Opinion

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Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 6
For more than a week, the number one story has been the W.W. Bridal Boutique controversy. People on both sides of the issue have been very vocal and...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 6
Few know this — it certainly isn’t taught in schools — but one of America’s first, influential gun-control groups was the Ku Klux Klan. After the...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 6
York County’s heroin problem has reached epidemic proportions. That’s according to people on the front lines of a battle to raise awareness about a...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 6
Sports play an important part in many of our lives; just look at how many pages it covers in any newspaper. Now comes the disturbing part. Danville...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 6
I read with interest the weekly question in Monday’s paper regarding the bridal gown issue and a local wedding store. I just don’t get it. If the...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 6
“I’m not a vindictive person, but he (flouts) the law. He’s a menace to society.” Richard Shaw On Joshua S. Kovaschetz who is facing charges in an...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 21
Should the government be able to coerce a family farm into hosting a same-sex wedding? In a free society, the answer is no. Family farms should be...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 21
The uneven evolution of mental-health treatment in America has left some people who work in the field vulnerable to injury on the job. This problem...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 21
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Eugene Robinson in The Washington Post. The fire this time is about invisibility. Our society expects the...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 21
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 August 21, 2014 - Page 21
I want to thank the young couple I encountered at the Scott Township Giant store Saturday morning, Aug. 16. We were leaving the self-checkout section...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 21
We would like to address the issue of freedom of religion and free enterprise. It seems more and more it is those that hold to their faith in Jesus...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 15
There are two things in life that are certain, death and taxes. Unfortunately, most taxes are regressive, unfair taxes that impact harder on low and...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 15
Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship is a group of Penn State alumni and friends who immediately recognized that poor leadership was...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 15
“The produce and the products that we have at breakfast and across the menu are fresher than — no disrespect intended — what most of you have in your...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 15
There have been several incidents in the recent past between those supporting homosexual unions and businesses that cater to those looking to wed....
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 15
If you’re among the thousands of area residents who will be paying school property taxes before Aug. 31 to take advantage of that “discount,” here’s...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: This commentary, linking a controversy here to one near Scranton and legislation pending in Harrisburg, was issued Monday by the...
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 16
Bob Mellow has had many titles in his time. But victim of politics? Hah! The Pennsylvania Democrat once was president pro tempore of the...
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 16
Insanity is engulfing America.... Our great democracy no longer exists. We now live in what I call a “Minocracy.” The majority has been silenced …...

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