Laurels and barbs
Laurel: Cellphone giants AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile have united for a good cause.
Readers' Forum 5-25 | Small businesses are community assets
In reply to Danielle Ribaric’s May 21 article, “Shopping locally not always best choice”: Please do not judge all small businesses by your bad experience.
Readers' Forum 5-24 | JHA promotes healthier neighborhoods
In response to the negative back page political ad (May 20 edition of The Tribune-Democrat) that is critical of the Section 8 rent-voucher program: A realistic consideration is needed.
Economic news good for Somerset
Mix in hard work and unwavering persistence with a healthy splash of hope and prayer and you have the ingredients for good economic news on two fronts for Somerset County:
Section 8 housing gets too much blame
Eliminating Section 8 housing in Johnstown would not solve all of the city’s drug and crime problems.
Readers' Forum 5-23 | Local gov’ts impact our everyday lives
Sunday’s Tribune-Democrat featured the typical pre-primary election article lamenting expected low voter turnout.
Johnstown’s stand-up guys
It’s not unusual for our readers to tout the friendliness or efficiency of a CamTran bus driver, or to point out some special or kind deed one has performed for his or her riders.
Zachary Hubbard | Americans are afraid – and for good reason
We recently learned that an asteroid named 1998 QE2 will pass uncomfortably close to Earth on May 31. It will come within 3.6 million miles – a near miss in cosmic terms.
Readers' Forum 5-22 | Campaign-sign nonsense un-American
Why am I not surprised that local politics has reached a (not-so) new low?
No excuses for not voting
What happens today could go a long way toward determining whether or not Westmont’s taxes go up next year, what steps the city of Johnstown takes to curb crime and which direction Northern Cambria School District takes in the coming year.
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