Life Deconstructed: Two broken VCRs, 27 pillow cases, and 1 more move for Dad

Life Deconstructed: Two broken VCRs, 27 pillow cases, and 1 more move for Dad

Guess what month it is?It’s Move Dad Month.Again.For the second time in six months, we are packing up Dad, his soap on a rope and his huaraches ...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Zeroing In: Trump’s impassioned supporters give him rock star treatment at Mohegan Sun Arena

Zeroing In: Trump’s impassioned supporters give him rock star treatment at Mohegan Sun Arena

Oh what a night!He could have gone anywhere, but Donald J. Trump chose Wilkes-Barre to sell his “Make America Great Again” pitch the day b...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Oppose Americans’ canned lion hunts and lend help to ‘suffering’ animals

Letter to the Editor: Oppose Americans’ canned lion hunts and lend help to ‘suffering’ animals

Sadly, man has always hunted lions, but in recent times this “sport” has taken a sickening turn for the worse through the savage practice ...

April 29th, 2016 updated: April 29th, 2016. |  


Our Opinion: Safely discard pills from your house during Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Our Opinion: Safely discard pills from your house during Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

You almost certainly have some and, in fact, you almost certainly have more than you did a few years ago. Now is your chance to get rid of them withou...

April 28th, 2016 updated: April 28th, 2016. |  


William A. Levinson: On gun legislation, these Democrats are not straight shooters

William A. Levinson: On gun legislation, these Democrats are not straight shooters

A recent Associated Press article states that U.S. Senate contender Katie McGinty advocates repeal of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, w...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County charter due for an upgrade

Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County charter due for an upgrade

The council–manager form of government is one of the predominant and successful forms of local government in the United States. However, many pe...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: A New Year’s resolution turns into a weekly routine

Beyond the Byline: A New Year’s resolution turns into a weekly routine

We’ve all taken our shots at keeping a New Year’s resolution.For me, that has generally meant failure — especially in college. I alw...

April 28th, 2016 updated: April 28th, 2016. |  


Our Opinion: Before your prom night, let’s talk about smart choices

Our Opinion: Before your prom night, let’s talk about smart choices

Put down your cellphone, kid, there’s something we want to tell you.You’re about to go to your high school prom, which, for grownups like ...

April 27th, 2016 updated: April 27th, 2016. |  


Letter to the Editor: David Pedri deserving of ‘promotion’ to Luzerne County manager’s post, says colleague

Letter to the Editor: David Pedri deserving of ‘promotion’ to Luzerne County manager’s post, says colleague

As the Luzerne County Council considers candidates for Luzerne County manager, I feel compelled to write a letter in support of interim manager David ...

April 27th, 2016 |  


David I. Fallk: Fifty years later, Miranda case reminds of ongoing struggle to ensure justice prevails

David I. Fallk: Fifty years later, Miranda case reminds of ongoing struggle to ensure justice prevails

This year, the legal community, our justice system and the nation commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in the case ...

April 27th, 2016 |