Give thanks for those who fought blaze in ‘Terrace’
March 29, 2014 A police and fire scanner sits in our newsroom, as it does in just about every daily newspaper in the country. That scanner is an important news-gathering tool. more »»
J-3 Cub deserves to be Pennsylvania's 'Official Aircraft'
March 27, 2014 The iconic, yellow Piper J-3 Cub deserves the status as Pennsylvania’s “Official State Aircraft of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. more »»
We could be leading the world in drone aircraft Not for thee
March 21, 2014 There are all sorts of possibilities for using unmanned drone aircraft to make our lives better. No pun intended, but the sky’s the limit. Except in the United States. more »»
Let Sunshine Law in: Many issues are creating clouds
March 18, 2014 This is National Sunshine Week, a celebration of open government and the people's right to know what their public servants are doing in their name. more »»
When will society address mentally ill before they kill?
March 15, 2014 How did Adam Lanza go from being “just a normal little weird kid,” in his father’s words, to someone who “couldn’t get any more evil”? Peter Lanza made the comments in a magazine story about his son... more »»
Closer eye must be kept on students who are guests here
March 14, 2014 Islamic terrorists hoping for another opening to massacre Americans must wonder sometimes whether we can even see the “dots,” much less connect them. After the Sept. more »»
Some drugs seem to be much more 'illegal' than others
March 13, 2014 Apparently neither Attorney General Eric Holder nor his boss, President Barack Obama, are familiar with the concept of sending mixed messages. more »»
White House needs to rethink strategy on dealing with Russia
March 11, 2014 Vows by Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama to line up a solid international front against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine may have to be rethought. more »»