to the editor

DENNIS FITZGERALD Melbourne, Australia So there is another election! Please stop sending me mail, brochures, stop phoning me, stop with the ads and get rid of the billboards. Don’t bother asking me for an opinion or suggestions that you are going to ignore. The money saved could be ...

Thrombocythemia is too many clotting cells in the blood

Columns

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m an 88-year-old woman whose platelets went into the 500,000 range. I was sent to a hematologist/oncologist, who said it was a bone marrow disease. I was put on hydroxyurea 500 mg. A couple of months later, a blood test showed enlarged red blood ...

What they really are saying

Letters to the editor

STEWARD EPSTEIN Rochester, N.Y. I am writing to respond to the frequent claim made by Republicans that Democrats in the Congress and in the liberal part of the news media support “reckless spending” by the federal government on programs that help people. I want the conservatives to ...

Today in 1968

Columns

By The Associated Press On Nov. 5, 1968, Republican Richard M. Nixon won the presidency, defeating Democratic Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and American Independent candidate George C. Wallace. On this date: In 1605, the "Gunpowder Plot" failed as Guy Fawkes was seized before he could ...

Referendum

Letters to the editor

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport This election is not a referendum on Donald Trump This election is a referendum on us. We already know who Donald Trump is as a human being and as a president. On Nov. 6, 2018, we will find out find out who we are as a people. Do we want to be a people who ...

‘Trump being Trump’

Letters to the editor

DAVID WERNER State College The climate of hate that Donald Trump has helped to cultivate in our country has resulted in two recent horrific events. His hate speech has consequences. Pipe bombs were mailed to his critics, who include a previous president, vice president, politicians, and ...

Expand, don’t restrict voters’ access to polls

Columns

By LEE HAMILTON There are times when I’m convinced the progress of this country can be measured through our ballot laws. Think about it. Over the course of our history, we’ve expanded the franchise from the sole preserve of white male property owners to most all citizens 18 and ...

Lies matter

Letters to the editor

JOHN BRUNETTE South Williamsport To remain silent is to be complicit. I don’t remember who first said this but its wisdom is self evident, especially in a democracy where each citizen is both responsible for and also able to shape the future at the ballot box. I came of age during the ...

Bible digest

Columns

“And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;” (Romans 1:28 AKJV) When people leave God out of their lives they go stupid. “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of ...