Graduation time is nearly here for many Bradford and Sullivan County seniors. The first is being held today at North Rome Christian School, then the ceremonies roll on through the end of June. The excitement must be palpable for the students as they pre (read more)
Roadway bridges that are not part of the National Highway System are said to be "off-system," but that is only on paper. On the ground, those bridges are crucial for effective and safe transportation that is integral to communities and the economy. Pen (read more)
Bipartisanship is a rare animal in the U.S. Senate, but it seems to thrive in the dark. That is, the Senate has refused to bring its campaign fund disclosure process into the 21st century by requiring electronic filing, even though House and presidential candidates have filed electronically since 2000. (read more)

Letters to the Editor
Christian school 'has impacted my life' EDITOR: My name is Darian Short. I am thirteen years old and in 7th grade. I want to write and tell other kids how The Northern Tier Christian School (TNTCS) has impacted my life. Next year will be my fifth year co (read more)
Statement from Alan Shaw EDITOR: Although my campaign to be the next Judge of Bradford County has come to an end, I am honored and very thankful for all the kindness and support my wife and I have received along the way. I wish to congratulate Evan Will (read more)
A worthy cause EDITOR: It's that time of year for us to remember the "Greatest Generation" of World War II for their sacrifice, so the rest of us are able to enjoy the freedoms and opportunities that we have. It's also time to think about making donatio (read more)
A blatant misrepresenation EDITOR: I am writing to set the record straight regarding the stellar service Alan Shaw provided while serving on what became the North Penn Legal Services Board. I read the letter today attacking Mr. Shaw's perfor (read more)
Supreme Judge candidates EDITOR: Pennsylvania has some judge candidates running for Supreme Court. As I believe in supporting good candidates, I do not believe in candidates running for office that are not able to fulfill the term because of age. (Maybe (read more)
Cruel and inhumane EDITOR: Calling an exterminator to dwindle a feline colony does not cure the problem at large. You have proved this by trying it two years ago, and here you are again - same problem. Spaying and neutering domestic ca (read more)
Important primary EDITOR: In a few days the more important primary election will be taking place and we'll get to choose the candidates that will be running in the general election in November. You can't complain about who gets elected in November if yo (read more)
Dan Barrett, much more than a 'good man' EDITOR: Dan Barrett is my brother-in-law. I have had the very good fortune of being married to Dan's brother Kevin for over 30 years. Because I am related to him, you might quickly dismiss my endorsement as biase (read more)
Barrett for DA EDITOR: After devoting most of my professional life as a prosecutor, it is my privilege to enthusiastically endorse the re-election of District Attorney Daniel Barrett. I know of no other District Attorney who has worked harder, or brough (read more)
Evans for judge EDITOR: I have had the pleasure of knowing Evan Williams for over 10 years. Within this time-frame I have grown and developed from a child to a young adult. Nonetheless, I thoroughly recall Evan consistently exhibiting the same steady, s (read more)