Our view: Your vote does matter. Make sure to use it

The primary election occurs Tuesday, so get ready to ignore reality, to tell yourself there’s no point in voting because the same people get in,...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Times Leader publisher: Thank you, Wilkes-Barre, for a memorable first year

Times Leader publisher: Thank you, Wilkes-Barre, for a memorable first year

Life has a funny way of handing you opportunities when you either least expect them or you weren’t looking for them. Now, as I look back on my f...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Moms and apple trees go together

Beyond the Byline: Moms and apple trees go together

As I stood looking at the apple tree in Dennis Kachmarsky’s yard on Pringle Hill in Pringle, I thought about my mother.Well, actually, I thought...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


Their view: Follow France and dump the two-party system

Their view: Follow France and dump the two-party system

Emmanuel Macron, the newly elected president of France, is an investment banker by training and a radical reformer by acclamation.Perhaps that sounds ...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Our view: Diamonds for King’s program aiding homeless

Our view: Diamonds for King’s program aiding homeless

Diamonds to King’s College administrators and students who helped formulate and execute a job preparation program for homeless women at RuthR...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Their view: Graduates, get a job and other good advice

Their view: Graduates, get a job and other good advice

My best advice? I am eager to offer it. Having circled this racetrack a few times, I’ve learned things. And unlike those who are always dreaming...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Your view: Stay the course in Larksville council race

Your view: Stay the course in Larksville council race

I am writing this letter asking you to remember a few things this upcoming Election Day.There are currently four council members running for re-electi...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Your view: Crime prevention tips for spring and summer

Your view: Crime prevention tips for spring and summer

As president of the Wilkes-Barre Crime Watch Coalition, I would like to remind residents about some simple crime prevention tips for the spring and su...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Your view: Editorial missed the mark on addiction

Your view: Editorial missed the mark on addiction

It is too bad that you destroyed the credibility of your Editorial on May 9 (“Celebs key in changing drug culture”).Your point that celebr...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Their view: How to clean up the Comey mess

Their view: How to clean up the Comey mess

It’s fair to doubt that President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey because of his handling of the Hillary Clinton email invest...

May 11th, 2017 updated: May 11th, 2017. |