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Letters to the editor

Herm Suplizio deserves your support on June 2

With the June 2 election approaching, I feel compelled, as a Republican, business owner and lifelong resident of the 25th District to voice my support for John “Herm” Suplizio for Senate. To introduce myself, I am president of Varischetti Holdings, LP, a family-owned organization that ...

What about the environment?

The Keystone Central School Board recently announced it will replace astro turf at Central Mountain’s Malinak Stadium at a cost of $423,321. It will be done by Keystone Sports Construction of Exton. What KCSB failed to mention about this project is, how is the old turf going to be disposed ...

Has the school board lost its mind?

Has the Keystone Central School Board lost it’s mind? It is spending almost $1 million on a football field they don’t even know if it will be used this fall or even if there will be classes. Is this something that couldn’t wait until next year when we have a better idea how this may ...

Seek the truth

With four day remaining before the Feb. 18 petition signing deadline, I was made aware that state Sen. Joe Scarnati decided he would not seek re-election. The official reason given was to spend more time with family. This seemed, at the time, unfortunate as Scarnati had risen to ...

Support Cris Dush

I received a phone call the other day from my granddaughter, Loren, who lives in Jacksonville, Fla. She asked if I heard about the rumors going around about Cris Dush as a candidate for the 25th Senatorial District. She said “Grandma, how can they say things like that about him when they’re ...

Herm Suplizio cares deeply for our area

Since the start of this Senate race I have been asked by many why I am supporting Republican Herm Suplizio instead of his opponent and I would like to answer some of those questions now. Having served almost 20 years in the Senate, 14 of them as Senate President, three years as Lieutenant ...

Vote Conklin for auditor general

VICKI FONG State College Pennsylvania residents continue to be devastated by coronavirus cases and deaths throughout the state. We need honest, hardworking leaders willing to make tough ethical decisions to save people’s lives and shore up our society and economy. Democratic Auditor ...

Township compares apples to oranges

CAM HIRONIMUS White Hall The person in charge of the Veterans Monument in Miles Township and the township supervisors recently posted on the Miles Township Facebook page that the reason they are not honoring Vietnam veterans on the replaced raised pillar and not replacing the star that was ...

Strong leaders

DIANNE PEELING Montgomery Strong leaders make decisions and stay the course, adjusting as necessary. I am grateful to Governor Wolf for his calm communication and leadership. Like New York Governor Cuomo, he bases decisions on guidance from scientific and medical sources. The plan he has ...

Stimulus

FRED ERIKSON Williamsport All appropriation bills originate in the House of Representatives under Nancy Pelosi. The Senate may or may not propose or concur with the bill. The President can’t spend money as he pleases. He can redirect money like he did with the wall from the military but ...

Just a fact

WILLIAM FISHER Watsontown I just want to make crystal clear to all your readers that stimulus checks did not come from the president. They came from the taxpayers of the United States and only the taxpayers!

Memorial Day 2020

Traditionally Memorial Day was created to honor those who fought for our country and made the ultimate sacrifice in doing so. Over the years its become more of a holiday, to kick- off the summer season throughout the country, opening the beaches, the parks, and many other joyful ...

EMS Week 2020

May 17 will launch the 46th annual National EMS Week; authorized by President Ford to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. Please join me in saying “THANK YOU” to the local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) practitioners for their ...

Joe Waltz is worthy of your support for 76th House seat

Please join me in supporting Joe Waltz on June 2nd — Joe Waltz has lived in our region for nearly 50 years, and he understands what matters to us and to our families, including attracting good jobs with decent pay and advocating for business growth in our area. Joe’s commitment to our ...

Save The Tiger Den

My son was upset the other night. He was hurting and crying because this has been his first year of kindergarten. He’s been going to Dickey Elementary, and he’s loved it. It’s been a great experience for him—he’s made friends and learned a lot. He loves Dickey Elementary. And now, ...

Census, redistricting and gerrymandering

COVID-19 is still here! Meanwhile, our Pennsylvania legislators know we’re distracted. The census is under way and voting districts will be redrawn. Let’s end the underhanded gerrymandered state voting districts once and for all. In 2011 all three maps for Congress and the state ...

Opinions Welcomed

I have contacted everyone I could possibly think of that may take some of my advice that I submitted to eleviate this great problem we are having in America. I am just a person loyal to America and correct me if you disagree with the information I have submitted to The Express via letters to ...

My opinion of Cris Dush

Recently I had the privilege of personally meeting State Rep. Cris Dush, R-Brookville (66th House District), who is running for the state Senate serving the 25th Senatorial District. It was a startling insight for me. You see, I have become so used to the politically correct, polished, say- ...

Election lies and deceptions

If you recently got a mailer from John “Herm” Suplizio (R-DuBlois) claiming “Cris Dush Wrong on Gun Rights,” deception is what you got and — in my opinion — that is what you will get from candidate Suplizio if you elect him as your state senator in the 25th Senatorial ...

To the Republican voters in 25th PA Senatorial District

As a citizen of Jefferson County, I am dumbfounded over the blatant lies and brutal attacks against senatorial candidate Cris Dush. To know Cris is to admire and support him ... unless six years ago when he defeated a career, good-old boys politician who was a friend of yours. Unless you ...