Letters

No shame

Depression is intense feelings of sadness, worthlessness, and helplessness that lasts for days or weeks and keeps you from functioning normally. For people between 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death. Signs and symptoms are difficulty concentrating, remembering details, and ...

What do you think?

The letter begins with "Signs of Stupidity" by Paul Goldsmith saying the world is 6000 years old and ending with the sentence "No wonder why people in our country are so stupid." How many people out there know who stupid is?Arthur ZimmermanMontoursvilleSubmitted by Virtual Newsroom

Class warfare for all

Oh boy, ya! I can't wait! Bernie Sanders becomes president. My father at 79, myself 57, can't wait to go to college! It's going to be free, for everyone right? Bernie is fighting against class warfare! I'm sure that everyone, no matter what age, is included with his plan! The top one percent ...

Making gun sense

Gun laws, they do not and will not prevent shootings.To sue the gunmaker, the ammunition maker, the store, where the gun was bought; none of these cause the person behind the trigger to misuse the gun.People who have ill feelings against other people will find a way to harm them, either taking ...

River Walk

I want to talk about something more interesting than the same boring letters about the election and Trump and Hillary. The River Walk Center in South Williamsport. It is a beautiful place. So much to do, square dance with a live country band, exercise, Zumba, tai chi, woodworking, arts and ...

Inept

Probably no one in Muncy except me knows the powerful 80-20 rule. I learned it 50 years ago and have seen it used or ignored many times. Any person who strands to benefit financially sure doesn't want you to know it. The Internet described it.A historical building in Muncy was torn down because ...

$25,503,897

What does this figure represent for you? It's from the Sun-Gazette April 10; read the article and see if this figure is enough. For me it represents a lot of tax dollars collected in the state of PA. Where is this figure going? It is going to WASD (Williamsport Area School District); this ...

The dangerous Hillary Clinton

God help us if Hillary Clinton becomes president; she said she'll allow Obamacare for all illegal immigrants.Free health care for illegals? We aren't taking care of our vets and she's worried about illegals. Veterans should always come first before refugees and illegals. Every day should be ...

Reread the history

In response to "Take Down The Flag", thank you so much for serving our country and defending our freedoms. I have had an uncle who was a POW in WWII, an uncle in Vietnam, my father joined to go to Korea, and many others.But.....the men and women that died were Americans. That flag does no more ...

The real guilty party

After reading the letter from Al Sever, I just had to respond. He states that pro-lifers all want to punish women who have abortions with trials, convictions, and executions. I was active in the pro-life movement for over 30 years and never once met anyone who wanted to punish the woman who has ...

Political control

I see where our payroll for the Williamsport School District is not 1 million. It is over $159 million. We have 8 schools with probably 24 or more administrators. I can complain about the amount of taxpayer money wasted here but I won't What I am complaining about is the ...

Reduce my school tax

I'm a retired teacher and property tax payer. No matter what level I taught at I would look out at my class and think - how many of the parents are make my salary? How many of the parents are both working? How many parents work 180 days or more per year? Sure you will say "but I went to ...

Common sense appeal

This letter is an appeal for common sense.An intoxicated driver is involved in a horrific accident in which several people are seriously injured.After the vehicle is inspected, it is determined not to be a contributing factor. However, the injured parties sue the manufacture that had nothing to ...

He doesn’t even know me!

Last week, Gov. Wolf urged state lawmakers not to vote on a bill that limits abortions in PA. He said that it would give PA the most restrictive abortion regulations in the country. Many Pennsylvanians welcome that protection of the rights of the unborn. He says, "We have got to let women ...

Codes conflict

I'm wondering how it's possible that a city codes officer, working 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in addition to taking recommendations before evening council meetings at times, can also hold the position of being the head Codes Officer for Woodward Township. Does such a circumstance create a conflict of ...

Why no Trump

Regarding the Republican race for the presidential nomination, my wife said she won't vote for a bully. My choice was one of revenge, so "Make America Great Again" was the answer.Reflecting on her opinion and Donald Trump's remarks about Megan Kelly's blood coming out of wherever, her ...

Doing their part

It is very important to the American people that the next president plays a huge role in doing what must be done to make the country great again. Our country must have a successful steel and auto industry and strong military. There has never been a nation able to achieve prosperity for its ...

Disgust growing

I keep reading about and listening to the rhetoric about this so-called election and the more I see and hear, the more disgusted I get. When are these people going to quit the kindergarten behavior? Calling names, accusations about people, wanting to ban others from our country, making fun of ...

Your vote should count

How odd is this presidential campaign season... The Democrats have two remaining candidates. One, Sanders is a socialist. The other, Hillary Clinton, is under investigation for committing dozens of felonies. Her list of accomplishments includes letting Americans die in Lybia, lying to their ...

Manipulation?

The most amazing thing about Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is that it has gotten so far.The big corporations of the U.S. and the media they own, most of television and radio, clearly want the 2016 presidential election to be between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. These two receive ...