- The weekly newspaper was virtually the only source of news in that time, and since it was a presidential election year, the news was almost exclusively political. There were several local stories. The sheriff's sale of the Glendower Iron Works, a large
Way back when, on a young lady's milestone birthday, it was not uncommon for her dear old granny or maiden aunt to wistfully acclaim her for being, "Sixteen and never been kissed."
Everybody smiled and said, "ah, isn't she sweet?" even on those rare occa
Pennsylvanians approach the scale with greater trepidation than anyone else in the Northeast. In their annual assessment of obesity in America, the nonprofit and nonpartisan Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that Pen
Like every state in the Northeast, Pennsylvania has been in the throes of an opiate drug epidemic for several years. But unlike those other states, the commonwealth has not yet allowed emergency personnel a key tool that they could use to prevent overdos
Three years ago today, Knoebels Amusement Resort - amazingly enough - reopened for its normal fall season weekend schedule after 10 days of cleanup from the Flood of 2011.
Knoebels and most of Northumberland County were hit hard by flooding, which, at t
August 29, 2014
Attention: Mr. Bruno R. Varano, council president.
Dear Mr. Varano:
We are writing to you regarding the loan obligation with USDA in the amount of $1,470,000 for construction of a new municipal building in Kulpmont Borough.
There are seve
To the editor: Kulpmont Borough Council's willful withholding of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Aug. 29 letter tells it all.
Repeatedly, borough citizens have criticized council for not being open, candid and transparent. When asked at the Septembe
To the editor: Not to kick the can once more, but it is a shame that this Kulpmont building issue is proceeding down the road as it is when all it took was to have a citizen-council committee two years ago. The plans would have been finalized, the site w
To the editor: In the runup to the 2012 presidential election, a number of emails circulated portraying President Obama negatively and asking recipients to forward the information to as many people as possible. The problem was that most of the "informa
To the editor: Imagine if people throughout the world could master these principles, our world would certainly be a much better place.
When you love, you are loved.
When you care for others, you are cared for.
When you give of yourself abundantly, you ga