Opinion

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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
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth in a series of columns by the Columbia County Farm Bureau about “The State of Agriculture.” By Allen L. Breach I...
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...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 15
You really need to know only two things about the federal flood-insurance program to evaluate its wisdom. First, many owners say they couldn’t afford...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 15
State Rep. Frank Farry, R-142, Middletown, is sponsoring a bill to regulate the indoor tanning industry. Many states already have such laws;...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 15
The proposal for installation of a major natural gas pipeline along a north-south route through Columbia County could be one of the biggest...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 6
“If it weren’t for the technologies, nobody would have had a clue where to look.” SCOTT HAMILTON Managing director of aviation consultancy Leeham Co...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 6
The cartel that is college athletics has been whistling past its day of judgment for decades. It makes billions of dollars off the backs of student...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 6
THORN: Corey Michael Davis, the volunteer firefighter accused of setting fires in Mocanaqua, told police he did it “because of the rush he got.”...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from Ann Coulter’s most recent column. I’ve been thrown off my health insurance — THANKS, OBAMACARE! — and have spent...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
ROSE: How about the local Boy Scouts? The Columbia-Montour Council learned recently that it finished first in the Northeast Region and second in the...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
The rising rate of unemployment among teenagers is the perfect storm of social and economic trends that is clouding the future for American youth,...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
From the article printed on March 24, titled, “Cops: Bloom man lied about crime record on form to purchase rifle,” a Bloomsburg man tried to buy a...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
There has been talk of a possible bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $12 per hour, and eliminate the tipped wage of $2.83 per hour. As a...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
In reference to the Berwick woman’s 30-second comment (3/28) concerning tax exemptions for seniors, it is definitely time for Pennsylvania to...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 25
In celebration of National Doctors’ Day today, we would like to publicly recognize and thank all local physicians for their skill and compassion in...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 23
“It’s like preparing so long for a big game and then when you win — it is pure joy.” RAMOGI HUMA Former UCLA linebacker after a federal agency ruled...

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