I see where Lycoming Countians will be charged a $5 added fee for license renewal starting in October.
We have just been advised that our Williamsport Municipal Water and Sanitary Authority bills went up $11 per quarter on top of the added increase last year, and ...
I see the Lycoming County commissioners are campaigning for (and have approved) a $5 sticker on every car in Lycoming County so I feel obliged to opine and provide some personal experience.
In 1984, I moved to Loudoun County, Va., and registered my cars, which ...
Robust, substantive debates are part of our political history, but the recent level of hyperbole, rhetoric and “otherizing” those with opposing positions is an affront to both civility and our democracy.
Those engaging in political debate need to recognize that ...
In June of 2016, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, sent out the following tweet, “Why do we have a Second Amendment? It’s not to shoot deer. It’s to shoot at the government when it becomes tyrannical!”
Then came the recent shooting on ...
It’s becoming clearer by the day that the process of gerrymandering is getting in the way of our ability to function as a democracy.
The process of redrawing congressional districts every 10 years has now become a science.
Technology is allowing politicians to ...
TARIK S. KHAN
When I heard of the horrific shooting of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, my heart sank. He and his Republican colleagues were preparing for a bipartisan baseball game, a collegial ritual that we desperately need more of in Washington, D.C. Capitol police, emergency ...
“AHCA (American Health Care Act) could cost Pennsylvania 85,000 jobs by 2026” states a recent Centre Daily Times front page headline.
If this health care bill passes, it will cause a significant problem for our state, but that is not the most serious ...
In Tuesday’s edition (June 20) of The Express it was reported that I had asked Lock Haven City Council how much the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott has paid in taxes. That was not my question. I know how much it has paid in real estate taxes and also how ...
By CHAD JENNINGS
I am 35 years old. I am from Bradford County. I am a husband and the father of three little boys, ages 11, 4, and 1.
I am an owner-operator truck driver ... a small business owner.
I spend days away from home living in a fiberglass box smaller than your ...
In response to Timothy Havener. First, you state in your last letter to the editor that I should “get to know a little of who you are.”
After posting the vile statements on your Facebook page directed toward my wife and me for simply disagreeing with you, I ...
Contrary to state Rep. Matt Baker’s presumption (Why I oppose legalizing marijuana, June 11, Williamsport Sun-Gazette), those of us who advocate for the legalization and regulation of the adult use marijuana market do not opine that the plant is altogether ...
The Lycoming County Progressives extend our deepest sympathies to the United States Congress and, in particular, to U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, Rep. Williams of Texas, U.S. Capitol Police Officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey, Zach Barth, a staffer ...
The recent wave of terrorist attacks in London have been nothing short of barbaric and these attacks will be visited upon the United States at a greater pace if a travel ban on several countries is not instituted.
The myth that radical Islam is just a tiny minority ...
In American politics today, there are two sides, and our country can only survive if the right side prevails.
No, I do not mean the left or the right.
In all too many cases, those on the right and left are really on the same side, the side of those who believe ...
Additional energy taxes will harm the Commonwealth’s ability to attract job-creating investment. As the energy market slowly rebounds, Pennsylvania is fiercely competing with other energy producing states. In fact, this paper confirmed in an editorial earlier ...
Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause.
I wanted to take a minute to recognize and say THANK YOU to a group of parents who recently took it upon themselves to put together an unsanctioned graduation ceremony ...
I’d like to tell a story about the nicest boy you’ll ever meet, but beware!
I have never been involved in renting a house before, but I decided to do it under the recommendation of others for this individual. He spoke kindly to me, he had two good jobs, and ...
In response to the story about the shooting of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, and several other people, including his heroic protection detail, I would first like to convey my heartfelt prayers and wishes for the recovery of all who were harmed in ...
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and our 62,000 member families call on state lawmakers to support the restoration of funding in the state budget to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet).
Penn Vet’s work on proper egg handling has ...
I write today in response to an article published in The Express on June 10, titled “County takes stand on business development.”
Clinton County commissioners are correct. The Small Business Development Center is a critical, must-preserve service for the ...