To the editor: A friend, in my opinion, is a person you have known for a long time; a person you trust and with which share many of the same interests; someone you can depend on in times of turmoil and danger; a person you feel comfortable being around. However, acquaintances are people you …

To the editor: May 30 was the traditional Memorial Day to honor our dead, military heroes and veterans. Kulpmont’s men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice include:

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To the editor: When Trump says he will make America great again, he means what he says. He really does believe it can be great again. It has to start at home. It’s time people start believing in each other, like the old days.

To the editor: In my youth, people called each other names all the time. My mother’s words of comfort were, “sticks and stone can break your bones, but words can never hurt you.”

To the editor: The question of Home Rule is going to be on the forefront very shortly. Local leaders see this as the only option. I believe there is potential, but it must be done right. The only way I can support Home Rule is if we overhaul everything about this city government. These are t…

To the editor: I am writing this letter today to bring awareness to a little-known bill that is being held back from a vote in the state House. If this bill is not put through for a vote this session, it will die, and most likely not find its way back to the House for another vote. This woul…

To the editor: Thursday night when ACT 47 officials came to Shamokin to give their update on the city in the program, there were only 12 residents in attendance. A year ago in the same auditorium, I had five times that number attend my town hall when I was running for mayor. The lack of atte…

To the editor: The annals of history are replete with the names of infamous traitors; individuals who have sold out their friends, their relatives or their nation for personal gain. Jesus had Judas Iscariot, Julius Caesar had Brutus and the American Revolution had Benedict Arnold. Now, in 20…

To the editor: My thought, after reading Mr. Schiccatano’s letter to the editor, was that Sam must be taking law courses because it sure sounded like the letter was written by an attorney. Schiccatano twists many facts in his letter, just like an attorney would do.