Probation system in Pennsylvania needs to be fixed
About 178,000 people are on probation in our state. Criminal justice reform advocates and a growing number of lawmakers argue that number is too many.
1/27/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Letters to the Editor
Plea to keep mental health facilities open
The end of any era — like the demise of the steam locomotive, the steel industry, the family farm and the local general store — creates an adverse consequence.
1/24/2020 Letters to the Editor 0 comments
Why can’t we accept results of elections?
I recently read the op-ed piece “Should Obama have been Impeached,” by one Jay Ambrose from the Tribune New Service.
1/23/2020 Letters to the Editor 0 comments
Butler residents helped children in need
I am writing to thank Butler residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.
1/22/2020 Letters to the Editor 0 comments
Democrats get free TV ad in impeachment proceedings
It’s kind of interesting that the central goal of Democrats in the wild-and-wooly impeachment hearings is to use their misapplied, blistering power to ruin the re-election chances of Republican President Donald Trump.
1/27/2020 Jay Ambrose 0 comments
Impeachment trial reveals broken nation
For a nation forged in bloody revolution against an unjust monarchy, America sure loves the pomp and circumstance of ancient royalty.
1/27/2020 Other Voices 0 comments
Fewer Americans have a primary care doctor
“It's going to be like breaking up with everyone you know.”
1/25/2020 Other Voices 0 comments
Non-smoking policy in parks a breath of fresh air
Butler City Council made a decision this week that could make residents breathe a little more easily — literally.