Follow the science


At the Montoursville School Board meeting on wearing masks, board member Albert said he’d like to know the infection numbers for the school district. High School Principal Dan Taormina said he is “prohibited from sharing those figures.” Wow! WILLIE NORMAN Jersey Shore Submitted ...

Owlett initiative would benefit our students, workforce


Young people grow up, finish their schooling and leave the area in search of jobs. Meanwhile, local employers could grow their businesses if only they could find skilled workers. So how can our society get the two together? State Rep. Clint Owlett, R-Wellsboro, is the prime sponsor of a ...

Amplifying a student’s voice


April is known as Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month nationally. The United Nations has also brought international attention to autism by observing World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. At LHU, I recently talked with “K,” an LHU student with autism willing to share her experiences to inform ...

Ross Road shooting


My name is Kenneth Haynie. I’m the owner of the house on Ross Road in Trout Run that Nakoma Ross allegedly shot at on April 1. Here is what I know, along with some of my own opinion: My son, Anthony, who was home at the time, said he was in the kitchen getting ready to fix some lunch when ...

You know


President Biden is to blame for higher gas prices because he halted the construction of pipelines. You do know that a pipeline under construction is not delivering any oil, don’t you? CHARLES M. REEDER Montoursville Submitted via Virtual Newsroom

Wolf is wrong to go it alone on charter school reform


Gov. Tom Wolf, apparently unsatisfied with controlling merely everything in Pennsylvania related to the COVID-19 pandemic, has decided he now needs to decree what is best regarding the state’s charter schools, despite the fact that up until recently it appeared he and the state Legislature ...