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“Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.” (Hebrews 11:3 AKJV) God spoke this world into existence. He is the great Creator and Sustainer. “But without faith it is impossible to ...

The book and the flood

You see it all the time in the movies — The historic researcher has to brave all kinds of traps and attackers before he gets his artifact. He manages to steal whatever item he’s after, risking his life to get it. I admit, I’ve had a few of those moments, but in recent years, I’ve ...

Dear Annie: Response to bullying

Dear Annie: I work in the summer at an art college, with a program for high schoolers who want to take classes for college credit. During the most recent summer, one of the cliques bullied a kid who has Asperger’s syndrome, to the point that he left the program early and the parents sued the ...

MAKING LIFE BETTER: PSU’s Extension Nutrition Links program

What is Penn State Extension’s Nutrition Links Program? The Nutrition Links program offers free nutrition education programs to participants eligible for public assistance to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a healthful diet on a limited budget. Nutrition Links provides ...

Turn tax season into a season of giving, please

By LISA R. BATTAT Every 18 hours one man, woman or child dies in Pennsylvania because the waiting list for organ and tissue donations is so long. Imagine the pain of so many parents who wonder every minute of every day whether their child will live long enough to receive a lifesaving ...

Chasing false prestige

Call it karma, or poetic justice. For decades, athletes admitted to prestigious schools on scholarships have endured accusations (some, admittedly, justified) that they couldn’t cut it academically. Now we have a nationwide scandal in which students have been admitted to prestigious ...

YOU HAVE THE POWER

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. If you would like to make a nomination for our weekly Saturday morning round of “Applause” for someone or some group for doing something special, send your ...

Bible digest

“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.” (Psalms 108:12 AKJV) The Lord is the only One who can truly help us now and forever.

Keystone Central School Board

- Charles Rosamilia, crosamil@kcsd.k12.pa.us - Debbie Smith, dsmith@kcsd.k12.pa.us - Tracy Smith, tsmith2@kcsd.k12.pa.us - Wayne Koch, wkoch@kcsd.k12.pa.us - Roger Elling, relling@kcsd.k12.pa.us - Billie J. Rupert, brupert@kcsd.k12.pa.us - Eric Probert, eprobert@kcsd.k12.pa.us - ...

Beware campus speech police

Colleges and universities that limit freedom of speech are about to get clobbered big time. President Donald Trump came out swinging last week against the higher-education establishment for violating our nation’s most fundamental value: free expression, guaranteed in the Constitution 1st ...

Public health imperiled to aid dying U.S. coal industry

It’s hard to believe anyone would propose actions that would release more mercury into the environment. But nothing the Trump administration does surprises me anymore, especially when it comes to polluting our air and water. On Dec. 28, President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency ...

Bible digest

“He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.” (Psalms 107:20 AKJV) God’s Word can bring healing to your broken heart. Read it. Believe it.

Dear Annie: No thank-you

Dear Annie: Is it considered old-fashioned to send an actual thank-you by mail these days? We attended the wedding of a relative last summer — the second wedding for both the bride and the groom. They had a big church wedding and a fancy reception. Many friends and relatives were there to ...

In defense of women’s sports

We're going to need the cisgendered Olympics. The state of Connecticut has offered a dismaying picture of the future of female athletics, with two transgender runners routinely outpacing the competition at the state track championships. The two biologically male students, Terry Miller and ...

Point: America has already fired Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s soon-to-be-delivered report will trigger months of congressional investigations, subpoenas, court challenges, partisan slugfests, media revelations and more desperate conspiracy claims by Donald Trump, all against the backdrop of the burning questions: Will he ...

Counterpoint: Trump: The diplomat in chief

Critics call President Donald Trump a diplomatic wrecking ball, while his supporters admiringly watch him take on foreign policy challenges that previous presidents chose to ignore or left to diplomatic “experts.” Who’s right? This week, the rubber meets the road. Trump’s highly ...

Bible digest

“Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the enemy;” (Psalms 107:2 AKJV) Don’t be timid. Exalt the name of the Lord.

Dear Annie: Sister-in-law isn’t much of a family member

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 48 years. We have endured really expensive medical issues over the past several years, and our funds are stretched to the limit. We are both retired but still work about 20 hours a week. We used my retirement money to pay the many medical ...

Is there room for one more on Mount Rushmore?

By JAMIE STIEHM The four faces chiseled on Mount Rushmore have an uninvited guest. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt look down at Donald Trump, as he saunters and shouts into the wind. Trump gets down to business: Any room at the ...

Opportunities are what make America great

People around the world dream of coming to America and having a better life. Since our founding as a nation, millions have come here and found a better life than they left behind. We can be proud of this in our country. Welcoming those who desire to come here and work hard is good for ...