Gov. Tom Corbett made a wise decision this week that should inspire him to become even smarter about helping the state's neediest residents.
Mr. Corbett will direct additional money, about $8 million in federal funds, to heating assistance for low-incom
Nutrition labels on more than 700,000 packaged food products, along with the ingredients list, are supposed to inform consumers of exactly what they're buying. Finally, that might become the case.
The Food and Drug Administration recently announced the
A YouTube video surfaced last week that, if the Supreme Court of the United States were interested in transparency, would have been of interest to no one. Yet the poorly shot, shaky video of a snippet of a Supreme Court argument was a sensation because
Tioga Downs the best choice
EDITOR: The 138-acre site in Nichols, N.Y., currently known as Tioga Downs, was originally a quarter horse track known as "Tioga Park." In 1976, it closed down after its third season of operation. Over the following years the
Open letter to Pat Toomey (emailed at his site),
Gotta tell ya I'm pushing 70, not sure how many more years I'm gonna serve on the Republican Committee, but the thing is I'm getting too old to be putting up with stupid anymore.
Couldn't find my choice i
Bradford County is going backwards
EDITOR: I am writing on behalf of all citizens of Bradford County who can no longer purchase the Sunday editions of The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader (who I used to work for),
Problems with laws
EDITOR: The two most repugnant laws passed in the last many years has caused unimaginable grief and both should be repealed or changed drastically.
Foremost of the two is placing a "protection from abuse" or better know as a PFA again
Opposed to location
EDITOR: I took my petition to Troy Borough Council meeting and expressed my concerns regarding the placement of Dunkin' Donuts on Elmira Street (Rts. 6&14), by the bridge, in a curve, at the intersection with
Support for Tioga Downs
EDITOR: I'd like to express my support for Tioga Downs in their quest to obtain one of the four casino licenses which will be awarded in Upstate New York. There are many criteria involved, and I'd like to point out a fe
EDITOR: February is National Eating Disorder Awareness Month.
With America's fight against obesity, many people forget to acknowledge those who are on the other end of the spectrum, who are just as ill mentally and psychically.
EDITOR: I would like to correct the misguided information that Mr. Kurt Lafy presented in his Letter to the Editor on Feb. 19 where he sided with two Bradford County commissioners on their decision to pull Bradford Cou
Inhumane and ethically indefensible
EDITOR: I am writing to comment on the coyote killing contest that is being organized by the Ridgebury Fire Company and is scheduled to begin next weekend.
My husband and I run 300 mother cows that calve peacefully
Conservation Officer finds work rewarding
EDITOR: During the past year, several of my friends and family members have asked me why I donate personal time handling nuisance wildlife and enforcing the Game and Wildlife Code as a Deputy Wildlife Conservati