Even after changing code, it’s still ‘family court’ in Pa.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has updated the state’s judicial code of conduct to bar judges from hiring relatives, among other things.
Letting winter faucets trickle was just a drop in the bucket
I LEARNED a good lesson from my grandfather as a kid growing up in a rowhouse on Emerson Avenue in Farrell during the cold of winters, but I didn’t put it to very good use last week.
Potential of drilling industry providing tough act to balance
ON FRIDAY MORNING as the news broke about the chemical contamination of the water system in West Virginia, I couldn’t help but think immediately of the front page headline in Thursday’s paper:
Oil, gas industries hold key to future
Letters for Jan. 11, 2014
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Some holiday magic ... ‘Santa’ drops long-lost ball in my lap
Funny how some things happen. It’s a little late, but I think this is a good Christmas story.
Letter for Dec. 28, 2013
Today's letter to the editor.
Look for better times in 2014; politicians will need our votes
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Well, at least we can hope it’s a happy 2014.
This season, family will celebrate a ‘wonderful life’
One of my favorite movies every Christmas season is “It’s a Wonderful Life.” In it, actor Jimmy Stewart plays the role of George Bailey, who makes a wish that he had never been born. Thanks to the guidance of his guardian angel, George learns how much he actually meant to the lives of other people.
Getting out of poverty today is a lot easier said than done
Helping people to get out of poverty status is a difficult chore. It’s especially difficult when people don’t want to get out.
Pearl Harbor anniversary stirs childhood memories
“REMEMBER Pearl Harbor” was a slogan that carried the United States into World War II in 1941. But it has been a long time since the Japanese attacked Hawaii and it’s not remembered as it once was.
Filled to the brim: Another Thanksgiving goes belly up
THANKSGIVING is over ... Black Friday is over ... the Steelers’ and Browns’ seasons are over. Life is good!
After 50 years, theories on JFK’s murder still abound
Has there ever been a bigger question than how many people were actually behind the shooting death of President John F. Kennedy.
John Zdelar’s death must not get overshadowed in tragedy
LEST WE FORGET. With all the publicity surrounding the deaths of the two Sharon High football players — which made state and national news — the death of John Zdelar of Brookfield was almost bypassed.
Local elections call for voters to exercise their right Tuesday
ONE OF THE greatest rights we have as Americans is the privilege to vote. And yet too often, many people ignore that right.
Bullying is a serious matter, whether in school or the NFL
ON A TV sitcom this past week, a strange little kid was hanging around the neighbor’s house with designs on a young daughter and much to the parents chagrin, their daughter liked the kid even though they didn’t.
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