I am writing to bring to your attention the decline in numbers of volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania. According to Jay Delaney, president of the Pennsylvania Fire Chiefs Association, there were 300,000 volunteer firefighters in Pennsylvania in 1970, 150,000 volunteers in 1985, and on…

I have been doing some serious thinking about COVID and masking and vaccines. I am 73, have been vaccinated, and have had a booster, and yet I prefer to wear a mask when I am out in public places, like shopping.

The November 2021 election is history. The voters in DuBois and Sandy have expressed their wishes to consolidate, and while some 42 percent of those who voted may not be pleased with the outcome, let's celebrate democracy and our right to vote. Let us also celebrate the healthy debate on the…

When the Sandy Township Supervisors passed the motion to jointly conduct a consolidation study last year, I volunteered to be a member of the Consolidation Study Committee. As a Treasure Lake Property Owners Association (TLPOA) Board member and long time resident, I thought that having one c…

Having once been involved with the voting process for almost 10 years, I can fully appreciate the election board and its integrity. I retired for health reasons and I can now see firsthand the hard working, honest, caring people that keep our voting system honest.

I would like to respond to the letter from Ed Clark, Jr. which appeared in the October 22 edition of the Courier-Express. My opinion regarding the consolidation of the City of DuBois and Sandy Township, and that of members of the One Community Committee whom I represent, differs substantiall…