Opinion

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Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 23
“Never in my 17 years in the Senate has a governor — Republican or Democrat — shown this type of disrespect for a member of the General Assembly.”...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 8
This is in response to the articles that have been written about Christine Delong, Mahoning Township’s Secretary and Treasurer, and the attacks that...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 8
A form of insulin, the diabetic’s best friend, may one day help trip up the world’s most feared sneak thief, Alzheimer’s. The effects of the memory-...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 8
A prosecutor has many roles, but one of the most important roles when looking into a case, especially a murder case, is you take your time gathering...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 8
A New York court in Manhattan made a startling order recently that could lead to classifying two chimpanzees as “legal persons.” While animal...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 25
Monday, May 11, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 19 Primary Election.
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 25
This letter is provided to share information related to Mike Kuziak, candidate for Montour County Commissioner. There is word on the street that a...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 25
The corruption found in Ferguson, Mo., by the Department of Justice probe involving fines to finance is typical small-town America, including Berwick...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 25
The rise of public opposition to fracking and citing that industry’s safety failures which place Pennsylvanians at risk, the industry has increased...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 25
Reading about the growing number of plaintiffs in the lawsuits to shut down a hog barn near Berwick, part of a line from a Bob Dylan song keeps...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Kate Cohen, a writer based in Albany, published Tuesday in The Washington Post. My daughter announced...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 13
“While all the facts are not in yet, last night’s attack serves as a reminder that free and protected speech, no matter how offensive to some, never...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 13
Religion’s role in public life has been much in the news. Locally, there’s the flap over the cross on the Lehigh County seal. Nationally, there’s...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 13
Reports say hackers from Kremlin were successful in gaining access to the White House computer system and able to read President Barack Obama’s “...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 13
This is an important message for people who went to the Affordable Care Act Marketplace for health insurance. This is what happened to me. I was a...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 13
As it’s turned out, there are no “death panels,” as Sarah Palin and other opponents of Obamacare predicted. But there is this: To help pay for its...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 13
Where is the Federal Election Commission when you need it? With more money than ever swirling around political campaigns, the FEC should be making...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 16
Monday, May 11, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 19 Primary Election.
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 16
“My number one priority in instituting a curfew was to ensure the public peace, safety, health and welfare of Baltimore citizens. It was not an easy...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 16
It is interesting to periodically assess the performance of various departments of the federal government. One department that could stand some...

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