Opinion

Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 9
THORN: There are countless books, management training manuals, lectures and videos on the topic of leading by example. Our state lawmakers have...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 9
A bill in Texas would allow professionals of all kinds — doctors, pharmacists, electricians — to deny services to LGBTQ customers on religious...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 9
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 21 primary election. Letters...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump let loose with a morning round of tweets that sugar-coat the consequences of his trade war with China....
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
In 2018, I voted to re-elect Fred Keller to represent the 85th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania General Assembly because I believed his...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
A couple was celebrating 50 years together. Their three adult kids, all very successful, agreed to a Sunday dinner in their honor. “Happy...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
While Exelon works the halls of government in Harrisburg for a $500 million annual handout it says it needs to keep its Three Mile Island nuclear...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
My comments are to promote the direct election of the president of the United States by 2020. My belief is that the president of the United States...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
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Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
One hundred fifty years ago, May 10, 1869, the ceremonial last spike of the first Transcontinental Railroad, referred to as the “Golden Spike,” was...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 8
ROSE: For his comic epic, “The Great American Novel,” author Philip Roth created the Port Ruppert Mundys, a New Jersey baseball team whose home field...
Published on May 9, 2019 - Page 10
Three dinosaurs stumble across a magic lamp. They rub it and a genie appears. “I have three wishes, so I’ll give one to each of you,” the genie...
Published on May 9, 2019 - Page 10
I want to tip my hat to a job well done by the Columbia County Commissioners and some of their cohorts for shoring up the eroded creek bank behind...
Published on May 9, 2019 - Page 10
Socialism is now woker than a two-for-one Che Guevara T-shirt sale, with Bernie Sanders leading the Democrats’ presidential primary polls and...
Published on May 9, 2019 - Page 10
There are few things more offensive than homely self-interest trying to pass itself off as high-minded principle. Throw in some bullying, and what...
Published on May 9, 2019 - Page 10
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Kevin R. Brock, former FBI assistant director of intelligence. This was first published in The Hill....
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 22
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 21 primary election. Letters...
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 22
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Dick Polman at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. You’ve probably heard that measles, a disease that was...
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 22
This is an important week for all Americans who rely on small businesses — National Small Business Week. In addition to supporting small businesses...
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 22
Worried about climate change and global warming? Then keep an open mind about nuclear power. It’s being mentioned more often as the best...
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 22
How does a movie that tells the true story of Abby Johnson — a former Planned Parenthood (No. 1 abortion provider in the country) clinic director who...
Published on May 8, 2019 - Page 22
Two American men touring Europe are scheduled to arrive in France on Sunday afternoon. However, they arrive hours early and have little to do on...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
Well, we didn’t think they could do it. Shame on us. The Friends of Camp Louise have taken back the mountainside retreat near Berwick from the Girl...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column Friday by Guy Benson at TownHall.com As usual, there are some worrisome data points in a generally Trump-...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
It was the first two hours of my first day as a Walmart greeter when this homely woman came in with her two kids. Hearing her swear at them, I said...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
There has been quite a bit of confusion about the role nuclear power plays in meeting Pennsylvania’s electricity needs. Pennsylvania nuclear power...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 21 primary election....
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
I have not seen any proof that carbon is causing global warning. Where is this warming taking place other than the glaciers which have been melting...
Published on May 7, 2019 - Page 6
As most already know, the opiate epidemic has been worsening, each year claiming more lives than the last. What is less known by the general public...
Published on May 6, 2019 - Page 16
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 21 primary election. Letters...
Published on May 6, 2019 - Page 16
The problem with being a supporter of free speech in America is that you sometimes have to get in bed with people who are crazy as bedbugs. People...
Published on May 6, 2019 - Page 16
It’s not hard for property owners in Pennsylvania to find out what portion of their tax bill goes to schools. They may think that’s all they pay to...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 11
PennLive columnist Bob Quarteroni, who died April 15 from the ravages of ALS, wanted to live. Failing that, he wanted to minimize his suffering, by...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 11
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 21 primary election. Letters...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 11
There’s no denying that a primary reason people choose the nursing profession is because of their passion for caring for people and that enthusiasm...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 11
ROSE: The heavy rain that caused flash flooding in northern Columbia County last August came so swiftly and with so little warning, dozens of...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 11
Coming to a library near you: Drag Queen Story Hour? Maybe. Imagine a man with a white painted face, black lipstick, and red-dyed hair flowing over...
Published on May 5, 2019 - Page 11
Little Johnny was in church with his mom for Sunday Mass when he suddenly felt nauseous. “Mom,” he said, “I think I’m going to throw up!” She told...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 9
There is so much to the business side of health care – insurance and the government’s role for example – that greatly impact patients’ health and...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 9
ROSE: Millville has never seemed like a town in need of beautification. It’s as pretty a place as you’ll find around here. But there has been a big...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 9
A little old man shuffled slowly into an ice cream parlor and pulled himself slowly, painfully up onto a stool. After catching his breath, he ordered...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 9
There’s fiscal trouble ahead for those nearing retirement. And some, including the federal government, appear to be unprepared for it. The latter...
Published on May 4, 2019 - Page 9
‘Medicine is hard,” my father had said to me as he counseled me on the pros and cons of a career as a physician. Then, after a reflective pause, he...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
On March 5th my grandson, Gage Gower, was assaulted by my daughter’s boyfriend, Stephen Reider. The hearing was April 30th, where the accused...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Columbia and Montour County, and the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund came together recently...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
• I thought I was having a hot flash this morning... then I realized it was just my boobs in my coffee again. • When trying to keep looking young....
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
ROSE: Our first items today concern the arrogance of power, but note that the news isn’t all bad; two of the three are roses. This first goes to...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
“Justice was definitely served. He has unequivocally disavowed radical Islam — in no uncertain terms.” defense attorney William J. Stampur After...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a recent column by Kurt Schlichter, an attorney in Los Angeles and conservative columnist. What do Democrats offer...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 20
Monday, May 13, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 21 primary election. Letters...