Letters to the Editor
To the editor: Last week was National Volunteer Week. In recognition, we would like to publicly recognize and thank our volunteers for their extraordinary efforts on behalf of our patients, their families, and visitors. We are fortunate to have a vibrant (read more)
To the editor: Following the operation of the Shamokin Area School District (SASD) cafeteria, I find the board treasurer's report showing food service fund expenditures over revenue at $74,482. Last year at this time, that figure was $82,000. You may be (read more)
To the editor: At Tuesday's Kulpmont Borough meeting, council once again utilized the carnival type shell game to keep citizens guessing about the progress on the proposed new borough complex. Truth be told, there were no facts. None. With the absence o (read more)
To the editor: Labor unions are certainly aware of one fact. When employees are dissatisfied, discontent and disgruntled, if they believe the employer simply "screwed up", the door is open for unions to organize. A labor union organizer has no chance to (read more)
To the editor: In celebration of National Doctors' Day, March 30, we would like to publicly recognize and thank all local physicians for their skill and compassion in caring for the medical needs of individuals and families in the region. The physicians (read more)
To the editor: This letter is about a couple hundred young female basketball players who raised $880.25 for the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall through the Shamokin Youth Basketball League's Moving Wall Tournament. Girls from four school districts - Shamoki (read more)
To the editor: Regarding the individuals and politicians who believe Obamacare is beyond fixing, should be scrapped and we should start all over, my position is this: Fine. Let's do that. However, in the same way that these individuals say we should neve (read more)
To the editor: Mr. Bridy, we appreciate the effort to bring your act in Northumberland County, that has been created during your tenure, to Coal Township. First, we appreciate the opportunity to respond to Commissioner Bridy's letter to the editor about (read more)
To the editor: Once again, I am writing to voice my displeasure concerning the cancelation of the Weis Markets circular in the Sunday News-Item. The thing I find most troubling is that Boyer's, Walmart, Boscov's, Dick's Sporting Goods, CVS, Rite Aide, ev (read more)
To the editor: I am writing to express my thoughts about the recent moves by certain members of the Coal Township Board of Commissioners to enact an amusement tax before the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) is even up and running. Through the t (read more)