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Editorials

We are the majority – it’s time we started acting like it

In last week’s column, I provided examples of damage that the left is doing to America and forcefully pleaded with patriotic Americans to fight for their country, including sending a powerful message in next year’s midterm elections. Some felt this was insufficient. One disgruntled reader ...

Mental health needs to become – and remain – a priority

While most people are still focused on the death toll and physical health issues created by the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer are thinking about the mental health issues that are taking a toll on all of us due to lockdown. Mental health issues are a burden for everyone — including our ...

Congress ‘floating’ idea of women registering for Selective Service

The issue of whether young women should be required to register for the military draft has been hovering mostly below the proverbial radar as COVID-19, abortion, infrastructure, Build Back Better, free speech, gun rights and other major topics have continued to dominate attention. However, ...

Shop local today and every day and keep your money right here in our region

We all know once Thanksgiving comes and goes, people (at least those who haven’t been playing “Jingle Bell Rock” since Labor Day) turn their attention in earnest to the holiday season, and with it the holiday shopping season. Black Friday is the day that most think of as the time to get ...

Community is right to be proud when local teams make deep playoff runs

Few things create such an emotional roller coaster than a local team playing in a big game. Last week in this space, we opined how we thought it was unfair that Juniata’s football team had to travel so far to play a true away game in the state playoffs because we knew it put the local kids ...