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Despite the critical problems with the wellhead ordinance, Milford Township has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, October 2 at 7 p.m. at the township hall. Consultant Thomas Shepstone wrote … more
For most of our history, scarcity of basic material goods has been the dominant story of human existence.  After millennia of struggle, at long last, in the middle of the last century, … more
After a century of private ownership, a newspaper providing northeastern Pennsylvania a daily window upon the complexity of the world and the many vistas of its equally complex local region has been … more
Sunday, September 10 is  Grandparents Day. It’s a good opportunity to take the time to recognize the hardworking grandparents who are actively involved in shaping the lives of their … more
A living wage, better training for workers making infrastructure repairs is now possible Gov. Kathy Hochul proved once again that she, her administration and the State of New York are … more
This summer I visited my 50th state. It was a long time in coming, but I did it the right way—I saved the best for last! I say that emphatically because I joined an elite club—the … more
I deeply appreciate John Pace’s recent meditation on the negative aspects of international travel, particularly its environmental impact (“The overwhelming desire to be somewhere … more
The 60th anniversary of the March on Washington was observed on August 25 and 26 at the Lincoln Memorial. This went to press after the fact. As we mark the 60th anniversary of the March on … more
I am grateful that you are reporting on and thereby raising public awareness about protecting the watershed and the connection between its health and the impact of development projects across the … more
Schools in the Empire State have an obligation to promote diversity, equity and inclusion as they plan for the coming school year, according to New York Attorney General Letitia James and Betty Rosa, … more
In a powerful, precedent-setting, and detailed decision in the Held v. Montana case, Montana State Judge Kathy Seeley held that two recently passed pieces of state legislation were unconstitutional … more
Citizens have a right to know with whom they’re dealing, whether it be in government or private enterprise.  But that’s not the case when it comes to limited liability … more
I read in the Sullivan County Democrat (8/1/23) that Legislator George Conklin considers himself a “numbers man,” and that he thinks this legislature has accomplished great … more
In the recent past, the notion of an exotic travel destination was predominately the province of the very wealthy. Not so any more. Today, very average Americans typically target travel to once … more
For a long time, the definition of the word chutzpah was a child who killed both his parents and then threw himself on the mercy of the court because he was an orphan.  In a recent … more
In Pennsylvania, we are having an SOS moment.  But this distress call is to “Save Our Students” when it comes to education. And as we learned at a recent Senate Education … more
Pennsylvania nursing home providers are warning state officials of the catastrophic implications a state budget without imperative funding will have on the care of low-income seniors and adults with … more
We have become a nation of screamers, of yellers, of I’m Louder Than Youers. Now there is much about which we can rage. Yet rage unresolved is a poison to the body, mind and soul. The … more
August is the month old-timers in Monroe County, PA remember the Flood of 1955. Some were youngsters then, and recall family members being cut off, stuck in cars or taking shelter where they … more
I am counsel for the Delaware Riverkeeper on the FIMFO project and have met with many in the community concerning the project.   My clients are gratified by the National Park Service … more
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