Opinion

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Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 16
Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Earth Day this Wednesday, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made it official: U.S....
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 16
State Rep. Brian Sims recently visited Bloomsburg University, proclaiming “Bias ban’s failure is shameful.” In fact, one of the most shameful things...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 16
I am writing in response to your editorial, “Can academic rigor curb campus excess?” (April 16). William H. Whyte, in his 1956 book “The...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 16
The people who say they’re bothered by noise from racing at the Numidia Dragway seem to have lost the ability to hear themselves. Because if they...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 16
If you’ve ever driven Interstate 83 North on the way home from Baltimore, you’ve noticed the difference: a smooth and trouble-free stretch of highway...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 6
“Everyone smelled bleach-like odors.” MOHAMED TENNARI A Syrian doctor, who showed a graphic video to reporters of a suspected chlorine attack last...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 6
THORN: Berwick Mayor Tim Burke’s strenuous denials of bullying accusations ring hollow. As with any newcomer to elected office, he started his term...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 6
When 10 Democratic mayors from Pennsylvania cities complain that the Legislature isn’t doing anything about pension reform, it’s beyond time for...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 25
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 April 19, 2015 - Page 25
“If your children are no better than you are, you have fathered them in vain, indeed you have lived in vain.” — Solzhenitsyn from “Cancer Ward” By...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 25
Bogus, wrong, misguided, false! The news is full of reports of black people being shot by the police. If the press is to believed it is open season...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 25
The success of the local naloxone initiative has been astonishing. Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about a new case where a person who had...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 25
ROSE: The recent ground breaking for the start of work on a floodwall in Bloomsburg figured to be a happy, but not very newsworthy event. It’s only...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 25
“I fully acknowledge any harm caused by my crimes and accept responsibility for my conduct. As a former member of the Pennsylvania Judiciary, I...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 23
Few Pennsylvanians know or care who Sam Brownback is, but we all should. Brownback, a former U.S. Senator, is governor of Kansas, a state which, in...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 23
Two hundred and some years ago the Poles faced a grave danger; instead of standing up to face the challenge, they quarreled about the costs, did...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 23
Mention the phrase social-welfare programs to a conservative and he winces in pain. To him, these billions paid for health care, food stamps, child-...
Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 23
THORN: So the brightest lights of the Columbia County Republican Party decide not to endorse a sitting commissioner — a proven vote-getter with a...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 8
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 April 17, 2015 - Page 8
Indiana’s newly enacted “religious liberty” law has provoked nation-wide controversy, largely because its chief champions are religious conservatives...

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