I’ll be frank: Christmas on a Monday does not work for me. Why? Because Monday is “production day.” When that happens, we prepare two papers in a week: one on Monday and one on …
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Remember your eagle etiquette this winter.
In the early 1970s, only two nesting sites of American bald eagles were known to exist in the entire length and breadth of Pennsylvania. Those were dark days. Was the symbol of America going to …
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Letters to the editor
An open letter to Sheriff Mike Schiff and D.A. Brian Conaty

We are Sullivan County residents and property owners. We are appalled at the behavior of Sullivan County law enforcement with respect to two prominent local citizens and business owners, Wade St. …

Restore the Sunset Lake Adult Care Center

A bizarre scene played out at the February 8 Health and Human Services committee meeting, when chairperson (and District 5 legislator) Cat Scott tried to fulfill a campaign pledge to address and …

my view
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When I was a little girl, maybe eight, my mother had a bag. A bag so big that I thought we were going on vacation. No, it was just a handbag—a bigger one, says the 57-year-old woman inside …
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It took U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer more than a week to “reassure” SullCo that “Head Start will be reopened in about a month.”
According to Marc Molinaro (HR-19th), Sullivan County Head Start, Inc. (SCHS) had received enough money to stay open through March 2024 and, with proper paperwork, would have received additional …
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Blogs

An early influencer

Until this week, I had never heard of Cynthia Heimel. Her Wikipedia page describes her as a columnist and foremost the author of satirical books known for their unusual titles, aimed at a female …

Price to pay

I am struck that sometimes when we determine the price of something, we don't factor in all of the costs.  With a background in sociology, W.E.B. DuBois seemed to have a fundamental …

Nothin's perfect

It's good to know that we don't have to be perfect to be loveable.