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‘Letters to Our Boys’

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Saturday, October 31, 1942 The Express herewith presents a new weekly feature, “Letter to Our Boys,” a letter to be clipped from this newspaper and sent along with another in your son or brother or husband or uncle or cousin or friend in camp, on the ship or at the front. Any contribution ...

Support Eric Probert

Letters to the editor

BILL PROBERT JR. York, Pa. Please consider voting for my brother, Eric Probert, for the Keystone Central School Board on Nov. 7. He would love to have the opportunity to serve all stakeholders: Students, teachers and staff, administration, and the larger community. A recent letter ...

Living in a failed state

Letters to the editor

TIMOTHY HAVENER Mill Hall At what point will we look at our political system and realize that it has grown so poisonous and obtuse it is far beyond the reach of remotely representing the needs or wants of the average person? I am astounded to watch as politicians continually lie and ...

Vote ‘no’ on property tax amendment

Letters to the editor

PAMELA DILLETT Lock Haven On the upcoming Nov. 7 General Election ballot (you are indeed planning to vote, of course), there is an important question called the “Homestead Exemption Amendment.” The wording you’ll see implies that if you vote “yes” you won’t have to pay ...

Support Eric Probert for Keystone school board

Letters to the editor

BILL PROBERT SR. Renovo This letter is in support of Eric Probert for Keystone Central School Board, Region IX seat. Eric is a 1998 Penn State graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Science. Besides courses taken to be a forester for the state Department of Conservation and Natural ...

Satch Sanders is a man who cares

Letters to the editor

DAN REEDER Lock Haven Satch Sanders has an impressive history of local involvement. His background runs the gamut from law enforcement, a degree from Lock Haven University, a leader with the Sons and Daughters of Italy, volunteering with the Citizens Hose Co., a member of Holy Spirit ...

We need Brian Marshall

Letters to the editor

JULIA RATER State College I have been an attorney for 22 years and have known and worked with Brian Marshall for more than 13 years. I interact with other attorneys and our judges on a daily basis, and can say without a doubt that Brian is the best choice for Centre County judge. A judge ...

Bring in the parking meters

Letters to the editor

Eugene Moore McElhattan In my travels, I noticed that there are no parking meters in the Avis and Jersey Shore business districts and there are no parking meters at the Mill Hall Walmart. Parking meters will bring in more revenue to these areas. Having meters at the Mill Hall Walmart and in ...

Stray-feral cats in our communities

Letters to the editor

By SANDY CONSIDINE As a former coordinator for the Clinton County SPCA-TNR (trap-neuter-return) program and being a volunteer who traps and transports the cats for the past three years, I would like to educate and inform those who do not understand the program, for those who feel the new ...

Applause, Applause!

Letters to the editor

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. I would like to recognize the Lock Haven First Church of Christ and Pastor Steve Salmon and say THANK YOU for providing a Free Fall Festival to the children of our ...

Not vote?

Letters to the editor

RICHARD CONKLIN Lock Haven I should start by disclosing that I am a candidate for re-election in the upcoming election. But that is not the point of this letter. It is only days away from another election. The Nov. 7 General Election should be a federal holiday. But that alone would ...

Violence

Letters to the editor

HENRY HOPPER Williamsport Violence. A national epidemic. Do it, watch it, get off on it. Our choice. Profitable powerful violence. Weapons of words, or machines Hand cannons. SUV, pickups like tanks. Laugh at Mad Max. Where’s the gasoline? Where’s the water? ...

Thumbs down

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ED SNYDER Williamsport Pennsylvania State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23rd Senatorial District, should be ashamed of himself for slamming U.S. Rep. Tom Marino in his brief, uninformed New York Times interview. Sen. Yaw clearly has never read the legislation sponsored by Rep. Marino. Rather than ...

Please respond to EPA repeal

Letters to the editor

CINDY VELORIC Gladwyne Sadly, but not unexpectedly, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published their repeal of the Clean Power Plan, otherwise known as the Repeal of Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units. It’s ...

50 years later

Letters to the editor

RICHARD DAVENPORT II North Bend On Oct. 23, 1967, there was a shooting at the papermill in Lock Haven. This was one of the first to be covered by the national news media. At this time TV was still a novelty on its way to becoming a household standard, a way of life. Most Americans got their ...

State budget and gambling

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STEVEN HINMAN Mill Hall I’ve read recently that the Pennsylvania Legislature and Gov. Tom Wolf want to expand gambling to help balance the state budget. We have 12 casinos in Pennsylvania, but are authorized for 14. We can have over 60,000 slot machines but only have 24,000. So how ...

Tax reform

Letters to the editor

ED EMEL Bellefonte A tax break for the American people is in progress right now. The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate are working on a agreement to reduce taxes on middle class Americans and to lower the corporate tax to 20 percent. I believe this will help the economy ...

Deviance functions

Columns

I set out Jack o lanterns for a few weeks each Halloween. In very recent years past, drunken students hit them, throw them and otherwise molest them. Folks tell me how terrible it is until I tell them my evil plans. Then they laugh. This article is not about my evil plans. It is about ...

We need more progress in the City of Lock Haven

Letters to the editor

STEPHEN POORMAN Lock Haven On Sept. 23, 2017, Eugene Moore suggested I run for a government office if I don’t like local bureaucracy. Regarding things I don’t like, we’ve gathered facts set forth in my submissions to The Express and Mr. Moore is welcome to review those findings. ...

I support Tom Cannon for Bald Eagle supervisor

Letters to the editor

JOAN HELLER Beech Creek Honest, capable, experienced, fiscally responsible and a genuinely great guy: Thomas Cannon is running for supervisor of Bald Eagle Township, six-year term. Tom has previously served on the Bald Eagle Township Sewer Authority. His eight years with PennDOT gives ...