Opinion

A wonderful breakfast

Letters to the editor

Eugene Moore McElhattan On Oct. 28, I donated blood at the Masonic Temple in Lock Haven. After donating blood I got a free t-shirt and a breakfast. Everyone got eggs, toast, hashbrowns, bacon and pancakes. I just want to say the breakfast meal was really good and the people running the ...

Colin Kaepernick’s ‘racial injustice protest’

Letters to the editor

ELAIDJA JOHNSON Williamsport I have decided to support an ongoing protest against racial injustice that was brought to light when NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, decided to kneel during the recital of the National Anthem. The protest quickly spread to other NFL teams across the U.S., ...

I support Judge Joseph ‘Satch’ Sanders

Letters to the editor

ROXANNE EMBICK Lock Haven Compassionate, educated, experienced, and fully qualified — are the reasons I recommend Judge Sanders’ re-election for magisterial district court judge. Affectionately known as “Satch,” he is a genuinely nice person who cares about people. For the past ...

Voters to decide homestead tax exclusion

Columns

Increasing and burdensome property taxes are one of the top concerns that constituents are continually voicing to me. No family, senior or hardworking Pennsylvania resident should live with the fear of losing their home because they cannot afford to pay their property taxes. On Nov. 7, ...

Local hospital acquisition a major milestone

Editorials

UPMC Susquehanna’s acquisition of Lock Haven Hospital brings the local institution back into the nonprofit realm, where we believe it should have stayed all along. How heartening to report that UPMC Susquehanna’s first task upon its acquisition is to retool resources and equipment ...

Trump characteristics and slander of the left

Letters to the editor

GLENN CROSSLEY Montgomery In response to the letter from writer who said President Trump admits to being immature, combative, impulsive, vindictive, retaliatory, and most of all temperamentally unfit to be President. No, the President did not admit to those characteristics. You simply ...

Why change?

Letters to the editor

GURDEN DIETZ Lock Haven We, the Clinton County voters, have a very good, unique situation now: We have two great young men in their respective positions performing a great valuable service to us all!! These two men, Keith Kibler as chief of police and Joe Sanders as district justice for ...

Time to move forward

Letters to the editor

BILL CROWELL Lock Haven In order to continue to grow and progress in society, it is important to take time to reflect on how effective you operate. It’s time that we as a community do so again. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the general election will be held. This is when we as a community have the ...

Brian Marshall has the right temperament to be judge

Letters to the editor

JASON MOSER State College Being in the hospitality industry for 14 years, I have met a lot of people from all over, all with different personalities and temperaments. Having gotten to know Brian Marshall over the past nearly year, I haven’t met many other people with the calm and ...

Lawmakers fail to work for the average Pennsylvanian

Letters to the editor

MARK PINSLEY Allentown Six years ago, state Rep. Greg Vitali, D-Havertown, made the first attempt to impose a severance tax on oil and gas companies extracting natural gas from Pennsylvania’s bedrock. Since then, 66 attempts by Pennsylvania lawmakers to impose a fee or severance tax ...

Vote for experience and knowledge

Letters to the editor

ANNA KNAUFF North Bend When matching experience, dedication and knowledge of school systems, there is no competition. Our current representative is the best representative. Please, continue to build futures. Vote to re-elect Keystone Central School Board President Mr. James “Butch” ...

What makes for an effective school board member?

Letters to the editor

TERRIE KERSTETTER Renovo Integrity: Eric Probert has the qualifications and integrity to collaborate and work as a team member to do what’s best for Keystone Central School District. Advocacy: Eric Probert will communicate the needs of our strong public schools to ensure their forward ...

Bald Eagle Township’s future

Letters to the editor

KELLY MCGHEE Mill Hall Bald Eagle Township meetings are held the last Monday of the month. Are you a resident of the township? I am here to tell you that when you think of the future of the township, you need to understand this is a township that is being served by 3 supervisors who truly ...

Vote ‘no’ on tax ballot question

Letters to the editor

RICHARD A. MORRIS Lock Haven There is a question on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot about whether there should be an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution to enable the General Assembly to enact legislation — if they wanted to — allowing local taxing bodies — if they wanted to ...

Marshall brings fresh perspective

Letters to the editor

TRACINA FISHER Bellefonte Two years ago, the voters of Centre County had an opportunity to fill a vacancy on the Centre County Court of Common Pleas created with the retirement of Judge Bradley Lunsford. Their choices were Katie Oliver and Ron McGlaughlin. The Democrat, Republican and ...

What a great candidate!

Letters to the editor

PATRICIA HANCOCK Mill Hall Thomas Cannon is running to be a Bald Eagle Township supervisor. I know Mr. Cannon to be a knowledgeable and capable, no nonsense kind of guy who will get the job done here in Bald Eagle Township. His experience with the Bald Eagle Sewer Authority, PennDOT, ...

Support James ‘Butch’ Knauff on Nov. 7

Letters to the editor

JESSICA BALLARD North Bend Build futures. On Nov. 7, you have the opportunity to help continue building the future of Western Clinton County. Our children deserve an unselfish leader with integrity and commitment. Our children need a reliable, honest, and loyal representative to be ...

Dear fellow Pennsylvanians

Letters to the editor

SANDI GILLETTE Indiana, Pa. Judge Christine Fizzano Cannon is the only candidate for Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court who is rated “highly recommended” by the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She is the only candidate who has promoted ethics in the judiciary as a member of the ...

Re-elect James Knauff

Letters to the editor

CATHY KNAUFF LACY Lock Haven What does it take to be an effective member of the Keystone Central School District Board of Directors? I believe it takes a community-minded individual with the time to dedicate to this volunteer position. As a resident of Clinton County and a retired ...