Opinion

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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 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 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 12, 2014 - Page 10
The Fort McClure story begins in the latter half of the 18th century with James McClure from Paxton, Lancaster County, PA. While trying to reach...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 10
Members of Town Council might want to take a break, maybe have a nice cup of coffee, and think a bit before tackling that traffic problem at the...
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...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 10
The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hand of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body...
Published on December 12, 2014 - Page 10
As a new year approaches, it’s time we pause for remembrance of the significant things in life. We remember those who have gone before us, and should...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 25
People who oppose natural-gas exploration, pipelines, power plants and the like frequently complain of an unholy, unhealthy relationship between...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 25
In my hands I’m holding a copy of the “Investigative Report on the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya, September 11-12, 2012” by...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Washington Post by Jamie Koufman, a New York City-based physician and researcher who specializes in the...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 25
I watched a video on TV where about four police officers tried to take a large man down to handcuff him. One police officer put what looked like a...
Published on December 11, 2014 - Page 25
My name is Chris DeFrain and I am a gay man. I shouldn’t even have to tell you that but in light of recent events it seems relevant. I work, shop,...

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