Published on February 28, 2017 - Page 17
WASHINGTON — In President Donald Trump’s estimation, the U.S. border isn’t merely porous, it’s “wide open.” Darkness and danger are everywhere, even...
Published on February 28, 2017 - Page 17
‘Cost disease,” a concept long known to economists, has begun surfacing in non-academic discussions because it provides insight into a question that...
Published on February 28, 2017 - Page 17
Some guy finds a hate group recruitment brochure on his lawn. He decides, on his own, to make 21,601 copies, and somehow manages to deliver those...
Published on February 28, 2017 - Page 17
Like many of my neighbors I made a baptismal covenant that had me promise to “strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity...
Published on February 28, 2017 - Page 17
The recent local distribution and publication of “white pride” flyers from the Ku Klux Klan is a vivid reminder that intolerance, bigotry, and racism...
Published on February 27, 2017 - Page 6
One of the features on the White House website that didn’t vanish when President Trump took the oath of office is the “We the People” page, which...
Published on February 27, 2017 - Page 6
ROSE: For a teacher, it’s necessary to have a good lesson or message to impart. But what’s really needed to get it across is a good story. And, boy...
Published on February 26, 2017 - Page 29
ROSE: To keep any business operating for 40 years is not easy. To keep a downtown department store open and in the black for that long is...
Published on February 26, 2017 - Page 29
If the Tea Party movement had held its first rally on January 21, 2009, instead of midsummer of that year, would anything have changed? Probably not...
Published on February 26, 2017 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a copy, shared for publication, of an email sent to the nine elected Southern Columbia Area School Board members after a...
Published on February 26, 2017 - Page 29
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor’s health care law covers “very few people.” The government says the actual...
Published on February 25, 2017 - Page 11
We grandmothers are convinced the current political efforts to shut down Planned Parenthood clinics would be a devastating loss for our children and...
Published on February 25, 2017 - Page 11
EDITOR’S NOTE : This is a copy of a letter sent to President Trump at the White House; publication requested by the author. Dear President Trump,...
Published on February 25, 2017 - Page 11
Our state economy is in a funk. Over the past two years, the state unemployment rate has increased to 5.7 percent, while the U.S. average fell to 4.6...
Published on February 25, 2017 - Page 11
ROSE: We took some heat this week for covering a talk at Bloomsburg University by Imam Daayiee Abdullah, an openly gay, African-American Muslim. “...
Published on February 25, 2017 - Page 11
There is no way to prove this, but see if you agree: The average American parent would be glad to see his public high school celebrate Martin Luther...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
Mr. Kendron, thank you for not wanting to hide the ugliness of the world (Letter from the Editor, Feb. 23). Just because we do not speak of racism,...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
“The time is always ripe to do it right.” — Dr. Martin Luther King “We chose to live in America, nurtured by good people; we could not simply speak...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
Pennsylvanians need not shake in their boots over a finding by state environmental regulators that there is a likely correlation between a gas...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 8
While working in my garden on one of those spring like days we sometimes get during the winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania, I started wondering why...

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