Our Opinion: Allow Luzerne County communities to do more than survive; let them thrive

Our Opinion: Allow Luzerne County communities to do more than survive; let them thrive

Plymouth Township’s success story – while an encouraging and hard-earned development – serves as a cautionary tale for all of Luzern...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Life Deconstructed: Happy No-Versary to Me

Life Deconstructed: Happy No-Versary to Me

Today is Nancy and my 29th wedding anniversary. Twenty. Nine. Years. I keep saying it, but I don’t believe it. Who let two 14-year-olds get marr...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Fact-check Donald Trump’s assertions before repeating them

Letter to the Editor: Fact-check Donald Trump’s assertions before repeating them

If the April 30 commentary by Betty Roccograndi titled “Trump’s impassioned supporters give him rock star treatment at Mohegan Sun Arena&#...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: CPA’s objection to property tax reform rooted in self-interest

Letter to the Editor: CPA’s objection to property tax reform rooted in self-interest

There are a number of letters being sent to the newspapers from Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs President Julius Green opposing House Bill/Senate Bill ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Egg hunt in downtown Wilkes-Barre becomes smashing success

Letter to the Editor: Egg hunt in downtown Wilkes-Barre becomes smashing success

The Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association recently held its annual Easter egg hunt on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre.As has become tradition, abou...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Nuangola man’s efforts make the borough cleaner and the planet better

Letter to the Editor: Nuangola man’s efforts make the borough cleaner and the planet better

Hats off to Mr. Douglas Fawbush, who was the only one to clean the roadways in Nuangola borough. He did a fantastic job, and he does this on a yearly ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: A thank you note to veterinarians everywhere

Beyond the Byline: A thank you note to veterinarians everywhere

A best friend is someone close to you.A best friend is someone you trust - someone who has been there for you through thick and thin.A best friend mak...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Our Opinion: Drivers’ information sold by PennDOT, but at what cost to privacy?

Our Opinion: Drivers’ information sold by PennDOT, but at what cost to privacy?

You can forbid banks, investment firms and other businesses from sharing your personal information with outside companies, but apparently the Pennsylv...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


State Rep. James Roebuck: Revising state’s charter school law can save money and better serve students

State Rep. James Roebuck: Revising state’s charter school law can save money and better serve students

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale recently said our state has the nation’s worst charter school law.As Democratic chairman of the H...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Sex offenses result from a society too permissive of porn and lusty behavior

Letter to the Editor: Sex offenses result from a society too permissive of porn and lusty behavior

We have sex offenders, sex predators, child molesters and rapists. Where did they come from? God did not make them.We either made them or allowed them...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |