A bittersweet moment of closure in Saxonburg
There are many things that most people cannot hope to truly comprehend unless or until they’ve experienced it firsthand.
7/21/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Why 1 mayor was cited for wrongful recycling
It’s hard not to chuckle just a bit over the recent misfortune of Anthony Mastrangelo.
7/20/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Frank Brogan’s legacy: a tale of two state systems
Just four short years ago, you could have been forgiven for believing that incoming State System of Higher Education Chancellor Frank T.
7/19/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Transparency isn’t easy; but nothing else works
Sooner or later, government will learn that transparency is the best policy when serving the public good. Ultimately it’s the only policy.
7/18/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Denied AK Steel tax appeal is nothing to cheer about
Municipal and school officials in Butler appeared to score a victory last week when the state Commonwealth Court upheld a denial of AK Steel’s appeal on a property tax assessment.
7/17/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Leadership gap: it’s not just PSSHE that’s suffering here
Have you ever overheard a person delivering a piece of advice so brutal and honest that you’re glad it’s aimed at someone else?
7/14/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
New 911 technology enables targeted emergency alerts
When two teenaged residents escaped from the Summit Academy reform school last week, residents nearby in Summit Township said they should have been notified immediately.
7/13/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
It’s time for a clean slate: 10years is punishment enough
Common sense measures and bipartisanship are hard to come by in Harrisburg these days.
7/12/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
We’re a dozen steps away from addiction recovery
A local newspaper keeps covenenant with its community. We do our best to tell the truth.
7/11/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments
Denial, distance don't slow political misbehavior creep
“It doesn't, and you can't, I won't, and it don't