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Steve Smith, if you would watch FOX News instead of CNN, MSNBC and the other liberal news, you would get the honest, true news. but knowing you are a far-Left liberal, I won’t waste a lot of my conservative time on you.

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There are a bunch of statues on pillars around the Vatican, none of them Jesus. Hello! Can you imagine going to your local Protestant Church and finding statues of John Wesley, Martin Luther and John Calvin before running into Jesus? To even consider that man would put man before the God the…

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What unfolds is the true tale of a very special bottle of French champagne confiscated in France during the heat of Archie Bunker’s “Big War” being waged by those brave lads of “The Greatest Generation.” It was first confiscated by German soldiers that had invaded France and were occupying P…

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I was intrigued by the letter from Fred Shick in the Jan. 2-3 edition of the L-V. Of particular interest, as I had not heard or read of it elsewhere, was Shick’s claim that “they are using Jesus to fight Trump on the wall.” I believe Shick was referring to Democrats as “they.”

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Today we’re in the third week of a government shutdown. The stock market has lost all gains it made last year and the tax cut for the wealthy has made America’s debt $2 trillion worse.

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It has an empty ring to it, “hole” (sic) truth that is. We are being attacked on our borders? Seven-thousand Christians (by any reasonable estimate over 90 percent of people based on Puerto Rican factual estimates, when interpolated for Hondurans, Mexicans, Colombians and all other South Ame…

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The Toys for Angels Committee extends a heartfelt “Thank You” to all of the churches, individuals and businesses who helped make this Christmas special for area families. Approximately 160 children from 53 families received clothing, footwear, toys and treat bags this year.

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What unfolds is the true tale of a very special bottle of French champagne confiscated in France during the heat of Archie Bunker’s “Big War” being waged by those brave lads of “The Greatest Generation.” It was first confiscated by German soldiers that had invaded France and were occupying P…

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”The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of ‘liberalism,’ they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing how it happened. I no longer need to run as a Presidential Candidate for …

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Democrats should be real proud of their party. Pelosi is in Hawaii having a ball on taxpayer money; Harris is in the Bahamas; Schumer, Booker, Biden, Holder, Blumenthal and Schiff are probably at a kiddies park or at a zoo hanging out with other baboons.

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It would appear I am a hypocrite. I am not an atheist after all. Therefore, a belated Merry Christmas to all of you.

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In the Dec. 5-6 edition of The L-V, William Strong wrote that “there was no blue wave victory in the midterm elections.” He noted that “in the Senate, the GOP scored a huge win of historic proportions, expanding its majority from 51 to 53 seats.”

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Some may be aware and some not that on Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. Redbank Township (Clarion County) will hold the annual organization meeting. This meeting is where the supervisors vote or appoint the township secretary, treasurer, shaman, vice chairman, attorney, engineer, road master and the employe…

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Remember when Obama gave Iran $150 billion and the terrorists to get the deserter Bergdahl back to the USA? And the lives lost by our troops out looking for him?

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In the Dec. 5-6 edition of The L-V, William Strong wrote that “there was no blue wave victory in the midterm elections.” He notes that “in the Senate, the GOP scored a huge win of historic proportions, expanding its majority from 51 to 53 seats.” I guess “huge” and “historic proportions” are…

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It appears that the idea of building a border wall has finally come to a showdown. Both Democrats and Republicans have endorsed the idea of funding a wall from time to time over the decades when the idea was politically expedient. Currently the Democrats are withholding support, not because …

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As there is fake news, so must there be authentic news. And thus this attempt to steer you in the direction of authenticity and away from the mis-news of the media that’s proven itself subservient to the liberal/progressive politicians.

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Last Saturday, my husband and I made our annual trip through Redbank Valley Municipal Park to see the Christmas displays. We enjoyed the beautiful and creative displays that were along the park roads. These presentations were superior to any previous year.

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Hawthorn Borough would like to thank everyone who made their Light-Up Night a success.

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This is about the elections in Mexico and Broward counties where they let people in jails and illegal aliens vote, and there are people on the rolls that have been dead for years.

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We would like to thank each and every one of you who helped make our Military Salute at S&T Bank in New Bethlehem another huge success! Although we’ve been doing this for quite some time, each year we learn something new and each year it grows.

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The New Bethlehem Weslyan Methodist School would like to thank the following businesses for helping to make our auction very successful: Joe’s Pizza, Village Pizza, M&M Pizza, Advance Auto Parts, Heeter Lumber in New Bethlehem and Rimersburg, Wildflowers Floral and Gift Shop in Rimersbur…

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Lateral root or whatever root, if a tree had a tap root, versus another type of root, then it would withstand a higher wind before being blown over.

