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Drive to depoliticize school funds adds intrigue in Capitol

May 4, 2015 By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG — It’s the first thing each Pennsylvania state lawmaker checks in a governor’s brand-new budget proposal: How much more money the public schools in their... more »»

Dwindling productivity in Congress linked to vanishing cooperation

May 4, 2015 By LIAM JACKSON As the number of bills passed by Congress declines, fewer and fewer Congressional representatives are voting across party lines, leaving only a few key representatives as... more »»

New breed of foster parents essential to normalcy initiative

May 4, 2015 By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer The effort to improve the lives of America’s foster children may hinge on whether state and local agencies can recruit enough skilled, dedicated foster parents who... more »»

Bible digest

May 4, 2015 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like to treasure hid in a field; the which when a man has found, he hides, and for joy thereof goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field. more »»

It’s coming: Summertime in Clinton County

May 2, 2015 By KELLY McGHEE After the past winter that we experienced, I know there is doubt about when and if we will have hot days to send us into the water to cool off. It will happen, I have fait. more »»

Don’t change eligibility for Death-with-Dignity Laws

May 2, 2015 Thanks in large part to Brittany Maynard’s very public utilization of the nation’s first death-with-dignity law in Oregon and advocacy for similar laws nationwide, it is now the model for bills... more »»

Bible digest

May 2, 2015 “Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father which is in heave. more »»

New property to be named Poorman Gallery

May 2, 2015 We had a successful “Second Sunday” open house at our newest property, the former Jaycee building next door to the Heisey. more »»

The Cannon Hole

May 2, 2015 Over the years, there’s been an unbelievable amount of valuable stuff dropped all up and down the Susquehanna. more »»

As Pa. cuts tourism funding, officials look to local hotel tax

May 1, 2015 By ANDREW STAUB www.PAIndependent.com HARRISBURG, Pa. – State Re. more »»

We need change now!

April 30, 2015 By LEE H. HAMILTON I’ve seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me. But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning our political syste. more »»

Kathleen Kane: Part of a bigger problem

April 30, 2015 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL YOUNG Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general, is having some bad days. more »»

Our fast-pitch softball church league

April 29, 2015 As told by J. more »»

Free trade pact will hurt Pa. economy

April 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — An emerging trade agreement could cost Pennsylvania jobs and hurt the state’s economy. more »»

Selective shame

April 28, 2015 By WINSLOW MYERS Hundreds of people recently paid big bucks to hear Monica Lewinsky give a carefully crafted but also quite touching TED talk announcing her survival of a public shaming of planetary... more »»

Farming moves north with temperatures

April 28, 2015 By FROMA HARROP Before there was a California, New England fed itself. Somehow. The soil was lousy, the climate cold and the diet limited (lots of cabbage, no avocados). more »»

Townships call for preserving gas impact fee

April 24, 2015 By JENNIFER FLORER And GINNI LINN The natural gas drilling impact fee has generated nearly $650 million for municipalities statewide since 2012, helping to mitigate the impacts of drilling and... more »»

No tax cuts for the 0.2 percent!

April 24, 2015 By JERRY GREENFIELD And BEN COHEN Good grief Congress. Are you really going to give another tax break to those of us who need it least? Yes, we’re witty and created a successful global brand. more »»

It’s time - long past time - to put a woman on the $20 bill

April 24, 2015 An online campaign is underway to supplant the seventh American president, Andrew Jackson, with a woman on the $20 bill. Voting on the website Womenon20. more »»

Longer bar hours no solution for Pennsylvania’s ‘brain drain’

April 24, 2015 State. Rep Jordan Harris of Philadelphia has “brain drain” on his min. more »»

 
 
 

 

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