Published on September 24, 2017 - Page 13
‘Hey, sis, the Bloomsburg Fair will soon be here. I know you’ve never done this before, but I’m going to enter a few of your ceramics this year.”...
Published on September 24, 2017 - Page 13
The most visible sign of the gas-drilling industry’s profound influence over state policy is the Legislature’s refusal to impose a fair extraction...
Published on September 24, 2017 - Page 13
I was the referee at the Southern Columbia vs. Hughesville football game Friday, Sept. 15. Congratulations to Coach Jim Roth for winning his 400th...
Published on September 24, 2017 - Page 13
I told my friends when Trump was running for office that he was liable to start World War III because of his mouth. Note his comments about North...
Published on September 24, 2017 - Page 13
ROSE: Berwick Councilman Andy Shecktor has dropped his long-shot candidacy for the U.S. Senate in favor of a long-shot candidacy to succeed Rep. Lou...
Published on September 24, 2017 - Page 13
Congress reconvened last week after a month long break. The fall agenda is packed with items such as tax reform, the debt ceiling, DACA and various...
Published on September 23, 2017 - Page 11
What’s the Republican Party agenda? They have total control of three branches of government. The only agenda I see is destruction of the president,...
Published on September 23, 2017 - Page 11
ROSE: Joseph Filoromo deserves at least a free apple dumpling (with a scoop of vanilla) for his work this week at the Bloomsburg Fair. The sharp-...
Published on September 23, 2017 - Page 11
‘You Coal Region guys will bet on anything,” someone cracked shortly after I arrived in Philadelphia at the time the Commonwealth rolled out its...
Published on September 23, 2017 - Page 11
Fair Game Here’s a little game to make your meandering and people-watching at the Bloomsburg Fair even more fun than usual; also, potentially...
Published on September 22, 2017 - Page 23
Pogo: What day is it anyhow’s? Porky Pine: What day is what? Pogo: What day is it where we is now? Porky Pine: That depends on what month it is. Pogo...
Published on September 22, 2017 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a recent column by Matt Vespa. The Democratic Party is in shambles. Say what you will about the Republicans — they...
Published on September 22, 2017 - Page 23
ROSE: The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble perfectly anticipated the tenor of the times when it scheduled “The Diary of Anne Frank” as the opening show...
Published on September 22, 2017 - Page 23
It’s been almost two weeks since Equifax reported the hack of 143 million consumer records. Already, we are getting a picture of how the public...
Published on September 21, 2017 - Page 8
For the past six years, the Berwick Police force has been on the front lines of the war against meth and then heroin. But over those years, their...
Published on September 21, 2017 - Page 8
Why do we use labels? Many uses are to indicate ingredients in food, what clothing is made of, when to change your oil in your car, how to use...
Published on September 21, 2017 - Page 8
The numbers don’t lie. Across the entertainment industry, viewers and fans are tuning out. It’s no coincidence ratings are cratering as unhinged...
Published on September 21, 2017 - Page 8
Rosalie Whitebread seems concerned about the current council supporting the Business Association and Historical Society. Where was her concern when...
Published on September 21, 2017 - Page 8
Anyone who was expecting diplomacy or nuance from Donald Trump in his United Nations speech got a jolt Tuesday morning. Trump appeared before the UN...
Published on September 20, 2017 - Page 10
Recently there has been some controversy about the preservation, or elimination, of monuments commemorating past “heroic” figures and historical...

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