Letters to the Editor
Following is the letter sent Friday by Kulpmont Borough Council to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding the borough building project. Dear Mr. Ward: This is in response to your letter of Aug. 29, 2014, In order to ensure the safety, effectivenes (read more)
To the editor: October is National Long-Term care residents rights month, a time to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices many long-term care (LTC) residents have made to better our community and to call attention to the rights of resident in all (read more)
To the editor: If the polls can be believed, Tom Wolf will be our next governor. If so, there may be some interesting prospects ahead for this area. On Wolf's website, one of his initiatives in particular, support for renewable energy, stands out as havi (read more)
To the editor: The decision by a small, obscure college to allow convicted cop killer Wesley Cook, aka Mumia Abu Jamal, the cold-blooded murderer of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, to address its recent graduating class is an open-hand slap (read more)
To the editor: Sometimes you just have to go with your heart and pray for guidance. Saturday, our prayers were answered. The unveiling of the Centralia time capsule was by no means a small undertaking. However, to see the reflection of pride in the heart (read more)
To the editor: Throughout the fight with Kulpmont council over its $1.47 million Taj Mahal proposal, people would approach me and tell me how they were afraid or reluctant to speak out. They said this because of the rude treatment they received in the pa (read more)
To the editor: Well, well, well. Where do I begin? Karma, Mr. Venn, karma. As an educator and former school board member, one would think you would try to set a good example for your students and constituents. Instead, your actions are an embarrassment (read more)
To the editor: A coal country transplant, I recently celebrated two years in the region. These months have been enlightening and educational. I have met wonderful folks. Goods are fairly priced. People say, "You're welcome," a sentence rarely heard in ot (read more)
To the editor: Amid the multiple problems facing the world today is the attack on religious liberty and religious persecution. The plight of Iraqi and Syrian Christians and other religious sects are examples of the reality in the present international st (read more)
To the editor: I'd like to respond to the recent Sound Off call about needing a college education to make $15 per hour. In the city, jobs don't pay less than $15 an hour or you couldn't live. It has nothing to do with how smart you are. In a small town, (read more)
To the editor: In the year 2014, why are Pennsylvania candidates not filing campaign contribution reports electronically? Right now, a large percentage of legislative and statewide candidates mail hard copies of their quarterly campaign finance reports t (read more)
To the editor: Regarding your story, "Elephant show at Bloomsburg Fair shares fun, education." William Morris and family's dismal history is in the public record. From 1996 through 2009, the U.S. Department of Agriculture repeatedly cited them for failur (read more)
To the editor: Citizens for a Better Community (CBC), a not-for-profit organization comprised of concerned and dedicated citizens who work to improve and enhance the quality of life and pride in our community, would like to take this opportunity to thank (read more)
To the editor: Mr. Storm's recent letter to this newspaper was very informative as to the dangers of life inside our modern prison system, both for inmates and staff. No reasonable individual wants to see the senseless violence as was reported in The New (read more)