Opinion

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Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 16
Legislation passed in 1990 created the Pennsylvania 911 system and allowed for the collection of $1.50 per wire line (land line telephones) to be...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 16
Five years ago this week Mississippians and millions of other people in the states of the Gulf South began watching as flames soared and oil gushed...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 16
‘Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.” That bit of irreverent wisdom by political humorist P.J...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 6
“It is a cruel and bitter truth that in the fog of war generally and our fighting against terrorists specifically, mistakes — sometimes deadly...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 6
THORN: The prosecution of a former Danville sewer worker exposed the petty greed of government employees handling public money. Metal, purchased...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 6
An online campaign is under way to supplant the seventh American president, Andrew Jackson, with a woman on the $20 bill. Voting on the website...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 33
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 April 26, 2015 - Page 33
Generally, corporations who want to be good citizens within a community will set aside a corporate giving program as part of their operating budget...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 33
Ladies and Gentlemen, in this corner of the ring we have union president Dave Fortunato and representative Mark McDade of the PSEA. And in this...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 33
Reading the story on the Numidia residents unhappy with the noise from the Numidia Raceway, it reminded me of a racetrack on Long Island, where I...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 33
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 — Especially a Republican.”) I gather...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 33
ROSE: It had to be a heart-stopping moment when John Whyne III of rural Catawissa and Dave Beagle of Danville spotted a battered car upside down in a...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 27
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 April 25, 2015 - Page 27
I remember standing in the huddle at his last summer league game that year, just days before his passing. He struggled to hold the marker as he...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 27
I am writing to express my concern on the upcoming showing of the film “Fifty Shades of Grey,” April 29, May 1, and May 3. I am well-versed in the...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 27
Twice recently the Supreme Court has chastised the U.S. Department of Justice for stretching criminal laws beyond their rational application in order...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 27
ROSE: Even though flurries flew as recently as Thursday, today brings our region one of the most reliable harbingers of spring: Knoebels Amusement...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 8
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 April 24, 2015 - Page 8
While Iran continues to dominate the world news front, a remarkable and potentially devastating story is quietly developing in Greece. A wildly...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 8
After reading the letter from Mr. Turzanski on April 16, I felt compelled to refute some of his statements. I have been a firefighter and a haz-mat...

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