30 Seconds

Readers' calls and emails from our popular "30 Seconds" column (Sorted by most recent.) Want to sound off yourself? Call 570-387-1234, ext. 5967, or submit your comments here.


Published on July 28, 2014 - Page 7
Mr. Cragle, What you are saying is global temperatures do not fluctuate. If such is the case, what exactly is the “normal” temperature for the earth...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 31
Travis Petty & Alvin Hill what a joke. Berwick Council finally has a Mayor that bucks the system. This Mayor won’t let some council members run...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 32
We want to thank John Hancock and board members of First Columbia Bank for a special evening Tuesday night at Skatetown. We had no idea of all the...
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 22
Sylvia Knorr- If your attitude is reflective of our “heritage,” then we should all be ashamed. A young person takes his own life, and your first...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 23
Sylvia Knorr, you’ve brought shame to this town with your self-centered comments in light of a tragedy. You must either publicly apologize or resign...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 21
I want to thank the person that was walking their dog or had a loose dog running around the Espy section because it took a dump on my sidewalk and...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 23
“Judges who kowtow to public opinion,” Orangeville man writes. Does he not know that’s exactly what the two magistrates probably thought they were...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 22
Benton is listed in the book “1,000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die” by Patricia Schultz for the falls at Ricketts Glen State Park...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 20
Is it true that I heard Geisinger got rid of their chopper in Danville? I had a heart attack 2 years ago and was told that if it weren’t for the fast...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 32
At first I thought Petty was on a witch hunt. Than I saw the comparison. He’s absolutely 100% right, Burke did write the letters. What a disgrace....
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 20
Tim Burke... what an embarrassment. He ‘threw away the applications’... Not only does he act and speak without thinking, he flies off the handled and...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 11
With regard to our two local judges’ religious beliefs: If there is a frightening intolerance being shown in this, it is the intolerance of people...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 25
To the people of Bloomsburg, I am a member of a VFW in Columbia county, and I am all for showing Veterans appreciation. Some facts need to be set...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 17
Maybe you can send a photographer to 209-211 E. Eighth Street. What a mess. I don’t understand how the borough can allow this. The rear of the...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 17
I wanted to be one of the first people to thank the firemen that just put out the fire at 2470 Old Berwick Road. The house is 16 inches from my house...
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 20
To Louis P. Foshay: While I do believe being “shepherded” into the same building and singing the same songs once a week is nearly brainwashing......
Published on July 14, 2014 - Page 21
To Catawissa woman who thinks the spay/neuter/release program has made for less ‘free kittens’ in the classified ads. Personally, I don’t see any...
Published on July 13, 2014 - Page 33
It’s only the second of July and Richard Whitmire already has four posts in the paper. This one won’t be put in because usually when I call, you...
Published on July 12, 2014 - Page 20
Kudos to the Central Columbia staff members who volunteer every Tuesday morning and evening to make the middle school library accessible in the...
Published on July 11, 2014 - Page 8
If you have a safe deposit box)es Be Aware: if you die it is opened and inventoried, any cash etc in it is going to pay a heft estate tax/ If you...

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