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Studying ‘The Herd’

March 5, 2015 (Writer’s Note: This is the first in a series of occasional articles focusing around the “Herd Mentality.” Future pieces will talk about various aspects of “The Herd” ... so stay tuned. more »»

Welfare, lottery do not mix

March 4, 2015 There are understandable mixed opinions about whether Pennsylvania welfare recipients should lose benefits if they win a significant lottery prize. more »»

Worried about your retirement savings? Proposal sets up fight with Wall Street

March 4, 2015 By JIM KUHNHENN The Associated Press Tapping the anxieties of aging baby boomers, President Barack Obama is calling for tougher standards on brokers who manage retirement savings accounts, a change... more »»

What testing cannot fix

March 3, 2015 Since at least 1983, when the federal report “A Nation at Risk” painted a picture of failing public schools churning out undereducated and unprepared graduates, lawmakers and educational reformers... more »»

Improving electric delivery

March 3, 2015 With every new power line, pole and piece of automated equipment, PPL Electric Utilities’ investments are making a difference in reliability for customers. The utility invested $4. more »»

Applause, Applause!

February 28, 2015 Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. more »»

Protecting, promoting open internet

February 28, 2015 (Editor’s Note: On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission, in a split 4-3 vote, approved a plan to regulate broadband Internet under sections of Title II of the Communications Act and a... more »»

LHU needs to give city the big picture

February 27, 2015 ock Haven University and its Foundation should provide Lock Haven City Council with a complete overview of its short- and long-range building and development plans before council decides on whether... more »»

Handling early-year medical expenses

February 27, 2015 By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. more »»

GOP renews quest to put beer, wine and liquor under one roof

February 26, 2015 By ANDREW STAUB www.PAIndependent. more »»

Freedom must never be compromised

February 26, 2015 By BRYAN GOLDEN “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” - Abraham Lincoln Freedom is a foundation of life. more »»

Reading, Writing and ‘Rithmatic: It doesn’t add up in one school district

February 25, 2015 By WALTER BRASCH The Danville Education Association (in Pennsylvania) has been operating without a contract for three years. more »»

Don’t take flood control for granted

February 25, 2015 t’s freezing outside. This winter, like last, has been brutal. That’s most of what people are thinking about these days. They’re not thinking about flood control. more »»

Tax fairness could mean more resources

February 25, 2015 Roads are crumbling, bridges require repairs, schools need upgrades and public pension systems remain underfunded. more »»

How free trade deals boost the rich, bust the rest

February 24, 2015 By ROBERT REICH Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. more »»

Train derailment brings questions about safety in Pa.

February 24, 2015 By NATASHA KHAN www.PublicSource. more »»

The stakes are too high

February 23, 2015 Slowly but surely, Lyme disease has reached near epidemic proportions in Pennsylvania. Twenty years ago, most of us never heard of Lyme diseas. more »»

Government should do less . . . so we can do more

February 23, 2015 By NATHAN A. BENEFIELD Prosperity or ruin? In theory, it’s a simple choice with an obvious answer. But in practice, complicating factors make the decision anything but eas. more »»

We have met the enemy, and he is not us

February 23, 2015 The graphic pictures of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive by militants from the Islamic State, or ISIS, were chilling and raised doubts about the humanity of the Islamic terrorists capable of suc... more »»

Bible digest

February 23, 2015 “For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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