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Editorials

Williamsport learns important lessons about accessibility

City employees recently learned some valuable lessons. The employees underwent accessibility training, during which they maneuvered wheelchairs and attempted to open doors without using fingers. Another station demonstrated how low vision affects members of the public. One city employee ...

Spectators should be ashamed

Some people might believe that what is to follow in this editorial would be positioned better on a sports page rather than an opinion page. After all, the editorial deals with a sports-related incident. But not so. While the foundation of the editorial is an incident that occurred at a high ...

Ceremony’s gratitude for veterans’ service important

We are thankful for the people who chose to attend Thursday’s Veterans Day ceremony at Montoursville Cemetery and we agree with the Rev. Robert Rice of Muncy Baptist Church. Rice challenged the audience to uphold the ideals veterans display, including acting with honor and integrity and ...

Efforts regarding unions should shift focus

An array of efforts in the state Legislature, reported on in Monday’s edition of the Sun-Gazette, address the power of labor unions in Pennsylvania. One measure would amend the state Constitution to ban “card check” elections. Others would prohibit the deduction of union-backed ...

‘Time-off’ policy unlikely to be effective

The vaccines that were developed at lightning speed to combat COVID-19 are safe and highly effective, and millions of Americans have received them for all the right reasons – because they want to protect themselves, their families, friends and communities, and finally get life back to ...

Words to reflect on this most solemn of days

In observance of Veterans Day, we are sharing some statements from presidents, statesmen and others on the sacrifices of our veterans and the importance of honoring their commitment and service. “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. ...