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Opinion

Bible digest

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“Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.” (James 4:17 AKJV) This should get all of our attention. Don’t forget to do good to others.

Baseball, weather and our climate

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By Dr. Richard Kaplan It seems there are some misunderstandings swirling amidst the “debates” about climate change. I would like to address one of them in this article—weather vs climate. Consider a baseball team; here in the Southeast part of the state, that would be the Phillies, ...

Letters to our boys

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(Editor’s Note: This is another installment of The Express’ “Letter to Our Boys,” written during World War II to let “our boys” know what was happening back in their home towns. The Express will bring the letters to you occasionally, thanks to the efforts of Fred and Anna Snyder, ...

Public prayer and Christianity

Letters to the editor

R. ‘PETE’ SMELTZ McElhattan First and foremost I want to be clear this opinion is from me and only me. It does not reflect an official position of the Clinton County Board of Commissioners or Commissioners Jeff Snyder and Paul Conklin. Please consider all I am saying here before you ...

Applause, Applause!

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Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. The Clinton County CleanScapes Advisory Board Members would like to take this opportunity to THANK the Loggia Giosue Carducci Lodge No. 146 Sons and Daughters of Italy ...

In Jesus’ name!

Letters to the editor

ED EMEL Bellefonte On Monday, March 25, 2019, state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton-Centre, did the opening prayer at the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives. She said she prayed as she would normally do at her church or dinner table. But some members of the House and others ...

Bible digest

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“It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” (Psalms 118:8 AKJV) We can always depend on God. “But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (James 4:6 AKJV) The Lord is gracious to those who humble themselves ...

The only thing we have to fear is ignorance itself

Letters to the editor

TARIK S. Khan Philadelphia Pennsylvania 76th District state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton/Centre, may be credited with delivering one of the most tone-deaf multi-faith prayers in the history of our Capitol. Before the inauguration of Movita Johnson-Harrell, D-Philadelphia, the first ...

Grade-school math

Letters to the editor

SHIRLEY MOORE McElhattan Okay everybody, it’s time to get out your calculators or pen and paper. Reports say the cost to build border wall is $9 billion, with cost overruns. That’s because when the government does anything there are cost overruns. House, feed and care for ...

Had Enough? No. 4

Letters to the editor

MIKE REMICK Pine Creek I have examined the most recent report of the Keystone Central School District Citizens Task Force dated Oct. 2, 2018. In order to inform the public and to reduce wasteful spending in the district, I offer the following: 1. Eliminate the position of fundraising ...

Dear Annie: Unasked-for tenants

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Dear Annie: My husband and I own a second home. Our daughter, her boyfriend and their two small children live in that house and pay us rent. Six months ago, the entire boyfriend’s family (his mom, dad, two grown brothers and brothers’ girlfriends) moved in. They moved from out of state and ...

Smoking and drinking

Letters to the editor

CAROLE GERST MYERS Milesburg Listen, I grew up in the 1960s so if anyone said, “go ahead and smoke pot,” I would’ve, right? Wrong! It is just as bad as alcohol. What I do not understand is the fact that alcohol kills but it’s still legal. Look how many deaths are caused ...

Jimmy Carter visits Lock Haven

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I was about six years old when Jimmy Carter was elected president. At the time, it wasn’t really big on my radar; I was much more interested in what the SuperFriends were doing. This nice-guy peanut farmer from Georgia was mostly something to occupy the front page of the Weekly Reader. It ...

President Donald Trump’s games

Letters to the editor

JERRY PETERS Loganton Life is not a game. Our laws have been put in place to protect and to serve Democrats and Republicans alike. If I recall both parties vote on legislation that pass into laws. In my opinion, it is troublesome amid the investigation into possible Russian ...

Open letter to the Pa. General Assembly and Gov. Wolf

Letters to the editor

NATE LOTZE Harrisburg The Growing Greener Coalition sent the following letter to Gov. Tom Wolf and members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly on March 19, 2019. Pennsylvanians want to reduce destructive flooding, restore waterways to productive life, and protect our drinking water. ...

Mug shots live on, even for the not guilty

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When the suspect of the Christchurch, New Zealand, mass shooting was led into a courtroom, photographers captured his shackled image. The judge then ordered that the face of Brenton Harris Tarrant, accused of the worst mass murder in New Zealand history, be blurred from public view to ensure ...

A message to State Rep. Borowicz

Letters to the editor

ABIGAIL SIMKUS Washington Crossing “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion...” Newly elected Pennsylvania House Rep. Stephanie Borowicz spent her very first 2 minutes on the floor of the Pennsylvania House violating the 1st Amendment to the United States ...

Bible digest

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“Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not so to be.” (James 3:10 AKJV) Christians should speak words that please God and help others.

To Rep. Borowicz

Letters to the editor

KYLE THIBODO Kansas City As a retired U.S Navy. veteran with 23 years’ service, I am amazed that this great country is represented at any level by you and those who enable you. I lived, trained and worked with Muslim Iraqi soldiers during my last deployment, assigned to the 24th ...