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Steve Corbett: State trooper’s repetition of racist ‘joke’ is no laughing matter

Steve Corbett: State trooper’s repetition of racist ‘joke’ is no laughing matter

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Tom Kelly calls the racial slur he wrote on Facebook “an old joke.” But some people …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Our Opinion: Wilkes-Barre should drop weak claim to $2 million in redevelopment fund

Sorry, Wilkes-Barre, but your claim to the cash just won’t cut it. City officials contend $2 million held in the …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Opposition to energy tax seen as key to Pennsylvania’s future

As a Luzerne County resident, I applaud state Sen. Lisa Baker and Reps. Tarah Toohil and Aaron Kaufer for fighting …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Gov. Tom Wolf slow to show compromise on budget

Bill O’Boyle’s July 16 column, “Did we elect a dysfunctional government,” concludes, “it appears the governor is the only participant …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Make workplaces conducive for moms who breast-feed

“Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work!” is the theme of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, celebrated worldwide from Aug. …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Our Opinion: Keep mega-long trucks off Pennsylvania roads until more known on safety

Our Opinion: Keep mega-long trucks off Pennsylvania roads until more known on safety

Citing highway safety concerns, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey says he wants to “put the brakes” on a proposal that potentially …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Incorporate sidewalks, biking paths into building plans across Luzerne County

As a countywide health coalition, Live Well Luzerne recognizes the importance of the built environment in shaping our health and …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Our Opinion: Should Pennsylvania join march to raise minimum wage?

Would it be a good idea to … … adopt a minimum-wage increase in Pennsylvania similar to New York’s recently …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Photo of grieving father served only to sensationalize, writer says

The decision to publish above the fold, on page 1A, the picture of a grieving, cuffed Michael Francis Nice Sr. …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Writer questions ‘neighbors’ flouting rule on homestead tax break

Let me see if I can understand my neighbors. Residents of 11 Wyoming Valley communities are required to pay a …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Our Opinion: Luzerne County Courthouse can be secure yet user-friendly

Our Opinion: Luzerne County Courthouse can be secure yet user-friendly

Metal detector screenings and other safety measures, while necessary at the Luzerne County Courthouse and court-related buildings, needn’t make the …

July 26th, 2015 updated: July 26th, 2015. |  

Letter to the Editor: Drop defense of Confederate flag

In William A. Levinson’s letter to the editor last Sunday he urged readers to reconsider the symbolism behind the Confederate …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: My bills seek relief for overburdened property owners, says state Sen. David G. Argall

The Times Leader’s editorial on July 8, “Harrisburg has bigger fish to fry than reverse appeal ban,” makes several disparaging …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Writer wonders if county Councilman Edd Brominski clear on ‘land banks’

Edd Brominski’s frustration with the majority on the Luzerne County Council was obvious in his June 22 letter to the …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Writer questions U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s commitment to funding first responders

This is in reply to the Times Leader’s article that mentioned U.S. Sen. Patrick Toomey’s endorsement of the recent $139,497 …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: ‘Market on the Pond’ fundraiser succeeds thanks to wide support

On behalf of the Meadows Auxiliary and our 130 residents at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, we thank everyone …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Our Opinion: Your blood donation especially helpful during summer lull

Our Opinion: Your blood donation especially helpful during summer lull

Diamonds to American Red Cross blood donors (the first-timers and the faithful). Contributions of life-sustaining blood and blood products, including …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Closure sought in case of infant’s body found at West Side Landfill

Aug. 6 will mark the 35th anniversary of the discovery of the body of an unnamed infant in the now-closed …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Bill Jones: ‘Christmas in July Food Drive’ keeps area pantries and people’s bellies full

Bill Jones: ‘Christmas in July Food Drive’ keeps area pantries and people’s bellies full

When was the last time you ate so much that you were uncomfortably stuffed? Some people overeat occasionally. For others, …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Our Opinion: Does your workplace have a designated nap room? Maybe it should

Zombies, consider this your wake-up call. If you haven’t been getting sufficient sleep – and, let’s face it, lots of …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Rename Moon Lake Park to honor former DCNR Secretary Pat Solano

I was pleased to hear that Moon Lake Park was transferred to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Letter to the Editor: Be on lookout for signs of elder abuse and neglect in nursing facilities

It is an unfortunate fact that nursing home abuse and neglect are common occurrences among the elderly who are dependent …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

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