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Letter to the Editor: Hillary Clinton dogged by perceptions of dishonesty over email saga

Until several months ago, Hillary Clinton was considered a shoo-in for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2016. But …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Mayoral candidate Tony George has integrity that Wilkes-Barre needs

I was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, and many of my close family members still reside there. For this reason, …

August 30th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

Letter to the Editor: School consolidation in Wilkes-Barre won’t save money or serve students

I just read Mark Guydish’s article about the rarity of three high schools in a district. He mentioned SAT scores …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Wilkes-Barre voters urged to get familiar with city’s elected posts and office-seekers

As we approach Election Day on Nov. 3, registered voters in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County and Pennsylvania at large will be …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: EPA’s Clean Water Rule a real blessing, deacon says

Thank you for your Aug. 19 editorial titled “Water disruption in Wyoming Valley puts focus on precious resource – and …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

Letter to the Editor: Attend Save Our Schools public forum regarding Wilkes-Barre Area’s predicament

The news article about a 91-year-old man who lived in his residence 67 years and is about to lose his …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

Letter to the Editor: Donald Trump’s first debate performance called ‘refreshing’

The first big presidential debate of the 2016 campaign is over. Some 24 million viewers tuned in and only because …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Joe Sestak’s support of veterans issues clear; his Senate opponent, not so much

There is a new Pat Toomey political ad on the airwaves that commends the U.S. senator for being a supporter …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: CPAs stand ready to offer guidance on Pennsylvania pension fix

Even after the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s summer recess, bridging the political divide in the state budget battle will not be …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Letter to the Editor: Entertainment venues lacking in Wyoming Valley for teens and young adults

When I was a teenager, I spent many nights at the arcade in the Wyoming Valley Mall. It was always …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Rejection of Iranian nuclear deal would be ‘dangerous and irresponsible’

In his capacity as “contributing columnist,” U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey recently explained his opposition to a nuclear deal recently negotiated …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Opponents of Wilkes-Barre mayoral candidate Tony George will go to great lengths

It would appear that the opponents of Tony George becoming mayor of Wilkes-Barre will resort to any means of preventing …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Full promise of 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act goes unmet

Like many other people with disabilities, I attended segregated schools until being mainstreamed as a teenager and used driveways when …

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  

Letter to the Editor: Investigate distribution of painkillers in personal care homes, writer says

I think Dr. Stuart Shapiro is right about nursing homes in Pennsylvania (“Pa. nursing homes get bad rap,” Aug. 12). …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Liquor store privatization would strike blow against middle-class workers

Reading Michael MacDowell’s commentary (“Topple Pennsylvania’s monopoly on selling liquor,” Aug. 23) is just scary. It seems that we believe …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Frank Sorick is right choice for making Wilkes-Barre ‘a better place’

The time has come to wake up. I have heard residents of Wilkes-Barre complaining about taxes, crime and how our …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Plymouth allowing borough to go to the dogs, resident says

I am a resident of Plymouth. Unfortunately, the town has deteriorated over the last decade for many reasons. It’s sad …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Pipelines are most reliable means of moving nation’s fuel supplies

Most intelligent people know the country thrives on abundant and cheap energy. The best way to transport this commodity is …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: More apt name for pro-life movement might be ‘pro-birth’

Did you happen to watch the two Republican presidential debates? I know, I know, it’s way too early to bother …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Wilkes-Barre Area school directors should beware allure of ‘quick money’

A proposal to fund construction/renovation of Wilkes-Barre high schools through private investment was front-page news during the past week. And …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Candidate Tony George’s finance report suggests he’s unfit to serve as mayor

If the Democratic mayoral candidate in Wilkes-Barre, Tony George, has so much difficulty preparing his campaign finance report, necessitating a …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Abandon past GOP ‘gimmicks’ and pass sensible state budget, lawmaker says

In a recent article covering the budget impasse and this year’s ill-conceived Republican attempt to again repeat the mistakes of …

August 20th, 2015 |  

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