Opinion

Low-carb? Cut processed foods, but keep fruits and veggies

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you be so kind as to send me a copy of your recommended low-carbohydrate diet? I have been trying to follow what I think it should be, but would like an expert diet on which to base my food selection. — K.H. ANSWER: There is no specific diet I ...

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, ...

‘Free’ health insurance

Editorials

Perhaps one of the candidates for president, Sen. Kamala Harris, wasn’t thinking when she cut loose with a sound bite she hoped would gain traction among voters. More likely, she was hoping listeners would not stop and think about what she said. Harris, a Californian, is making ...

Bible digest

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“Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4 AKJV) Get your joy from Jesus and it cannot be taken away because He never changes. “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. ...

Notable quotes

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Too many politicians make their mark by fueling division, exploiting frustration and casting doubt on our democratic institutions — and too many Americans respond by agreeing with them.

Dear Annie: Why won’t he stop calling?

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Dear Annie: My husband and I had a wonderful relationship, and he was a great man. A few years after he died, I reconnected with a divorced male friend whom I knew as a young person. We were doing things together, and I enjoyed his company. He’s 80. I am 78. He lived in another town, and we ...

Superintendent

Letters to the editor

EUGENE MOORE McElhattan On Feb. 1, 2019, on the front page of The Express, I read an article about the Keystone Central School Board hiring a new superintendent, and I would like to ask a few questions. One, how much is Jacqueline Martin’s salary per day? I hope its not $500 per ...

Working together to help our state troopers

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By DAVID KENNEDY Pennsylvania State Troopers are working harder than ever before as our department continues to be stretched incredibly thin. Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania General Assembly have - and continue to provide - our department with new cadet classes each year, but we simply ...

FBI overkill

Letters to the editor

HUGH E. McGEE Williamsport Has the FBI become a political police department? Somehow it appears so to me. On Friday, Jan. 25, an FBI SWAT team with 27 agents, 17 vehicles, including two armored vehicles, in full tactical gear with automatic weapons, guns drawn made a pre-dawn raid at the ...

Bible digest

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“For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (Jeremiah 2:13 AKJV) It is so senseless for people to turn away from God to follow other things that can not satisfy.

Ignorance

Letters to the editor

JOHN YOUNG Williamsport On Dec. 19 President Trump announced the U.S. would be leaving Syria in 30 days. Stating “We have defeated ISIS in Syria.” A remarkably absurd decision made with absolutely no forethought or input from other U.S. Middle East experts. Trump’s hasty decision ...

In Harrisburg

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- State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-76), 570-748-5480; 18 E. Main St., Suite 2, Lock Haven. Email: sborowicz@pahousegop.com. - State Rep. Garth Everett (R-84), 570-546-2084, or email: geverett@pahousegop.com - State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), 814-355-1300; ...

Interesting tax history

Letters to the editor

DAVID BROSS Cogan Station In 1932, during the Great Depression, Congress raised the maximum Individual Tax Rate to 63%. In the 1940s, when there was a war on, the rate was raised to 94%. In the 1950s through 1980 the maximum ITR was never below 70%. Now from the 1940s to 1980, ...

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 ...

Dear Annie: Finally jumping into the dating game

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Dear Annie: I’m a 74-year-old single man who has never been in circulation. I have relatives, friends and others who keep asking me, “When are you getting married?” I don’t even know where to start with dating. I don’t know what it is these days or whether it even exists for me. ...

Don’t trust them

Letters to the editor

JOHN BUTLER South Williamsport The report has been issued by the FBI concerning the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas where 58 people died. After all this time, the report states they don’t know why it happened. All I can say is, after watching the FBI for the last three years hide the ...

The State of the Disunion

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Donald Trump promised that his State of the Union address would focus on "unification." But Trump advocating national unity is like a pyromaniac promoting lighter fluids. His goal is, and has always been, disunion. The man thrives on divisiveness. It's how he keeps himself the center ...

Sweet deal

Letters to the editor

RALPH MOERSCHBACHER Lock Haven So Tom Marino decides to resign his position after about 10 years in office and gets a full, life-time pension. Let’s see what we the ordinary citizen get when we leave our job after 10 years. Nothing.

Bible digest

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“Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the ...

People are idiots

Letters to the editor

DEE FRAZIER South Williamsport I’m sorry if the headline may offend. Not really! Too many people are allowing 12-, 13-, 14- and 15-year-old daughters to use the internet unsupervised. And then, if they run away or become “endangered,” you cry and plead for your teen to be ...