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Oil revenues make ISIS more dangerous than al-Qaida was

September 6, 2014 Islamic State terrorists are a greater threat than al-Qaida ever was. That is because they possess several advantages al-Qaida never enjoyed. more »»

Indiana, Michigan show Right-to-Work state law overdue

September 5, 2014 By now, the talking points are familiar regarding Right to Work legislation. more »»

Proposal to pay city police recruit costs worth pursuing

September 4, 2014 Like most cities, Williamsport is challenged not only to pay for an adequate number of police officers, but also to find and attract replacements quickly when vacancies occur. more »»

State highway bill turning more wishes into working reality

September 3, 2014 The state has a 12-year transportation program and it is mirrored by similar plans on the county level. more »»

World needs to see Hamas for what it is in Mideast conflict

September 2, 2014 Negotiators from Israel and the Hamas terrorist group that controls Gaza met under Egyptian sponsorship this week, in an attempt to end fighting between the two. more »»

On this Labor Day, we hope for rebirth of proper work ethic

September 1, 2014 What do you do? Translated, that means what is your life’s labor that helps you make a living? On this Labor Day, it is worth remembering how quickly in a get-acquainted conversation the question... more »»

The Route 220 dilemma getting closer to solution

August 31, 2014 The final report on Route 220 changes geared to making the stretch of highway west of Williamsport safer is due from the designers by the end of the yea. more »»

‘Inspectors’ of the administration deserve more support from Congress

August 30, 2014 Perhaps the best friends Americans have in government are the inspectors general who act as watchdogs to root out waste and sometimes, crime by politicians and bureaucrats. more »»

Corbett’s score on education belies the scare tactics

August 29, 2014 Following is a factual sequence designed to tell you why you should do more than listen to slickly delivered television ads before voting in this year’s Pennsylvania governor’s race. more »»

Ferguson: A tragic loss balloons into an unneeded confrontation

August 28, 2014 None of us knows what really happened Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. The available facts are that Michael Brown, unarmed, robbed a convenience store. more »»

Corbett’s formula easy to criticize, but the correct path

August 27, 2014 When Gov. Tom Corbett sat down recently for an interview with a panel of Associated Press reporters and editors, his no-new-tax pledge was a hot topic. more »»

75th anniversary LLB Series produced multiple watersheds

August 26, 2014 The Little League World Series that concluded Sunday was destined to be a watershed series before it started, based on a number – 7. more »»

Heavier air strikes needed to eliminate imminent ISIS threat

August 25, 2014 A free lance American journalist was savagely beheaded last week by Islamic State radicals, who then posted the video for all to see. more »»

Loyalsock well site can be a victory for all parties

August 24, 2014 Inflection Energy got a hard-fought government victory with approval of a gas well site on Palmer Road in Loyalsock Township this past week. more »»

City blighted property resale plan laudable, but needs finetuning

August 24, 2014 The City of Williamsport would like to reduce the number of blighted properties to six. more »»

Time for IRS scandal to move from Congress to courts and media

August 23, 2014 Internal Revenue Service officials finally are being called to account in court. more »»

Another voice seeks overdue paycheck protection legislation

August 22, 2014 Add another voice to the movement to end the political funding privileges of the state’s public unions. more »»

Realities of postal service of today having local impact

August 21, 2014 A recent Sun-Gazette survey confirmed the inconsistencies in local mail delivery since the closure of the Reach Road processing center in Williamsport a year ag. more »»

The more the better when it comes to governor debates

August 20, 2014 Before the political debates come the negotiations regarding the debates. more »»

May tavern closing be wakeup call for other trouble spots

August 19, 2014 An established neighborhood in Williamsport’s East End has been the host to three tragic shootings in recent years. more »»

 
 
 

 

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