Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
While working in my garden on one of those spring like days we sometimes get during the winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania, I started wondering why...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
The Southern Columbia Area School Board steam rolled taxpayers this week the way its football team steam rolls hapless opponents. Monday night,...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
Mr. Kendron, thank you for not wanting to hide the ugliness of the world (Letter from the Editor, Feb. 23). Just because we do not speak of racism,...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
“The time is always ripe to do it right.” — Dr. Martin Luther King “We chose to live in America, nurtured by good people; we could not simply speak...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
Pennsylvanians need not shake in their boots over a finding by state environmental regulators that there is a likely correlation between a gas...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 22
The Berwick Area United Way holds true to some core beliefs. We believe that every dollar raised goes to where it is intended to go. Transparency and...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 22
Sen. Bob Casey recently indicated he is not yet behind Neil Gorsuch, but Concerned Veterans for America’s Pennsylvania chapter is fully engaged in a...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 22
Outdoor recreational activities have never been more popular. Pennsylvanians are getting outside in record numbers to enjoy a wide variety of sports...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 22
In his current budget proposal, Gov. Wolf seeks to mitigate this imbalance. His plan deserves better treatment than earlier initiatives. The still-to...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 22
“(Donald Trump) was the better of two evils given the choice.” TIMMY FINN At the Conservative Political Actions Conference where Trump is being...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 22
We don’t believe in fig leaves – those comforting, but useless, courtesies that let people say they did everything they could to shield people from...
Published on February 22, 2017 - Page 14
Tim Scott, a U.S. senator from South Carolina, last week found himself at the corner of exasperation and recitation. And it wasn’t a good locale....
Published on February 22, 2017 - Page 14
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by E.J. Dionne Jr. of The Washington Post. Let’s not mumble or whisper about the central issue facing our...
Published on February 22, 2017 - Page 14
The Ku Klux Klan has once again papered a Berwick neighborhood with recruiting fliers left on lawns. They were held down with small bags of rice,...
Published on February 22, 2017 - Page 14
I took my wife to Seasons on Main in Bloomsburg, for Valentine’s Day. I had promised her years ago I would never fail to make Valentine’s Day plans...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 17
As of noon yesterday, President Donald Trump marked exactly one month in office. Some month! He pledged during his unorthodox campaign to shake up...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 17
Through my youth the ugliest word in our language was “communism.” Our nation felt threatened by the very thought of the proliferation of such a...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 17
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a recent column in The Philadelphia Inquirer by John Baer, the dean of Harrisburg correspondents. Indulge me. After...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 17
What’s beginning to intrigue me more than the new appointment of our Secretary of Education is that no one seems to notice, or mind, that teaching...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 17
Hi Jim, Permit me to submit this piece of “False News” based on the “Alternative Facts”. It seems that your readers of 30 Seconds and other Downhome...

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