Our Opinion: NEPA a great place to spend your summer; dive in

Our Opinion: NEPA a great place to spend your summer; dive in

Count yourself lucky to live in Northeastern Pennsylvania, where, as a long Memorial Day holiday weekend nears, summer stretches out before you like a...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Environmental protection will suffer as a result of ‘hatchet job’ on John Quigley

Letter to the Editor: Environmental protection will suffer as a result of ‘hatchet job’ on John Quigley

I thought DEP stood for “Environmental Protection.”John Quigley, who “resigned” on May 20, was only doing his job. And he was ...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Life Deconstructed: Line control is a slippery slope

Life Deconstructed: Line control is a slippery slope

It’s conceited and pathetic, but as I approach the middle of my middle age, I realize I’m running out of anti-aging options of the non-sur...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Live music plentiful in NEPA; don’t miss a beat this concert season

Our Opinion: Live music plentiful in NEPA; don’t miss a beat this concert season

For fans of live music, the Greater Wyoming Valley pumps out a steady stream of terrific sounds by both national touring acts and local up-and-comers....

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


Letter to the Editor: Pharmaceutical industry key to solving state’s heroin crisis

Letter to the Editor: Pharmaceutical industry key to solving state’s heroin crisis

We are in the midst of the biggest drug epidemic in Pennsylvania’s history, and it’s time we stand up to the powerful drug pushers respons...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Family of the late Capt. Jack Kelly appreciative of Wilkes-Barre Fire Department’s dedication

Letter to the Editor: Family of the late Capt. Jack Kelly appreciative of Wilkes-Barre Fire Department’s dedication

Almost three years ago, our lives changed forever when our father, Capt. Jack Kelly, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. This was shortly...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Don’t deprive Wilkes-Barre Area students of immersion in music and arts

Letter to the Editor: Don’t deprive Wilkes-Barre Area students of immersion in music and arts

I was never a part of any band or arts program during my childhood. However, I can give a firsthand account of what it’s like to be a parent of ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: ‘Stars’ of community service make NEPA brighter; won’t you join them?

Our Opinion: ‘Stars’ of community service make NEPA brighter; won’t you join them?

While scrolling through this news site, you might see an award winner such as Michelle Nackley or Christopher Concert clutching a plaque and think, bi...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Government’s bathroom guidance signals another low level in national decline

Letter to the Editor: Government’s bathroom guidance signals another low level in national decline

Who would ever think we would have a day that the government would determine what bathroom you may use?There was a time when what you were born with w...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County Council’s members encouraged to show uncommon leadership

Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County Council’s members encouraged to show uncommon leadership

Leadership is not an easy path to walk. Sometimes it’s rewarding; sometimes it is frustrating. Sometimes the problems and issues facing leaders ...

May 24th, 2016 |