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In the Sept. 10 edition of The Era, Dr. K. James Evans wrote a disparaging article about our president, Donald J. Trump, accusing him of “irresponsible and cowardly statements” concerning our …

Imagine running a business where you are mandated by law to provide service to everyone who calls, whether you are paid for the service or not. Then consider that people who do pay, pay you a …

An article Friday’s edition of The Era spoke to the departure of Dr. M. Javed Akhtar, an ear. nose and throat specialist with Bradford Regional Medical Center and the Foothills Medical Group.

Lately, my country has caught the attention of the media in the United States for an unexpected reason. As the entire world struggles to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus, Sweden’s re…

A picture of a state trooper hiding in a car wash was on the front page of The Era, and still there are people who don’t believe the state police have a strategic occupation of the Tuna Valley.

Imagine that a distant relative died and left you $1 million. What would you do with it? Most of us would begin by paying off our bills, but then what? Buy that dream car that you always wante…

Recently, Gov. Tom Wolf called for a major change in how public schools are funded in the Commonwealth — a change that would have a devastating impact on students in our local school districts…

“Chronic low performance and abysmal graduation rates fail to prepare our students for college or careers.” — July 7, 2017 — State Senate Memoranda Senate Bill 2, sponsored by Senator DiSanto,…

April 2-8, 2018 is National Public Health Week. Ensuring that our public is healthy is one of the critical missions of the healthcare profession. As we have seen from the opioid crisis and the…

March is National Women’s History Month. During this time, I’ve taken some time to reflect upon women in my own life.

In the aftermath of the Trump-GOP tax cut enacted at the end of the last year, some legislators and advocates are calling for Pennsylvania to also cut tax rates for both individuals and corpor…

Federal tax reform is having a positive impact on working people throughout the country, including right here in Pennsylvania. From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, companies have announced bonuses…

I don’t know about you, readers, but after the tragedy and seriousness in the news lately, I’m ready for a laugh.

It’s no secret that social media is changing nearly every aspect of our society. It’s created a seismic shift not only in how we communicate but also in how we behave, which is having some dis…

Roald Dahl, the celebrated author, wrote a delightfully disgusting story for children about a wretched, extra-specially horrible couple named Mr. and Mrs. Twit. Not only are they dirty, ugly, …

There are only a handful of men beyond one’s own father that have a profound influence in one’s life.

Earlier this week, Era Associate Editor Marcie Schellhammer questioned the stories journalists choose to cover, citing the hullabaloo some reporters made over the stilettos first lady Melania …

As I imagine many other journalists have done, I’ve watched the national attack on the news media with interest.

The media continues to fixate on President Donald Trump’s imaginary “ties with Russia” — strangely enough, the Clintons’ very real “ties with everywhere” never interested them.

The Turkish government is obviously familiar with the concept of "chutzpah," if not necessarily the word.

I remember my mom doubling over with laughter years ago when she shared the story of a door-to-door salesman who was in my childhood neighborhood years ago trying to sell brushes and other gad…

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One might think the richest country in the history of the world would be willing and able to provide healthcare for its poorest, oldest and sickest people.