Turnpike ‘leakage’ cost $104M in uncollected tolls
The Pennsylvania Turnpike implemented its E-ZPass system in 1995.
9/16/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
Kudos to residents standing up for the environment
Two recent stories in the Eagle were good examples of how some county residents are being great stewards for the environment in their communities.
9/15/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
No excuse for adults not wearing masks when required
The lengths to which people should feel obligated to protect their fellow citizens is causing much discussion during the never-ending COVID-19 pandemic.
9/14/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
Volunteering matters: You can do it, too
The COVID-19 pandemic may have curbed many in-person volunteer opportunities for those who are concerned about their health amid the recent rise in cases, but one local boy is proving it’s...
9/13/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
Memory of 9/11 horrors still resound
It’s been 20 years since a clear September morning turned into a national tragedy that led to two wars in the Middle East.
9/11/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
Chew ‘was all about helping other people’
Joan Chew, Butler County’s first woman commissioner and humanitarian, truly was a remarkable woman.
9/10/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
BC3, SRU deserve praise
Not that an excuse is ever needed to praise the county’s two excellent institutions of higher learning, but both are certainly deserving of it this week.
9/9/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
Festivals round out busy summer
To round out the season, there are two end-of-summer festivals worth checking out.
9/8/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
As esport industry grows, so does SRU
Slippery Rock University’s recent decision to add an esports minor program is a move backed by heaps of supportive research and tied directly to an industry worth upward of $1 billion.
9/7/2021 Our Opinion 0 comments
VA is there to help
There’s a plethora of support for women veterans, including suicide prevention, at the Butler Veteran’s Affairs office.