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When is a campground not a campground? more
The Sullivan County Police Benevolent Association (PBA), the union that represents the Sullivan County Sheriff’s (SCS’s) road patrol, responds to Village of Monticello Mayor George Nikolados’ idea about creating a police district that would include the Village of Monticello and extend into portions of the Town of Thompson. more
While in office, T**mp’s alleged criminal actions, especially with regard to the obstruction of justice in the Mueller Russia probe, posed a unique challenge to the Justice Department’s policy memo of October 16, 2000. more
First, I would like to thank Milford Township and Milford Water Authority (MWA) for allowing LVL developers to present their mega-warehouse distribution center to the public. more
On August 21, the Rod of Iron Ministries, an offshoot of Rev. Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church, held an “education rally” at the Pike County Courthouse. It was co-sponsored by … more
The bad news is that Pennsylvania’s chronic economic underperformance has robbed us of prosperity that should have been ours. The good news is that we can set things right if our leaders in Harrisburg choose to embrace a pro-growth, pro-production, pro-jobs agenda—and stick to it. more
For Americans who choose to believe in a wide-ranging cornucopia of fanciful conspiracies, argumentative reasoning is a pretty hard sell. But it is not necessarily because anyone has a lack of deductive skill that Americans often find themselves at loggerheads, in screaming matches with the “other side” on major issues. more
Pennsylvania’s casino industry is a major driver of our statewide economy that benefits every single taxpayer, whether they happen to enjoy gaming or not. more
When is a secret no longer a secret when it relates to health issues? more
There is a long list of incredibly serious issues that our society and its governmental instruments seem entirely incapable of addressing. Everyone likely has their own version, but I’d like to push one issue to the front of our consciousness, and that is the threat we face from the growing possibility of nuclear war. more
Our family’s favorite Italian word is “Zizi.” In simple terms, it means “auntie,” but for us it holds special meaning and significance, because it refers to my second youngest sister who passed away about 10 years ago at the age of 49. more
Combining religious beliefs with public policy has always been a rotten idea, especially for a country that expressly prohibits it in our founding document. And yet, here we are, living in the dark shadow of the Supreme Court’s recent anti-abortion ruling. more
Pennsylvania’s push to prioritize long-term care in the 2022-23 state budget has resulted in a historic commitment to the essential care of more than 110,000 seniors and adults with disabilities—particularly 45,000 who are reliant on state Medicaid funding.  more
American Independence Day, celebrated each July 4, reminds us of the heroic efforts of our forefathers, and every generation since, to free ourselves from the yoke of foreign power.  more
The Catskill Center is appalled and dismayed by the June 30 ruling [by the U.S. Supreme Court on power plant emissions]. This decision will set back the environmental gains of the past 50 years, and it deals a serious blow to efforts to address climate change across our nation and around the world.   more
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous challenges for our country. The disease has taken more than a million lives in the United States, and adversely affected tens of millions more.  more
As we gather to celebrate Independence Day, it’s a good time to reflect on how our most fundamental freedoms have served this nation well. It’s an even better time to think about what … more
At the recent 4-H STEM symposium in Pittsburgh, more than 100 youth educators and volunteers from across the nation gathered to collaborate, learn and generate new ideas for teaching science, technology, engineering and math. more
Diversity is the hallmark of our national identity. It comes in many forms: gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, culture and socioeconomic background. All contribute to a unique experience and view of the world. Bringing together people of various backgrounds with different life experiences provides unique perspectives. Everyone has their own way of viewing situations shaped by their individual experience. more
Revelers flew these plastic balloons. more
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