Life Deconstructed: Thirty-two days is all I have left to get through

Life Deconstructed: Thirty-two days is all I have left to get through

Why am I so tired?Why?My job is enjoyable and stress-free. I get too much sleep and I’m eating better.Well, I’m eating better candy.Wait &...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Don’t sit out this election; vote

Letter to the Editor: Don’t sit out this election; vote

As of July 22, the U.S. population is estimated at 324,251,146.The 26th Amendment allowing 18-year-olds to vote was signed by President Richard Nixon ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: Bill O’Boyle can play on our team any day of the week

Beyond the Byline: Bill O’Boyle can play on our team any day of the week

Make no mistake about it — Bill O’Boyle has, on more than one occasion, driven every one of us in the newsroom crazy.But, dear Lord, there...

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


Our Opinion: Reggie Jackson adds power to RailRiders’ community outreach

Our Opinion: Reggie Jackson adds power to RailRiders’ community outreach

By welcoming Reggie Jackson as a team co-owner, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s minor league baseball franchise gains enormous star power and the po...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Join Boy Scouts for self-improvement and adventure, says Laurel Run youth

Letter to the Editor: Join Boy Scouts for self-improvement and adventure, says Laurel Run youth

Do you have a desire for fun and adventure? Do you want to learn new skills and make new friends? Maybe you should join the Boy Scouts of America!Join...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Our Opinion: Former prison worker Louis Elmy’s criminal acts demoralizing to community

Our Opinion: Former prison worker Louis Elmy’s criminal acts demoralizing to community

In pursuit of a crack cocaine high, Louis Elmy sank to horrid lows, damaging far more than his family name.The ex-president of the Wilkes-Barre Area S...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Jeffrey Brauer: Pennsylvania voters could hold key to Oval Office

Jeffrey Brauer: Pennsylvania voters could hold key to Oval Office

All eyes should be on Pennsylvania this presidential election cycle.While Pennsylvania has been dependably “blue” since Bill Clinton won i...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County official premature to call for building of a new prison

Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County official premature to call for building of a new prison

Recently, in response to the deaths of a corrections officer and an inmate at the Luzerne County prison, county Manager C. David Pedri stated that a n...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: For silly or sobering entertainment, see what’s happening on local stages

Our Opinion: For silly or sobering entertainment, see what’s happening on local stages

Would it be a good idea to …… lighten your mood with laughs at an area theater?“Funny Girl,” a musical that contains more dram...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: The late Daniel Rebovich recalled as ‘friend to all’

Letter to the Editor: The late Daniel Rebovich recalled as ‘friend to all’

On July 9, after a heartfelt goodbye and a gracious funeral service at the Second Presbyterian Church, Pittston, we said our final good-bye to Daniel ...

July 25th, 2016 |