Our view: More guns won’t fix myriad of education woes

Our view: More guns won’t fix myriad of education woes

For the heck of it, let’s assume a state law allowing school staff to pack heat is a good idea. Good luck finding evidence that a plethora of co...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Consumer Watchdog: Be wary of scams while planning summer getaways

Consumer Watchdog: Be wary of scams while planning summer getaways

It’s difficult for me to believe that just weeks ago this area was covered in a sea of snow, with backhoes and salt trucks creeping around the s...

April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


Shapiro: Organized crime ring fraudulently obtained PA license plates

Shapiro: Organized crime ring fraudulently obtained PA license plates

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro this week announced criminal charges against a dozen people accused of taking part in a major organized cri...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Their view: Time to take a fresh look at job market

Their view: Time to take a fresh look at job market

Whether it be the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union, or U.S. policies designed to maintain and grow manufacturing jobs in the...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Lessons learned from Coach Mergo

Beyond the Byline: Lessons learned from Coach Mergo

WILKES-BARRE — We’ve all had people like this in our lives — people who may have scared the hell out of us one minute and made us la...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Our view: Diamonds for Earth Day programs

Our view: Diamonds for Earth Day programs

Diamonds to all clubs, organizations, agencies and businesses who joined in marking “Earth Day” this year, either by staging events held e...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Free speech an endangered species on campus

Free speech an endangered species on campus

I’ve been asked to speak at various locations for various occasions in the past. I spoke at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall in 2009 when ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Your view: Church isn’t meant to be a fashion show

Your view: Church isn’t meant to be a fashion show

You go to church to pray and worship God, not to see what someone is wearing.We are not to judge others. Maybe that is all the person has to wear. Not...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Your view: Treat students as well as the cricket frog

Your view: Treat students as well as the cricket frog

According to a recent story in the Times Leader about Rice Township: “The presence of the northern cricket frog could affect the way the townshi...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Their view: Let’s focus on nukes, not tax returns

Their view: Let’s focus on nukes, not tax returns

I don’t really care what’s in President Donald Trump’s tax returns.Sure, I think Trump shows real contempt for citizens and good gov...

April 21st, 2017 |