Opinion

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Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 15
I write this open letter to the citizens of Bloomsburg on behalf of their town council, in response to their vote to increase your taxes. Remember...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 15
“We can’t breathe,” echoed across the U.S. by black, white, brown and everyone with a voice who is tired of injustice! Selling loosies, grabbing...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 15
I lived in Reno, Nevada five years, in town among the casinos. Three times while walking to or from work I passed police tape around a chalk outline...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 15
I am writing, belatedly, in response to Dr. Richard Larcom’s letter Sept. 12. When I had him as a professor I found him to be a likable fellow. I was...
Published on December 15, 2014 - Page 6
It turns out alternative energy companies, supposedly kinder than kind to Mother Nature, have some dirty not-so-little secrets. At least one of them...
Published on December 15, 2014 - Page 6
THORN: Bloomsburg Town Council members will get an earful tonight as they listen to some 40 speakers who want to weigh in, pro or con, on a proposed...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 24
ROSE: Bloomsburg restaurateurs Gary Vadakin and Jared Shuman, two guys who know something about the heat in the kitchen, have taken it to the street...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 24
Three years after Graham Spanier was forced out as president of Penn State, and two years after he was charged with crimes in the Jerry Sandusky...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 24
It was the quality of the people of this community that brought my wife Annie and me to this area in 2000. For over 14 years I have served as the...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 24
“In all countries, if someone commits murder, they are prosecuted and jailed. If they commit rape or armed robbery, they are prosecuted and jailed....
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 24
Most have seen the restaurant sign on the door: No shoes, No shirt, No service! Does a person take a Chevy to a Ford garage or a Volvo to a Toyota...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 24
Bloomsburg Midget Football & Cheerleading is a youth organization that focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship and the love of the game. Athletes in...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 27
A blatant case of legislative pandering earlier this year to the National Rifle Association by Gov. Tom Corbett and the General Assembly could well...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 27
It is time for the Montour County community to meet its obligation and provide a monetary base for the educational services of the Thomas Beaver Free...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 27
THORN: Because they failed to competently supervise their police chief, the supervisors in Montour Township now have another headache. Getting rid of...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 27
A gay person cannot have a dress made, so local government is asked to step in. Was food, shelter, medical care or anything else of importance...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 27
“You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do,” — Anne Lamott Ever...
Published on December 13, 2014 - Page 27
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 December 12, 2014 - Page 10
Governor-elect Tom Wolf plans to attend the Pennsylvania Society events in Manhattan, but he’s donating money to food banks rather than host a party...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 10
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...

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