Opinion

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Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 21
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 21
A grandmother’s strong stand against abortion and Massachusetts’ attorney general’s resolve to enforce a buffer zone law, have brought both of them...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 21
The Islamophobic fungus has infected the grass roots of Columbia County. Three recent letters to the editor, fueled by right wing conspiracy theories...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 21
Barring an 11th-hour breakthrough, it’s School Strike Day in Danville. Parents busy making arrangements for their children might find themselves...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 21
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Dana Milbank in Tuesday’s Washington Post. I missed my brother’s anniversary last week. But I have a very...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 22
The Great Recession “officially” ended almost five years ago, but looking at many communities across the country, you wouldn’t believe it. Ten...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 22
In the first three months of 2014, Pennsylvania has lost 51 of its residents to the ravages of fire. These numbers are among the highest in the...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 22
While our school board and the teachers’ union square off against each other, our representatives in Harrisburg just sit back and watch. They do not...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 22
Since the Pennsylvania State Education Association is about to play the Pied Piper, leading its Danville members out on strike, this seems a good...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 22
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Kathleen Parker in The Washington Post. In selecting Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as host...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 15
“I plead to being an enemy of the fascist state. This I believe has been a massive witch hunt for more than a decade.... to silence me.” Stanley...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 15
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 15
When I was a young mom living in New York, I would go to this gas station to buy gas. When I paid my bill a Muslim man working there would put...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 15
Since the Danville teachers union still seems intent on striking for Easter, this seems a good time to underline a point that too often gets...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Robert J. Samuelson in The Washington Post. If you know someone among the long-term unemployed — a...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 15
Bloomsburg is justifiably proud of the accomplishments of the Columbia-Montour Boy Scout Council as “it finished first in the Northeast region and...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 6
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 6
Six years after the Legislature significantly improved government transparency by passing a good Open Records Law, one remaining loophole allows...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: The “Teen Star” contest, sponsored by First Columbia Bank, is returning this spring for Season 4. To level the playing field, both singers...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Charles Krauthammer in The Washington Post. Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000...

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