Our Opinion: Drivers’ information sold by PennDOT, but at what cost to privacy?

Our Opinion: Drivers’ information sold by PennDOT, but at what cost to privacy?

You can forbid banks, investment firms and other businesses from sharing your personal information with outside companies, but apparently the Pennsylv...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


State Rep. James Roebuck: Revising state’s charter school law can save money and better serve students

State Rep. James Roebuck: Revising state’s charter school law can save money and better serve students

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale recently said our state has the nation’s worst charter school law.As Democratic chairman of the H...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Sex offenses result from a society too permissive of porn and lusty behavior

Letter to the Editor: Sex offenses result from a society too permissive of porn and lusty behavior

We have sex offenders, sex predators, child molesters and rapists. Where did they come from? God did not make them.We either made them or allowed them...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Our Opinion: Make room for dissent at Mohegan Sun Arena

Our Opinion: Make room for dissent at Mohegan Sun Arena

An attempt to confine circus protesters to a barricaded area at the Mohegan Sun Arena recently failed, resulting in a First Amendment victory rich in ...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


William C. Kashatus: Brace for historic mudslinging in a Clinton-Trump matchup

William C. Kashatus: Brace for historic mudslinging in a Clinton-Trump matchup

The 2016 presidential election is shaping up to be one of the nastiest ever, and we’re not even through the primaries yet. Although Hillary Clin...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County manager candidate Jeffrey Beck deserving of the job

Letter to the Editor: Luzerne County manager candidate Jeffrey Beck deserving of the job

I was pleased to see that Jeffrey Beck is a finalist for the manager position in Luzerne County.An article in the Times Leader two weeks ago suggested...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: Be quick to share your light

Beyond the Byline: Be quick to share your light

As reporters, our job is to report accurately and without bias, often as a fly on the wall, careful not to interject ourselves into a story.On a recen...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Combine police departments throughout Luzerne County to improve public safety

Our Opinion: Combine police departments throughout Luzerne County to improve public safety

Would it be a good idea to …… combine Luzerne County’s many small police departments, each responsible for protecting a single commu...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Nadia Steinzor: Air pollution from gas drilling requires action in Pennsylvania

Nadia Steinzor: Air pollution from gas drilling requires action in Pennsylvania

With summer around the corner, it’s time to start getting outdoors. Key to enjoying the season is clean air – knowing that when you walk, ...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Access to school meals jeopardized under proposed federal nutrition act

Letter to the Editor: Access to school meals jeopardized under proposed federal nutrition act

The future of our country depends on providing children with nutritious school meals and high-quality, comprehensive nutrition education that will all...

May 1st, 2016 |