I came across comments from a prominent preacher regarding the deplorable condition of young people.
For more than a decade, from 2002 to 2013, I celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday inside Ryan Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison on Detroit’s east side.
Now that a vaccine is available, it seems like the Holy Grail, the cure all that will make it possible to keep our grandchildren, host friends for dinner, visit restaurants, attend church, go to the movies and travel.
From the looks of President-elect Joe Biden’s selections for Cabinet positions and other high offices, it seems belief in “climate change” has become a litmus test.
During the Democratic presidential primary, nothing seemed to haunt Joe Biden more than the charge of how totally, completely racist it was for him as a senator in the 1970s to negotiate with Southern, white supremacist segregationists.
I had already bought several Christmas gifts for my daughter and granddaughter. They were wrapped and in the bag, ready to take to their house on Christmas Day, when I got an inspiration to get them each a Bible.
If all goes according to plan, someone will have the honor of blowing up the crumbling remains of the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today.
Sweetheart has the best ideas. He’s so creative. He got this idea, since he likes to make things out of wood, of cutting out silhouettes of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, a star and an angel and putting them together so they fit in a little box.
Normally, Christmas is a family event. Brothers, sisters, parents and children go to great expense to see each other. They drive hundreds of miles, fly across the continent or around the world to celebrate the holidays together.
A retrospective on President Donald Trump’s four years in office must be put in perspective of what he himself promised to accomplish when he ran: Make America Great Again.
President Barack Obama wanted gun control laws. He shouted for them and didn’t get them, but gun-lovers, afraid that he would, purchased firearms to the point of sales doubling.
Many seem to believe that the eventual development of an effective SARS-CoV-2 vaccine will allow us to return to “normal.” If only we can hold on a bit longer, all will be well. But does that view align with science?
You’d be hard pressed to find any effort or enterprise that COVID-19 hasn’t sunk its toxic teeth into, including charitable giving.
Let me preface this column by stating from the beginning that I am technologically challenged. Give me a pen and paper over a computer any day.
Take a moment to think of your favorite movie. The movie you’ve seen so many times, you could play it scene-by-scene over in your head right now. Are you thinking of one? Good.
Let’s take a few minutes out of our busy holiday schedules and discuss nuts. I’m not talking about that one member of your family who is a little strange, but botanical nuts.
Joe Biden is headed to the White House, and he has low-income voters to thank. While higher-income voters swung further towards Donald Trump compared to four years ago, increased support from poor and low-income voters helped push the former vice president over the top.
Retirement is a wonderful thing. You now have time to do what you never had time to do before, like sit out on the patio most of the day and talk to ducks.
This year has brought a number of challenges and changes to the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office in navigating the myriad of issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing has remained the same — ensuring that crime victims are treated with dignity and respect and that the…
Starting today, the New Castle News will publish a regular count of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, and the United States. The “COVID Count” will often appear at the top of the front page.
Since becoming editor of the New Castle News and The Herald three months ago, I’ve written most of the local editorials and columns appearing in the two papers.
Most of you have already brought your tropical plants inside for the winter, I hope. But, for the few of you that haven’t quite had the time to get to that chore, I thought I would mention a few tips on how to correctly prepare your plants for their winter home.