Moina Michael’s blossom: no contribution too small
Let’s not forget Moina Belle Michael’s lasting contribution to Memorial Day.
5/26/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Nailing NFL kneelers: It’s all about polling numbers
If we’re going to discuss the National Football League’s change in policy about standing or kneeling for the national anthem, we should know what we’re talking about.
5/25/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Veterans will always have a home in our community
When we talk about homeless veterans, it’s not often female homeless veterans that first jump into our minds.
5/24/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
SB 22 would give Pa. the redistricting it deserves
The Pennsylvania State Senate is doing what the state House, hamstrung by an obstructive committee chairman, cannot.
5/23/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Stopping school violence: Are we doing all we can?
The communities of Santa Fe, Texas, and Butler, Pennsylvania, have a lot in common.
5/22/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Killing Philly’s soda tax: the juice isn’t worth the squeeze
It’s a struggle to find someone who thinks Philadelphia’s tax on sugary drinks has been a good idea.
5/21/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Were we too hasty to fuss about expensive CNG bus?
It seems almost foolish now, but six months ago we took a swipe at the Butler Transit Authority when it converted to compressed natural gas-powered coaches and leased a temporary CNG fueling station...
5/19/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
‘Low and slow’: turnout a perennial disappointment
“Closely watched”; “hotly contested”; “hard fought.”
5/17/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Local firefighter tax credit programs might help crisis
Volunteer fire companies across Pennsylvania have been beating the warning drum for a number of years now.
5/16/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Hoopla, apathy regardless,your vote drives election
Today’s primary elections are crucial for Pennsylvania’s political future, and not just because a Fox News crew is surveilling the breakfast crowd this morning at Mac’s Route 8.