The opinion article by Marilyn Secco has several factual errors concerning the Bayer “Round-Up” product. First a statement is made that the product has been “shown” to cause non-hodgkins lymphoma, DNA damage, diabetes, autism, and Alzheimers; this is simply not true. Round-Up is currently fu…

One hundred years ago ... the exact date may never be known (reports differ between Oct. 1, Oct. 8 or Oct. 10), but it was 100 years ago this October that the first officer from the DuBois area was killed in WWI.

Amidst all the news, noise, and nonsense that is being broadcast on radio and television these days, human-caused climate change continues to loom in the future. But that topic is rarely discussed in the media. Yet it is already manifesting itself in many horrific ways around the planet. Dea…

Last Sunday morning I caught the last half of an interview with Rebecca D. Costa, a renowned sociobiologist, discussing her groundbreaking book "On The Verge," and it sounded like a scientific 21st Century way of having our national decisions being made much better in a far more fair and pro…

Tax cuts are already working in Pennsylvania. Johnstown-based First Summit Bank recently announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees, in addition to salary increases and higher charitable giving. Sewickley Spa has pledged new capital expenditures, with owner Dorothy Andreas calling tax …

Our wonderful governor vetoed the new abortion bill and with his veto he decided to legalize the murder of another 31,818 babies as was reported in the year 2015, the last report that has come out. That number is in Pennsylvania alone.

I always commend anyone willing to step up and serve the community by running for public office. However, I take serious issue with people putting themselves in unethical positions in order to serve.

Whether your preferred analogy is “foxes guarding the henhouse” or “wolves guarding the sheep,” both of these imply that it is unwise to assign a job to someone who will then be in a position to exploit it for his or her own desires. And these “old sayings” date back to at least the Roman times.