Opinion

Published on April 4, 2021 - Page 17
Tom Wolf, lame-duck governor of Pennsylvania, announced on Twitter that he wanted the commonwealth to legalize pot. His comment was hailed as timely...
Published on April 4, 2021 - Page 17
Is “cancel culture” a toxic online trend or a tool for social justice? Is it an effort to shut down free speech and expression, or an exercise in...
Published on April 3, 2021 - Page 15
A newly released report is raising new concerns about the effects of hydraulic fracturing on public health and Gov. Tom Wolf should waste little time...
Published on April 3, 2021 - Page 15
ROSE: It’s been 50 years since organized recycling began in Bloomsburg, with equipment as simple as a plate on a pole that crushed glass in a 55-...
Published on April 3, 2021 - Page 15
About five years ago, the town of Bloomsburg received a Community Assistance Visit from FEMA. This visit was to review how the Town administers its...
Published on April 3, 2021 - Page 15
Springtime has arrived in Washington, D.C. The National Cherry Blossom festival is underway. Some 3,700 cherry trees, given to America by the...
Published on April 3, 2021 - Page 15
Kid: Mommy, why are all the cars beeping their horns? Mom: Because there’s a wedding going on. Kid: But Mommy, isn’t the horn a warning signal?...
Published on April 2, 2021 - Page 8
Judging from the news coming out of half the legislative halls of America, you would think the biggest problem facing women’s sports hasn’t been...
Published on April 2, 2021 - Page 8
ROSE: Today, Christians mark the most somber day in the church calendar — Good Friday, the day they set aside to remember the death of Jesus on the...
Published on April 2, 2021 - Page 8
Scornful mentality toward those with vaccine passports concerns is representative of a Fauciite consensus: Agree to yet another infringement on...
Published on April 2, 2021 - Page 8
InsideSources.com It is underway. It has huge momentum, and it will change everything we do — work, leisure, health care, education, use of...
Published on April 2, 2021 - Page 8
A priest, a monk and a rabbit walk to a bar. As they approach the bar, they see a blood donation booth. The rabbit hops to the nurse to be the...
Published on April 1, 2021 - Page 6
The (Vancouver) Columbian on the death of writer Beverly Cleary: There is, inherently, a timelessness to great writing. Beverly Cleary was a great...
Published on April 1, 2021 - Page 6
Maybe it’s time to talk about uniforms. The dress code battle that recently surfaced at Central Columbia Middle School is a complicated, difficult-...
Published on April 1, 2021 - Page 6
It’s a parenting cliché: Moms and dads secretly hoping their child will grow up to become the President of the United States. The odds are long; but...
Published on April 1, 2021 - Page 6
A man goes to see his pastor. “Pastor, something terrible is happening and I have to talk to you about it.” The pastor asked, “What’s wrong?” The...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
Democrats have increasingly adopted Bernie Sanders’s ideas about economic policy. If only they’d instead take the Vermont socialist seriously on...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
In an article Tuesday, David Millard, in his role as arts and crafts superintendent of the Bloomsburg Fair, described Bloomsburg’s Code Enforcement...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
11. 13. 8. 14. 7. 10. 8. 4. 7. 12. 10. 9. 11. 13. 8. I put out a call to anyone who wanted to answer to anonymously share the age when they first...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. J. Edward Hartle, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Geisinger, wrote this for National Doctors’ Day, marked...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
“I don’t care who you are, I don’t care what you do, you’ve got to help your fellow New Yorker. If you see someone being attacked, do whatever you...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
EDITOR’S NOTE: Kendra Aucker, president and CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital wrote this column to mark National Doctors’ Day: Last March,...
Published on March 31, 2021 - Page 12
A college student at a recent football game challenged a senior citizen sitting next to him, saying it was impossible for their generation to...
Published on March 30, 2021 - Page 16
Thousands of … college students returned to class on Monday after a brief mid-semester respite... It’s probably safe to assume that some of the more...
Published on March 30, 2021 - Page 16
The honor system is great when it comes to the office candy box or a roadside egg stand. But not when we’re talking about one of the most precious...
Published on March 30, 2021 - Page 16
House Bill 606, giving RADAR and LIDAR to municipal police, may violate the single subject clause in Pennsylvania’s Constitution (the Germane Clause...
Published on March 30, 2021 - Page 16
The eagle doesn’t need to raise its wing high. Trump’s opponent fell three times before he reached the height of Air Force One. This story reminds me...
Published on March 30, 2021 - Page 16
A well-worn $5 bill and a similarly distressed $100 bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be retired. As they moved along the conveyor belt to be...
Published on March 30, 2021 - Page 16
“For generations, we’ve put off the transition to clean energy and now we’re facing a climate crisis. As our country faces the interlocking...
Published on March 29, 2021 - Page 12
When it comes to toll roads, Pennsylvania seems to lead the way: a turnpike system that a recent report dubbed the most expensive toll road in the...