Your view: All income should be taxable

Your view: All income should be taxable

There is nothing sacred about “unearned” income in the form of capital gains or dividends, and that income should be taxed at the same rat...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Your view: Association for the Blind thanks volunteers

Your view: Association for the Blind thanks volunteers

Today marks the beginning of the National Volunteer Appreciation Week. And, while the Association for the Blind’s appreciation for our volunteer...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Their view: Trump’s anti-science budget will be a disaster

Their view: Trump’s anti-science budget will be a disaster

In its approach to scientific research, President Donald Trump’s budget can be accurately described as a mugging. I’ve watched this happen...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Our view: Faraday, Moss shining examples for all to follow

Our view: Faraday, Moss shining examples for all to follow

Life in a small town can be great – especially when you have people like Ron Faraday and Keith Moss living in that town.Faraday and Moss were ho...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Remember When: Days of soda jerks, home delivery and leg room

Remember When: Days of soda jerks, home delivery and leg room

A few years ago, I spent a fun afternoon at the Believe it or Not Museum in midtown Manhattan (234 W. 42nd St.).You say you’re too busy to go th...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Our view: More guns won’t fix myriad of education woes

Our view: More guns won’t fix myriad of education woes

For the heck of it, let’s assume a state law allowing school staff to pack heat is a good idea. Good luck finding evidence that a plethora of co...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Consumer Watchdog: Be wary of scams while planning summer getaways

Consumer Watchdog: Be wary of scams while planning summer getaways

It’s difficult for me to believe that just weeks ago this area was covered in a sea of snow, with backhoes and salt trucks creeping around the s...

April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


Shapiro: Organized crime ring fraudulently obtained PA license plates

Shapiro: Organized crime ring fraudulently obtained PA license plates

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro this week announced criminal charges against a dozen people accused of taking part in a major organized cri...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Their view: Time to take a fresh look at job market

Their view: Time to take a fresh look at job market

Whether it be the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union, or U.S. policies designed to maintain and grow manufacturing jobs in the...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Lessons learned from Coach Mergo

Beyond the Byline: Lessons learned from Coach Mergo

WILKES-BARRE — We’ve all had people like this in our lives — people who may have scared the hell out of us one minute and made us la...

April 22nd, 2017 |