Opinion

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Published on September 30, 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 September 30, 2014 - Page 15
Regarding the Centralia American Legion time capsule: Due to circumstances beyond our control, namely, the tampering with and the excavation of the...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 15
When I began to read the letter from Eric Campbell (Sept. 19), I thought he was irreverently referring to the Bible. As I continued to read, I wasn’t...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 15
With taxpayers feeling tapped out, the elected leaders of Columbia and Montour counties are putting aside history. Separated 164 years ago, the...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 15
The United States spends almost twice as much of its gross domestic product on health care as other industrialized countries — 16.9 percent in 2012,...
Published on September 30, 2014 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: Growing up near Catawissa, Kellie Dancho Chavey was close to her grandmother, Vivian LaRue Bodman . When Mrs. Bodman passed away...
Published on September 29, 2014 - Page 6
This campaign season is consumed by the question of whether Gov. Tom Corbett actively cut school funding by $1 billion or passively allowed that...
Published on September 29, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: Our General Assembly did something last week that may save some victims of our failed War on Drugs, which has actually made heroin cheaper and...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 32
I’m writing this letter to let off steam. I’m tired of what is going on through this country, day after day. I felt it was bad in days gone by when I...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 32
Open letter to the editor as well as Bloomsburg taxpayers: Since the Bloomsburg University-linked group is silently and slowly buying up these...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 32
Your “Opinion” page in today’s issue (Sept. 19, 2014) presents a wonderful letter from Joe L. Souder of Berwick. Although I am a registered Democrat...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 32
Do members of the Northwest School Board try to fool the public by blaming others for their problems? Editor Sachetti went for the jugular in his...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 32
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Catherine Rampell in The Washington Post. ... For-profit schools —ranging from monolithic online chains...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 32
ROSE: The Bloomsburg Fair had a run of bad luck in the grandstand this year, losing what were arguably the two biggest acts from its entertainment...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 26
Since you allowed Dwight D. Weidman, a person who was ousted as Franklin County Republican Committee Chair this past year, to immediately reply to my...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 26
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Fred Hiatt, editor of The Washington Post editorial page. Kevin Gover first objected to the name of...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 26
THORN: To keep children safe, we’ve come to rely heavily on security screenings and background checks for those who work in and around the schools....
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 26
ProPublica In the 10 years since the federal assault weapons ban expired, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has kept trying to renew the law, which...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 15
Domestic violence incidents have dominated the opening weeks of this year’s NFL season. A graphic video of Baltimore’s Ray Rice punching his then-...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 15
A bill has been introduced in Harrisburg that would allow school personnel who are licensed and trained in the use of firearms to carry them on...

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