Letters to the Editor
To the editor: I'm writing to express my concern over the recent farm accident in Jordan Township. As a member of the National Tractor Safety Coalition, I am aware of the risk that farmers take every day. Agriculture is one of the most dangerous occupati (read more)
To the editor: Public education is the most important investment our state can make. We celebrated American Education Week last week, and it's worth asking ourselves a question: What would we do without public schools? Where would we be without them? Eve (read more)
Note: The following letter was read at Monday's school board meeting. Dear school board members: As you know, Southern Columbia teachers have recently attended board meetings. It can even be said that Southern Columbia teachers have never attended schoo (read more)
To the editor: A special thank you goes to the people of the coal region for their support of the show, "Late Nite Catechism," held at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School on Nov. 9. People came from our local area as well as Sunbury, Hegins, Pottsville, (read more)
To the editor: I am writing in response to Sarah DeSantis' article, "Murder in the Mountains." Sarah did an excellent job writing the article. As a family member of one of the boys, I need you to know the pain within the family is still very deep. Trying (read more)
To the editor: Kulpmont East End Fire Company's loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to build a banquet hall is a disaster that was inevitable from the beginning. Anyone suggesting that the East End mess is a "private club" matter doesn't (read more)
To the editor: Four advocates for medical marijuana spoke at a forum hosted by the Susquehanna Valley Progressives last week. Some shared their expertise, others their personal stories; but they all made compelling arguments for the legalization of medic (read more)
To the editor: I am an inmate at the Northumberland County Prison (NCP). I have been at the facility since mid-April. The purpose of this letter is to inform the press and the public that the previously postponed "hunger strike" is still imminent. This p (read more)
To the editor: Many people are asking, "How did we get this Broadway show, 'Late Nite Catechism,' to Lourdes Regional?" "Why is it only $20 per person for a ticket?" I saw some TV ads on local television advertising the show to be hosted by the Bloomsbur (read more)