Letter reflects lack of respect for teachers

Letters to the Editor

It appears that teachers are under attack again. This is typical of a profession that receives little to no respect, and, frankly, we’re tired of dealing with ignorant people. It’s no wonder that young people don’t want to enter this profession anymore. College enrollments in ...

Trump aids transformational shift


Many years ago, I was introduced to key Republican policies of fiscal discipline (balancing the federal budget) and smaller, less invasive government (modest spending programs and individual initiative and responsibility). Individuals, families, and businesses live within their means, ...

Reinforce importance of masks, sanitizing

Letters to the Editor

As everyone is aware, there has been a surge in COVID-19 cases in this area. Everywhere we go we are reminded to wear masks. However, I see or hear very few reminders to wash hands and use sanitizers. Most places have sanitizer available, but I notice very few people using it. Some stores ...

Approve COVID-19 package


A bipartisan coalition of U.S. senators and representatives is pushing for enactment of a new COVID-19 relief bill, priced at about $900 billion. Both Democrats and Republicans involved in the effort say that in the spirit of compromise, some provisions they wanted were left out of the ...

State provides insurance option


One thing we’ve all learned in 2020 is that good health is everything. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that it’s more important than ever to have access to the insurance you need to live a healthy life. That’s why we’re happy to introduce Pennie, Pennsylvania’s new health ...

Losing faith in our state and country

Letters to the Editor

I love my country, the United States of America. Some of my ancestors were here before the Pilgrims, and some were on the Mayflower. The idea of freedom and liberty runs deep in my soul. I have always been proud of my country and the bravery of our forefathers, who founded and ...