Opinion

Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 8
If the land for the planned apartments on the former Bloomsburg Mills property is removed from tax rolls, what will that mean for the rest of us who...
Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 8
Protecting the environment and wildlife often calls for balancing benefits and costs. No, it’s not written as such into relevant legal codes or...
Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 8
It’s a phrase not heard much anymore, but it used to be that when someone got really upset, persons in the vicinity were likely to say, “He’s in...
Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 8
I am responding to Pastor Randy Boston’s “Give Sundays back to churches” (May 17, p. 10). If just one “star” athlete in a public school would...
Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 8
A little boy was afraid of the dark. One night his mother told him to go out to the back porch and bring her the broom. “Mama,” he said, “I don’t...
Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 8
As the parent of three, young children, I know how important it is to have access to reliable health care. From the earliest days of infancy,...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 6
“LGBTQ students in North Bend, Oregon, have been harassed, threatened, bullied and assaulted just for being who they are. “What is worse is that when...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 6
With apologies both to Shakespeare and Julius Caesar, we come neither to praise nor to bury Eric Bower. On the one hand, his decision to resign as...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 6
Re: Jay Nixon’s attempt (letter, May 15) to counter Joy Pullman’s May 13 expose of The Southern Poverty Law Center, or SPLC. The Weekly Standard...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 6
A man walking along a California beach was deep in prayer. All of a sudden he said out loud, “Lord, grant me one wish.” Suddenly the sky clouded, and...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 6
The newest addition to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Tony Perkins, does not believe in religious freedom. Perkins, who was...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 6
After you’ve kicked the can down the road enough, you finally run out of road. Sadly, this is where our state government finds itself because it’s...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 6
When he was running for office, President Trump was a fan, in theory, at least, of the regularized, semi-formal politician-reporter scrum known as...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 6
We cringe whenever we hear politicians talk about “creating jobs.” You should, too. That’s because it usually means one of two things: • Tax money...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 13
Well, two months have passed since my last letter, “It’s over, gun lovers, suck it up! was printed with my suggestions to stop mass killings in our...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 13
The vast majority of Americans, including ardent Second Amendment defenders, agree that people with serious mental illness shouldn’t have access to a...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 13
It is beyond ludicrous that President Donald Trump’s White House refuses to even acknowledge, let alone apologize for, the hard-hearted insult slung...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 13
ROSE: The beautiful month of May, with its flowering trees, warmer weather and the promise of more to come, can turn ugly weather wise with barely a...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 13
Pennsylvania’s EMS providers responded to 1,143,134 requests for assistance throughout the Commonwealth in 2016. That equates to a dispatch every 27...
Published on May 19, 2018 - Page 10
ROSE: Congratulations to Dennis Wolff of Millville, who now finds himself one election away from a seat in the Congress of the United States. Wolff...

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