Opinion

Each day, we share with you the views of our editors, guest columnists, readers and editorial boards at publications near and far. Disagree with something you read here? We'll publish your opinion as well. We've made it easy to send us a letter to the editor.


Published on September 5, 2015 - Page 31
I read in the “Around the State” articles that PennDOT was going to suspend work in the Philadelphia area during the pope’s visit this month. I have...
Published on September 5, 2015 - Page 31
Only New Jersey, California, Rhode Island, and a handful of U.S. cities have caught up with other parts of the modern world by requiring some form of...
Published on September 5, 2015 - Page 31
ROSE: This rose is for nurse Carl L. Shaner for standing his ground in court after being attacked where he works, in the Geisinger Emergency...
Published on September 5, 2015 - Page 31
Labor Day was created to pay tribute to America’s hard-working men and women, but for many working people in Central Pennsylvania, taking time off...
Published on September 5, 2015 - Page 31
As former Illinois Republican Sen. Everett Dirksen is credited with saying, “A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real...
Published on September 5, 2015 - Page 31
Cheers to Gov. Tom Wolf for — so far, at least — exercising restraint in his use of the state plane. A recent Pennsylvania Independent report noted...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 15
During July, 2015, I received mailings from an organization called, “America Works USA.” The mailings chastised Sen. John Gordner for his actions on...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 15
In response to misleading information posted online by the Shamokin Area Education Association indicating that the Shamokin Area School Board of...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 15
The union that represents the faculty at Bloomsburg and 13 other state-owned universities is asking a state appeals court to exempt professors from...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 15
Students in the Shamokin Area School District are learning an important lesson in individuality – or, rather, how it can be restricted. For high-...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 15
This letter is in response to the letter by Margaret Kastner on Sept. 2. President Obama and John Kerry betrayed America when they signed the Iran...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 25
Here’s a history lesson that won’t be taught in Pennsylvania schools this year. In 2010, Tom Corbett was elected the new governor of Pennsylvania,...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 25
In answer to some people questioning our existence, yes, The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union is alive and working on an international national,...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 25
This is in response to the letter writer from Orangeville who was inquiring about work on Route 487 at Stony Brook. This is a P3 (Public Private...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 25
I urge readers to thank Senator Casey for announcing his support for the agreement of the coalition of 31 nations to prevent Iran from enriching...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 25
Looking out across the dismal battlefield of our “War on Drugs,” there’s usually precious little to celebrate. This week, however, brought a rare,...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 25
Pennsylvania has gone 63 days without a budget for state operations. Schools, human service agencies and other organizations that rely on public...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 15
The July 5, 2015, article titled “Horse Vet: Reroute Pipeline” included a quote from a Williams spokesperson indicating that the article’s subject,...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 15
In response to Ron Brobst’s “Lawlessness rules our land” (letter, Aug. 15), I recommend reading David Livingstone’s “Darwin’s Forgotten Defenders:...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 15
With the new school year just around the corner, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies, and lunches. Yes, school lunches! In...

Pages