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Learning should be considered a lifelong endeavor: Susannah Gal

May and June are the times for graduations from high school or from college. This is a major milestone in one’s life that should be celebrated with parties and specially planned trips or … more

Newspapers dedicated to delivering real news, 24/7: Mark Cohen

Newspaper staffs across the commonwealth work tirelessly, day in and day out, to deliver fact-based news and information. It is the pledge of dedicated journalists, who are also fellow members of the … more

We must strengthen laws involving sexual predators: Tom Mehaffie

As precious members of our society, our children and grandchildren are the future of our country with the promise of a bright future. Unfortunately, there are adults within our population who … more

One Penn State student’s experience with Human Relations Commission: Kenneth W. Gatten III

Walking through the narrow, dark hallway, the two of us begin to think we may be alone. The floorboards, once finished and neat, are now cloudy gray and loose, bending and creaking under our … more

NFL’s new ‘anthem policy’ is pure hypocrisy: Jeffery Robinson

The NFL’s new “anthem policy” requires players to “respect” the flag and the national anthem or stay in the locker room until it is played. The NFL refers to this as a … more

Why are legislators, governor turning their backs on frailest elderly?: Ron Barth

After you’ve kicked the can down the road enough, you finally run out of road. Sadly, this is where our state government now finds itself after years of neglect of funding for long-term … more

Corporate tax cuts not trickling down to workers: Frank Clemente

Working families are, as usual, getting the short end of the stick from the new Trump-GOP tax law. Huge tax cuts that mostly go to the wealthy and corporations are exploding the national debt and … more

‘Feel the Bern’? That’s a road to catastrophe: Ed O'Connor

Hello, gang. How’s everything at your end? Things are going well here. Thanks for asking. Well, let me modify that a bit. There are now more people on the street here than ever before, … more

A new low in the war on fracking: Robert Bradley

Rolling Stone just dropped a bombshell — or so it claims in its article, “The Harms of Fracking: New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects and Cancer.” Dig into … more

Pennsylvania boater fights against state incursions on privacy: Sara Rose

On a pleasant May evening in 2016, Fred Karash and four friends were enjoying a boat trip on Lake Erie when, without warning, they were stopped by law enforcement officers and detained for more than … more
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