Opinion

Repetition of repetitions

Letters to the editor

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport There comes a time when one has to dismiss a writer who questions readers’ intelligence by continuing to repeat already answered queries as though they had never been fully addressed. I wrote an article published on Aug. 7 in The Express on the scientific ...

In response to ‘Loving America’

Letters to the editor

ALISON HOPPER Williamsport In Cliff Rieders’ Aug. 24 opinion column entitled, “Loving America,” he states that Israel “is routinely beaten up at the United Nations, which is controlled by Arabs and Third World interests extremely hostile to the democratic and egalitarian nation that ...

Express Yourself Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor

The Express welcomes letters to the editor as we encourage our readers to “Express Yourself” in this forum. Letters must be signed using the writer’s legal name — no initials are accepted — with a complete mailing address and home and/or daytime phone number included so we can verify ...

Short sighted or blinded by money

Letters to the editor

FREDERICK BUCHEIT Mill Hall A letter writer from Doylestown (Tax cuts are working, Sept. 1) claims that Donald Trump’s tax cuts have been good for the economy and that his business and others are doing well because of it. Well, that is half of the story. The other half is that, ...

Pennsylvania should study red light cameras

Columns

Like many states, Pennsylvania has authorized the use of automated camera systems at intersections to record and fine drivers who don’t stop for red lights. A major new study of red-light camera use in Texas, however, indicates that the camera systems are better at generating fine revenue ...

A suggestion about the $5 tax

Letters to the editor

JOHN W. MACMILLEN Rote Our Clinton County commissioners are acting as managers and to some degree that is what they are supposed to be doing. However, while managing they made a commitment to county residents to represent all of us and not just their interests. To that end, I would ...

Ponderings of a mad man?

Letters to the editor

ROBERT KEPLER Renovo I attended the Clinton County commissioners’ meeting on Aug. 27 about the $5 vehicle registration tax. At the meeting, everyone was given a pamphlet about how the tax would work and what the money from this tax could be used for. Page 3 of the pamphlet was about ...

Bible digest

Columns

“Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.” (Proverbs 16:5 AKJV) Pride does not please the Lord. He honors true humility.

Here’s to people who work with their hands

Columns

After leaving high school, my father worked in factories and drove trucks. College was never in the cards for him. Though a good thinker — the Navy put him in a program dominated by college grads — he never excelled academically. And in any case, he had parents and young brothers to ...

Deal with your stuff

Editorials

Labor Day Weekend gives Americans across the country a three-day weekend to rest, travel and celebrate our freedom to labor. Our jobs increased by two million people in 2017 and have continued to climb in 2018. Hourly wages have seen gains and the stock market has seen twenty months of ...

Moms for gun control

Letters to the editor

WILLIAM L. EMICK Barbours Shannon Watts, creator of Moms for Gun Sense in America, an anti-gun propagandist organization financed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg, has partnered with Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Everytown for Gun Safety, and once again they targeted the gun , but not the ...

Remembering U.S. Sen. John McCain

Letters to the editor

RYAN A. WORKMAN Williamsport The late Arizona U.S. Sen. John McCain passed away and has deservedly received a hero’s treatment in the media. However, most of the focus has not been on the distinct military career of the Navy captain who was a prisoner of war for five and half years in ...

Who is pro-life?

Letters to the editor

CHARLES REEDER Montoursville Republicans state they are pro-life and claim Democrats are ‘baby killers’ for supporting a woman’s right to choose an abortion. But are Republican truly pro-life or are they more pro-fetus? Republicans support cuts in federal programs for children. They ...

Secure borders

Letters to the editor

JIM MOORE Flinton In a recent Creators Syndicate newspaper column, “Tibbetts death brings out the worst,” Connie Schultz and her kind ignore the facts of illegal immigration. I, like most all Americans, are immigrants, legal. Aside from all the killings and many other crimes done ...

Unsettling settled law

Letters to the editor

KEITH MCANDREW Williamsport The Democrats want to oppose President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. They are concerned that his nominee will not consider Roe vs. Wade as “settled law” and he may seek to have it overturned. They want assurances that, if confirmed, he will not ...

Applause, Applause!

Columns

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. THANK YOU to the UPMC Professional Excellence Council and Nittany Valley Charge United Church of Christ for the school supplies donated to Dickey Elementary. Your ...

You gotta regatta!

Editorials

At approximately 10 a.m. this morning, Saturday, Sept. 1, a ceremony will take place formally opening the 48th annual Lock Haven Area Jaycees Labor Day Regatta powerboat races and carnival. At the same ceremony, Lock Haven and Woodward Township officials, joined by the Clinton County Economic ...

Contrast

Letters to the editor

JAY D. MYERS Hughesville The death of Arizona U.S. Sen. John McCain should focus every American’s mind on the true meaning of patriotism and service to one’s country. To compare the honor of John McCain to the current president should prompt everyone in this country to question what ...

Bible digest

Columns

“I am the vine, you are the branches: He that stays in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 AKJV) We are totally dependent on Jesus to produce fruit for the Kingdom. He is Lord! “Greater love has no man than this, that a man ...

Science is self-correcting

Letters to the editor

MIKE KERSETTTER Watsontown The beginnings of life, evolution, and man-made climate change all have something in common. What might that be you ask? A lot of what is called settled science that I believe is full of unprovable presumptions, suppositions, and conjecture. There are large ...