Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012:07:07 23:01:49 As we celebrate Independence Day today, we should also celebrate the volunteers in our community. With the many challenges facing the lower anthracite region, one thing we can't complain about is civic pride. That's what drives groups such as Citizens fo (read more)
As Northumberland County officials move forward on plans for a new prison, thus far focused mostly on logistics, the issue of drug and alcohol treatment should be given utmost consideration. It was disappointing to learn recently that drug and alcohol ed (read more)
OK, so Kym Best and George Zalar, Democrat commissioner candidates, are now officially running as a team. What's the deal with that? Well, it's actually a return to the "norm" in Northumberland County politics. Although they've been more low-key about it (read more)
Failing municipal pension plans across Pennsylvania are akin to a fever - a symptom caused by an underlying disease. The hundreds of underfunded plans in Pennsylvania are a symptom of underlying poor municipal governance, which itself drives from antiqua (read more)