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 |  


Our Opinion: No excuses for ambulance access woes at stadium

Our Opinion: No excuses for ambulance access woes at stadium

The idea of an ambulance near the sidelines of a high school or college football game may be comforting, but it is never a guarantee of instant medica...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Don’t count on next president to cure all; do your part to make things ‘great’

Our Opinion: Don’t count on next president to cure all; do your part to make things ‘great’

Despite his repeated assurances, Donald Trump won’t make things great for you.And as surely as the Republican presidential candidate’s cam...

September 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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. |  


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. |  


Our Opinion: Unsolved deaths in Luzerne County get renewed attention they deserve

Our Opinion: Unsolved deaths in Luzerne County get renewed attention they deserve

Diamonds to state police “cold case” investigators. They intend to take a renewed look in Luzerne County at four unsolved deaths that occu...

September 23rd, 2016 |