Letters

In agreement

Just finished reading Dottie Gibbon's letter ""U.S.A. pride'' July 28, 2018. Great letter, Dottie, and I agree 100% with you. All states should bring back respect for our country buy teaching the proper way of handling our flag and the proper way of displaying it in public. While the ...

Home Rule is no rule

Upon hearing and reading the comments and assumptions put forth by the leadership of the Home Rule Commission, I felt the need to respond. Having spent most of my working career as a certified CPA, the thought of eliminating the Treasurer and Controller’s Office seems extremely foolish. Those ...

Police respect

This concerns the action of two state policewomen who stopped a lady driver for speeding and then deliberately dehumanized her instead of writing her up for the offense which the lady driver admitted she was speeding because she was late for work. All my life I always held any policeman in high ...

Is history needed?

Many people may not understand or like some of my letters as my husband will tell me at times that I was raised wrong. But since growing up, I have had reality “stuffed down my throat.” When people display bad behavior, anger, hatred, stupidity by protesting, why? I have been told that, ...

Is history needed?

Many people may not understand or like some of my letters as my husband will tell me at times that I was raised wrong. But since growing up, I have had reality “stuffed down my throat.” When people display bad behavior, anger, hatred, stupidity by protesting, why? I have been told that, ...

A comparison

A comparison between Liberal and Conservative think – A patient goes to the dispensary with a cut finger, the Liberal puts a Band-Aid on it. The patient returns the next day with a bigger cut and the Liberal declares "We need a Bigger Bandage". The Conservative says "Instead of Band-Aid after ...

Long-term growth

Tax-free industrial parks, Keystone Opportunity Zones and tax cuts that benefit corporations and the wealthy seldom achieve their intended purpose of job creation and economic growth without increasing government debt. The recent tax cuts that benefited mainly the rich are adding nearly $2 ...

Abundantly clear

The latest proposal from the White House to roll back fuel economy standards for automobiles has made it abundantly clear that now, more than ever, is the time to re-elect Gov. Tom Wolf and Sen. Bob Casey. We must also support the upstart congressional candidacy of Marc Friedenberg, and ...

The wrong action

On May 15, Clinton Owlett won a special election to become the representative for Pennsylvania's 68 Legislative District (Tioga and part of Bradford and Potter counties). On June 5, he voted for Pennsylvania House Bill 2154, which amended oil and gas drilling regulations. The analyses of ...

Misguided

I agree that the misuse of identity politics has caused division in our country. To place that blame solely on the political parties is woefully misguided. People self identify by gender, race, religion, profession, geography and more. They will identify with groups, ideas, causes, issues, ...

July 24 and 25th flooding

We are at our best during an emergency. Our young (40 and younger) need to realize how everyone plays a part. In Ralston, we saw mostly old volunteers. Thank you to the Fire Co., the Supervisors, County Commissioners, State and Fed. representatives, PennDOT, State Police, DCNR, DNEP ...

Dumbest mistake ever

Who cares about a new terminal? People are not going to want to fly out of here once they find out there's nothing to eat when their flights are delayed. Dumbest design mistake ever. Muriel Hykes Cogan Station Submitted by E-Mail

The media is killing us

Every evening, I watch the national news with great interest. Between the Republicans, the Democrats and the media, we won’t have to worry whether or not Russia or any other country is interfering in any part of the U.S. government, elections or anything else. Remember ISIS, the Taliban, ...

Word games

To say "collusion" is not a crime because "collusion" is not in the criminal code is like saying "marital infidelity" is not a sin because "marital infidelity" is not in the Ten Commandments. "Conspiracy" is a synonym used in the criminal code for what is commonly called "collusion." Adultery ...

Flag is still flying

After listening to the Democrats, I went to bed last night thinking the Russian flag would be flying over the White House in the morning. Thank God we are still in control of our own country in spite of the Democrats. No borders, no nation. Charles Ardell South Williamsport.

Truth or lie?

I watch most of the president’s speeches and the news conferences on TV, as well as read his tweets on newscasts, and oftentimes more than once in the same speech, the president utters the phrase, “There is no collusion.” The President is smart and fully confident to follow a philosophy ...

Traffic advice

I hope that when considering the traffic signals for the new “Gateway” in the city someone takes note of the “walk light” that the city of Wellsboro uses. The last 15 seconds of the light is counted down with numbers, allowing pedestrians to time their crossings. That would have been ...

Wolf-Fetterman an extreme Left ticket

With John Fetterman an avowed socialist now the running mate of incumbent Gov. Tom Wolf, The Huffington Post has dubbed Wolf "the most liberal governor in America". That means state Democrats are running the most extreme Left-Wing ticket they have ever nominated in Pennsylvania. During a ...

Appreciating city streets and parks workers

I want to commend the city Street and Parks workers again for the hard work and long hours they have spent so far with dealing with the rain, and with more to come. I see all they do at Grafius Run, especially on Highland Terrace side, notably with the boulder that took out part of the ...

Hearts

Responding to Jay D. Myers letter, “A problem solver”, July 28, he asked the question, and I quote, “What could be a more heartwarming story than reuniting parents and children who should have never been separated? Well, I would say that maybe reuniting all the aborted babies with ...