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As a Penn Stater, class of 1963, I was disappointed with the loss to Mississippi in the Peach Bowl, and I was irate with the key Penn State football players who sat out the game. Four of them signed … more
Re New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul’s signing legislation to move local elections to even-numbered years: At a time when we should be keeping the divisiveness at the federal and state … more
The Decepticons over at Fox have built their media empire on the obvious and formidable power of sheer media attention.  Whether they were shamelessly fawning over former president, Donald … more
On election day, we in Sullivan County chose a new legislature of civility over the past four years of drama and chaos.  In January the legislature will choose a chair to lead for the next … more
New York State Corrections Officers and Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) membership elected three new leaders after votes were counted in a runoff. Chris Summers was elected president, Matt … more
The Jacob Lang piece would have been better illustrated with a photo of him attacking the Capitol, as described in the article, instead of a blowup of his Twitter feed. Leah Casner … more
Current Pennsylvania law limits athletic trainers to working exclusively with athletes. This outdated restriction is detrimental to the people of the commonwealth and also hinders the full potential … more
The bad news is grabbing the headlines. Having been in the newspaper business, I know that it is what sells papers, but could we please have equal space for the good news? Please include … more
During the recent back and forth about FIMFO, I repeatedly questioned why there wasn’t similar outrage about the incursion of AIRBNB into the local market.  Local real estate … more
I find myself wondering about our elections. In particular, I wonder if New York voters have become a pesky afterthought in the whole process.  Witness the ever-shrinking Republican field. … more
With the holidays approaching, many of us are looking forward to celebrations with friends and family.   As you gather with loved ones to spread cheer or raise a glass to the new year, … more
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania (LWVPA) believes that the proliferation of handguns and semiautomatic assault weapons in the United States is a major health and safety threat to its … more
The upcoming federal farm bill should provide increased funding for cultivated-meat research.  For those who don’t know, cultivated meat is grown from livestock cells, without … more
Enjoyed the column on tying flies immensely.  Bought my first fly-tying kit at Beech Mountain Boy Scout Camp well over 65 years ago—still have that cheap vice.  I served as … more
The Town of Highland has made a serious mistake in legitimizing a wave of short-term rentals. The town board’s goal of “trying to promote business” is being achieved at a heavy … more
I am writing to express my deep concern about a recent report on the condition of rural public education in Pennsylvania.  “Why Rural Matters 2023,” a nonpartisan report … more
Today, our nation lost a monumental figure in Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.  As the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice O’Connor inspired millions … more
I was wondering if the “spasm” Mr. Rogers refers to is the one in which Hamas slaughters peace activists attending a music festival; rapes and kills young women; kidnaps babies, children … more
Regarding Leah Casner’s “Shangri-La”, although I agree that there is a healthy debate to be had concerning the tensions between natives and newcomers, Ms. Casner’s column … more
We the residents of Sullivan County encouraged the building and maintenance of the facility. The reason we the people of Sullivan County did that was to provide a place where our elders could … more
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