Your view: Catholic Church moved too fast in case of alleged misused funds

Your view: Catholic Church moved too fast in case of alleged misused funds

The Catholic Diocese of Scranton yelled fire too soon when one of its flock was accused of misuse of charitable funds.The diocese embarrassed the chur...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Our view: Stilp turning his light on flag flap

Our view: Stilp turning his light on flag flap

If it were anybody else, it would be easy to dismiss as a gimmick, a cheap shot for a viral web video. Sew a Confederate flag and a Nazi flag together...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Our View: College accreditation critical for many reasons

Our View: College accreditation critical for many reasons

The plight of McCann School of Business and Technology campuses serving the Wilkes-Barre and Hazleton areas is a teaching moment on the complex topic ...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Our View: Wilkes-Barre Area CTC boss must excel to justify pay hikes

Our View: Wilkes-Barre Area CTC boss must excel to justify pay hikes

The knee-jerk reaction is to kvetch when one sees high salaries for educators. But teachers are, in fact, often paid less than professionals in the pr...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Their view: Trump gave conventional UN speech

Their view: Trump gave conventional UN speech

Speaking before the United Nations, President Donald Trump gave a conventional speech artfully disguised as a nationalist provocation.Trump campaigned...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Your view: Support elimination of school property taxes

I live in the Abington Heights School District, which is currently enduring a school teacher’s strike. These labor disputes pit residents, teach...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Our View: $1,000 for a phone? You betcha

Our View: $1,000 for a phone? You betcha

Did Apple finally go too far with its new $1,000 iPhone?The answer is a resounding “yes” if you believe what you read on social media and ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Your view: Pashinski wrong about budget proposal

Your view: Pashinski wrong about budget proposal

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski in “Robbing agricultural funds no way to balance the budget,” criticizes the Republican state budget propos...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Does Sanders’ plan have a shot?

Does Sanders’ plan have a shot?

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan, unveiled last week, is an ambitious and (to many) enticing idea: a single, government-...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Their view: War is hell, and sometimes a mistake

Their view: War is hell, and sometimes a mistake

Is there a more painful game of “what if?” that Americans could play than to wonder what the 1960s, and today, would look like if the Unit...

September 17th, 2017 |