Opinion

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Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 24
ROSE: For generations, the barbershop — the old-fashioned kind, not today’s hair salon — was among the most democratic of community institutions....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 24
“This, of course, has an impact on our... capabilities to conduct science for an extended period of time. Unfortunately this is not a situation that...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 24
There has been research recently on the possible association between physical activity and life expectancy. To determine the number of years of life...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 23
Today, low self-esteem and identity problems are common and there’s no shortage of Band-Aid fixes. It’s time we reflect on what makes us human, so we...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 23
I’ve been to Athens, Greece. It’s an interesting place. There are a lot of ancient buildings and lots of history. A lot of Christianity can be...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 23
For the first time since the Cold War, the United States has deployed armored reinforcements to Europe. To counter Russia’s aggression, several...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 23
General Motors may be breathing a sigh of relief. It’s no longer the only car company embroiled in a recall controversy. The recent recall of...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 23
ROSE: The Blue Ribbon for academic excellence awarded to Danville Area High School is a “once-in-a-lifetime” honor, says Superintendent Cheryl...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 6
The gambling business is built on bettors’ willful suspension of belief in the laws of probability. If state officials approve another Philadelphia...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 6
Bob and Cheryl Schechterly wrote a very nice letter to the editor on Nov. 12, but there are no civilians in Palestine. Palestinians are taught from a...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 6
Imagine just 20 years ago if the CEO of one of the largest companies in the world publicly admitted he was gay. It would never happen. He would have...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 6
In one of many hilarious scenes in “Ghostbusters,” Dan Akroyd says in horror to Bill Murray after they lose their jobs at a university: “I’ve worked...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 6
“We see a deteriorating financial scenario that casts serious doubt on Pennsylvania’s ability to balance its budget this year.” Rob McCord...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 25
For about a century, working Americans have been told by activists and politicians that they should be willing to pay more in taxes to help those...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 25
“These women have become victims because of the target-based approach to population control.” BRINDA KARAT Of the All India Democratic Women’s...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 25
New federal mortgage regulations don’t require significant down payments. And that’s only inviting a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. The new...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 25
I see your choice of words in the Berwick school truancy report in Thursday, Nov. 6, must be why, “According to officials at the Berwick School...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 25
I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 25
Despite all the panic, Americans don’t face any great risk from Ebola right now. But we do need to worry about a home-grown medical catastrophe of...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 6
A top-ranking general in the United States military praised Israel’s conduct in Operation Protective Edge, saying that all militaries should learn...

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