Letter to the Editor: Protect sensitive Arctic and Gulf of Mexico sites from new oil and gas drilling

Letter to the Editor: Protect sensitive Arctic and Gulf of Mexico sites from new oil and gas drilling

We all remember the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico (in 2010). British Petroleum’s “Deepwater Horizon” offshore oil rig exploded, kil...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Letter to the Editor: Nurse anesthetists will be given more authority under VA’s proposal

Letter to the Editor: Nurse anesthetists will be given more authority under VA’s proposal

Many people don’t know that certified registered nurse anesthetists are the primary anesthesia providers in austere combat theaters, and most co...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Bereaved family of Bernard Morris extends thanks for kindnesses

Letter to the Editor: Bereaved family of Bernard Morris extends thanks for kindnesses

A special thank-you to all the doctors, surgeons, nurses and staff at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center near Wilkes-Barre. You did all you could...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Use this ‘passport’ to make discoveries in Luzerne County

Letter to the Editor: Use this ‘passport’ to make discoveries in Luzerne County

As of two weeks into July, I had not had the time for an overnight at the beach or a trip to a concert. My time off is spent running errands, sleeping...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Writer gets it wrong on sexual orientation and gender issues, reader says

Letter to the Editor: Writer gets it wrong on sexual orientation and gender issues, reader says

I read the Times Leader every day via the app. I have read many letters from Mr. Bill Sarnak of Harding. The letters often are malicious toward the LG...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Patriotism has fizzled from Fourth of July observances, writer says

Letter to the Editor: Patriotism has fizzled from Fourth of July observances, writer says

While my wife and I watched the different Fourth of July programs (“A Capitol Fourth,” “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacul...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Use of six-pointed star by Trump campaign was elementary mistake

Letter to the Editor: Use of six-pointed star by Trump campaign was elementary mistake

I am writing in response to the recent letter to the editor regarding the Donald Trump campaign’s use of a six-pointed star.Children learn to r...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: ‘Market on the Pond’ fundraiser thrived in 32nd year, thanks to dedicated volunteers

Letter to the Editor: ‘Market on the Pond’ fundraiser thrived in 32nd year, thanks to dedicated volunteers

On behalf of the Meadows Auxiliary and our 130 residents at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, we thank everyone for supporting the auxili...

July 19th, 2016 updated: July 19th, 2016. |  


Letter to the Editor: Mental illness and drug use seen as lethal mix behind mass killings

Letter to the Editor: Mental illness and drug use seen as lethal mix behind mass killings

I wish to address the recent killings of police, diners, shoppers, school employees, school children, etc.In most, if not all, of these cases, the kil...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Using ‘pay to play’ for school sports would deprive certain students

Letter to the Editor: Using ‘pay to play’ for school sports would deprive certain students

The Times Leader’s July 5 editorial asked for feedback on the concept of “pay to play” for area school districts.Let me start by dec...

July 18th, 2016 |