Opinion

Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 6
Not so long ago (5 March 2020), President Trump, when asked if he or his administration bore any responsibility for the government’s tardy response...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 6
Has America hit peak despair? The latest estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention puts life expectancy in 2018 at “78.7 years,...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 6
We are only 14 days into self-isolation, and it is really upsetting me to witness my husband standing at the living room window gazing aimlessly into...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 14
Confronted with large groups of New York City’s first responders being quarantined, neurologist and neuroscientist Dr. Michael Segal had a suggestion...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 14
Two weekends ago, 300 people gathered... It shouldn’t matter how that sentence ends. In the current climate, if 300 people gather anywhere they...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 14
Congress has gleefully passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package intended to save American workers and businesses. The bi-partisan spending package...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 14
Dear Editor: The current unfortunate situation with the Coronavirus is an example of how technology could better serve the residents of Pennsylvania...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 14
Saying “vaporization is a health crisis” is the equivalent of saying “cooking is a health crisis.” Vaporizing simply means boiling. What you consume...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 14
A preacher was completing a temperance sermon: with great expression he said, “If I had all the beer in the world, I’d take it and throw it into the...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 14
In these difficult times when there are so many people helping others, unfortunately, there are crooks at work scamming unsuspecting victims in the...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 14
Back in 1870, state Sen. Charles Buckalew had a pipe dream: A town governed by a council elected to one-year terms, chosen by citizens that could...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 14
America is a nation that has been forged by adversity. Throughout the history of our country, tales of sacrifice, bravery, and determination have...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 14
The wholesale damage that the coronavirus is inflicting is enormous and indiscriminate. No corner of life is untouched, and virtually no system...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 14
1. My body has absorbed so much sanitizer, soap and disinfectant that when I pee it cleans the toilet. 2. This is it. The day your dogs have all...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 14
President Trump can’t do right by some critics no matter what he does. For three years he’s been denounced as a reckless authoritarian, and now he’s...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 14
Fred Rogers told us to always look for the helpers in any crisis. And if you look hard enough you’ll see them all around these days. The doctors and...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 14
Q: What happens when an escalator breaks? A: Everyone always stops and stairs.
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 11
For many of us the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic registers in awkward new work-from-home arrangements and the struggle to keep our cooped-up...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 11
After almost 50 years of writing and editing the news, it’s not easy to walk away in the middle of this pandemic, a story like no other. Because so...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 11
What the heck is wrong with people? Don’t they know what stay at home means? I’m working part time at a store and I see these people coming in, not...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 11
InsideSources.com While canine coronavirus is not directly transmittable to humans, outbreaks of newly mutated infectious diseases in China such as...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 11
“This situation is not going to be over in a week. We have another eight weeks until we see our peak infection rate.” South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 6
In response to the coronavirus outbreak, governors and mayors have issued stay-at-home orders covering well more than half the U.S. population. All “...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 6
THORN: Here’s an ethics test for you: If you found $70 on the floor of a grocery store in an envelope with no name on it, what would you do? Police...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 6
Coronavirus has transfixed our lives. It unmercifully governs everything in the world today and it’s the ONLY thing on the news. Poor Joe Biden has...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 6
More than 750 people now have jobs in Arizona because of universal occupational licensing. After Arizona passed a bill last year that recognizes out...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 6
A utility customer complained: “I don’t know why my heating bill is so high. If anyone can come explain it to me, my door’s always open.”
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 6
During the current period of enforced isolation and social distancing, you may be craving warmth, companionship and plain old physical closeness. You...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 6
THORN: Our nominee for Covidiot of the week? The lady who Wednesday walked into a Gerrity’s Supermarket in Hanover Township — hometown of the man...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 6
I would like to take a moment to inform our customers and our community how Tri-County Lumber & Truss is meeting this unique challenge in our...