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Our Opinion

Our opinion: School plan needs public voice

As we’ve noted in this space before, it’s time for the Warren County School District to come to a reckoning with the empty space in many of its buildings. It’s good to see, then, that district officials are embarking on a Master Facilities Plan that will start with a meeting with key ...

Our opinion: State policies still lax on addiction

Did you know that Pennsylvania is listed as among the states with the worst policies to prevent and reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s (ALA) recent 21st annual “State of Tobacco Control” report? In fact, Pennsylvania earned mostly failing grades on the ...

Our opinion: Rewarding a lack of work in state

Republicans and Democrats in the state House of Representatives will continue to play the political game until later this month. The House won’t meet in session until Feb. 27, nearly three weeks after special elections are held that will finally decide the House majority. But, for the ...

Our opinion: Hitting the pedal on bike effort

Kudos to a fundraising effort by the Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry and the Can’d Aid Foundation that could provide a bicycle for every Warren County first-grader who needs one. Warren County is a paradise for trail riding, and one way to build on the use of all those trails ...

Our opinion: Connection has Eagles soaring

Many Philadelphia Eagles fans weren’t ecstatic when Nick Sirianni was named the team’s head coach, replacing Super Bowl-winning coach Doug Pedersen. It’s safe to say the Jamestown native has converted those doubters with the job he has done over the last two years. On Sunday, Sirianni ...

Our opinion: Shapiro secrecy is disappointing

It never should’ve happened. More than 300 members of Gov. Josh Shapiro’s transition team ahead of his inauguration signed nondisclosure agreements, curtailing what information about the transition - perhaps most notably what special-interest groups may be financially contributing to it - ...