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Keystone Exams: All Common Core, no common sense

October 9, 2014 Do you remember a teacher who changed your life? One whose patience, encouragement and passion for learning stayed with you and made a difference in who you are today? Now, do you remember a great... more »»

‘Our great charter of liberty’

October 9, 2014 By ED FEULNER When July 4 rolls around, there’s no mistaking it. There are fireworks, parades and other patriotic tributes to our Declaration of Independence. But if you’re like most Americans, Sep. more »»

Emotionally-charged Americans support U.S. airstrikes over Syria

October 8, 2014 Last year, war-fatigued Americans sent President Obama a clear message: Stay out of Syria. more »»

A future without violence

October 8, 2014 By LAURA FINLEY As a long-time anti-domestic violence advocate and activist, I firmly believe that coordinating both effective responses and prevention initiatives requires a community-based approach. more »»

Conclusion: The sin of taxin’ sin

October 7, 2014 (Editor’s Note: This is the last of a five-part commentary by the author.) By RALPH DOTTERER JR. Will: John Boy, you owe me an apology. more »»

A year on the job: Looking back and forward

October 7, 2014 A year on the job as chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has taught me a lot. more »»

And the survey says: Most view religion’s waning influence as negative

October 4, 2014 By MICHAEL LIPKA www.pewresearch.org We’ve known for some time that the number of Americans who say they have no religion has been growing. more »»

This little light of ours

October 4, 2014 By LIZA FIELD Some wonderful bad news is emerging. The kind that easily converts to good news. A powerful toxin is now sprawling across land, water and sky. more »»

Are you good with your hands and your head?

October 3, 2014 unctuality, dependability, work ethic and an ability to work with others. These traits are what all employers, including manufacturers, are looking for in potential employees today. more »»

To your health

October 3, 2014 By MIKE HANNA National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time to reflect on loved ones who have won and lost the battle against this disease and to encourage women and men to take action to protect... more »»

It’s better now

October 2, 2014 Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It’s natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn’t. more »»

Numbers down, but LHU appeal still very strong

October 2, 2014 At $6,820 tuition (not including fees, housing and meal plan) for 15 credits per semester for state residents, Lock Haven University is among the most affordable colleges in Pennsylvania. more »»

Attention farmers

October 1, 2014 (Editor’s Note: There is an ongoing problem with flies in the Sugar Valley. more »»

Cry, you’re on hidden camera

October 1, 2014 Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club I had no interest in joining, especially in light of the $200 initiation fe. more »»

Corbett, Wolf reveal little

September 30, 2014 By PETER JACKSON Associated Press HARRISBURG — A new national survey estimates that Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf have spent more than $20 million airing more than 30,000 television commercials... more »»

The sin of taxin’ sin

September 30, 2014 (Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a five-part commentary by the author. more »»

When Pennsylvania legislators ask for your vote on Nov. 4, ask them this

September 30, 2014 As Pennsylvania legislators come your way this fall, courting your vote in November’s election, here’s a question you may want to ask them: Given the scandal involving the four Philadelphia... more »»

‘Contributory negligence’ defense never appropriate in sex assault civil cases

September 29, 2014 By KRISTEN HOUSER The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) believes “contributory negligence” is never an appropriate defense strategy for sexual assault-related cases. more »»

It’s time to protect journalists who risk their lives to report the news

September 29, 2014 Journalists like to tell the story. They do not like to become the story. Unfortunately, during the past several months, journalists have been thrust into the spotlight under tragic circumstanc. more »»

Abandoned properties: No easy solutions

September 25, 2014 he current controversy over the woeful Knights of Columbus property in Renovo does not bode well for the partnerships that need to be forged to overcome the challenges to try to re-invigorate Wester... more »»

 
 
 

 

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