Published on April 15, 2017 - Page 8
The 9-1-1 system in Pennsylvania handles over nine million calls annually from those in need of emergency response from law enforcement, medical, and...
Published on April 15, 2017 - Page 8
As we age, living well demands taking care of several dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, mental, social, intellectual, occupational,...
Published on April 15, 2017 - Page 8
Karen Hacker, director of the Allegheny County Health Department, needed only three words — “my heart aches” — to sum up the news that 613 people in...
Published on April 15, 2017 - Page 8
It is worthwhile to take a look at the manpower loading and financial aspects of our state government every so often. Since the state is apparently...
Published on April 15, 2017 - Page 8
ROSE: Folks say that if you like what you do at your job, it’s not really work, and that makes you one very lucky person. It’s certainly been true...
Published on April 14, 2017 - Page 8
THORN: Hard to believe Sean Spicer still has a job, right? But in his own tongue-tied way, he’s kind of an inspiration. If someone so inept can...
Published on April 14, 2017 - Page 8
The Council Rock School District has a million-dollar problem on its hands; actually, it’s more than a million dollars. And we suspect other school...
Published on April 14, 2017 - Page 8
Gov. Tom Wolf has been beating the drum for more state funding for public education ever since the election campaign of 2014. And, no doubt, school...
Published on April 14, 2017 - Page 8
On March 26, several persons were given the Thomas Paine Award for having the foresight to write letters of something we totally have an opinion on...
Published on April 14, 2017 - Page 8
The second day after our record March snowfall, I had occasion to travel state road 487 from Orangeville to the Lightstreet Interstate 80 interchange...
Published on April 13, 2017 - Page 26
It’s been three years since news broke about the scandal at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, where dozens of veterans died while waiting for...
Published on April 13, 2017 - Page 26
In a pair of interviews, President Donald Trump gave a skewed account of health care and auto jobs under his watch and flatly contradicted himself on...
Published on April 13, 2017 - Page 26
The local news media outlets are reporting that at the request of Gov. Wolf, the Office of Inspector General is investigating Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and...
Published on April 13, 2017 - Page 26
On behalf of Talen Energy’s Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, I’d like to publicly commend the Salem Township Police and Volunteer Fire Department...
Published on April 13, 2017 - Page 26
The Bible is frequently quoted in newspaper opinion pieces. Some opinions are insightful, others not so much. What I rarely detect is a Catholic...
Published on April 12, 2017 - Page 16
A letter to Southern Columbia Area School District taxpayers: I was employed by the SCASD for eight years as a custodian in the elementary school. I...
Published on April 12, 2017 - Page 16
All the air has been sucked out of our political discourse by our new president, by the arch-conservatives fighting him in Congress, and by the far-...
Published on April 12, 2017 - Page 16
Despite the implosion of the GOP’s half-baked American Health Care Act, and regardless of the latest firestorm over a tweet from President Trump, the...
Published on April 12, 2017 - Page 16
In defending President Barack Obama’s decision not to enforce his chemical weapons “red line” against Syria in 2013, Obama and other former officials...
Published on April 12, 2017 - Page 16
Railroad-related tragedies in Pennsylvania underscore the need for individuals to use extreme caution around train tracks. Last year, Pennsylvania...

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