Opinion

Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 13
As the presidential candidates enter a final Election Day sprint unlike any in history, a number of aspects of this year’s race have become clear:...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 13
THORN: When a child or friend was being particularly difficult, people used to tell them, “You don’t have to make a federal case out of it.” But...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 13
To everyone’s extreme relief, there are few opportunities left for individual letter-writers to contribute opinions before election day. This is...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 13
When Republican voters in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, went to the polls last week, little did they know they would be the critical ignition point...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 13
A boy, frustrated with all the rules he had to follow, asked his father, “Dad, how soon will I be old enough to do as I please?” The father answered...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
We know from reporter Bob Woodward’s new book, “Rage,” that last spring, when the coronavirus pandemic was spreading across the United States,...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
ROSE: We haven’t given much credit to Bloomsburg University for its handling of the return of students this fall, but it’s clear administrators there...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
I really don’t like to write letters to the editor, but, and there is always a but. I can no longer keep quiet about my feelings for America. We (...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
I wanted to reply to Paul Miller’s Sept. 16 letter. Oh, now you’re blaming homicide on Trump. No. 1, Trump was and is no authority on this virus...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
InsideSources.com The current political polarization in the United States has caused a dramatic reversal of what is debatable versus what is non-...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
Adam was hanging around the Garden of Eden feeling very lonely. So, God asked him, “What’s wrong with you?” Adam said he didn’t have anyone to talk...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 9
“What we want is compliance.We’re not looking to have summonses issued and further hurt people that are already hurting in New York City, but we want...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 11
Here are excerpts from a column Gerard Baker recently penned for the Wall Street Journal: “Voting by mail is now common enough and problematic...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 11
THORN: Northern Montour County is not a place where change has come quickly. So we understand residents’ concern over a partnership involving Talen...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 11
With this election coming fast, Bob Woodward’s recording of the president’s admission that he had been briefed on the danger presented by the COVID-...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 11
Every four years there is a common statement from some politicians that the rich need to pay their fair share of taxes and lower income earners...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 11
An old guy was working out in the gym when he spotted an attractive young lady. He asked a nearby trainer, “What machine should I use to impress...
Published on September 18, 2020 - Page 11
As a boy I accompanied my grandfather into the woods near my hometown. He searched for berries and mushrooms while I explored the fauna and flora of...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 8
Advocates of an innovative means to expand solar energy production while generating cash for farms apparently have forgotten that they are in...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 8
The Nittany Lions will return to the football field this fall, which is good news for the many Penn State fans in our region, even if none of them...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 8
Historians will possibly look back on Sept. 9, 2020, as the most consequential day in the Trump presidency. It was the day that Americans heard Trump...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 8
Georgia elected only one person as president who completed only one term — until now. Donald Trump is serving Jimmy Carter’s second presidential term...
Published on September 17, 2020 - Page 8
“As President Trump has made clear, he intends to and has shown a way ahead with the Russian federation — and ultimately with China — that we can do...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 7
Here are excerpts from a column David L. Scott recently wrote for the Wall Street Journal: My first car was a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air ragtop. I was 17...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 7
There are few things that reveal the importance of local government oversight more than sewage. We make more of the stinky sludge every day, and as...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 7
Pennsylvania law defines negligent homicide as the doing of a lawful act in a reckless or grossly negligent manner that causes the death of another...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 7
With Election Day now two months away and the nation awash in crises, it’s hard to know just where to place our limited attention. This is an appeal...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 7
Reader Dennis Ashenfelder submits this true story: My oldest grandson had a birthday coming soon. I asked him how old he was going to be. He...
Published on September 16, 2020 - Page 7
“This is not a partisan issue.” Kamala Harris Democratic vice presidential candidate, surveying wildfire damage Tuesday in her home state of...
Published on September 15, 2020 - Page 6
Last week, America marked the 19th anniversary of an event that along with Pearl Harbor will always be remembered as a day of infamy. On Sept. 11,...