Letter to the Editor: Let’s treat Susquehanna River with concern for its quality ‘seven generations from now’

Letter to the Editor: Let’s treat Susquehanna River with concern for its quality ‘seven generations from now’

On behalf of the Chesapeake Conservancy, we are disappointed to read in the Times Leader that the beautiful and important Susquehanna River has return...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Lehman Sanctuary provides area residents with needed connection to natural world

Our Opinion: Lehman Sanctuary provides area residents with needed connection to natural world

An “ancient” saying:The great blue heron may hide, but the nest still brings wonder to a young heart.Another:With both newt and salamander...

May 5th, 2016 updated: May 5th, 2016. |  


Shane Fausey: Correctional officers deserving of further protection from job-related dangers

Shane Fausey: Correctional officers deserving of further protection from job-related dangers

On Feb. 25, 2013, Nanticoke native Eric Williams was working his scheduled shift at U.S. Penitentiary Canaan, located in Wayne County. While making hi...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Disparity between Luzerne County workers and management gets overlooked, writer says

Letter to the Editor: Disparity between Luzerne County workers and management gets overlooked, writer says

.A recent article (“Sick days are still an issue for county,” April 24) was seemingly prejudiced against Luzerne County employees. The fac...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Allow Luzerne County communities to do more than survive; let them thrive

Our Opinion: Allow Luzerne County communities to do more than survive; let them thrive

Plymouth Township’s success story – while an encouraging and hard-earned development – serves as a cautionary tale for all of Luzern...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Life Deconstructed: Happy No-Versary to Me

Life Deconstructed: Happy No-Versary to Me

Today is Nancy and my 29th wedding anniversary. Twenty. Nine. Years. I keep saying it, but I don’t believe it. Who let two 14-year-olds get marr...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Fact-check Donald Trump’s assertions before repeating them

Letter to the Editor: Fact-check Donald Trump’s assertions before repeating them

If the April 30 commentary by Betty Roccograndi titled “Trump’s impassioned supporters give him rock star treatment at Mohegan Sun Arena&#...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: CPA’s objection to property tax reform rooted in self-interest

Letter to the Editor: CPA’s objection to property tax reform rooted in self-interest

There are a number of letters being sent to the newspapers from Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs President Julius Green opposing House Bill/Senate Bill ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Egg hunt in downtown Wilkes-Barre becomes smashing success

Letter to the Editor: Egg hunt in downtown Wilkes-Barre becomes smashing success

The Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association recently held its annual Easter egg hunt on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre.As has become tradition, abou...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Nuangola man’s efforts make the borough cleaner and the planet better

Letter to the Editor: Nuangola man’s efforts make the borough cleaner and the planet better

Hats off to Mr. Douglas Fawbush, who was the only one to clean the roadways in Nuangola borough. He did a fantastic job, and he does this on a yearly ...

May 4th, 2016 |