Letter to the editor: Local Olympians make area proud

Letter to the editor: Local Olympians make area proud

It has been about a month since the gathering of elite world athletes in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. We in this area were represented by four individuals,...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Hillary Clinton’s stance on abortion makes her poor choice for president

Letter to the Editor: Hillary Clinton’s stance on abortion makes her poor choice for president

Most everyone knows Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” This year, we have a tale of two women who are on opposite sides of the...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Overspending will sink United States

Letter to the Editor: Overspending will sink United States

I read two articles in one of the area’s newspapers that demonstrate why the country is in trouble. Well, not the only reason, but one big one.T...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Bullies don’t belong in the Oval Office

Letter to the Editor: Bullies don’t belong in the Oval Office

I wonder how our brave heroes who gave their lives to protect the world from bully dictators would feel about us electing one.Just wondering.Bob Shain...

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


Letter to the Editor: Asthma camp succeeds because of longtime backers and tireless volunteers

Letter to the Editor: Asthma camp succeeds because of longtime backers and tireless volunteers

The Max and Lorraine Foundation and the American Lung Association express their deepest gratitude to the doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, and ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Cyclist appreciates courtesy extended by Forty Fort police officer

Letter to the Editor: Cyclist appreciates courtesy extended by Forty Fort police officer

Locally, Saturday morning bike rides have become a weekly event from Around Town Bicycles in Wilkes-Barre.As one of the participants, I extend a thank...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Colin Kaepernick fails to appreciate veterans’ sacrifice; boycott his games

Letter to the Editor: Colin Kaepernick fails to appreciate veterans’ sacrifice; boycott his games

I am a veteran and a retired police officer, and I am very upset about Colin Kaepernick’s disrespect and disdain for the “Star-Spangled Ba...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Hanover Green Cemetery board extends thanks to supporters of 240th anniversary event

Letter to the Editor: Hanover Green Cemetery board extends thanks to supporters of 240th anniversary event

In June, the Hanover Green Cemetery marked its 240th year of serving the area. Proclamations issued by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and s...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Quarterback ‘brave’ for demonstrating his disgust with racial inequality

Letter to the Editor: Quarterback ‘brave’ for demonstrating his disgust with racial inequality

I am writing this letter to share my views on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling for the national anthem.I believe it is disres...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Make a plan in your household for dealing with natural disasters and other emergencies

Our Opinion: Make a plan in your household for dealing with natural disasters and other emergencies

Prepare for disaster.That’s not meant to be alarmist, but rather sensible advice for people in Northeastern Pennsylvania – a region suscep...

September 20th, 2016 |