Opinion

Published on June 14, 2021 - Page 15
Businesses nearly everywhere in America say they’re desperate for workers, and the latest statistical evidence is the Labor Department’s Jolts report...
Published on June 14, 2021 - Page 15
Texting is replacing talking as the preferred form of communication? According to a recent survey by OpenMarket, 75% of millennials chose texting...
Published on June 13, 2021 - Page 23
InsideSources.com Fifty years ago, on June 13, 1971, The New York Times began publishing the Pentagon Papers, a Department of Defense classified...
Published on June 13, 2021 - Page 23
THORN: There’s been a whole lot of discussion about some very short alleys in a very small town. But Catawissa’s alley argument speaks to what many...
Published on June 13, 2021 - Page 23
I wrote a Letter to the Editor on the feasibility of replacing all fossil fueled cars with electric cars by the year 2050. The Letter was published...
Published on June 13, 2021 - Page 23
InsideSources.com They are so famous, you can recite them from memory. They’re repeated so often, they’ve become part of our cultural currency. And...
Published on June 13, 2021 - Page 23
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Published on June 12, 2021 - Page 15
State legislative leaders contend that a law to require lawmakers to post their expenses isn’t necessary because they plan to require the same thing...
Published on June 12, 2021 - Page 15
ROSE: The Bloomsburg University Council of Trustees has never been a bastion of activism. So we give them credit for speaking out publically ahead of...
Published on June 12, 2021 - Page 15
I am writing as a private citizen and taxpayer in response to your 6/11/21 “thorn” bestowed upon me for questioning the Meadows Project of the...
Published on June 12, 2021 - Page 15
Montour Solar One is a 100-megawatt solar project proposed for Montour County. The project is a joint development effort between Talen Energy — the...
Published on June 12, 2021 - Page 15
Why is grass so dangerous? Because it’s full of blades. ••• What’s the best way to watch a fly-fishing tournament? Live stream. ••• What do you...
Published on June 11, 2021 - Page 8
For Pennsylvania school administrators and boards of education, this summer will present a major challenge on the health front related to, but also...
Published on June 11, 2021 - Page 8
THORN: For the elected representatives of a school district located in a state named for the forest, some of Berwick’s school directors sure seem...
Published on June 11, 2021 - Page 8
InsideSources.com Former Vice President Mike Pence fired the starting pistol on the 2024 presidential race with a speech to the Republican faithful...
Published on June 11, 2021 - Page 8
I recently took a pole, and I found out 100% of people in a tent are angry when it collapses. ••• My friend called and asked me to meet him at the...
Published on June 10, 2021 - Page 15
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman continues a juvenile campaign to fly flags from his Capitol office in defiance of state law. He should stop his...
Published on June 10, 2021 - Page 15
Is cancer on its way to becoming a more survivable disease? A recent series of news stories suggest that science is making progress in defeating...
Published on June 10, 2021 - Page 15
Hey you! Yes, you! You got a good grip on the paper. Breathe deeply in and out a couple of times before continuing. Admit it. You…. now wait…. deep...
Published on June 10, 2021 - Page 15
China Joe Biden is a clear and present danger to our republic. Unfortunately, it is not just his words that are a threat. His America Last agenda is...
Published on June 10, 2021 - Page 15
Fun fact: Australia’s biggest export is boomerangs. It’s also their biggest import. ••• I threw a boomerang 15 years ago. I’ve been living in fear...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
Details are as yet scarce, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker appears poised to put Illinois aboard the vaccine lottery bandwagon, pledging to devote around $7...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
Berwick council is on the right track as it considers barring those using medical marijuana from serving as active firefighters. While our state has...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
On May 28th, 2021 I sent the following acknowledgement to the Members of Council and Town Staff: It’s pretty clear from the election returns that I...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
Systemic racism does not exist in the whole of the U.S.A.! Some will believe if you have an opinion concerning the matter that doesn’t match the...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
“Janitor Mike” This concerns Michael Brobst, custodian of the Southern G.C. Hartman Elementary School. Mike dressed up as a “ballerina” (a picture of...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
If a little humor — fun — means we are returning to normal, I’m for it. While I believe 30 Seconds will have comments on the picture, I think Mike...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
“I’m really clear: we have to deal with the root causes and that is my hope. Period.” Kamala Harris Vice president, responding to criticism after...
Published on June 9, 2021 - Page 15
A group of Americans was touring Ireland. One of the women in the group was a real curmudgeon, constantly complaining. The group arrived at the...
Published on June 8, 2021 - Page 15
With COVID-19 cases falling as vaccination rates rise, schools throughout Maine should have no trouble opening up to full in-person learning at the...