Their view: It turns out Donald Trump is not an Artist of the Deal

Their view: It turns out Donald Trump is not an Artist of the Deal

“Winning is everything,” Donald Trump often said as he campaigned for president. “Nothing is presidential except victory.”Last...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Your view: Time for local governments to get involved in WBA consolidation

Your view: Time for local governments to get involved in WBA consolidation

This is a plea, not a request, for Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George, the city council, Luzerne County Manager David Pedri and the Luzerne County Council...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Our view: Strive to include those with different abilities than ours

Our view: Strive to include those with different abilities than ours

World Down Syndrome Day was celebrated on March 21. That date was chosen specifically for the day, which has been officially observed by the United Na...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Capitol Roundup: Impact of Meals on Wheels in Pennsylvania highlighted

Capitol Roundup: Impact of Meals on Wheels in Pennsylvania highlighted

WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Department of Aging this week provided information on the Meals on Wheels programs during a meeting of the House...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Our view: A half million reasons to be embarrassed

Our view: A half million reasons to be embarrassed

How did a $70 meal bill cost Luzerne County half-a-million?It is likely to go down in Luzerne County history as a textbook case of staggeringly inept ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Consumer Watchdog: Protect your social media accounts from cyber hackers

Consumer Watchdog: Protect your social media accounts from cyber hackers

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat.Google+, LinkedIn, Reddit, Pinterest, YouTube.Et cetera, et cetera.There are so many websites in which people f...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Remembering the days of our lives

Beyond the Byline: Remembering the days of our lives

WILKES-BARRE — I recall the day I got up early and had a little breakfast with my mom. It was summer and school was out. Dad was at work.After b...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Your view: Take action against gerrymandering

Your view: Take action against gerrymandering

In a democracy, a key component is that as citizens and voters we are operating on a level playing field. When there is a system in which some voters ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Their view: Obamacare is saved and disasters now chase us

Their view: Obamacare is saved and disasters now chase us

Democrats saved Obamacare from the Republicans but will not be able to save it from itself. The health plan is so badly misconceived that it will now ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Your view: PIAA owes wrestler a medal

Your view: PIAA owes wrestler a medal

When checking on the results of our local wrestlers at the state tournament, I was disappointed to hear about Colin Pasone’s disqualification.He...

March 24th, 2017 |