Voting machine decision, adequate funding needed
This week, Butler County’s elections bureau weighed its options on the type of new system it has been mandated to adopt to replace aging voting machines.
2/16/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Marred black history sign angered more than a few
Today’s editorial does not carry a complicated message. It’s not a brain-teaser or an intellectual trailblazer.
2/15/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Tough ID checks at entry make public schools safer
This week, the Mars School District launched a new security system that will require adults visiting all buildings within the district to show identification that would be checked against a sex...
2/14/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Adams group keeps focus on safe non-motor trails
The recent enactment a state law makes our highways safer by increasing penalties against individuals who drive under the influence of alcohol.
2/13/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
You can’t just leave graffiti like that on our playground
If someone crept onto your neighborhood school playground late at night and spray-painted dirty words on the blacktop, would you leave the graffiti there for your children to read?
2/12/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Rachel’s Challenge draws good from evil past event
The South Butler School District is thinking about accepting a challenge that is well worth the effort.
2/11/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Changes might ruin MLB, won’t make it great again
Tim Wendel’s baseball novel, “Castro’s Curveball,” tells how an aging minor-league catcher discovers a 20-year-old pitching ace in a Havana slum in 1947.
2/9/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Praise Karns City youths’ unvarnished look at drugs
We have dedicated copious space on this page to the opioid epidemic in Butler County, from editorials regarding the number of pregnant women using the drugs in Butler County to pieces congratulating...
2/8/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Polling centers a nice idea that raise new challenges
While the concept of making people work a little harder to cast their vote in elections is never ideal, a recently announced plan to consolidate some local polling places is an idea worthy of...
2/7/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Dawn of a new vision, or new drapes on an old view?
Tuesday was momentous for all Americans, especially for Pennsylvanians who lunched over Gov.
2/6/2019 Our Opinion 0 comments
Safe2Say gives voice, powerto witness of cyberbullying
The motto for the New York City subway system’s safety campaign is “If you see something, say something.”