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Editorials

Instead of being stuck on last election, legislature needs to secure next one

It’s time for the state legislature to stop investigating the last election and take action to protect the integrity of the next one. Whether it’s an effort to try and convince voters that the wrong person won the presidential election, or an effort to pry into the private information of ...

Bring transparency to public school curricula

The Education Committee of the state General Assembly recently passed legislation we endorse: A bill requiring public school districts to publish curricula and lists of textbooks used on their websites. The bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Andrew Lewis, R-Harrisburg, says the measure could help ...

One unforeseen side effect of COVID-19 for many has been the ‘COVID 15’

Nearly every day, we learn of a new way in which COVID has affected us. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed a new one: obesity. According to The Ohio Capital Journal, the number of states with high obesity numbers doubled since 2018. It is important to ...

We appreciate vital role newspaper carriers play in getting news to you

Power outages and press malfunctions are among a newspaper circulation manager’s worst nightmare. Even an hour delay in “getting the newspaper out” wreaks havoc with the process of hooking up subscribers with the latest news that was available at deadline time. When subscribers’ ...

Newspapers are a vital part of communities all across Pennsylvania

National Newspaper Week presents an opportunity to reflect on the value of journalism — an American treasure essential to our way of life. Around the globe and nationwide, across the commonwealth, and in our own backyards, newspaper journalists provide the accurate, fair, timely and ...