Opinion

Published on May 24, 2024 - Page 20
Two years after the Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade, some states have moved to limit abortions while others have become sanctuaries. The figures...
Published on May 24, 2024 - Page 20
THORN: It's a shame arbitrary lines on 19th century maps prevent Bloomsburg's fire and medical first responders from taking advantage of a state law...
Published on May 24, 2024 - Page 20
InsideSources.com The higher education marketing and branding industry is about to hit high school juniors like Finals Week. Pamphlets, emails, ads...
Published on May 24, 2024 - Page 20
InsideSources.com Quick, what's the name of Taylor Swift's latest album? Too easy? Try this: What's the name of her most popular album? If you were...
Published on May 23, 2024 - Page 15
The PUC giveth and the PUC can taketh away. Following a hefty, and welcome, rate reduction last December that cut natural gas prices for residential...
Published on May 23, 2024 - Page 15
Children should learn about the Pledge of Allegiance in school. They also should learn the proper way to fold and care for an American flag. In an...
Published on May 23, 2024 - Page 15
I've been thinking how lucky I am. Married to a man for 55 years next month (June). He also served his country for 20 years. He's an active member...
Published on May 23, 2024 - Page 15
InsideSources.com Hope is essential for a thriving society, yet only half of Americans are hopeful for the nation's future. To address this challenge...
Published on May 23, 2024 - Page 15
You know you are getting old when friends with benefits means having someone who can drive at night. *** The other day I bought a new GPS for old...
Published on May 22, 2024 - Page 16
Raising fees is a smart step the Legislature can take to address growing crisis in plastic pollution Without a doubt, plastic pollution has...
Published on May 22, 2024 - Page 16
The bill that passed through the state Legislature banning cell-phone use by drivers in Pennsylvania makes sense. We just wish it didn't also have...
Published on May 22, 2024 - Page 16
May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal nearly 50,000 individuals...
Published on May 22, 2024 - Page 16
InsideSources.com Imagine a classroom where lessons come to life, leaping off the page into 3D reality. Take natural history, for instance. Kids have...
Published on May 22, 2024 - Page 16
What do you call a lobster that's afraid of tight spaces? Claws-trophobic. *** What do you call a tired and overworked lobster? A frustracean. ***...
Published on May 21, 2024 - Page 6
Pennsylvania House legislators have come out in strong support of maternal doula care with a package of bills affectionately called the "Momnibus."...
Published on May 21, 2024 - Page 6
The cheapest way to get the residents of Lime Ridge, Almedia and the rest of South Centre Township connected to a safe sewerage system has been clear...
Published on May 21, 2024 - Page 6
InsideSources.com May is National Water Safety Month, and with public pools set to open over the Memorial Day weekend, it's the perfect time to focus...
Published on May 21, 2024 - Page 6
InsideSources.com In 2021, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was convicted of trying to bribe a magistrate and sentenced to three years in...
Published on May 20, 2024 - Page 6
As you get older a person needs to make certain adjustments. Things like never keep the chili powder next to the cinnamon. *** We celebrated last...
Published on May 20, 2024 - Page 6
InsideSources.com Every so often, a genuine genius comes along, a person who makes an incredible impact on human history. Yet sometimes, even a...
Published on May 19, 2024 - Page 25
The passage this month of a bill that will ban motorists from handling cellphones on Pennsylvania roadways was a testament to the determination of...
Published on May 19, 2024 - Page 25
ROSE: Bloomsburg’s council recently discussed a sorority that reserved a Town Park pavilion for Block Party Saturday; allowed drinking, a violation...
Published on May 19, 2024 - Page 25
What's happening on CNN and MSNBC is disgusting, but not surprising. Some of their so-called pundits and reporters have been downright giddy while...
Published on May 19, 2024 - Page 25
Last week, right-wing commentator Ann Coulter told former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy to his face she would not have voted for...
Published on May 18, 2024 - Page 15
There's so much unfairness in America today it shouldn't be surprising to see people take to the streets in protest because they no longer believe...
Published on May 18, 2024 - Page 15
ROSE: Jamie Walsh, the Republican candidate for Luzerne County's 117th Legislative District, thanked the election board for its work during a meeting...
Published on May 18, 2024 - Page 15
After watching a number of minutes or maybe hours of TV congressional testimony by members of the Washington Administration on the topic of illegal...
Published on May 18, 2024 - Page 15
Home sales remain sluggish thanks to high interest rates and a shortage of homes for sale, and that is really bad for America. Because as more...
Published on May 17, 2024 - Page 15
ROSE: If you've ever heard the song that made Aretha Franklin a legend, you know how to spell "R-E-S-P-E-C-T." We found ourselves humming along with...
Published on May 17, 2024 - Page 15
InsideSources.com On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court took a historic step toward ending injustice with its decision in Brown v. Board...