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Opinion

After coronavirus, what?

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic will long be remembered as a time which upended people’s lives and livelihoods and caused too many family tragedies to count. Each day, there is more depressing news about more cases and more deaths. It creates a shadow of doom over our society and ...

Dear Annie: Tired of picking up the slack

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Dear Annie: A few months ago, my husband was laid off from his job. When that happened, he asked if he could just stay home and work on his own personal projects and interests. I work a corporate 9 to 5 job and can barely cover our bills without his salary, but I said yes because I wanted him ...

To Your Good Health: Mysterious MRKH syndrome likely genetic

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I’d like information about a rare condition called Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. The person I am asking about with this condition was born in 1958 without a uterus or vagina, and has one kidney. Were there any medicines or pills given at this ...

Bible Digest

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“And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.” (Isaiah 6:3 AKJV) God can never be less than holy. He will never condone sin.

We will overcome

Letters to the editor

WALTER JAMES MYERS Lock Haven I am a Marine and always will be a Marine. I wrote this poem on March 26, 2020, to help give people encouragement for there is nothing good on TV and I feel it is time to look to the future. I had to overcome cancer three times and I am a diabetic and it is ...

How Germany is managing its virus epidemic and reacting to Trump

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By KLAUS W.LARRES A recent work visit to Germany, where I grew up, stretched from one week to three. Those weeks coincided with the spread of the coronavirus in Germany as well as across Europe. What I saw while there is that Germany’s population is in a state of shock and still can’t ...

Education always started in the home

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For millions of American students, public schools were closed a few weeks ago and now, they won’t reopen this semester. School has been wherever a quiet place could be found in the home. For most, class starts when they and their parents decide it will. That simply will not work for ...

Dear Annie: Grandson’s activities too feminine?

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Dear Annie: Our 5-year-old grandson, “Ernie,” is best friends with our 6-year-old granddaughter, “Emily.” They ride to school together and are in the same kindergarten class. Recently, Emily and I sewed a cute little project together. Ernie decided he wanted to sew, too. We grabbed ...

Bible Digest

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“And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest on me.” (2 Corinthians 12:9 AKJV) In our weaknesses we can experience God’s grace and power. He ...

Thank you

Letters to the editor

GRACE HARTER HALL Milesburg I enjoy your newspaper daily. Here is my feeling: “The flower still blooms even though most everything is now on hold.”

Dear Annie: Anger explosions causing worry

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Dear Annie: My son is in his 40s and throws temper tantrums! Any little thing can set him off. It’s so bad that his son asks him if he’s mad, fearing that something has set him off. He is going to marriage counseling and admits he has a temper, but nothing changes. When he loses it, he ...

Today we count: It’s time to fill out decennial census

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Today we count. Today our numbers matter. Today is the day of the decennial census of America’s population. Every state and community depends on an accurate population count. Figures that come from the Census are used in calculating the distribution of government resources to ...

Back to work

Letters to the editor

CARL MILLER Jersey Shore Now that our president, in his dream world dealing with our country’s fight with a deadly and aggressive COVID-19 virus, wants to open business and get our blue-collar workers back to work. Maybe he is right and who better to lead the lambs to slaughter than ...

World War III

Letters to the editor

EDWARD A. DERR Jersey Shore Well, here it is, World War III. Most of us probably thought it would be a nuclear war. For now, there is not much we can do but stay in our bunkers and pray for all the doctors and nurses because these are our soldiers on the front lines that are so poorly ...

Bible Digest

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“Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom. Will you set your eyes on that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.” (Proverbs 23:4-5 AKJV) Riches will not sustain us. God will.

Virus

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JAY MYERS Hughesville Donald Trump has an ability to fool some people. He fooled almost half the voters in 2016. He fooled Republican senators during the impeachment process. He fooled many into thinking that North Korea was going to get rid of its nuclear weapons. Did you ever try ...