It’s tempting to think we’re just about done with this awful COVID-19 pandemic.
We got a little criticism here recently for an editorial cartoon we published that compared trying to get signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine to trying to get through an indecipherable maze.
Each day, at the bottom of our Opinion page, we publish a list of names of Susquehanna Valley people who are members of our Community Advisory Board.
I told a group of Daily Item colleagues recently that I can’t wait for the day that we can publish a front-page without a single story, photo or headline about COVID-19 or vaccines.
Anyone who grew up watching TV in the 1950s and 1960s likely remembers Jack Webb playing the character Sgt. Joe Friday on the police drama “Dragnet.”
Throughout this week, we have been publishing stories about Susquehanna Valley people who have either lost loved ones to the COVID-19 virus or had difficult battles with it. We have been telling those stories — and will continue to do so — because they are important and provide human context…
A few months back, while working to clear out some clutter from our basement, I came across an old, worn briefcase packed in a moving box we’d never opened when we came to live here five years ago.
MIDDLEBURG — Midd-West High and Middle schools will remain closed through Thanksgiving while Middleburg Elementary will reopen on Monday after a two-week shutdown.
Most people probably understand that it’s possible — maybe even likely — that we won’t know who won the White House on the night of Nov. 3 or even in the early hours of Nov. 4.
I noticed the other day that NBC News is promoting a live town hall it will have with Joe Biden from Miami on Monday. The network says the event will be conducted in front of a socially distanced audience “made up of undecided Florida voters.”
Twice in my 18 years as a newspaper top editor, I have reached a point in the wee hours of the morning after election night when my only real choice for a lead headline before the presses had to start was:
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.