Our view: A lesson to be learned in fate of Coxton bridge

Our view: A lesson to be learned in fate of Coxton bridge

It’s a gem turned eyesore turned life-threatening danger. It is, in other words, an example of so many things done wrong with old structures in ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Our view: Game Commission earns high praise for utilizing K-9s

Our view: Game Commission earns high praise for utilizing K-9s

Diamonds to The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s canine program, partnering conservation officers with trained Labrador retrievers. After a full y...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Our view: College kids deserving of a diamond or four

Our view: College kids deserving of a diamond or four

Diamonds — four, in this case — to the Penn State THON, and any local residents who are participating at Penn State University this weeken...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Our view: Here’s hoping Wilkes-Barre triathlon makes a return in ‘18

Our view: Here’s hoping Wilkes-Barre triathlon makes a return in ‘18

Maybe the modern American triathlon is a victim of its own success, becoming too common to be special.Maybe the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon, suspended this...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Our Opinion: Catholic School students give cause to smile

Diamonds to all those local youngsters grinning in news photos and videos during national Catholic Schools Week, including the Wyoming Area Catholic S...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Our view: LCTA relocation a good idea that needs scrutiny

Our view: LCTA relocation a good idea that needs scrutiny

Public mass transit is a good thing. It is unfortunate Americans tend to bypass it for the hassle of driving their own personal vehicles door to door,...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Our view: Diamonds for CASA program, volunteers

Our view: Diamonds for CASA program, volunteers

Diamonds to those who run the Luzerne County Court Appointed Special Advocates program, to those who volunteer to serve as advocates for children and ...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


Our view: No reason to take Phil’s prediction seriously

Our view: No reason to take Phil’s prediction seriously

Sorry if this sounds curmudgeonly or counter to popular winter-bashing, but when Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter, the reaction ...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Their view: A tribute to the nurse anesthetist

Their view: A tribute to the nurse anesthetist

As anyone who has undergone a surgical procedure can attest, the experience is frequently accompanied by anxiety and fear of the unknown.Often a patie...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Our view: Area colleges add a great deal to communities

Our view: Area colleges add a great deal to communities

Forget politics, partisanship, prejudice and any of the other things that lately may have made you angry or depressed, and consider for a moment some ...

January 28th, 2017 |