Butler Twp.’s Kirkwood going out on a high note
When the Butler Township supervisors hired Ed Kirkwood as their manager on Feb.
7/18/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pre-K really does count, and so does every penny
There aren’t many investments we can make that benefit us more in the long term than getting more of our youngest children access to high-quality early education programs.
7/17/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Don’t risk turning Pa. 422 into a poor man’s turnpike
What a horrendous crash Friday evening on Pennsylvania Route 422 — New Castle Road — in Franklin Township.
7/16/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pennsylvania must do more to protect seniors
We’ll say it again: bullying and predatory behavior knows no age. So it’s a very good thing that state officials — namely the administration of Gov.
7/14/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Seven weeks ’til Labor Day starts campaign preseason
Monday is an early milepost in the 2018 statewide political campaigns.
7/13/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Academic invasion begins with BC3 D-Day beachhead
BC3D-Day has arrived.
7/12/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Photo of bruised defendant stirs sympathy, proves little
A picture is worth a thousand words, the popular saying goes. Sometimes the picture inspires more than a thousand words — but sometimes these words tell an inaccurate or misleading story.
7/11/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
It’s the same proposal, only conditions are different now
This proposal sounds familiar, in more ways than one.
7/10/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Health-care fraud arrests deter overdose deaths, too
A week ago, the Eagle took an extensive look at the sudden fall-off in drug-overdose deaths this year.
7/9/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Toll hike reminds us that Act 44 must be reviewed
By now most Pennsylvanians will have added another item to the list of inevitabilities in life: death, taxes, and annual hikes to tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
7/7/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
A reminder to stay safe on the water this summer
Recent weeks in Butler County and the surrounding region have been brutally hot and humid — which to many of us is just another reason to hit the community swimming pool, Lake Arthur at Moraine...