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Fall in Western Pennsylvania, what a wonderful time. Aside from the leaves changing and the days getting shorter (and colder), there is something else very special about this time of year: Veterans Day.

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To Joann Ganoe, I hope you were with me on the bill Tom Wolf signed which is what the Democrats want. Disarm America, take control with a dictator in charge, enact socialism, eliminate the Constitution, kill more babies, open border and get everyone on welfare and make this a third world cou…

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As half of me is Jewish, according to my DNA, I wonder which half of me one any of you who agree with the recent synagogue murders, would attempt to murder in me?

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NEW BETHLEHEM – Last Wednesday evening, residents of the Redbank Valley School District had an opportunity to get to know Dr. John Mastillo, the newly hired superintendent of the Redbank Valley School District.

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Ann Coulter is a Christian, lawyer and best-selling author. In 2011, she wrote, “Demonic: How the Liberal Mob is Endangering America,” predicting mob rule tactics liberals will use to force their socialistic agenda on all Americans. The Brett Kavanaugh hearings showed Democrats and the liber…

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This vote will either make America strong and greater, or turn America into a Third World country and a socialist (communist) country under mob rule.

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They don’t want you to vote. They want you to stay home, keep your mouth shut, and think it will be alright.

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For some reason, at the age of 86, I felt most registered voters were interested in my constant letters to the editor over the last 44 years; but I have recently learned I was wrong.

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Watching the news this morning, a Pittsburgh area Catholic parishioner wanted people to know that human frailties are not the Catholic Church. In other words, the Church is separate from the rape of mostly young male children by the men their Pope has chosen as men of a god.

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Finally Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed with a 50-48 majority, simply, a win is a win! Kudos to Senators Joe Manchin (D), and Susan Collins (R) for having the mettle to vote in favor of confirmation! Both senators will have hell to pay, but they are principled! Let it be known that all of…

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We get a constant barrage of howling from esteemed members of our community about “the left is this, and the left is that,” all of which is a repetitive list of infantile name-calling. “Lunatic left, cesspool party, Feminazis, radical deadbeats, and government freeloaders” are offered rather…

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If you guessed my headline is about Gov. Tom Wolf, you win the prize. This is about the article in the Sept. 8 Derrick where Wolf states he will sign a bill about domestic violence which states you must give up your guns (or have them confiscated) to a government agency. You can’t give them …

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Kickoff time is fast approaching and you should have butterflies in your stomach. It’s the game of your lifetime with the commonsense, conservative team up against the rowdy, subversive, progressive, liberal team. Should the liberal team win the elections, American doesn’t stand a snowball’s…

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The Union All Sports Booster Club and the Union COG Pool Park would like to thank everyone who helped to make our Golf Scramble at Clarion Oaks Golf Course on Sept. 29 a success.

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I have had many good foremen over my working career. Larry Oliver of Original Fuels Coal Co. comes to mind.

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The Rimersburg Veterans Memorial Park and Museum board would like to thank those who responded so generously to our request for donations this past spring: The Baker Street Church of God, Stanley and Martha Kline, Attorney Ray Scott, Clarion County Community Bank, the American Legion, Dennis…

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The last Sunday in September has been nationally proclaimed Gold Star Mother’s Day, but what does this mean and how are we to acknowledge this day?

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Do you want to know where the real collusion is? Mush-mouth John Kerry, who speaks and sounds like a poop salesman with a mouth full of samples. He and the Iranian leader are very close friends, and he was in on the Iranian deal with Obama when they gave Iran $150 billion and five terrorists…

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I want to give a big thank you and a handshake to everyone who was involved with this year’s Poker Run at Redbank Valley Municipal Park. It was wet, it was cool, and it was a success.

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Some information for the reader. Assume nothing. My parents were split in terms of political affiliation. My father a staunch Republican, my mother a Democrat. Neither one being a stronghold to the extreme spectrum and both dead since 1989-90.

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School sponsored breakfast and lunches are a great thing, but the absence of those meals on Saturdays and Sundays can be a problem. That is why the Blessings Bags program began last year in the Redbank Valley School District.

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The third Friday of September has been designated as National POW/MIA Recognition Day. What does POW/MIA mean and how might that day be recognized?

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The Lunatic Left has hijacked the Democratic Party. The once-great Democratic Party, that stood for the working person with family and Christian values, has sunk into a cesspool party dominated and controlled by radical deadbeats and government freeloaders — the “I Want What Others Earned” crowd.

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Upon graduation from RVHS in 1982, I joined the Army. On June 21, I was on a plane to St. Louis then a two-hour bus ride to Ft. Leonard Wood.