Opinion

Published on January 17, 2021 - Page 10
Commandment 5. When a man opens the door of his car for his wife, you can be sure of one thing: Either the car is new or the wife is. Commandment...
Published on January 17, 2021 - Page 10
1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-C, 5-A, 6-A, 7-B, 8-C, 9-B, 10-D
Published on January 16, 2021 - Page 10
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced some good news last week when he said that New York state will move into its next prioritization phase for COVID-19...
Published on January 16, 2021 - Page 10
THORN: Theft of property is a low crime. The theft of a community’s memories is even lower. We’re betting whoever stole a Schwinn Cycle Truck and a...
Published on January 16, 2021 - Page 10
The COVID-19 pandemic has required most of us to make significant changes in our daily routines. It’s no different for the members of the Columbia...
Published on January 16, 2021 - Page 10
Articles are often written about the living conditions in either Pakistan or India. Much of the discussion in many of the articles centers around the...
Published on January 16, 2021 - Page 10
Dear Senator Casey: Can you explain to us why the latest Covid Relief bill contained 5,593 pages? Why couldn’t a spending bill have been passed that...
Published on January 16, 2021 - Page 10
Commandment 1. Marriages are made in heaven. But so again, are thunder and lightning. Commandment 2. If you want your spouse to listen and pay...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 16
Here are excerpts from a column Republican Sen. Ben Sasse wrote for the Wall Street Journal before last Wednesday’s vote on certifiying the electoral...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 16
ROSE: According to the old chestnut, “Find a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” That’s not true, of course — even dream jobs...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 16
The violent protests and the storming of the Capitol last week did not dissuade our responsibility as members of Congress to carry out our...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 16
I am a small salon business who is among the hard-hit businesses within this pandemic economy. I have had my salon in Shickshinny for 46 years and...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 16
A family took their frail, elderly mother to a nursing home and left her, hoping she would be well cared for. The next morning, the nurses bathed her...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 16
I awoke this morning thinking about the impending impeachment proceedings. The following story in the Bible came to mind: “At dawn he (Jesus)...
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 8
We join the bipartisan calls for the removal of President Donald Trump from office by invoking the 25th Amendment or a swift impeachment. His...
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 8
The Joint Chiefs of Staff, a body of the most senior uniformed leaders within the United States Department of Defense, put out a statement Tuesday....
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 8
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 I changed my political party registration from Republican to Democratic. I remain a moderate conservative. I have been a...
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 8
The DNC and its affiliates have been urging us to put our differences aside and support our new president. “We must all join together as one nation...
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 8
Have Trump supporters reached the last straw? Trump supporters didn’t mind when he told the lie that Obama wasn’t really a citizen. No problem when...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 14
From a historical perspective, last week’s events rank up there with the 9/11 attacks and the 1814 burning of the Capitol by British troops for the...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 14
It’s a busy time near the Interstate 80 and Route 54 interchange near Danville. Geisinger has bought 131 acres of land for $5 million. Plans have...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 14
Congressman Dan Meuser must resign! In perpetuating Mr. Trump’s lies about the election, and in casting his vote (as our Representative) to have all...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 14
I would like to thank President Trump for all he has accomplished these last four years. I regret only being able to highlight a tiny percentage. His...
Published on January 13, 2021 - Page 14
Two lawyers walk into a restaurant. They put their briefcases on the floor and order two coffees. They get their coffee and pull out lunches from...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 6
Every year around the holidays, the generosity of people who live in and around Fort Dodge blossoms. The familiar red kettles of The Salvation Army...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 6
This past week, a legislative body met to take the final step in an election. There was unrest over its actions. But the action didn’t take place...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 6
The family of Erica Shultz would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Bloomsburg Police Department, Weis Markets, Inn at Turkey Hill, McMichael...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 6
John-Erik Koslosky: Concerning the horrific assault on the People’s Capitol building, I’m glad at the start of your blame letter 12/8 you did state...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 6
There have been about a dozen seminal events during my lifetime. Many, like the assassinations of MLK and JFK, Kent State, Challenger and 9/11 were...
Published on January 12, 2021 - Page 6
I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.