Letter to the Editor: Oppose Americans’ canned lion hunts and lend help to ‘suffering’ animals

Letter to the Editor: Oppose Americans’ canned lion hunts and lend help to ‘suffering’ animals

Sadly, man has always hunted lions, but in recent times this “sport” has taken a sickening turn for the worse through the savage practice ...

April 29th, 2016 updated: April 29th, 2016. |  


Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County charter due for an upgrade

Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County charter due for an upgrade

The council–manager form of government is one of the predominant and successful forms of local government in the United States. However, many pe...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: David Pedri deserving of ‘promotion’ to Luzerne County manager’s post, says colleague

Letter to the Editor: David Pedri deserving of ‘promotion’ to Luzerne County manager’s post, says colleague

As the Luzerne County Council considers candidates for Luzerne County manager, I feel compelled to write a letter in support of interim manager David ...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: ‘Opportunists’ abandon proud GOP tradition and jump on Trump bandwagon

I have read the new book by E.J. Dionne Jr., “Why the Right Went Wrong,” sub-titled “Conservatism – From Goldwater to the Tea ...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: ManorCare employees deserving of appreciation, not unkind advertisement

I was out of the area for a while. My wife and my aunt informed me advertisements had been placed in our local newspapers stating negative things abou...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: U.S. Sen. Patrick Toomey no friend to the environment, says fellow Eagle Scout

Sen. Patrick Toomey, your voting record on environmental issues is possibly the worst of anyone in the U.S. Senate.Your record is remarkable for its c...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Swoyersville parish fundraiser succeeded thanks to support of bingo fans and others

I thank everyone for their support of the variety bingo held April 17 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Swoyersville.The businesses that provided pri...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Using a drone? Know the rules, especially if operating one for commercial reasons

The Federal Aviation Administration considers all drones up to 55 pounds to be aircraft and, as such, they are regulated.Individuals operating for com...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Resistance grows to expansion of natural gas industry in region

When the fracking industry invaded Pennsylvania to exploit the Marcellus Shale, a gas drilling frenzy was already underway in Colorado. Wells were dri...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: People sacrificed for your right to vote; don’t waste an opportunity to be heard

Don’t think your voice matters? It does, and your voice is heard the most when you vote.Not happy with budget impasses? Raise your voice and vot...

April 25th, 2016 |