Opinion

Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
A police officer in a small town pulled over a motorist who was speeding down Main Street. “But officer,” the man began, “I can explain...” “Just...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
Usually, I write letters that are filled with facts and statistics. This time, not so much. I hope you keep reading, as this letter can still be...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
We are, I fear, living through a dim and fretful period in our country’s history. For the bright hopes and dreams of all those who dared to imagine...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
The hazing death of Timothy J. Piazza at a Penn State fraternity was made all the more tragic by the fact that it was so senseless. While pledging...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
The following is always difficult to recall, even after the many years that have passed! However; given today’s political discourse swirling around...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
The anointed have lost their supercilious minds over Kanye West’s recent appearance at the White House. It is not enough to hate Donald Trump, you...
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 8
Friday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the Nov. 6 election. Letters and...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
Friday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting letters to the editor or comments to 30 Seconds about the Nov. 6 election. Letters and...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
Nationwide polls show that Americans are most worried about having affordable, comprehensive health care. In 2010, congressional Democrats created...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column at nationalreview.com by Ben Shapiro. Former astronaut Scott Kelly recently got himself into hot water with...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
When are we going to see Linda Tarlecki in handcuffs? That seems the only question left to be answered in the wake of audits that show massive...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
Sgt. Scott Sienkiewicz received a metaphorical Rose here Sunday for arresting the ex-borough manager on drunken driving charges without fear of or...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
A Sunday School teacher asked her class why Joseph and Mary took Jesus with them to Jerusalem. A small child replied, “They couldn’t get a...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
In March of 2014, novelist Scott Westerfield posted a Tweet that perfectly and depressingly captures the state of public discourse on climate change...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 20
“Please.” “Thank you.” My mother called those “The magic words.” First, “Thank you.” September 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of CampEmerge, our...
Published on October 15, 2018 - Page 6
“Most people lead with their ego, but you lead with your heart.” Beyonce Paying homage to Jon Platta, CEO of Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, who...
Published on October 15, 2018 - Page 6
Your cell phone screen shows that the call is from Bloomsburg or Berwick or Danville. No matter what you’re doing, you figure you’d better stop and...
Published on October 15, 2018 - Page 6
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), a vulnerable red state Democrat, condemned Hillary Clinton’s remark last Tuesday to CNN that “you cannot be civil with a...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 13
Nobody goes there to eat anymore,” the legendary baseball star and malaproprist Yogi Berra once said about a St. Louis restaurant. “It’s too crowded...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 13
Had enough rain? Rohrsburg Road near where I live has been closed three times this year due to flooding? Had to fix your driveway due to washouts...

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