Student sees superhero, but we all can, too

Many area students, staff and faculty started their 2017-18 school year Monday (Aug. 28, 2017). Arriving home from their first day, students no doubt had that montage of paperwork that requires parental knowledge year after year — emergency forms, permission...

Total eclipse of the heart — of the family

By now, most people might be tired of hearing and reading about the solar eclipse that graced much of the United States on Monday afternoon (Aug. 21, 2017). One more observation before we all start planning ahead to 2024 when the next solar eclipse is anticipated....

School shopping: Easy, or forget it?!

With some students nationwide already back to school and most in Schuylkill and surrounding counties starting in less than two weeks, it’s time for … SHOPPING! Excursions can end easily with little fuss and muss and everything needed purchased, or a...

Do you agree to ‘Wait Until 8th’?

An interesting article appeared on a website www.westportmoms.com on Aug. 1, 2017. Its topic: To wait or not “wait until 8th”? The “8th,” you ask? What’s that? Basically, according to the article, parents should wait until their child is...

Team should have taken high road

The incident occurred Saturday, spilled onto social media and online outlets almost immediately and stands as a shining example of what not to do despite another team’s alleged bad sportsmanship. According to online reports, the Atlee Little League softball team...