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Opinion

Broken city department

Letters to the editor

STEPHEN POORMAN Lock Haven Under oath on May 23, 2019, the Lock Haven City codes officer testified that the city does not (1) Verify sign permit accuracy; (2) Address non-permitted signage; (3) Verify sign compliance or; (4) Take enforcement action unless there is a complaint. On Sept. 23, ...

Pennsylvania hospitals are fighting for nurses’ safety

Columns

By Andy Carter There are some stories that haunt you for a long time. I’ll never forget one from Laura, a registered nurse, who shared at an event at Lankenau Medical Center about a time one of her patients strangled her. Or, one from Elizabeth, a registered nurse from Fulton County ...

KC board should renew SVRCS charter

Letters to the editor

WILLIAM HOEY Middleburg I am writing this letter in support of Sugar Valley Charter School (SVRCS) having its charter renewed. Tonight, Nov. 6, the Keystone Central School Board will meet to vote on whether to renew the charter for SVRCS. Unfortunately, I think Keystone Central has ...

Dear Annie: To love is to listen

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Dear Annie: I rarely felt heard by my outgoing husband, who talked for hours with others. We have been married for 54 years. Several years ago, we attended a business seminar on communication between the sexes. The biggest insight we gained from it is that men and women listen very ...

Correction & Apology

Letters to the editor

At its October meeting, the Keystone Central School Board tabled payments to the Sugar Valley Rural Charter School. Those bills were for tuition for the period of July-October for $557,891, $411,448, $593,579 and $658,100, or totaling $2.2 million. The Express mistakenly omitted through ...

Bible Digest

Columns

“The LORD has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.” (Psalms 126:3 AKJV) God is good. Be sure to thank Him for all He has done and is doing.

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Letters to the editor

ROBERT GETZ Mill Hall I was reading your article headlined “Mayoral candidates talk city issues at forum” from earlier in the week and one of the candidates said something I thought I should respond to. I do not mean this to be an endorsement of either of the candidates or in any way ...

Rated T for Teens: My favorite things about November!

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November is full of exciting things. I love all of them. Veterans Day is a sign of respect, Thanksgiving has been a tradition passed from generation to generation, and my favorite thing, Nov. 1 is the start of Christmas! I’m kidding about Christmas, but a lot of stores start celebrating ...

Here we go again!

Letters to the editor

LINDA BRUNGARD Loganton Sugar Valley Rural Charter School is under scrutiny again. We have three grandchildren at the school; one has Down’s syndrome. Since I am her home health aide, I have been in the school and can see what is going on. The students are very well-mannered and ...

The choice is clear

Letters to the editor

MARILYN GOLDFARB Boalsburg Whether one supports President Trump or not, it is undeniable in my opinion that his actions in foreign policy have ruined many significant alliances that the U.S. government has spent years carefully nurturing – the most egregious of which was his recent ...

‘800-799-7233’

Columns

Dear Readers: I am printing these two letters together to remind anyone who is in an abusive relationship to leave as soon as possible. Take yourself, your children and pets with you. There are many resources available for you. Dear Annie: Thank you for telling Depressed and Confused to ...

Why is there no glass recycling?

Letters to the editor

SHIRLEY MOORE McElhatttan Could someone please explain to me why the Wayne Township Landfill under management of the Clinton County Solid Waste Authority doesn’t take glass bottles or glass of any kind for recycling? I know for sure that Centre and Lycoming Counties take glass. If ...

Vitamin D3 is usually well-absorbed by the body

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 60 years old and generally healthy, but my vitamin D is low (below 20). I took 50,000 IU of vitamin D2 for six weeks, then 2,000 IU of vitamin D3 daily for the past two years. Recently, I started magnesium glycinate, because I read in a journal that ...

Why bother to recycle?

Letters to the editor

DANIELA RIBITSCH Lock Haven In Lock Haven, it is pretty much impossible to dispose of broken items properly - even though we are told to recycle as much as possible. I admit: I have been extremely spoiled. Close to my Austrian home, there is a recycling center that takes almost anything ...

Bible Digest

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“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12 AKJV) Jesus is the only One who can save us from Hell to eternal life in Heaven. Are you trusting Him?

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, ...

This is what Marsy’s Law seeks to do

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By JENNIFER STORM This Tuesday, Nov. 5, Pennsylvania voters have the opportunity to determine a measure that would ensure no crime victim in our state is ever denied their own rights without recourse. There has been a lot of discussion, as of late, about victims’ rights and the rights of ...

Dear Annie: Concerned for cat and ‘depressed and confused’

Columns

Dear Readers: A great many of you wrote in expressing concern for Whiskers and her owner. Your letters bring up a number of insightful points about the correlation between animal abuse and spousal and child abuse. All of you warned that Tom’s behavior should serve as a red flag that he could ...