Your view: Thanks for the love and support

Your view: Thanks for the love and support

We wanted to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Coach Kathy Healey, assistant coaches Mark Casper and Joe Chacke, and the entir...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Your view: A heartfelt thanks to 2 shoppers

I want to thank two shoppers from Hazleton who found a check I recently lost.It could have been a major problem for me, but I now I have been spared f...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Your view: Support effort to expand Social Security benefits

Your view: Support effort to expand Social Security benefits

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has introduced legislation to expand Social Security benefits and strengthen the retirement program for generations t...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Your view: We need the press now more than ever

Your view: We need the press now more than ever

President Donald Trump retreated to the safety of yet another campaign rally.Curiously a month after his inauguration to the presidency, he still seem...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

I urge all state senators and representatives to vigorously oppose SB 279 and SB 251, which will allow local police departments to use radar and lidar...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Your view: State needs to be involved in WBA high school debacle

Your view: State needs to be involved in WBA high school debacle

Can we envision the destruction of public education in the City of Wilkes-Barre?It has started and is escalating.The Wilkes-Barre School Board was set...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Your view: Conservation funding vital to clean water

Your view: Conservation funding vital to clean water

Growing up in the Back Mountain area, I spent the majority of my days fishing and hiking in the open spaces the area provided. I look back on those da...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Your view: It’s time to address the national debt

Your view: It’s time to address the national debt

When you raise spending and cut taxes you increase the debt.When you increase the number of people getting food stamps and all the other kinds of welf...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Your View: Standing Up for Seniors

Your View: Standing Up for Seniors

This week, I will be in northwestern Pennsylvania to talk with older citizens, health care providers and volunteers about some of the dangerous propos...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Your view: Nato playing US for suckers

Your view: Nato playing US for suckers

The United States alone accounts for about 75 percent of the military spending of the 28-country NATO alliance.NATO’s official guidelines say me...

February 17th, 2017 |