Opinion

Published on December 2, 2022 - Page 6
InsideSources.com Not the least delight for a foreigner like me going to live in the United States for the first time was the seasonal proximity of...
Published on December 1, 2022 - Page 15
It hasn't received much attention since Election Day, but local school board races across the country continue to show welcome political ferment....
Published on December 1, 2022 - Page 15
We've been vocal advocates on this editorial page for mail-in voting. It enables more people -- workers, the less mobile and others -- to vote at...
Published on December 1, 2022 - Page 15
With regards to the Columbia County recount, some things need to be clarified. But first of all, everyone at the Board of Elections were professional...
Published on December 1, 2022 - Page 15
InsideSources.com In July, two families in Kentucky filed lawsuits against Instagram (whose parent company is Meta, which all of us still think of as...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 13
The best bet to keep the winter holiday season from turning into a disappointment is for more Americans to roll up their sleeves and get jabbed with...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 13
There's nothing more basic to our republic than elections. And nothing's more detrimental to its health than a portion of the population losing faith...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 13
InsideSources.com Petroleum -- commonly referred to as "oil" -- is a naturally occurring chemical substance consisting of a mixture of molecules (the...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 13
"You'll never live to see your grandchildren," a classmate cracked at our 20th high school reunion, a reunion now 30 years past. The comment took me...
Published on November 29, 2022 - Page 6
Parents, beware: State Education Commissioner Betty Rosa and her allies on the Board of Regents are getting set to kill the state Regents exams, the...
Published on November 29, 2022 - Page 6
It's great to have a few extra bucks in your pocket. The problem, of course -- as many can attest -- is the temptation to spend your windfall on...
Published on November 29, 2022 - Page 6
InsideSources.com Every year, law enforcement officers seize billions of dollars in cash and property from the public. Mostly, these seizures take...
Published on November 29, 2022 - Page 6
More than a third of 50 recently surveyed Nobel laureates cited the population rise and environmental degradation as the biggest threat to humankind...
Published on November 28, 2022 - Page 6
When it comes to the U.S. government, no one is drafted to be vice president. It's an honored invitation. Presidential candidates search for someone...
Published on November 28, 2022 - Page 6
InsideSources.com When you've gotta go, you've gotta go. Even when you're 200 feet underwater. But 76 years ago, answering nature's call actually...
Published on November 28, 2022 - Page 6
I really want to buy one of the grocery checkout dividers but the lady behind the counter keeps putting it back. *** The cashier at the grocery store...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 20
In the past few months, Pennsylvanians have seen their share of negative ads making radical claims -- that one party is hell-bent on destroying...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 20
THORN: The Town of Bloomsburg has some wonderful open areas to get unleashed dogs their outdoor exercise: the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds and the dog park...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 20
The Republicans won the House. The Democrats kept the Senate. Joe Biden is still pretending to be the president. So how about if we -- i.e., the...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 20
In the smoldering wake of what can only be called a Republican debacle, many pundits much better schooled in politics and history weighed in with...
Published on November 26, 2022 - Page 8
The surprising success of Democrats in capturing control of the Pennsylvania state House signals a change in direction and philosophy for state...
Published on November 26, 2022 - Page 8
ROSE: It's not every day we award a rose to someone for something that approached breaking the law. But this one goes to a scofflaw, Mark Darst of...
Published on November 26, 2022 - Page 8
In 2019, the average annual income of the working class was $18,500 and the average annual income of the middle class was $75,000, but the average...
Published on November 26, 2022 - Page 8
Just a few days ago, people from all walks of life -- from the many different faiths, races, and ethnicities who inhabit this wonderful place we call...
Published on November 25, 2022 - Page 6
In nearly every spy thriller or superhero movie, some savvy computer wiz pushes a few buttons, and dozens of mugshots flash across a screen until the...
Published on November 25, 2022 - Page 6
ROSE: In just two sentences, State Sen. John Gordner summed up the history of our area's troubled relationship with its flood-prone Fishing Creek and...
Published on November 25, 2022 - Page 6
InsideSources.com Things are not looking up for Indigenous Americans this Thanksgiving season. The Supreme Court is considering the retraction of...
Published on November 25, 2022 - Page 6
Vinyl records are making a comeback, and it's not just nostalgic old fogies who are driving the trend. According to Readers Digest UK, millennial and...
Published on November 24, 2022 - Page 18
InsideSources.com It's the closest Americans come each year to everyone eating the same meal on the same day. Turkey is essential to the Thanksgiving...
Published on November 24, 2022 - Page 18
On Oct. 3, 1789, President George Washington issued the first Thanksgiving proclamation in the United States, proclaiming a Thursday at the end of...