Opinion

Say thanks to your township supervisors

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You may read about them in the newspaper or see them along local roads, plowing snow in the winter or patching potholes in the spring. They’re your township supervisors and staff, and while you may not know them personally, these public servants show up each and every day with one goal in ...

Rep. Borowicz crossed a line

Letters to the editor

AMY ERSHLER Loganton I am a constituent of state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre counties. On Monday, March 25, she delivered the invocation for the Pennsylvania House when Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, the first Muslim elected to the Legislature, was sworn in. Among other ...

Proceedings from district judges

Letters to the editor

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. ∫ Gale Ann Barner, of Howard, charged with access device issued to another who did not authorize use, possessing access device knowing it was counterfeit, altered, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen ...

Bible digest

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“Because it is written, Be you holy; for I am holy.” (1 Peter 1:16 AKJV) God will always be holy and He calls His people to be the same. “As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:” (1 Peter 2:2 AKJV) The people of God need to be in the Word ...

Had Enough? No. 5

Letters to the editor

MIKE REMICK Pine Creek The 10-year, Comprehensive Plan for Clinton County was adopted on April 10, 2014, and signed by the county commissioners. The plan consists of 134 pages. From my research, a mere six pages were devoted to economic development. Much of the economic development ...

In Harrisburg

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State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-76), 570-748-5480; 18 E. Main St., Suite 2, Lock Haven. sborowicz@pahousegop.com. State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), 140 West High Street, Bellefonte, Pa., 16823, phone: 814-355-1300; 1-888-285-6313. Email: kbenning@pahousegop.com. State Rep. Garth ...

Democratic Party

Letters to the editor

STEWART EPSTEIN Rochester, N.Y. It could be that I speak for many Democrats when I tell you that I don’t like the overall direction the national Democratic Party is taking. I would like the party to be more like it was in the 1960s when it focused primarily on the bread-and-butter and ...

The May 21 Primary is also a special election

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BOB POTTER Boalsburg Since early January the people of the 12th Congressional District have not had representation in Congress. This will change after May 21. On the same day as our party primary elections, voters in this 15-county district will choose our next congressman. Let’s ...

Exoneration

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JAY D. MYERS Hughesville What a pleasant surprise that President Donald Trump has been exonerated of collusion with Russians and obstruction of justice. At least my President is not a criminal, amoral or immoral moron!

Preventing the unwanted

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Abortion is a hot topic. Nobody likes abortion, not even its defenders. They call themselves “pro choice,” not “pro abortion.” But the passions that form around this topic have led to an impasse. Arguments seem to go nowhere practical but to signal to your own side how virtuous ...

Does it really make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

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By BERNARD WOLFSON When Elyse Imamura’s son was an infant, she and her husband, Robert, chose to spread out his vaccinations at a more gradual pace than the official schedule recommended. “I was thinking, ‘OK, we’re going to do this,’” says Imamura, 39, of Torrance, Calif. ...

Bible digest

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“And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.” (Ezekiel 44:23 AKJV) We need more emphasis on right and wrong in our day. We have become a profane and vulgar people.

Dear Annie: Hostage to talkers

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Dear Annie: How do you politely handle “the talkers”? There seem to be a lot of them out there — you know, friends, people you meet at gatherings, etc., who talk nonstop and hardly allow you the time to say anything. Conversation should be a two-way street, not a monologue, but they ...

Nation finally honors Vietnam War Veterans!

Letters to the editor

JIM HIRONIMUS Whitehall For years the people who actually fought in the Vietnam War or were stationed in harms way and earned the Vietnam Service Medal - the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with palm - were all left out of the public eye. Many developed ...

You need a rescue pet

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We've got some good news here in the battleground state of Ohio, and it's from the state legislature, even. This is the same Republican majority who wants to set the cutoff date for an abortion to that moment when a guy looks at you and thinks you should have his baby. We've learned to ...

Perpetuating the climate hoax

Letters to the editor

MIKE KERSTETTER Watsontown Letter writer Michael Heyd is the latest in a long list of people telling us that we have just years to live because of man-made climate change. He chants the usual talking point that the evidence is overwhelming that we are causing this catastrophe. But is it? ...

The stark lessons after Mueller

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We are just emerging from a traumatic nearly two-year-long political drama that will surely be written about in history books. It has created a national schism that's left permanent scars with disagreeing family members, political parties and the public's trust of the media. While the ...

What PPL is saying

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STEVE AARON Harrisburg In his recent column in The Express, PPL President Greg Dudkin did readers a disservice when he failed to mention that PPL customers will pay more for electricity if the state Legislature does not pass House Bill 11 - known as the Keep Powering Pennsylvania Act - than ...

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) This is one of the keys to victory over sin.

The road to unity

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ROBERT REEDER Lock Haven Did no one warn state Rep. Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, that in today’s America only Christianity can be criticized? So far as I’m concerned, the Obama Administration made it perfectly clear that Allah is the only true God and to state otherwise is blasphemy. So ...