Opinion

Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 6
The holiday season will be officially upon us in a few days, but for businesses and nonprofits it might as well already be here. Both are already...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 6
Somewhere today, a person — maybe more than one — is alive because of Mackenzie Milheim’s final gift. On this Thanksgiving eve, we should all give...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 6
The cover story from Sunday’s issue (“Area pols have voting doubts,” 11/22) was disappointing and discouraging. In it, a series of local officials —...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 6
WHO IS PRESIDENT OF THE BLOOMSBURG FAIR ASSOCIATION? About 40 years ago I PURCHASED a Bloomsburg Fair Membership. There are over 1,000 of us and I...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 6
A medieval astrologer prophesied to a king that his favorite mistress would soon die. Sure enough, the woman died a short time later. The king was...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 6
“Together, these public servants will restore America globally, its global leadership and its moral leadership. It’s a team that reflects the fact...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
The state Department of Transportation plans to accelerate major rehabilitation or reconstruction of five to 10 major bridges across the state by...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
Any pro football fan can tell you if a rookie quarterback is thrown into a high-pressure game with a banged-up offensive line and a never-before-used...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
The election is over. Looks like Biden, by hook or by crook, may be our next President. I am a registered Republican, and I do believe there was...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
These days we hear a lot about honoring heroes, mostly in the medical profession. But there are a lot of unsung heroes out there who are never...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
In the life of every person there is always good news and bad news. Whether good or bad, depends on a person’s point of view. Some are happy with the...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
Credit where it’s due Lisa Schaefer, executive director of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, authored a guest editorial printed...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
“Democracy is in retreat around the world, and unfortunately it’s also in retreat at home because of the president taking a two-by-four to its...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 11
uestion: A lion was walking in the jungle and came upon two men. One was sitting on a rock reading a book, and the other is working at a typewriter...
Published on November 23, 2020 - Page 14
Even in these divided times, there are few who would disagree with the sentiment behind President Trump’s tweeted desire to bring the “BRAVE Men and...
Published on November 23, 2020 - Page 14
Even as counties are still completing critical activities related to the November election, we are already reflecting on our experiences. We applaud...
Published on November 23, 2020 - Page 14
It’s my wife’s birthday soon, and she’s been leaving jewelry catalogs all over the house. She’ll be happy to know I got the hint. I got her a...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 10
The French Laundry up in Yountville isn’t just another good California restaurant. It has the coveted three stars from the real French guys, the...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 10
ROSE: An uncertain beginning to the fall sports season has led to a triumphant November for many of our area’s high school sports teams. In this...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 10
Words from Crosby Stills and Nash’s song, “Teach Your Children Well,” have been ringing in my ears lately. Specifically: “You who are on the road/...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 10
‘This is our moment to make hope and history rhyme,” said then-nominee Joe Biden at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. This allusion to the...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 10
A man and his ever-nagging wife went on vacation to Jerusalem. While they were there, the wife passed away. The undertaker told the husband, “You can...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 9
President Trump has so far been unwilling to concede to Joe Biden, and his latest argument is that the voting machines must have been rigged. Where’s...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 9
ROSE: It’s rare that you’ll see us praising more automation in the medical system. But Geisinger’s recently announced plan to send a computerized...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 9
‘Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in.” The Godfather. Greed motivates the Danville Teacher’s Union, and they won. How can...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 9
Utility scammers never take a day off. That’s why we want to help you stop them at every turn. One of the best ways to help do that is to arm you...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 9
In a murder trial, the defense attorney was cross-examining the coroner: “Before you signed the death certificate, had you taken the pulse?” the...
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 6
Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital Every day we’re faced with choices. Some are less important than others, like deciding what to wear or what to pack...
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 6
Over the next several weeks, about 3.8 million rapid COVID-19 tests will be distributed to nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the state....
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 6
ROSE: If you’re looking to find the positive in a gloomy situation, Scott Township’s cessation of leaf pickup — brought on by a COVID-19 diagnosis,...