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Love never dies

Dear Readers: Thank you for your heartfelt and humbling responses to Second Wife, who is bothered that her second husband continues to carry a photo of his late wife in his billfold. These serve as an important reminder that though loved ones die, our love for them doesn’t. Dear Annie: ...

Folk art can bring big money

Artists don’t spend all their time making large oil paintings, huge statues or even sketches and doodles that help them create a new and different style. Many worked for years before they found the special, individual look that pictured the world in a unique way. But a different group of ...

The time has come for charter school reform in Pa.

Some of the biggest problems schools have today are with charter schools — the soaring costs, lack of fiscal transparency, and chronic academic weakness. From 2017 to 2021, the Bellefonte Area School District has spent $13 million on charter school tuition. Unfortunately, a collective ...

Dear Annie: Bailing bestie

Dear Annie: Under what circumstances is it OK to cancel your plans with one friend in order to spend time with someone else? I have a friend who repeatedly cancels her plans with me if she suddenly gets an invitation from someone who is higher status/more socially prominent. I’ve tried to ...

Those who ignore crime are just as culpable

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." — Albert Einstein Dr. Stanley Weber worked for the Indian Health Service as a pediatrician for more than two decades. He was assigned to reservation ...

U.S. supply chain makes no sense

If there is one universally recognized principle in American political life, it's that the president of the United States should want Christmas to come off without a hitch. Surely, this is one of the reasons Anthony Fauci rapidly backed off his comment in an interview the other day that it's ...