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Editorial: Let’s talk about a smoke-free state

Five years ago, Pennsylvania legislators passed the Clean Indoor Air Act, which eliminated smoking in some, but not all, indoor workplaces.


Letters to the Editor: December 4, 2013

Speed cameras will deter reckless drivers


Walking in a winter wonderland is good for the soul

The heating guys have been here. They insist that our system is “balanced” — their word, not mine. They tell us that we’re wise and sensible people to have the whole system checked before the real bite of winter kicks in.


Editorial: There is plenty to be thankful for in the NE

As the turkeys, mashed potatoes and other goodies are about to be placed on dinner tables across the Northeast on Thursday, what do we have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving?


Letters to the Editor: November 27, 2013

There are certainly bigger issues at hand


Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate family

It’s the season. The riotous preparations, the rush of homecomings and the 21-pound turkey — all will be taking center stage in our household, and probably yours, this week.


Editorial: Say yes to merit selection

Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on much in Harrisburg or Washington, but there is at least one noteworthy bill in the state legislature that enjoys bipartisan support.


Letters to the Editor: November 20, 2013

Honoring our veterans with support


Fifty years after the bullet that changed us

For a generation of us, he was the gallant knight — handsome, brave, smart and charming. The smile, the athleticism, the sweet way he showed his affection for Caroline and little John-John…all of it captivated us.


Editorial: Voter turnout is grim

Picture a packed Citizens Bank Park with only the people in the front rows actually paying attention to the game even though everybody paid a nice buck to get in.