Letter to the Editor: Republican convention fell short on substance

Letter to the Editor: Republican convention fell short on substance

Watching the Republican National Convention was like being in an episode of “The Twilight Zone.”The first day turned out to be a day of dy...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Republicans skillfully ran convention in Cleveland, signaling great things

Letter to the Editor: Republicans skillfully ran convention in Cleveland, signaling great things

The Republican National Convention held last week in Cleveland, Ohio, was an example of making America great again.The police conducted themselves pro...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Hillary Clinton not the woman to elevate to presidency

Letter to the Editor: Hillary Clinton not the woman to elevate to presidency

On a scale from one to 10, how gullible are the American people? They could be a “five,” but certainly not a “10.”FBI Director...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: The late Eddie Derwin inspired happiness with his polka performances

Letter to the Editor: The late Eddie Derwin inspired happiness with his polka performances

The Wyoming Valley has suffered a huge loss. Edward Derwin made a significant contribution by virtue of his life and, as a polka musician, his impact ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Email savvy not standard by which presidential candidate should be measured

Letter to the Editor: Email savvy not standard by which presidential candidate should be measured

I have much difficulty with electronics. Among friends, there is joking about my aversion to computers.There is a clear reason for this; it is a ̶...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Wait for ex-senator Bob Mellow’s book to hit discount bin

Our Opinion: Wait for ex-senator Bob Mellow’s book to hit discount bin

Prevent Bob Mellow’s self-published book about his days in the state Senate – and, later, in federal prison – from climbing any best...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Life Deconstructed: Thirty-two days is all I have left to get through

Life Deconstructed: Thirty-two days is all I have left to get through

Why am I so tired?Why?My job is enjoyable and stress-free. I get too much sleep and I’m eating better.Well, I’m eating better candy.Wait &...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Don’t sit out this election; vote

Letter to the Editor: Don’t sit out this election; vote

As of July 22, the U.S. population is estimated at 324,251,146.The 26th Amendment allowing 18-year-olds to vote was signed by President Richard Nixon ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Our Opinion: Reggie Jackson adds power to RailRiders’ community outreach

Our Opinion: Reggie Jackson adds power to RailRiders’ community outreach

By welcoming Reggie Jackson as a team co-owner, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s minor league baseball franchise gains enormous star power and the po...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Join Boy Scouts for self-improvement and adventure, says Laurel Run youth

Letter to the Editor: Join Boy Scouts for self-improvement and adventure, says Laurel Run youth

Do you have a desire for fun and adventure? Do you want to learn new skills and make new friends? Maybe you should join the Boy Scouts of America!Join...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |