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 |  


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. |  


Our view: A celebration all should be able to enjoy

Our view: A celebration all should be able to enjoy

Yes, today is a Christian holiday with less meaning to those of other faiths (or no faith). Indeed, it is widely regarded as the most important Christ...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Our view: Skrepenak gets diamonds for breaking long silence

Diamonds to Greg Skrepenak — yes, that Greg Skrepenak — for his willingness to step out of the shadows and face staff reporter Jennifer Le...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Our voice: In this case, the magic of dance can’t be denied

If you want to marvel, look no further than life itself. And if you want to focus on a single point of life, literally, then dance.“Think of the...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Our view: King’s right to honor coal miners

Our view: King’s right to honor coal miners

Diamonds to King’s College for honoring, yet again, the sacrifices of coal miners who were so instrumental in this region’s history. Despi...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Our view: Could gambling grant money be put to better use?

Our view: Could gambling grant money be put to better use?

It has become a perennial question in this space, but remains valid.Is the state, and the county, making the best use of the “Local Share Accoun...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Our view: Diamonds, coal that you will only see on April 1

Our view: Diamonds, coal that you will only see on April 1

Diamonds to Wilkes Barre city for the brilliant move of dropping the hyphen to save money. The amount of ink unused in the thousands, even millions of...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Our view: A half million reasons to be embarrassed

Our view: A half million reasons to be embarrassed

How did a $70 meal bill cost Luzerne County half-a-million?It is likely to go down in Luzerne County history as a textbook case of staggeringly inept ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Our view: Air show’s return is a real winner for area

Diamonds to the return of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. After being grounded for 17 years...

March 24th, 2017 |