Their view: It’s time for colleges to cut costs

Their view: It’s time for colleges to cut costs

Traditionally, May 1 is the end of the college search for high-school seniors. That’s when deposits are due for a spot in next fall’s fres...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Judy Wienckoski always has graduates’ backs

Beyond the Byline: Judy Wienckoski always has graduates’ backs

WILKES-BARRE — It’s that time of year — graduation time.Colleges and universities are holding their commencements and for the most p...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Our view: Charter school rules need to be reworked

Our view: Charter school rules need to be reworked

The new report released this week on the impact of charter schools should be clarion call telling state legislators it is past time for a serious and ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Your view: Educate yourself to avoid buying a puppy-mill pet

Your view: Educate yourself to avoid buying a puppy-mill pet

Purchasing a puppy or a kitten is a big responsibility, especially when making the decision as to where to purchase.Like everything you buy, give some...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Your view: Why has Trump reversed Obama order?

Your view: Why has Trump reversed Obama order?

The cost to house a federal prisoner in a government-owned penitentiary exceeds $50,000 a year and even more in a privately owned prison.In 1980, the ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Fishing fun in Canada

Beyond the Byline: Fishing fun in Canada

WILKES-BARRE — My annual fishing trip to Canada will be over by the time you’re reading this, but I wrote this before I left.Every year ar...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Their view: SPCA looks to partner with municipalities

Their view: SPCA looks to partner with municipalities

When I first considered writing an educational piece for the Times Leader, I thought to myself, I would like to share the truth of what an open admiss...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Our view: Kudos to Luzerne County Council for keeping residency rule

Our view: Kudos to Luzerne County Council for keeping residency rule

Diamonds to the Luzerne County Council members who voted against repealing a requirement that high-ranking administrators reside in the county. The ar...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Their view: Islamic terror hits the most innocent

Their view: Islamic terror hits the most innocent

I cannot imagine what the family members felt on 9/11, even though my own brother was in Manhattan when the Twin Towers came down. He emailed to tell ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


YOUR VIEW: Remember to thank EMS and EMT workers

YOUR VIEW: Remember to thank EMS and EMT workers

Most people shy away when an emergency strikes. However, there are a few who run toward the trouble to provide care and lend their assistance. We refe...

May 26th, 2017 |