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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Why it’s important to support Gov. Wolf’s Charter school reforms

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by KAREN BECK POOLEY BASD SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER in Opinion

The reason I sought a school board position is because, in my opinion, public schools are one of the most (if not the most) important thing we as a community collectively do.

Over 90 percent of us learn to read and write, tackle math and science, find our passion and purpose, in public schools. They’re a springboard to opportunities of all kind. They anchor our neighborhoods. They train our future local leaders.

Reshaping the Conversation - Discussing opioid use disorders this holiday season

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by NEHA SKANDAN in Opinion

Thanksgiving with family and friends always sparks insightful conversation at mealtime, but such discussions also reveal alarming truths. For example, despite the cornucopia of food embellishing the dining table, one may have found out that a loved one is afflicted with opioid use disorder. Such a discovery is not that uncommon, as our society is in the midst of an opioid epidemic.

NEWS&VIEWS-Area residents attend Pro-Life March

Monday, February 3, 2020 by CINDY O’BRIEN in Opinion

Piling into buses, cars and trains, Lehigh Valley residents traveled to the 47th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., to see President Trump make history. On January 24, Trump became the first U.S. president to appear in person at the march.

Marchers waved pro-life signs, banners and flags during the rally on the National Mall as Trump told the crowd he was proud to stand with them in their fight to defend the right to life of unborn children.

Why it’s important to support Governor Wolf’s Charter reforms.

Monday, February 3, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

The reason I sought a school board position is because, in my opinion, public schools are one of the most (if not the most) important thing we as a community collectively do. Over 90 percent of us learn to read and write, tackle math and science, find our passion and purpose, in public schools. They’re a springboard to opportunities of all kind. They anchor our neighborhoods. They train our future local leaders.