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Our opinion: Bullying and us

October 24, 2013 There has been a lot of talk lately about bullying. And, that’s a good thing. It’s something everyone, not just parents and children, should talk about. more »»

Our opinion: The data dilemma

October 23, 2013 In this age of databases, data and personal communications flying hither and yon over wires and microwaves, the question of privacy versus the public good has gained an increasing prominence in the... more »»

Our opinion: What happened?

October 22, 2013 Tom Corbett became governor of Pennsylvania under circumstances any incoming governor would covet: Both houses of the legislature were commanded by members of his own party. more »»

Our opinion:?Stepping up

October 18, 2013 When it comes to stepping up, the people of Warren County might be said to be taking the steps two or three at a time. more »»

Our opinion: Entertainment endures

October 17, 2013 Friday evening the Warren Concert Association will present its first offering of the season, a group known as Dr. Zoot, which specializes in the sounds of swing. more »»

Our opinion:?A box score for schools

October 15, 2013 The initial scores are in, and, if you are looking for some trend, some pattern, some intelligence on the state of education in Warren County and using the new School Performance Profile for a... more »»

Our opinion: Lumber and apples

October 11, 2013 There are festivals that have various comestibals as their focus — barbecue, apples, corn, virtually everything except liver and onions — but there is one in Warren County that celebrates the lumber... more »»

Our opinion:?Tools for education

October 10, 2013 There is something very different about the school performance program under Pennsylvania’s alternative to No Child Left Behind. more »»

What do you want to pay for?

October 9, 2013 Last week Warren City Manager Nancy Freenock raised the specter of eliminating the city’s summer playground program in order to balance the upcoming budget in a way that avoids a tax increase. more »»

Eye candy

October 8, 2013 From the time its modern edifice was built in the midst of Warren’s Victorian core as a residence, to the minor brouhaha over its new sign, the Crary Gallery has been exceptional, unique in many ways. more »»

Our opinion: Essential v. Nonessential

October 4, 2013 If you were thinking the Rimrock or Jakes Rocks overlooks might be good spots to enjoy the fall colors this weekend, you might want to think of an alternative. As of Thursday, the U.S. more »»

Our opinion: Smoke elsewhere

October 3, 2013 We believe that individuals have every right —as long as they are old enough — to destroy their lungs, their tracheas, teeth and the soft tissue in their mouths with tobacco. Have at it. more »»

Our opinion:?Thompson then and now

October 2, 2013 “That’s never a good thing...I’ve run those numbers. (It) should save money, but you don’t. It costs a significant amount of money to wind down the government and money you haven’t budgeted... more »»

Our opinion: Why weren’t they talking?

October 1, 2013 Aaron Alexis, who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, was a mentally ill man with a grudge against the Navy. more »»

Our opinion: Blue ribbon performance

September 27, 2013 Yesterday, we exhorted those who enjoy a good old-fashioned community festival to visit Tidioute this weekend. more »»

Our opinion: Tidioute, this week

September 26, 2013 There’s one thing you can say about the people of Tidioute: They don’t quit. When their high school was closed, they started their own charter school for K-12. more »»

Our opinion: Tax reform: Again

September 25, 2013 For more than a quarter of a century the Pennsylvania General Assembly has been talking about school tax reform. Mind you, the verb here is “talking,” not enacting. more »»

Our opinion: Talking never hurts

September 24, 2013 It’s unfortunate that the county commissioners and/or their attorney have bowed out of a “summit meeting” hosted by the Warren County School District on the subject of the tax-exempt status of a hal... more »»

Our opinion: Make an example

September 20, 2013 Vandalism is too often thought of as a petty crime, something that just happens when bored people get restless...and stupid. more »»

Our opinion: When bullying is deadly

September 19, 2013 Among the most heart-wrenching, deeply troubling stories in the news last week was that of a 12-year-old Florida girl who committed suicide after being bullied for nearly a year. more »»

 
 

 

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