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Opinion

Roy Cohn Syndrome

Letters to the editor

DAVID BROSS Cogan Station Named for the late Roy Cohn who was lead counsel for Sen. Joe McCarthy’s disgraced “witch hunt” of the 1950s, people suffering from Roy Cohn Syndrome (RCS) follow one guiding principle: That is to have no principles. Currently, the most notable person with ...

Crime-fighting at your doorstep

Columns

By DIANE DIMOND Nothing is perfect. Can we all agree on that? Especially when we're talking about all the digital technology that surrounds us these days. But when deciding whether a technological advancement is worthwhile, shouldn't more weight be given to the amount of good it can ...

It is time

Letters to the editor

HAROLD A. MAIO Fort Myers, Fla. In regard to Dr. Lindsay Sauers column in The Express on Oct. 11 entitled, “Mental health awareness: Stop the Stigma,” I say this: If you mean stop those taught or teaching it, I am with you 100%. I see no value in supporting them.

Dear Annie: Sending love after loss

Columns

Dear Annie: When I lost our son to suicide in 2012, there were no words to take away the pain. I understood that clumsy attempts to console were well-intended and appreciated the intent. However, there was one card that meant so much that I still keep where I can see it. It says, ...

Honey has long been used as a treatment for wound care

Columns

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, a reader questioned the advice of their doctor to use Vaseline rather than an antibiotic ointment on a surgical incision following removal of skin cancer. The doctor stated concern about antibiotic resistance, and you added that ...

Bible Digest

Columns

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn your statutes.” (Psalms 119:71 AKJV) Hard times can be a blessing because they make us turn to the Lord and His Word to sustain us.

Rated ‘T’ for teens: Enjoying the Flaming Foliage Festival

Columns

By Taylor Shaffer Everyone loves the weekend, especially when it kicks off with Flaming Foliage! Every year the festival is celebrated with crowning of a queen, parade, crafts, vendors, and excitement. 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Festival. The ...

Levee provides for safety, quality of life, growth and stability

Our View

When the final vote to move forward with local financing for a levee system to protect Lock Haven was tallied at the former Lock Haven High School in 1990 , it did not go over well at all with those opposing the project. A “Tea Party” had been formed as talk of a levee developed. Some ...

Ellen DeGeneres practices tolerance; so should you

Columns

In a deeply polarized nation, Ellen DeGeneres deserves praise for practicing tolerance toward others and not choosing her friends based on how they vote — an anomaly these days, especially in far-left Hollywood and the #Resistance movement, whose rabid followers have allowed their political ...

Dear Annie: Not very neighborly

Columns

Dear Annie: My neighbor has a huge tree growing squarely in the middle of her yard. The tree is so big that a limb crashed down and broke part of a fence I share with another neighbor. I was left with the repair and the cleanup. When I mentioned this situation and my safety concern to the ...

Bible digest

Columns

“He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.” (Proverbs 16:20 AKJV) Do you want joy? Trust in the Lord.

Letters to our boys

Columns

(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, ...

The Senate GOP’s can’t win scenario

Columns

By Jonah Goldberg In response to news reports over the weekend that at least one additional administration whistleblower has come forward to say what he or she knows about President Trump's Ukrainian schemes, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham tweeted, "I've seen this movie before -- with ...

Dear Annie: Looking to hop off the hamster wheel

Columns

Dear Annie: I guess my question is more just about the state of my life. I went to great schools, played college sports, got married to a wonderful woman, and we have four terrific children. We live in a nice house. Yet despite all these outward appearances of success, I don’t feel ...

Bible digest

Columns

“And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said to them, Loose him, and let him go.” (John 11:43-44 AKJV) Jesus has the victory ...

We need universal access to broadband internet

Letters to the editor

WAYNE CAMPBELL Lemoyne The current buzz in Washington and with Democratic presidential candidates is Medicare for All supported by U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Other candidates such as Joe Biden prefer sort of a Medicare for All - Lite called the Public Option which ...

Applause, Applause!

Columns

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. The Board of Directors of the Millbrook Playhouse is taking this opportunity to THANK the following for sponsoring the 14th annual Brews in the Barn and Chili Cook-off ...

Investigate!

Letters to the editor

CHARLES ARDELL South Williamsport Democrats won’t let go and admit they lost the last election fair and square. They have investigated President Trump from every angle. First Robert Mueller investigated and found nothing. Now the Ukraine mess. All lies and no truths, in my opinion. ...