Opinion

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Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
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 4, 2014 - Page 6
Pennsylvania leads the nation in teacher strikes. The Pennsylvania State Education Association is so strong that they laugh at taxpayers and those...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
Alarmed by a frightening epidemic of illegal drug abuse, we may be overlooking one of the oldest solutions known to humankind: religion. Young...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
The apologists are plying their trade for Jonathan Pollard. Only this time, it’s the Obama administration floating the idea of an early release for...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: When Hannah Ledezma trades her flats for high-heeled shoes, her symbolic transition from girlhood to womanhood will be nearly...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 20
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Dana Milbank in Wednesday’s Washington Post. Who wants to marry a billionaire? John Kasich does. So do...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 20
President Barack Obama and Pope Francis stuck to mostly safe, common ground — primarily concern for the poor — when the two met last week. But the...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 20
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 3, 2014 - Page 20
Do the Danville teachers need more money? NO! Yes, I do think we have excellent teachers, but we also have not-so-good teachers. I’ve been to some...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 20
In 1955 my father and I purchased one of the oldest farms in Berwick, Doane Farm, which was over 200 years old at the that time. The farm had 27 cows...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 20
‘Mammas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys.” Pick them up, snuggle them close, and whisper in their tiny ears: “welding.” Demand for...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
“I have not had a physical in over 15 years. I told myself, ‘You need to do this. Your daughter loved you and needs you.’” DIONNE GILBERT A 51-year-...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
“Ralpho Skeptic” in 30 Seconds: So Bush spent $20 million in eight years on vacations? That averages out to $2.5 million per year! Obama spends more...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
Has anyone seen the commercial for McCann School of Business and Technology? Doesn’t something seem incredibly wrong with it? The surgical nurse...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Ind., rallied around a toddler who needed a...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
When I see a front page headline about another meth arrest in Berwick, I unfortunately am not surprised. Quite a few of the people pictured are...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
The teachers union is losing its grip on reality. And we’re not even talking about its outrageous contract demands. In its latest assault on the...
Published on April 2, 2014 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Michael Gerson in The Washington Post. Part of this year’s Lenten discipline for many religious people...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 15
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 1, 2014 - Page 15
We, the home and business owners in Montour County, need to stand together and ring in this teachers union. Only together can we stand up to this out...

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