Published on September 26, 2017 - Page 20
I am writing concerning Mr. Scotty Kline, a Northwest teacher who “allegedly abused a student” this past May. I must share with you and your readers...
Published on September 26, 2017 - Page 20
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation. The 1960s and ’70s saw a hurricane of political athletes:...
Published on September 26, 2017 - Page 20
A Harrisburg man came into our town to hold a demonstration that he hopes will educate our rural folk about Confederate flags. His name is Gene Stilp...
Published on September 26, 2017 - Page 20
Young women attending Bloomsburg or just about any other university are, without doubt, in danger of being raped. It’s the worst of many perils young...
Published on September 26, 2017 - Page 20
Some people say they display the Stars and Bars (i.e., Confederate flag) as a way to honor the courage of Confederate soldiers who fought for states...
Published on September 25, 2017 - Page 6
In 1988, the death by starvation of a 3-year-old girl, Beatrice Bird, shocked our region. Her family had assigned custody of the child to her half-...
Published on September 25, 2017 - Page 6
Race remains a thorny subject in the United States, and in schools, too. Ignoring the subject is not going to make it go away. Failing to equip our...
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 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 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...

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