September 3, 2011 RSS feed / Viewpoints

‘Mill’ no longer Austin’s albatross

My parents were slightly liberal or perhaps I was the kind of kid who took a mile when offered an inch.  I was a buck-toothed, sunbleached blond boy of maybe 10 or 11 when I first wandered with my hooligan friends into the strangely-sacred spot More...

Tax Benefits For College

To the editor:  Following are some tax tips that parents and college students may find helpful come next spring to take full advantage of tax deductions and credits.  --Save all receipts related to attending colleges.  More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Old-timers live in the past a lot and they have old sayings.  Two of them I am reminded of now are, “What goes around, comes around,” and, “Paybacks are hell.”  More...

Drilling Violations

To the editor:  Since Governor Corbett is considering opening up the remainder of the state forest to natural gas drilling, now seems like a good time to review the Department of Environmental Protection records of Marcellus Shale gas drilling v More...