Election Day is just a bit more than six weeks away, and understandably, the majority of the focus for the Nov. 3 vote is on the presidential race.
It’s getting nowhere near the level of attention of the coronavirus pandemic itself, but data released Thursday makes it clear there’s another serious health issue about which our communities, state and nation need to become more aware
Outside of the devastating and frustrating coronavirus pandemic itself, the debate over returning to in-person school is THE top of mind issue for anyone with children or grandchildren due to go back.
In our story published Thursday about renovations being made at The Campus Theatre in Lewisburg to prepare for a potential reopening next month, Theatre Executive Director Scotta Magnelli had a great line about their developing plans.
Each day at The Daily Item, I am part of a reporting and editing process that handles tens of thousands of words and dozens of images in print and online.
Considering all the issues we are facing these days, the lack of transparency being shown by our state government about what information to disclose about the coronavirus pandemic might seem pretty low on the list of things to worry about.
I'm happy to report this morning that since the Easter Bunny's business was considered both essential and life-sustaining, baskets were able to be delivered mostly as normal.
One of the things you discover when your kids are grown and out on their own is that you don’t automatically or easily make friends when you move into a new neighborhood.
From the moment I became an editor in the news department of a community newspaper in 1992 in Lafayette, Indiana, I have always registered to vote as an independent.
For several years back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, I taught journalism as an adjunct faculty member at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey.
As a sports editor for several suburban New York community newspapers in the 1980s, I sometimes had to handle complaints from high school coaches and athletic directors who thought we were favoring one of their competing schools over them.
Some of my favorite moments each day come during the commute from my home in East Buffalo Township to The Daily Item building in Sunbury.
Horace Stoneham, the owner of the New York and later San Francisco Giants baseball teams from 1936 to 1976, was vilified in New York when he announced he would move the team out west prior to the 1958 season.
A little over a week ago, as 3-year-old Arabella Parker lay dying from the injuries sustained in an October beating, members of The Daily Item news team gathered to discuss our next steps in reporting this tragedy.
I had the opportunity to speak to the current class of Leadership Susquehanna Valley on Thursday. As usual, The Daily Item sponsored the group’s Communication-themed day. That won me about 15 minutes to address the members of this year’s class.
The late Indira Gandhi, India’s first and still only female prime minister, is reported to have said something in a 1982 interview that I think means more today than it did then.