Opinion

Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
Seems an elderly gentleman had serious hearing problems for a number of years. He went to the doctor and the doctor was able to have him fitted for a...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
I am writing in response to your editorial of Aug. 14, relating to Berwick Police Officer Brandon Shultz, entitled, “A dishonorable cop remains in...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
Mainstream national news media have been reduced to pandering to roughly one-quarter of Americans who are predisposed to agree with them. Everyone...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” — Matthew 16,26 There was a monk who went up the mountain...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
On April 6, 1918, the United States Congress adopted “The American’s Creed” as an expression of our national faith and purpose. It represents...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
THORN: Township Turbulence, Part 1: At a meeting this week in Conyngham Township, Columbia County, residents learned that ex-supervisor Linda...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of being a member of a small, but appreciative, audience at the First Methodist Church in Berwick. We were...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
When I was little, I used to tell my mom that I wanted to be buried in one of those pretty buildings in the cemetery. Being a kid, I wasn’t yet...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
Sign seen on a door: DON’T TALK ABOUT YOURSELF, WE’LL DO THAT WHEN YOU LEAVE! ••• Dinner menu choices: 1. Take it. 2. Leave it.
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
Ms. Wemple’s utility pole story comes across as another example of seemingly attempting to stir up the town by reporting written to do so. First, in...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
A hearing Monday in Mahoning Township became a platform for residents to criticize and make baseless predictions about the effects of a proposed...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
In our polarized age of spite-based politics, some partisans have taken the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” concept to preposterous lengths. One of...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
Gun violence cuts short the lives of Americans in our offices, churches, schools, movie theaters, nightclubs, neighborhoods, and homes. For this...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Local liberals are telling us that America’s founders were liberals. IF this is true, then liberals wrote up the ideals of liberals, which would be...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Having read and heard many of the so called “experts” on the drug crisis, I wonder if any of them ever really talked with addict. Oh, I’m sure many...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Character. It’s always mattered. It still does, even if some of the most important people in Berwick don’t seem to think so. Character is...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
I would like to take the time to thank Commander Repko and J. Dockey Timbrell for their support of Sen. John McCain. Yes, Mr. Repko, a Navy jet...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Yesterday my daughter emailed me again, asking why I didn’t do something useful with my time. (As if sitting around the pool drinking wine isn’t a...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
We... continue to be appalled by the lack of transparency that permeates the culture of elected officials in Pennsylvania. The Caucus investigation...
Published on August 13, 2018 - Page 6
So far, Smithfield Foods is 0-for-3 in lawsuits filed against it by neighbors of its industrial-scale hog farms. Given juries’ reactions to the...

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