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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 |  

Letter to the Editor: The late Anna Cervenak served as community catalyst and inspiration

Late last month, the Pocono-Northeast lost a giant, a wonderful human being, who became a legend in her own time. …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Vote to defund Planned Parenthood, constituent tells U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

I, unlike some Democrats who voted on the bill to defund Planned Parenthood, did watch the videos put out by …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Columnist wrong for taking state trooper to task over ‘ethnic’ joke

After reading Steve Corbett’s column (“Trooper’s ‘humor’ degrading,” July 30), I feel I had to respond. State Police Trooper Tom …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Trophy hunting lacks ‘sport;’ it should no longer be acceptable

I am writing in response to the Tom Venesky column “What about lions without names?” that was published Aug. 2. …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Individuals with autism too often met with misunderstanding

Applesauce. Sometimes it’s pudding. One pill in the morning and another at night. Every morning when he wakes up, my …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Pray for nation during ‘rosary rally’ on Sept. 13 in Plymouth

Most everyone will agree that our nation has problems that seem irreparable and hopeless. But there was a similar time …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Food pantry user questions quantities she received after ‘Christmas in July’ drive

Where’s the food from the Christmas in July food drive? Possibly Santa took it back up to the North Pole, …

August 18th, 2015 updated: August 18th, 2015. |  

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