Beth Gilbert: Vote Hillary Clinton to champion equality for all

Beth Gilbert: Vote Hillary Clinton to champion equality for all

Women and children across the country, including those in the Wyoming Valley, need a voice.Women are grossly underrepresented in all levels of governm...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Ron Ferrance: Donald Trump can guide nation to prosperity

Ron Ferrance: Donald Trump can guide nation to prosperity

America cannot afford four more years of the Obama-Clinton economy. With middle-class incomes stagnating, health care costs soaring, and Pennsylvania&...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: Mom would have been 91 Sunday; I miss her every day

Beyond the Byline: Mom would have been 91 Sunday; I miss her every day

PLYMOUTH — She would be 91 years old Sunday.My mother, Elizabeth Kraszewski O’Boyle, died May 10, 1968. She was 42.On her birthday —...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Thomas J. Botzman: Misericordia students provide ‘valuable gift’ to community through service learning

Thomas J. Botzman: Misericordia students provide ‘valuable gift’ to community through service learning

Like most organizations, institutions of higher education have mission statements and a set of core values that guide them in the decision-making proc...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Bill Jones: United Way’s mission – unlike fashion trends – won’t ever go out of style

Bill Jones: United Way’s mission – unlike fashion trends – won’t ever go out of style

Not long ago, my wife decided that I needed some new clothes for work. She went shopping for me. While I really appreciated her thoughtfulness, I didn...

September 21st, 2016 |  


U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta: As president, Donald Trump will make nation’s security top priority

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta: As president, Donald Trump will make nation’s security top priority

The federal government’s primary responsibility is to protect our national security, an area where the Obama administration and its former secre...

September 17th, 2016 |  


U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright: Hillary Clinton, unlike her opponent, holds US military in proper regard

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright: Hillary Clinton, unlike her opponent, holds US military in proper regard

I come from a family with the very deepest respect for our nation’s veterans and active-duty military.When my three brothers and I were small bo...

September 17th, 2016 |  


State Sen. Pat Browne: New Jersey defies history – and good sense – with plan that saps taxes from Pa. commuters

State Sen. Pat Browne: New Jersey defies history – and good sense – with plan that saps taxes from Pa. commuters

In 1834, nearly two centuries after the Duke of York conveyed the land and water of the present state of New Jersey to Lord John Berkeley and Sir Geor...

September 15th, 2016 updated: September 15th, 2016. |  


Michael A. MacDowell: Raise workers’ wages by first shaving corporate tax rate

Michael A. MacDowell: Raise workers’ wages by first shaving corporate tax rate

Concerns about stagnant wage growth are driving much of today’s political discussion.However, few of the many comments made about wages have foc...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Ron Ferrance: Allow Donald Trump to put nation on right path

Ron Ferrance: Allow Donald Trump to put nation on right path

I know it is often said, but this year’s election, more than any other, is the most important in our lifetimes.After eight years of the failed p...

September 10th, 2016 updated: September 10th, 2016. |