Opinion

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Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 6
I came of age watching Jack Nicholson in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” I still remember the impact of that 1975 film about the inhabitants of a...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 6
July 4, 1776 gave birth to perhaps the most revolutionary political document in the history of civilization, submitted by men who proclaimed, “with a...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 25
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 July 3, 2014 - Page 25
“The PSEA estimate is 12 percent of membership dues for the 2012-2103 membership year will be used for lobbying and political expense.” That’s about...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 25
Adapted from the book: “Tramp for the Lord” by Corrie Ten Boom I gave some intellectuals some Dutch chocolate and since chocolate was very rare...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 25
In the past 15 years, some 190 municipalities in the United States, including several large cities, have passed ordinances imposing bans or fees on...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 25
Another letter from Diane Gramley, another letter of hate and misinformation. Before anyone takes her letters to heart, let’s look at her track...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column in Tuesday’s Washington Post by Sandra Fluke, who testified before Congress in 2012 about the importance of...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 11
There have been calls to Berwick City Hall from residents stating they don’t see police patrolling their streets enough. The culmination of this was...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 11
It is worthwhile to take a look at the manpower and financial aspects of our state government every year or two and determine how well the state...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 11
EDITOR’S NOTE: The accidental shooting at last weekend’s gun show generated news stories coast to coast and around the world. Here’s how Justin...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 11
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 July 2, 2014 - Page 11
“The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) will continue to act in order to restore the peaceful living to the civilians of the state of Israel. The Hamas...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 11
The Lord’s Own Recipe for bread is found in Ezekiel 4:9. “Take for yourself wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and spelt; put them into one vessel...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 11
“All men are created equal.” So states the Declaration of Independence, which was signed on July 4, 1776. Americans believed we were here because of...
Published on July 1, 2014 - Page 16
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 July 1, 2014 - Page 16
The voters of Pennsylvania are dissatisfied with Mr. Corbett’s job performance. He accomplished balancing the budget and eliminated the $5 billion...
Published on July 1, 2014 - Page 16
As politicians and pundits debate the attorney general’s review of the Sandusky investigation, here is a word of advice from someone who works in the...
Published on July 1, 2014 - Page 16
‘Of all my children’s fathers, he is the most attentive.” So said Tiffany Luczak of her husband, Robert, while awaiting his arrival in police...
Published on July 1, 2014 - Page 16
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a speech by Wall Street Journal drama critic and columnist Terry Teachout after he was given the Bradley Prize in...

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