Opinion

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Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 22
For citizens made nervous by the growing cost of the federal leviathan in Washington, yesterday should have been a great day. Republicans, allegedly...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 15
Every holiday season, the Susquehanna Valley Reading Council distributed books to young readers in an effort to spread the love of reading. The...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 15
and DAVID STEITZ We at Commonwealth Health are doing what most people do at this time of year — reflecting on the past year and setting goals for...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 15
Our governor in waiting, Tom Wolf, will arrive for work on his first day with a conflict of interest clinging to his back. It’s a big one. Unions...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 15
No one doubts Governor Andrew Cuomo’s concern for the well-being of New Yorkers. It’s just not clear that a ban on hydraulic fracturing protects it...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 15
“I’m excited for my reading challenge. I’ve found reading books very intellectually fulfilling. Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Charles Krauthammer in The Washington Post. There’s an old Cold War joke — pre-pantyhose — that to...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 6
ROSE: This is a belated rose to Carol Mas, Bloomsburg’s former administrator. In the two years since Mas retired, the cost of running the town has...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: In these excerpts from a Time magazine essay, libertarian Matt Welch sees five trends shaping the new year: 1. The end of America...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 29
It’s been nine years since the last high schooler was selected in the NBA draft. That’s because back in 2005, the NBA raised the minimum age for...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Dana Milbank of The Washington Post. I wanted to do something for my country during the holidays, so I...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 29
ROSE: Before the first day of the new year was hours old, we had yet another example of how volunteers stand ready always to protect us. At 2:45 a.m...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 23
It is both outrageous and disgraceful that U.S. military personnel — particularly Special Operations units that routinely engage hostile forces —...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 23
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 January 3, 2015 - Page 23
ROSE: To Agape of Bloomsburg, which will be welcoming people in from the cold this winter. The doors of the Agape Center at 19 E. Seventh St. will be...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 23
I am taking this opportunity to give a heart-filled thank you to all the individuals and organizations who graciously donated to the “Baby Mary...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 23
Following fatal school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and elsewhere, liberal politicians and editorialists blamed the National Rifle Association...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from reporting by the ProPublica investigative journalism project and the New York Times; for the full story: www.propublica...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 23
“We deal with a lot of avalanches and a lot of snow. That kind of karma is something we don’t pass up.” Marty Mobley One of three snowmobilers who...
Published on January 2, 2015 - Page 8
Mandatory Minimum Sentencing (MMS) is just one of the damaging byproducts of the barrage of tough sentencing laws passed in the last four decades....

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