Letters to the Editor
The Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) proudly joins educators and support professionals across the nation in celebrating Black History Month.
We all agree that the safety of our children and citizens is the top priority of elected officials, and certainly a faster, well-coordinated response to any threatening incident is a necessity.
While reflecting on Fayette County’s incredible progress across a variety of industries and projects in 2022, I would be remiss not to mention the tremendous strides made on the Sheepskin Trail.
As a state lawmaker, I’m very concerned with the alarming number of vacancies in our commonwealth’s prison system, and the number is only growing.
On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces, protecting this country and its ideals of freedom and democracy.
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month, offering an important reminder to support all Pennsylvania caregivers.
On Sept. 22, I spoke at the Uniontown City Council meeting. I am excited to share that democracy won that night!
I read with great interest Pennsylvania state Sen. Pat Stefano's recent column on the business climate in Pennsylvania.
The Fayette County Business Park Expansion Project is currently in the planning phase, with rapid progress being made monthly.
It will be a while before the January 6 Committee resumes its work in September.
Kudos to President Biden, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and rank-and-file Senate Democrats for the narrow passage of a multi-faceted bill (The Inflation Reduction Act), which holds many benefits for the American people!
While growing up in my hometown of North Irwin in Southwestern Pennsylvania, I encountered many different political and religious views and persuasions. We still got along with each other for the most part, and I miss that.
Wow! I am impressed – sort of! Fayette County, Pennsylvania – yes, our Fayette County – made the national television news. You see, we are one of three Pennsylvania counties whose election officials have not yet certified the 2021 election results.
A Fayette County commissioner and election board member is tired of everything changing with elections. Issues like lack of good jobs and opportunity, violent crime, infrastructure are playing second fiddle at the moment to the headline-gaining lawsuit.
Kudos to Waynesburg Lions Club on another fantastic Fourth of July celebration. The family-oriented day with so many variety of opportunities met everyone's interests. The hard work and dedication of Lions members is so very much appreciated.
Forty-nine years ago the Supreme Court rendered a decision on Roe vs. Wade giving women the right to make informed and safer choices if they wanted to terminate a pregnancy. Prior to that decision, women were forced to turn to back-street butchers using coat hangers or tried to end their pre…
For those with open eyes and a love of our country and its democratic system of governance, the kickoff of the January 6 committee public hearings constituted a blockbuster.
With the pandemic raging in our society and increasing rates of anxiety and depression, there is a greater need for funding of mental health services than ever before. Mental health is not talked about a great deal because of stigma, but it is an issue of great importance in our society. Peo…
As we again find ourselves grieving and being enraged over savagery in which innocent children and teachers were mowed down in rapid succession by an American terrorist, we ponder what we can do to make it less likely that this plague which is unique to the United States will continue to occur.
After the massacres in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, N.Y., I read with interest Republican Rep. Matthew Dowling’s predictable excuse for doing nothing to curtail the epidemic of mass shootings. He says there’s no sense in doing anything because “criminals do not abide by laws, and laws will no…