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Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 25
Five years ago Kenworth of Pennsylvania employed 210 employees with a total of five dealerships. Today we employ over 300 Pennsylvanians at eight...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 25
Most of the headlines out of Harrisburg these past few weeks have been about the budget (late again) and the relationship between freshman Democratic...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 25
The vote Sunday in Greece against accepting the terms of international donors for a bailout of its sinking economy puts the country and the other 18...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 25
Author Dean Koontz said, “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” The Danville Area School District, and in...
Published on July 8, 2015 - Page 15
In a disservice to its readers, the Press Enterprise has published a propaganda piece by the notorious Heartland Institute (June 7) a corporatist “...
Published on July 8, 2015 - Page 15
When we run into something ghastly we often become speechless and eventually outraged. Then we call our elected representatives; send nasty letters...
Published on July 8, 2015 - Page 15
Well, this didn’t take long. A Montana man, inspired by the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, went to his local courthouse last...
Published on July 8, 2015 - Page 15
Pennsylvania’s budget deadline (has) come and gone, leaving lawmakers trying to explain how, in failing to agree on a spending plan, they bungled one...
Published on July 8, 2015 - Page 15
“From the peak of Chimborazo to the Pacific coast, from the Amazon rainforest to the Galapagos Islands, may you never lose the ability to thank God...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 16
It seems that one of the most popular words used by both federal and state elected officials is the word “fair.” We hear that taxes should be fair,...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 16
I’m going to start this letter with something we have all heard many times: The definition of insanity is doing something over and over, and...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 16
Opponents of a gas pipeline proposed for Columbia County always try to portray the energy-extraction industry as a steamroller powered by greed,...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 16
On the heels of the Supreme Court’s ruling against EPA emission rules for power plants, 22 states have filed lawsuits against the Obama...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 16
Sixty summers ago, in the 17th season of Little League Baseball, when women did not yet play and few teams existed outside the U.S., the Northern...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 6
“This is not a protest. It is a celebration to overcome fear and blackmail.” GREEK PRIME MINISTER ALEXIS TSIPRAS At a rally in Athens, imploring a “...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 6
However dazzling it might be, technology doesn’t relieve companies of their fundamental moral and legal obligations to compensate people for their...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 6
ROSE: If there were a Nobel Prize for Patience, Eric Larkin and Ty Klusman would be strong contenders. The two spent many hours gluing down pennies...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 29
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced last week what many had waited a long time to hear: Starting in 2020, which will mark the 100th...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 29
ROSE: “When you wish upon a star...” For those of us who grew up in the 1960s watching “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color,” the phrase above...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 29
As we celebrate our country’s 239th birthday, it’s ironic many support dismantling it in the name of progress. One weapon in a very full arsenal is...

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