locally owned since 1854
Columnists
266 results total, viewing 221 - 230

The fine print on pipelines isn’t scary: Robert Bradley

Have you heard? Transporting oil through pipelines is a threat to humanity! The many accidents highlighted in the press speak for themselves. Except that pipeline accidents are rare — and many … more

Trumpcare and its clear examples of gender bias must be stopped: Laura Finley

Although the American Health Care Act of 2017 is rife with problems, one of the most disturbing is its shocking gender bias. But why should we be shocked that the AHCA, or “Trumpcare,” privileges … more

Still work to be done on making medical cannabis a reality: Mike Folmer

One of my proudest accomplishments in the Pennsylvania Senate was passage of Act 16 of 2016, which will bring medical cannabis to Pennsylvania. My goal has been — and continues to be — giving … more

Milestones can include cows and bells; what are yours?: Susannah Gal

What milestones have been important in your life? For me, there have been lots of them. A milestone is defined as a stone set up beside a road to mark the distance in miles to a particular place, … more

The deep threats of dark money have been known for decades: Paul Heise

The subtitle of the recent book “Dark Money” is “The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.” Is there a cabal of billionaires who are secretly spending … more

Temperatures don’t matter if it’s too noisy to sleep: Ed O’Connor

From all that I have seen and read, central Pennsylvania is enjoying a decent summer, except for an overabundance of July rain. I saw videos and photos of flood damage in the area. It sure … more

I'm through playing nice – it's time to speak up

A short time ago, I wrote a column about the hostility and animosity in Middletown. I didn’t think it would have much impact – just one column by one person. But I guess I thought – hoped – that something might kick in and make sense to … more

Here’s why Hillary won the VP sweepstakes, but it was close

The first round of 2016’s biggest rumble is over. Now it’s time for the ref to call the victor. Who, of the major presidential candidates, has the best vice-presidential pick? Donald Trump pivoted towards being a serious contender with … more

Be a firefighter, not a flame-thrower, when you talk about Middletown

I saw a post on Facebook the night I secured my party’s nomination for a seat on Borough Council that said: “Finally, a new majority!” People were proud that their vote sent shockwaves to the old council that this borough was going downhill, … more

Vintage Highspire Happenings with Tom Herald: 2/11/14

  Classic Highspire Happenings    In honor of the 2014 Highspire Bicentennial, the Press And Journal presents excerpts from classic “Highspire Happenings” columns by Tom Herald. Tom wrote the column from 1992 to1997 … more
« Prev | 1 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 27 | Next »