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Our View

We must strengthen our energy self-sufficiency

We agree with 10th District U.S. Rep. Fred Keller that America needs to ramp up energy exploration and production to keep our nation from relying on any foreign countries — certainly our adversaries — for oil or gas. Now before some get all up in arms over this issue, you need to read ...

Congratulations on 90 years in business

Rizzo’s Greenhouse & Flower Shop is withstanding the test of time. Now 90 years in business, the business at 203 Woodward Avenue (Route 150) just west of Avis in Pine Creek Township is a testament to the power of family. Paul Rizzo and his wife, Cathy, their son, Joey, and daughter, ...

Our View: Be responsible; vote tomorrow

Time to cast your vote tomorrow, May 17. This 2022 Primary Election and every election in our great nation provide a means for political candidates to keep you — the voter — accountable. Hah! And you thought it was the other way around! Well, it is — and it works both ...

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms

Tomorrow, Sunday, May 8 — the second Sunday of May — is a special holiday to commemorate considering how so many “moms” impact our daily lives. It’s Mother’s Day, and we often say the mother is the heart and soul of a home ... and she is Nurture is also a word we associate with ...

Bipartisanship needed to fight gun violence

If a person is intent on killing someone and doesn’t have a gun, he or she will find some other means for committing the crime. That must be kept in mind as the Pennsylvania General Assembly, amid its 2022-23 budget-preparation work currently underway, considers how to allocate funds most ...

Americans needs incentives to work, not disincentives

Incentive to work. Isn’t that something we need more of today? Then why are we considering allowing millions of people to not pay their student loan debt, thus dissuading them from working to make a buck, pay off their debt and be responsible, productive citizens? Look, we don’t ...