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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 »»

Is the eight-year cycle dead?

November 20, 2014 By G. Terry Madonna and Michael L. Young Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf’s historic win over incumbent Tom Corbett is no exception. more »»

Protecting seniors

November 20, 2014 By HALLE STOCKTON PublicSource The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will create a state Office of Elder Justice to protect seniors from abuse and financial exploitation, primarily through proposed... more »»

Farmers want EPA rule abandoned

November 19, 2014 The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) has submitted comments opposing a proposed rule change that attempts to expand federal regulatory authority over virtually every acre of farmland across the countr... more »»

Phone fee hike sought to expand internet access

November 19, 2014 By ANNE FLAHERTY WASHINGTON — The U.S. should spend $1. more »»

Comment invited on Pa. transportation plan

November 19, 2014 HARRISBURG - The public is invited to comment on Pennsylvania’s draft, Long Range Transportation Plan, which will help guide future 12-Year Programs and regional plans, by visiting 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 »»

What will GOP do before Wolf takes office?

November 17, 2014 By MARC LEVY Associated Press The Pennsylvania Legislature will be led by massive Republican majorities — including the biggest House GOP majority in more than 50 years — when Democratic Gov. 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 »»

Following you when you drive

November 14, 2014 By JOAN LOWY Associated Press Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. more »»

Drone sightings soaring

November 14, 2014 By JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON — The government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports... more »»

What did Nov. 4 mean for 2016?

November 13, 2014 The dramatic, across-the-board victory engineered by Republicans in Tuesday’s elections would seem to bode well for the party’s chance to capture the White House in 201. 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 »»

Goal for health law sign-ups dialed back

November 12, 2014 By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR The Associated Press With sign-up season launching this coming weekend, officials sharply dialed down expectations for the second year of President Barack Obama’s health... more »»

Not just one day, but a lasting commitment

November 11, 2014 By SUSAN SHAER and KAREN CAMPER Let us be first state the obvious. Veterans Day is for those who return from war. Memorial Day is for those who have not survived. 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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