We are all Americans

Letters to the editor

HOWARD E. WILT Williamsport Why is it that many people equate wealth with intelligence and common sense? People who come into wealth through athletic ability or the arts, i.e. acting, musical, etc. often times think they are rich therefore smart. The worst part of this is often times the ...

Applause, Applause!


Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. A SHOUT OUT to Geisinger Jersey Shore for their great vaccine roll out. Fast, efficient and friendly, plus lollipops. —Two graterful seniors From the family of ...

Dear Annie: Leaving my job


Dear Annie: I’m in my mid-60s and have worked for the same hotel chain for almost five years now. I have worn every hat imaginable there and have rarely missed a day of work. When the pandemic first started, a lot of co-workers just stopped coming in, so a few of us picked up the slack. I ...

Bridge toll proposal: Users should pay

Our View

Those who use something should pay for it. Doesn’t that makes sense? So who can blame Gov. Tom Wolf for proposing that motorists pay a toll when driving over a group of bridges in Pennsyvlania? Pennsylvania motorists already pay a gasoline tax to maintain and develop roads and bridges in ...

Understanding social costs

Letters to the editor

DAVID THOMAS ROBERTS Bellefonte Twelve states have filed a lawsuit fighting President Biden’s executive orders on climate change, arguing that his administration doesn’t have authority to establish the “social costs” of greenhouse gases to be used in federal rule-making. March 9 ...

Foot pain? Don’t wait to visit a specialist!


DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 73-year-old male with continued pain in my right foot and ankle for the past five years. I try to stay active by golfing two days a week in season, and I walk 3 miles four times weekly around the neighborhood. The pain started about five years ago after a very active ...