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Let’s not weaken farming and our food supply

August 20, 2014 For the last 20 years, GM (genetically modified) foods have enhanced the quality and affordability of our global food supply. more »»

Mindless drones

August 19, 2014 Drones — unmanned flying machines — will soon fill our skies. They conjure up fears, especially among some of my fellow libertarians, of spying and death from above. These fears aren't groundless. more »»

America’s depression, Robin Williams ... and millions more

August 18, 2014 Robin Williams made us laugh, but we’re not laughing now as we mourn his suicidal death. His tragic ending has placed a national spotlight on the seriousness of depression. more »»

Chinese seek freedom, edge at U.S. high schools

August 18, 2014 By DIDI TANG The Associated Press BEIJING— After getting a glimpse of the endless cramming for China’s grueling college entrance exams from the seniors in his high school, 16-year-old Zhang Kaisheng... more »»

Bible digest

August 18, 2014 “The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickednes. more »»

Lawmaker wants higher cigarette tax to fund property tax relief

August 16, 2014 By ANDREW STAUB www.paindependen. more »»

Bible digest

August 16, 2014 “And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and wit... more »»

The skeleton and the diary

August 16, 2014 Williamsport. 1908. A group of workmen were digging out a line for a sewer and they found a skeleton. This happened a lot back in those day. more »»


August 16, 2014 HEALTH ISSUES r Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Sept. 9 (second Tuesday of every month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. more »»


August 16, 2014 Editor’s note: Twelve-step groups focus on recovery from addiction, and the local meetings are open to members of the general public, unless otherwise indicated. more »»


August 16, 2014 Bread available daily Bread available daily Monday — Pork sausage with fettuccine noodles and creamy alfredo sauce, yellow wax beans, mandarin oranges. more »»

Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

August 16, 2014 By NICOLE WINFIELD, and JUNG-YOON CHOI Associated Press DAEJEON, South Korea — Pope Francis called Friday for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism, an appeal that might be a hard sell in... more »»

SPCA working to leave ‘No Cat Left Behind’

August 13, 2014 By CHRIS SHOWERS The Clinton County SPCA has stepped up, saving the lives of many stray, unwanted cats in various ways, now it’s the community’s turn to help. more »»

‘We’re Here!’

August 13, 2014 By RALPH DOTTERER JR. In his 1897 novel ‘Captain Courageous’, Rudyard Kipling chronicled the life changing events of an adolescent, Harvey Chaney Jr. more »»

Juking the job stats

August 12, 2014 By DAVID SIROTA Creators Syndicate A decade ago, as the United States hemorrhaged manufacturing jobs, the federal government considered reclassifying fast food as a manufacturing industry. more »»

‘I’m forever changed’

August 11, 2014 By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. more »»

A Romney redux?

August 8, 2014 Is Mitt Romney becoming the once and future GOP nominee for president? Six months ago, such a question might have been met with a polite smile or an elevated eyebro. more »»

Pa. farmers: Address public pension reform

August 7, 2014 Pennsylvania farmers are urging the state General Assembly to make pension reform its number one priority when lawmakers return to Harrisburg next month. more »»

If you think you’ve outgrown vaccinations, think again

August 7, 2014 Most adults probably remember going to the doctor as a child to have their “shots. more »»

This journey

August 6, 2014 By TOM SILEO On April 4, U.S. Marine Cpl. Brandon Garabrant updated his Facebook page as the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion left North Carolina's Camp Lejeune for Afghanistan. more »»


Clinton County Veterans Reunion Picnic August 20, 2014

For all veterans in the county, 4-7 p.m., Riverview Park, Woodward Township. Sign up by July 31 by calling the V.A. office, 570-893-4339. more »

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