Letters to the Editor
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)
To the editor: Kulpmont council president Bruno Varano's letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) destroyed whatever credibility he might have had with the USDA and citizens. The USDA requested an "action plan." Instead, Varano sent errors, mi (read more)
To the editor: We learned in school a long time ago that no companies were allowed to monopolize. It was strictly against the law. Oh, how things have changed. Politicians look the other way today, so people are going to have to stand together to make th (read more)
To the editor: Kulpmont council members, please seriously consider the facts that have been presented to you. The petitions that were signed are real and you had a chance to read them and sign them, but you ignored and never approached me to even look (read more)
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)