×

Letters to the editor

Keep Renovo healthy; deny power plant permits, access

I live in Renovo, less than 100 yards from the site of the proposed Renovo Energy Center, a large-scale natural gas-fired power plant. I am a founding member of Renovo Residents for a Healthy Environment — a group of Renovo residents dedicated to protecting Renovo residents’ air quality, ...

Support sustainable energy, Greenhouse Gas Initiative

This July, floods ravaged the eastern part of Pennsylvania, destroying family homes and leaving citizens stranded. While floods have always been a part of life, meteorology proves that climate change increases the severity and frequency of these events. Luckily, solutions to climate change ...

Political leaders: Follow the science

Republican leaders like Glenn Thompson, Jake Corman, and Kerry Benninghoff discount scientists and politicize issues like climate change and dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest example, Pa. state Sen. Corman encouraged his email list subscribers, presumedly largely his ...

Actions speak louder than words

The members of Pennsylvania’s Sedition Caucus in Congress want you to forget what they did to overturn the Electoral College vote and to promote the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. After trying to overthrow our democracy they then had the nerve to issue these business-as-usual July 4th ...

Wall Street must be brought under control

RONALD TIMKO Lock Haven For too long, Wall Street has preyed on average, honest Americans. The brokers, market makers and fund managers have ignored any and all rules and regulations, instead treating the markets like their own personal piggy banks. Dark pool transactions, synthetic ...

A Magic Act: Republicans make your money disappear … again

BRIDGET KOSIEROWSKI Lackawanna It is no secret that I was new to politics when I was sworn into office in April of 2019. As a registered nurse and a mother of four, I am used to navigating through everyday chaos. This last year we have all had to find a way to navigate through the ...