It’s hero time

It’s hero time

During a mad-dash, early-morning run last weekend through Clarks Summit’s Weis grocery store, I came to appreciate the work being done by the clerks and shelf-stockers there. One young fellow who looked and sounded seriously sleep-deprived cheerfully helped...
New Yorker state of mind

New Yorker state of mind

The COVID-19 pandemic is being felt everywhere, even in the bucolic reaches of northeastern Pennsylvania. Residents there are openly fearful of the disease being imported by New Yorkers and New Jerseyans seeking refuge in their second homes.
Daredevil act

Daredevil act

Like his peers in other states, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is playing a high-stakes balancing act, juggling public health with economic reality.
Hanging out

Hanging out

As the state’s public school students sit at home while riding out the COVID-19 outbreak, there are lots of unanswered questions regarding the plausibility of online lessons (unlikely, given that not all kids have equal access to the internet at home), and...