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We Need the Farwell Bond For Our Students

Dear Editor: Farwell Area Schools, like most school districts, doesn’t usually have extra money on hand. So when large capital expenditures are needed to make major repairs like new roofs,…

VA Cancels Vet’s Oxygen

Dear Editor: I am a 76-year-old army vet diagnosed with C.O.P.D and other smoker related ills. After using oxygen, I am told I do not qualify for it. The oxygen…

Vote Yes for the Farwell Bond Proposal

Dear Editor: It is time that we continue to make an investment in our local schools and our students. Many children will benefit who are not now of school age…

Farwell grad says he is grateful for the experience, urges yes vote

Dear Editor: I am a recent graduate of Farwell High School. I have autism and I am very proud to have graduated with my diploma. I am grateful for the…

New bond issue, saves money, makes needed renovations

Dear Editor: This spring Farwell Area Schools leaders heard from community members that they wanted to be more involved in the development of the district’s facility and infrastructure improvement planning. …

Barker disputes Fachting

Dear Editor: The premise that appears to lie behind Daniel Fachting’s 30 August 2019 column, “Warning,” is that Christianity in general and his particular brand, Roman Catholicism, has an absolute…

Drain project threatens historic bridges

Drain project threatens historic bridges

To the Editor: Last week’s letter by Dave Isaac concerning the renovation of the Little Tobacco Drain brings to mind another problematic aspect of this multi-million dollar project. The Drain…

Sept 1st 80th anniversary of start of WWII

Dear Editor, This September 1st will mark 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered six million European…

Right-wing religion and Trump profanity

Dear Editor: The Second Commandment in the Hebrew Scripture states: “You shall not take the name of the Lord, your god, in vain.”  Of late there has been some consternation…

Stop apologizing Elizabeth

Dear Editor, I wish Elizabeth Warren would stop apologizing. Let me see if I have her story straight: she grew up in a family that had a tradition that they…