The cost of college
November 21, 2014 There are hopeful signs in the College Board’s annual study of tuition trends, but prices for Pennsylvania students remain far higher than national average. more »»
I’m young, healthy, do I really need health insurance?
November 21, 2014 This column is part of a continuing educational series about Health Care Reform from Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. more »»
Child homelessness ... on the rise in United States
November 18, 2014 By DAVID CRARY And LISA LEFF The Associated Press The number of homeless children in the U.S. more »»
Lawmakers: $2B in disability claims OK’d by ‘mistake’
November 18, 2014 By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER The Associated Press A small group of Social Security judges have improperly approved disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn’t qualify, costing taxpayers $2 billio... more »»
Do Gov.-elect Wolf, GOP Legislature get Pa. voters’ message on education?
November 17, 2014 If there is one clear message from this year’s race for governor in Pennsylvania, it’s this: The way the state funds K-12 schools is neither fair nor adequate. more »»
Ferguson: Reliving or reversing a violent, self-fulfilling prophesy?
November 17, 2014 By DAVID RAGLAND It’s been about 100 days since Darren Wilson killed unarmed young African American Michael Brown and the world is watching and waiting to hear the forgone conclusion of white office... more »»
Cell phones while driving: Should we let the state government decide?
November 15, 2014 By DR. GARY WELTON According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, 14 states have enacted laws against hand-held use of cell phones by all driver. more »»
Brrr ... three steps to energy savings this winter season
November 13, 2014 Last winter, many PPL Electric Utilities customers on variable rate plans for their generation supply faced high bills resulting from a combination of high usage during the prolonged cold weather an... more »»
Newly elected leaders must separate fact from fiction on charter schools
November 13, 2014 By KARA KERWIN Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools. more »»
The People’s Climate March: A milestone event for the environmental movement
November 12, 2014 By MD. KHALEQUZZAMAN The People’s Climate March (PCM) took place in Manhattan, N.Y., on Sept. 21, on the eve of United Nations’ Climate Summit called for by the U.N. more »»
Breakfast buffet November 22, 2014
6-10 a.m., Sugar Valley Fire Hall, Loganton; menu includes pancakes, eggs, scrapple, bacon, sausage, Tater Tots. more »
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Fantasy Football Fix
September 25, 2010 Every season there are players who are ranked highly in the preseason, drafted early and start slow out of the gate. more »
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