Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

I urge all state senators and representatives to vigorously oppose SB 279 and SB 251, which will allow local police departments to use radar and lidar...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

Dear Editor,We wanted to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Coach Kathy Healey, Assistant coaches, Mark Casper and Joe Chacke, ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Their view: Trump just pushing back against media bias

Their view: Trump just pushing back against media bias

Is this my lot in life for the next four (or more) years? The night Donald Trump won the White House, I strapped in for an expected journey of defendi...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf this week joined women’s health advocates and medical professionals to denounce the fast-tracking of Senate Bill 3, which the gove...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

The editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, depicting the Red Army choir singing at President Trump’s inauguration struck a chord in my m...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

Taxes, taxes, and more taxes. Why should I keep paying?The new year has not even come, and I am being taxed again.Now, can someone answer me this ques...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Reading the article last Sunday “Changes in American religion” by James A. Haught reminds me of reading Time Magazine in my high school li...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

Left-wingers showing their hypocrisyPresident Obama has stated: “Because when you try to sow the seeds of doubt in people’s mind about the...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Reflecting on loved ones lost in 2016 and new beginnings

My Corner, Your Corner: Reflecting on loved ones lost in 2016 and new beginnings

As I look back at 2016, I say good-bye and good riddance.There are many who had a great 2016, and to those I say good for you and I hope 2017 is even ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reader offers reasons for Clinton defeat

Dear Editor:Why did Hillary Clinton lose the election?When being interviewed, the governor of a neighboring state told his grandmother how many things...

December 15th, 2016 |