March 10, 2012 RSS feed / Viewpoints

New law helps rural communities

I ran for borough council my first time in 1999.  I was compelled to run for office by what I saw as the biggest problem my municipality faced— the growing number of neglected, unsightly and unsafe properties.  More...

Resource Mismangement

To the editor:  Once upon a time, Pennsylvania was a great place to hunt whitetailed deer and was one of the top three states in deer population.  At that time, deer were a valuable resource in Pennsylvania.  More...

Lyme Disease Travesty

To the editor:  My son, Grant Hilfiger, is a good example of what can happen when the medical community and the politicians do not take Lyme disease seriously.  Many people know Grant, who is 28 and is a graduate of Coudersport Area High Sc More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The cold winter wind whistled through the trees, screeching in an evil tirade as it traveled down the Sinnemahoning Creek valley. More...

Independent Voters Matter

To the editor:  If you are affiliated with neither the Republican nor Democratic party, you and your vote will be wooed in the months leading up to the November general election. More...