Our view: Diamonds to new president of area NAACP

Our view: Diamonds to new president of area NAACP

Diamonds to Guerline Laurore, the first woman president of the Wilkes-Barre NAACP chapter. And by the way, kudos to her for not making a big deal abou...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Hundreds of workers at the inauguration — this one’s from Kingston

Hundreds of workers at the inauguration — this one’s from Kingston

WASHINGTON — Walking around the National Mall area, trying to find a location to file my stories, I asked a worker if he had any suggestions. I ...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Your view: Celebrities should keep their opinions to themselves

Your view: Celebrities should keep their opinions to themselves

I would like to submit a reply to all the liberal Hollywood stars who for some reason think that the rest of the plain, hard-working Americans should ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Call it the “People With Uteruses Who Hate Donald Trump March.” Or the “Birth Control, Not Self Control March.” Or the “...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Their view: Economists are much maligned

Their view: Economists are much maligned

For several years, jokes about lawyers have far outnumbered those told about economists.But the ratio is changing. The sentiment is turning against th...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Our Opinion: Big media overdoes it in Luzerne County

Our Opinion: Big media overdoes it in Luzerne County

Oh, big media, you flatter us so. We appreciate all the attention since the November election, all the celebs, all the national TV exposure. You are s...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Is Trump the man to lead our country

Is Trump the man to lead our country

At this point I have heard enough from President-elect Donald Trump.If Meryl Streep — clearly the finest actress of her age and possibly one of ...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Media gives anti-Semitism a pass

Media gives anti-Semitism a pass

“Israel can either be Jewish or democratic. It cannot be both.”So said John Kerry, our current secretary of state.If he had made such a st...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Before Trump, there was Washington

Before Trump, there was Washington

Many Americans voted for Donald Trump because they believe that the country needs a businessman president. Career politicians, they reason, know nothi...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Your View: Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of Rights

Your View: Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of Rights

Tell legislators to support the Animal Bill of RightsIt has become far too common for millions of animals to be subjected to daily torment and death.A...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |