Opinion

Published on July 23, 2021 - Page 15
I asked an old man, “Even after 95 years, you still call your wife ‘Darling’, ‘Honey’, ‘Love’. What’s the secret?” The old man said “I forgot her...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 15
For years, evidence has mounted that fracking is at least associated with adverse health effects, including a rare cancer cluster among children in...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 15
As summer rolls by, the school year inches closer and with it, a conundrum: how will local school districts balance the clear benefit that in-person...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 15
Car buyers are getting crushed by the rapid increase in the cost of new and used cars, but my dad’s old-school negotiating techniques might offer...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 15
InsideSources.com There are so many crises that make the news, all of which are digested in bite-size morsels: political divisiveness, crime and...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 6
What a sad difference three months makes. In March, Mississippi was among the first states to open limits on vaccination eligibility, allowing...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 6
It was hard to miss the challenge that President Joe Biden posed to Americans as he burned through a recent fiery speech at the National Constitution...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 6
InsideSources.com Every four years the Summer Olympics bring the world together. Through boycotts and terrorist attacks, the Olympics have...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 6
Mary Clancy goes up to Father McGuire after his Sunday morning service, and she’s in tears. He says, “What’s bothering you, Mary, my dear?” She says...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 15
When the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday it would no longer recommend that vaccinated students and teachers wear...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 15
The Sunday death of a Danville-area motorcyclist in a collision with a deer was a tragedy. But it was by no means an isolated one. Deer cause an...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 15
Truth is most often used to mean being in accord with fact or reality. Trump supporters now tell us that the truth is not the same for everyone. We...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 15
After a year of lockdowns and letdowns, many Americans wanted to do Independence Day up right. They were ready to party, to let their patriotic party...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 15
“If we make prudent, multi-year investments in better roads, bridges, transit systems and high speed Internet, a modern resilient electric grid, here...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 15
Always keep several “get well” cards on the mantel. If unexpected guests arrive, they’ll think you’ve been sick and unable to clean.
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 15
According to state law and accepted practices, the problems outlined this week in a Hearst Connecticut Media investigation into problematic police...
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 15
InsideSources.com It has been several decades since Americans dealt with the specter of inflation. However, according to several economic...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 6
President Biden and other world leaders are on the brink of an extraordinary agreement that could curb the maddening — and until now, seemingly...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 6
THORN: The battle over how to get trucks headed to Wise Foods off Mercer Street has rolled into another month, as some of its residents keep up their...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 6
Since I’m spending this week vacationing with my family in Newport Beach, I thought I’d talk to my son Cameron and let him do a little ranting....
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 6
About 34 million people have fallen ill with COVID-19 in the U.S. and nearly 610,000 have died. Protection is readily at hand, but is going to waste...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 15
Last week’s shockingly high temperatures in the northwestern U.S. and Canada were — and are — very frightening. Heat and the fires it caused killed...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 15
ROSE: Danville Area became the most recent school district to approve funding for renovations at Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech on Wednesday, approving...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 15
An old saying is “history has a tendency to repeat itself’! Back in the year 1 AD a baby was born to bring love, understan~ing, tolerance, an edict...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 15
CDC says masks are not needed for people who are vaccinated, EXCEPT when you travel. Airport terminals constantly announce that federal law states...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 15
Do you remember when the mail was delivered by the mailman, nurses were women, judges were men and a secretary worked for her male boss? Today,...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 8
As the $40.8 billion state budget bill suddenly zoomed through the Capitol, lawmakers quietly passed a long-overdue bill that will create fair...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 8
THORN: The chairwoman of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education called Wednesday’s decision to consolidate six universities into two...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 8
Sociopolitical revolutions, even those with benign names like Democratic-socialism are always disruptive, and their sphere of influence always...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 8
My entire life I have enjoyed reading history — primarily how people in the past responded to the challenges of the era. I also felt reassured that...