Opinion

Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
When I was little, I used to tell my mom that I wanted to be buried in one of those pretty buildings in the cemetery. Being a kid, I wasn’t yet...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
Sign seen on a door: DON’T TALK ABOUT YOURSELF, WE’LL DO THAT WHEN YOU LEAVE! ••• Dinner menu choices: 1. Take it. 2. Leave it.
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
Ms. Wemple’s utility pole story comes across as another example of seemingly attempting to stir up the town by reporting written to do so. First, in...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
A hearing Monday in Mahoning Township became a platform for residents to criticize and make baseless predictions about the effects of a proposed...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
In our polarized age of spite-based politics, some partisans have taken the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” concept to preposterous lengths. One of...
Published on August 15, 2018 - Page 20
Gun violence cuts short the lives of Americans in our offices, churches, schools, movie theaters, nightclubs, neighborhoods, and homes. For this...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Character. It’s always mattered. It still does, even if some of the most important people in Berwick don’t seem to think so. Character is...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
I would like to take the time to thank Commander Repko and J. Dockey Timbrell for their support of Sen. John McCain. Yes, Mr. Repko, a Navy jet...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Yesterday my daughter emailed me again, asking why I didn’t do something useful with my time. (As if sitting around the pool drinking wine isn’t a...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
We... continue to be appalled by the lack of transparency that permeates the culture of elected officials in Pennsylvania. The Caucus investigation...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Local liberals are telling us that America’s founders were liberals. IF this is true, then liberals wrote up the ideals of liberals, which would be...
Published on August 14, 2018 - Page 8
Having read and heard many of the so called “experts” on the drug crisis, I wonder if any of them ever really talked with addict. Oh, I’m sure many...
Published on August 13, 2018 - Page 6
So far, Smithfield Foods is 0-for-3 in lawsuits filed against it by neighbors of its industrial-scale hog farms. Given juries’ reactions to the...
Published on August 13, 2018 - Page 6
This year has brought with it an overdue — and welcome — restoration of interest in traditional standards, values and rules for life. After some 60...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 9
“Put aside my criticism, This robe doesn’t make me anything other than human.” U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III Telling jurors he went overboard...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 9
EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter was mailed recently to residents in and around Bloomsburg. The committee working raising money for renovation of the pool...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 9
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Ernest Owens, published in The Philadelphia Inquirer (Last) week, West Hollywood City Council unanimously...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 9
1968 was the year I graduated from High School, registered for the draft, and started college. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were murdered...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 9
Have you ever been guilty of looking at others your age and thinking, “Surely I can’t look that old!”? Well... My name is Alice and I was sitting in...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 9
ROSE: Businessman Robert Bolus Sr. is suing the U.S. Secret Service and the owner of Wilkes-Barre’s Mohegan Sun Arena for refusing to allow him to...

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