Opinion

Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 6
After long consideration about writing this letter I made the resolution I would never forgive myself if I didn’t. This letter is about our...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 6
As one of the main gateways to Danville and Montour County, the Interstate 80 interchange in Valley Township presents a less-than-stellar first...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 6
A Jewish grandmother is giving directions to her grown grandson who is coming to visit with his wife. “You come to the front door of the apartments...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by H. Sterling Burnett of the Heartland Institute. CNN’s Democratic climate town hall was a pain to watch...
Published on September 9, 2019 - Page 6
Perhaps you’ve been reading that the Trump Administration wants to make it easier to eliminate polar bears, spotted owls and other species from the...
Published on September 9, 2019 - Page 6
Gun rights absolutists likely will scoff at Walmart’s decision to end the sale of certain types of ammunition following yet another mass murder in...
Published on September 9, 2019 - Page 6
A huge irony lies buried beneath green dreams of a world powered largely by clean, renewable energy. Building all the wind turbines, solar panels...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 11
6. My wife and I had words, but I didn’t use mine. 7. Frustration is trying to find your glasses without your glasses. 8. God made man before woman...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 11
Sixty-three seconds. That’s how far CNN got into its seven-hour “town hall” on climate change before host Wolf Blitzer mischaracterized the science...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 11
This week marks the 80th anniversary of the 1939 German invasion of Poland, the event that marked the beginning of World War II. It’s an occasion...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 11
ROSE: Coming up this Wednesday is the 18th anniversary of the airborne terror attacks on New York City and the Pentagon, as well as the attack...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 11
The Gottman Institute is one of the premiere organizations promoting evidence-based approaches to couple/ marital relationships. The institute notes...
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
1. If a telemarketer calls, give the telephone to your 3-year-old and tell her it’s Santa. 2. Swearing, because sometimes “gosh darn” and “meanie...
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
ROSE: We’re looking forward to Saturday, Oct. 19, when Berwick area Girl Scouts plan to deck the river bridge with a garland of donated bras....
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
Gun violence is a major public health issue, one that is killing an absurdly increasing number of people every year. In the wake of shooting after...
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
“We’re all wondering if this is new or just newly recognized.” Dr. Dana Meaney-Delman Of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as U.S....
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
Much like facial recognition technology, automated license plate readers are becoming a popular new tool of law enforcement. And, like facial...
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from reporting by Matt Vespa at Townhall.com Over the Labor Day weekend, Seth Aaron Ator shot and killed seven people....
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 8
The cruelest act against immigrants thus far has become a part of President Trump’s immigration policy! Understandably, this policy has not been...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 20
If you want to see the future of America’s criminal justice system under Democratic control, come to Boston where a progressive prosecutor is...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 20
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Kurt Schlichter, an attorney and retired Army infantry colonel. Not-Senile-At-All Joe Biden inarticulately...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 20
A few months ago, Sen. Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader and former Minority Leader during the Obama presidency,...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 20
Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah’s Ark. 1) Don’t miss the boat. 2) Remember that we are all in the same boat! 3) Plan ahead. It...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 20
ROSE: The Animal Resource Center’s yard sale, which raises money for the care of the homeless, has itself been homeless for 19 years. But no more....
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 10
Samsung’s “KX experience space,” now open in London, “promises to be an inspiration hub” that fuses “culture, community and one-of-a-kind innovations...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 10
What does Pennsylvania need the most? Pennsylvania has many needs, but something it needs to do is start funding its public schools at a 50% level...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 10
On Sept. 11, 2019, the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks upon our soil, we must again remember, honor and reflect on those who perished, and...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 10
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by former television newsman John Stossel. On Labor Day, did you celebrate workers? More...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 10
There comes a time when a woman just has to trust her husband, for example: A wife comes home late at night from being out of town and quietly opens...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 10
How on earth does a public works project estimated at $1.2 million end up costing $2.2 million? That’s the million-dollar question Danville...
Published on September 4, 2019 - Page 6
It was just another Labor Day weekend. Americans barbecued, watched baseball, visited family — oh, and watched the cost of consumer imports from...
Published on September 4, 2019 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: These were sent in via 30 Seconds by an Orangeville man. • What brand of winter top coat does Kermit wear? London Frog • Do cows...
Published on September 4, 2019 - Page 6
Jodi Bankes of Berwick showed plenty of gumption as she tracked down two new bicycles that were stolen from her sons this summer. Now it’s time for...
Published on September 4, 2019 - Page 6
A piece of legislation working its way through Congress has the potential to alter the entire American health care system. It’s guided by the best of...
Published on September 4, 2019 - Page 6
The serenity prayer, often called the alcoholics’ prayer, states, “God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 6
As a rule, government at every level takes too much, spends too much, and returns too little in the way of value to taxpayers. But as with...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Some of America’s leading social scientists, many of its...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Jesse Grady, a regional field director for the Texas Republican Party. One of the toughest battles for...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 6
For former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, the battle against the Trump presidency doesn’t necessarily end on Election Day. He says that if Trump...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 6
Answering the phone “Sheriff’s Department, Fraud Division” sure has cut down on the telemarketer callers.SHARE A LAUGH
Published on September 2, 2019 - Page 6
Every time a man does a woman wrong, God pushes his hairline back an inch.
Published on September 2, 2019 - Page 6
Labor Day, which marks the “unofficial” end of summer, occurs annually on the first Monday in September. Observed for more than a century in the...
Published on September 2, 2019 - Page 6
It’s sure been a hot, muggy summer, hasn’t it? We’re guessing those of you who enjoy home air conditioning or who work in air-conditioned buildings...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
“The bottom line is that, for the first time, Trump’s trade war is likely to directly raise prices for a lot of household budget items like clothing...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
I’m not old, I woke up, I lifted my arms, I moved my knees, I turned my neck....Everything made the same noise crrrrrrrrrrrrrr aaaaaaaaaaaaacccck! I...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
Negotiations for a new teacher contract are underway in Danville School property taxes must be eliminated, not merely reduced. Time to get our...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
Since the 1950s, America has taken a dramatic change for the worse. It probably started prior to that, but that’s as far back that I can have some...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
People say that if you want to get away with murder, move to Berwick. But on the other side of the street, there are the kind and compassionate...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
It seems appropriate that the political division responsible for the Pennsylvania government’s inertia often is described relative to Interstate...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 11
ROSE: The aging Baby Boomers are putting new and unique demands on an already stressed U.S. health care system. Geisinger’s ready. The health...