New S. Butler teacher contract is a win for all
Imagine coming to work day after day, year after year, for years on end, and knowing — not feeling; knowing — you’re in a rut.
6/18/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Shave and a haircut, 2 bits — plus training, licensing
There’s this barber shop in Philadelphia named 2B Groomed. Decked out in rich chrome and cherry, it’s recognized as one of America’s finest establishments for men’s grooming.
6/16/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Bantam Jeep retrospect: Heritage doesn’t grow old
It’s been nearly a decade since the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival became Butler’s signature event, and the shine still hasn’t worn off.
6/15/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Butler schools tax increase: this is best for the taxpayer?
What a waste of goodwill.
6/14/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
EMS reimbursement bill should be a top priority
There’s been much ado for some time now over the pressures facing volunteer fire companies across Pennsylvania.
6/13/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Tariffs on imported steel may sustain jobs in Butler
Friday’s edition of the venerable NPR Morning Edition radio news broadcast featured a report about NLMK Pennsylvania, a Russian-owned steel mill in neighboring Mercer County.
6/12/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pennsylvania is birthplace of fire company innovation
There’s a familiar echo of keystone heritage to be heard in last week’s announcement that the city and township of Butler intend to share a fire chief.
6/11/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Class of 2018’s distinction: Grads cloaked in kindness
Keep an eye on this new class of graduates. There’s something special about the Class of 2018.
6/9/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Get serious: free college tuition in Pa. isn’t happening
Remember that saying about things that sound too good to be true?
6/8/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Pa.’s ‘perfect score’ civics bill gets a failing grade
Everyone would like to see better-informed and engaged Americans. But a measure being kicked back and forth between the Pennsylvania House and Senate isn’t the way to make that happen.
6/7/2018 Our Opinion 0 comments
Time runs short on Pa. redistricting reform effort
The clock is ticking down on a solution to Pennsylvania’s broken legislative redistricting process.