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Pa. justices: Behaving badly

October 24, 2014 By ANDREW STAUB www.PAIndependent.com Checking in on the state of the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court isn’t for the weak of constitution these days. more »»

 
 
 
Lower oil prices are unambiguously good

October 24, 2014 By LAWRENCE KUDLOW Steep stock market corrections often create shrouds of pessimism that do bad things to people’s brainpowe. more »»

Tug of war over charities’ tax status deserves attention

October 23, 2014 By MIKE HANNA Perhaps you’ve seen the legal advertising in newspapers for proposed amendments to Pennsylvania’s constitution. more »»

‘Puppies’ can’t get job done in Harrisburg

October 22, 2014 When campaigning for state legislative offices, candidates promise to go to Harrisburg to make a difference - to lead the way in successfully tackling important issues. more »»

The U.S. is No. 1 - But in what?

October 22, 2014 By LAWRENCE S. WITTNER American politicians are fond of telling their audiences that the United States is the greatest country in the world. Is there any evidence for this claim? Well, yes. more »»

Two parts of your electric bill

October 21, 2014 You can’t control every monthly household bill. But you can take control of your electric bill. more »»

Wall Street too easy to panic

October 21, 2014 Wall Street does not like October. Neither do many citizen investors. more »»

Record share of Americans have never married

October 20, 2014 By WENDY WANG and KIM PARKER Pew Research Center After decades of declining marriage rates and changes in family structure, the share of American adults who have never been married is at an historic... more »»

Bible digest

October 20, 2014 “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 AKJV) If you don’t think you need God you might want to read the verse above again. more »»

The way a life ends

October 18, 2014 BOSTON - There is no way to hear Brittany Maynard’s voice without being deeply touched. more »»

Bible digest

October 18, 2014 “And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.” (John 6:35 AKJV) Jesus is who we need. more »»

Prevent falls this autumn

October 18, 2014 Did you know that: r 30 percent of people over the age of 65 will fall each year? r 60 percent of falls occur at home? What causes falls? As a person ages it is normal for eyesight, hearing, muscle... more »»

The disappearing lake of Centre County

October 18, 2014 How many of you are in or near Centre County, reading this? Show of hands? Okay, good. more »»

Increased home sales very encouraging

October 17, 2014 It’s a great sign all the way around that home sales in the area have increased over last year. What do we make of it? Obviously, there are more people in the market for homes. more »»

Musings from Italy: Bike logic

October 17, 2014 I was riding my bike this afternoon. I often ride my bike here in Bologna, Italy, despite the fact that Bologna, and Italy in general, are not very bike-friendly. more »»

How ‘Big Brother’ watches you with metadata

October 16, 2014 Why did Bradley Cooper and Jessica Alba fail to record a tip when they paid their cabbies during New York City taxi rides back in 2013? Why was Cooper near a Mediterranean restaurant in Greenwich... more »»

Many insured struggle with medical bills

October 16, 2014 The Associated Press They have health insurance, but still no peace of mind. Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured adults say they doubt they could pay for a major unexpected illness or injury. more »»

Poverty

October 15, 2014 Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared “War on Poverty.” It sounded great to me. I was taught at Princeton, “We’re a rich country. more »»

Ebola . . . and the 41M uninsured Americans

October 14, 2014 By FROMA HARROP With the first diagnosed case of the deadly Ebola virus in the United States located in Dallas, Texans are understandably alarmed. The patient just died. Gov. more »»

Why Pa. should not enact a gas severance tax

October 14, 2014 As the governor’s race heats up in Pennsylvania, one of the central issues is whether to enact a severance tax on natural ga. more »»

Pa.’s odd fellows: Corruption and reform

October 14, 2014 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL YOUNG To address both corruption and reform in the same article about Pennsylvania presents a certain linguistic irony. more »»

 
 

Breakfast Buffet October 25, 2014

6:30-10:30 a.m., Sugar Valley Fire Hall, with fresh local meats. Information: 570-725-3017. more »

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