Opinion

Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
Seems an elderly gentleman had serious hearing problems for a number of years. He went to the doctor and the doctor was able to have him fitted for a...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
I am writing in response to your editorial of Aug. 14, relating to Berwick Police Officer Brandon Shultz, entitled, “A dishonorable cop remains in...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
Mainstream national news media have been reduced to pandering to roughly one-quarter of Americans who are predisposed to agree with them. Everyone...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” — Matthew 16,26 There was a monk who went up the mountain...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
On April 6, 1918, the United States Congress adopted “The American’s Creed” as an expression of our national faith and purpose. It represents...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
THORN: Township Turbulence, Part 1: At a meeting this week in Conyngham Township, Columbia County, residents learned that ex-supervisor Linda...
Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 22
Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of being a member of a small, but appreciative, audience at the First Methodist Church in Berwick. We were...
Published on August 16, 2018 - Page 22
I have been writing letters about various subjects for many years. At first I wrote about the flooding of our town and where we could get help with...
Published on August 16, 2018 - Page 22
‘There is no hell.” That’s what Arthur Long, a Catholic priest who allegedly molested school girls while stationed in Danville, told one of his...
Published on August 16, 2018 - Page 22
A former Marine Corps sergeant took a job as a high school teacher. Just before classes started, he injured his back, forcing him to wear a light...
Published on August 16, 2018 - Page 22
KSLA Susquehanna Valley is proud to announce their new presence in the valley. Formerly known as the Susquehanna Valley Reading Council, the...
Published on August 16, 2018 - Page 22
Here’s an unpopular opinion: There is a future in newspapers. I don’t mean newspaper companies. I mean physical, hard-copy newspapers – the kind you...
Published on August 16, 2018 - Page 22
The events in the Middle East have always been complicated and difficult to fully comprehend. Diplomatic relationships between the United States and...
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
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...

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