Our view: Life in a small town can be good

Our view: Life in a small town can be good

The sirens sounded far away but were getting louder by the second. Was it a multi-car crash? A multi-alarm fire? An armed robbery?In the faint of the ...

July 23rd, 2017 updated: July 23rd, 2017. |  


Your view: Long summer for Trump’s foes

Your view: Long summer for Trump’s foes

If it turns out that the recent reports on Fox News about possible further investigations into wrong doing by former FBI director James Comey, Robert ...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Building a better Plymouth through its youth

Beyond the Byline: Building a better Plymouth through its youth

PLYMOUTH — It’s not too often you run into a person who is truly concerned about the world we live in and who wants to do something that w...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Capitol Roundup: Pa. attorney general announces new consumer protection unit

Capitol Roundup: Pa. attorney general announces new consumer protection unit

WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced this week he is creating a Consumer Financial Protection Unit to better prot...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Their view: Defense industry relies Pa. manufacturers

Their view: Defense industry relies Pa. manufacturers

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, Pennsylvania ranked sixth among all states in total DoD contract fulfillment during the 2015 fiscal year....

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Our view: Convince us of value of stormwater fee

Our view: Convince us of value of stormwater fee

They touted it as savings — to the tune of $57 million in the first five years. But it’s not like you will spend less because of the new r...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Our View: Praise for school reuse, criticism again for big media parachutes

Our View: Praise for school reuse, criticism again for big media parachutes

Diamonds to the Wilkes-Barre Mennonite Church leaders for returning the former St. Boniface school on Blackman Street to educational use. The Mennonit...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Their view: Self-pardoning is not a realistic possibility

Their view: Self-pardoning is not a realistic possibility

Here’s some unsolicited advice for President Donald Trump: Don’t listen to any lawyers who might tell you that you can pardon yourself. Yo...

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


Their view: Obamacare hater, you’ve been swindled

Their view: Obamacare hater, you’ve been swindled

I have a crazy, thinking-outside-the-box idea to improve America’s health care system: Take Obamacare — the current law of the land —...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Your view: Addiction need not be an end

Your view: Addiction need not be an end

Addiction begins with distance, duality, disillusionment, denial and despair.Distance was to put up an unnecessary wall with others. Duality was that ...

July 20th, 2017 |