Opinion

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Published on June 25, 2014 - Page 11
While consumer fireworks are safer today than ever before, people must still follow the recommended safety rules for use of the products in order to...
Published on June 25, 2014 - Page 11
AGAPE is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund (BHWF) of the Central Susquehanna Community...
Published on June 25, 2014 - Page 11
Taxes in the Danville Area School District are increasing 2.5 percent, and with the taxpayers shouldering the burden of the budget, how much say do...
Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 18
This letter is to all my fellow countrymen. In the Bible we read in the book of Ezekiel 33:1-12; The Lord proclaims through the Prophet Ezekiel, that...
Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 18
I recently took my wife to an appointment at Geisinger in Danville. Upon arriving, a radiator hose on my car sprang a bad leak. We went to the...
Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 18
Between 1870 and 1930, the Democratic Party used fraud, whippings, lynching, murder, intimidation, and humiliation to get the black vote. They passed...
Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 18
Think about the top 10 diseases that stalk and eventually kill human beings. You know most of them, and you can probably make an educated guess about...
Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 18
In terms of big-picture transportation projects and forward-thinking ideas, Northeastern Pennsylvania has for too long been stuck in a rut. So the...
Published on June 24, 2014 - Page 18
At the same time Congress is considering whether to relax work rules for freight haulers, a truck driver’s lack of sleep is being blamed for the...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: Berwick Fire Chief Bill Coolbaugh got a nice — and well-deserved — surprise recently: $10 in an enveloped adorned with a yellow ducky sticker...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 6
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom or speech, or...
Published on June 23, 2014 - Page 6
It has become perfectly clear that President Barack Obama’s goal is to shut down coal-fired power plants — whether doing so is essential in battling...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 25
We are excited to announce the kick-off to the Ber-Vaughn Pool Campaign. The Berwick Area Swimming Pool Authority has recreated itself, gained local...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 25
The letter to the editor from Richard Larcom concerning gays and religious bigotry was an interesting read. He states “the struggle for acceptance...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 25
Perhaps in the grand scheme of federal schemes, $1.3 billion squandered on seven problematic, even inoperative, state health insurance exchanges is...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 25
ROSE: Bloomsburg’s observance of Independence Day is shaping up as the biggest in years... and less confusing than last year’s. What was once just a...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 25
ProPublica The national furor over concussions misses the primary scourge that is harming kids and damaging youth sports in America. The heightened...
Published on June 22, 2014 - Page 25
A disease once on its way to oblivion apparently is on the rise — and headed this way, say health officials locally and nationwide. So forget rumors...

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