First responders’ safety up to drivers more so than laws
The death early this year of an emergency responder at the scene of an accident has driven home two points: Changes in the law need to be made to protect those responding to an accident, and drivers...
1/23/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Social workers in urgent need in our schools
A story in the Eagle’s Education for the Future special section Tuesday highlights an urgent need for schools in Butler County and across the state: more social workers.
1/22/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Butler County loses pillars of community
Pillar: a vertical structure used as a support to hold something up in a reliable and essential fashion.
1/21/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Decades later, Dr. King’s dream still not fulfilled
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for this nation 57 years ago that all of us could stand to remember today.
1/18/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Distracted driving bill doesn’t go far enough, needs work
The state’s House of Representatives voted this week for legislation that would appear to make roads safer for drivers and pedestrians — but the bill doesn’t go far enough.
1/17/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
If you’re going to drive, don’t drink
A Butler County man is suing a Pittsburgh strip club, claiming its bartenders served him too much to drink, allowing him to end up in a DUI crash that caused serious injury.
1/16/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Adams Township leading the way in govt. transparency
In an October editorial on nuisance laws, the Eagle called on county municipalities to better publicize their rules and be more transparent.
1/15/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Seniors struggle to find local source for food
Last week, the Eagle checked with Chicora residents to see how they were affected by the closure of the borough’s only grocery store — Friedman’s Freshmarket — two years ago.
1/14/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Don’t ignore census form
Stand up and be counted Butler County, it’s time for the 2020 U.S. Census.