The following votes were made by lawmakers from central and northeastern Pennsylvania during the last week: LABOR: House Bill 874 would make it a crime to try harassment, stalking or threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction in a labor dispute. The (read more)
The Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco announced that teachers will uphold Catholic teaching. Is such a pronouncement really necessary? Isn't this common sense? Not in today's America. Guess who's saying by doing this San Francisco's Catholic Archbish (read more)
Before the FBI discovered that CIA Director David Petraeus had handed over highly classified information to his biographer/mistress, he expressed no sympathy for another CIA operative, John C. Kiriakou, who had received a 30-month prison sentence for dis (read more)
People from the anthracite fields deserve a chance to see "Anthracite Fields." New York-based composer Julia Wolfe won the Pulitzer Prize for music this week for "Anthracite Fields," an hour-long composition based on the lives, culture and experiences of (read more)
It took considerable time and effort, but Southern Columbia Area's teachers and school board have settled on a new contract, one that's fair to both sides - and to taxpayers. Nearly two years after the previous contract expired, the SCA Education Associa (read more)
Kermit Bell is worried about his 90-year-old mother, Louise. Like many seniors, Louise Bell sold her house when she moved to a Palmyra nursing home and lives on a fixed income. But if the proposed sales tax expansion contained in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget p (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:04:20 10:10:35 Those of us old enough to remember (and there are plenty of us) can think back to the days when it was a heck of a lot safer outside than it is now. In so many places it's not safe to walk outside at night without worrying about being attacked, when year (read more)
100 years ago - 1915 Some of the side streets of Market where the wood block has been laid can have the street covered with tar if they will only persuade a goodly number of teams to drive up and down these cross streets. The tar is being lifted in huge (read more)