By Nick Opsanic, staff writer For the past 100 years, life as a child growing up was made up of mostly “fun,” with great toys, games, and books. Lionel Trains, … Continue Reading Column: Is life being cancelled?
Staff Editorial “The PENNCREST School District will be a dynamic educational community that inspires optimal student achievement and lifelong learning.” This is PENNCREST School District’s vision. It’s also a vision … Continue Reading Opportunity for ‘lifelong learning’ is lost with lingering school library lapse
By Brady Greco, contributing writer Dedication. Love. Success. This is what Coach Steve Scott brought to the Saegertown girls basketball team game-in and game-out. Coach Scott was known throughout the … Continue Reading Coach Scott: A man most definitely gone too soon
Billy Graham once said, “A coach will impact more young people in a year than the average person does in a lifetime.” There is no truer statement than this to … Continue Reading Letter: Coach Chris Greco honors Coach Steve Scott
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, senior publications editor In early 2019, Wabtec Corporation completed its merger with former General Electric transportation in Erie. Since then, Wabtec’s corporate greed has put employees through … Continue Reading Shutdown Column: When your dad works at Wabtec, you worry
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, senior publications editor Digital classrooms have been on the rise for some time, with the Apple company targeting schools to put their products into the hands of … Continue Reading Opinion: iPads shouldn’t be the ‘future of education’
By Brennen McWright, Staff Writer “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…” This quote is from the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, … Continue Reading Column: Thankful that PENNCREST School board candidates support basic press freedoms
By Morgan Radwick, design editor Whether you are for or against childhood immunizations, there has been a lot happening from state to state regarding the potential for losing medical freedoms … Continue Reading Vaccination Viewpoint: Are your medical freedoms at risk?
By Nick Archacki, news editor The Masters is undoubtedly the most anticipated event of the year on the PGA Tour. The best golfers from around the world earn their way … Continue Reading Column: Tiger Woods wins Masters, completes the re-birth of a legend
By William Hetrick Coaches have banquets. It has become a time-honored tradition with nearly all sports at all schools. Athletes get awards, gifts, and accolades. I suppose it’s a nice … Continue Reading The value of a coach: Greg Molnar
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, features editor On Sunday, March 3, I picketed with my family to show support for the plight of United Electric members after a nine day lockout. I … Continue Reading Picketing with my father: United Electric lockout strikes home
By Kassie Boyd, editor-in-chief President Donald Trump began his first televised Oval Office speech in January with claims of “a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.” The … Continue Reading Opinion: President Donald Trump’s Oval Office speech yet another spin of broken record
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, features editor, and Dustin Steiger, A&E editor In January, President Trump addressed the American people and the world from the Oval Office. During this address, he tackled … Continue Reading Opinion: Why the Wall is necessary, not discretionary
By Taylor Munce, sports editor (Note: This is the third in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10.) President Donald Trump came to Erie for … Continue Reading Column: President’s visit reinforces the ‘Divided States of America’
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, features editor (Note: This is the second in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10. Taylor Munce’s column will be published Friday.) … Continue Reading Column: Covering presidential visit was ‘positive and exhilarating’
By Dustin Steiger, arts and entertainment editor (Note: This is the first in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10. Columns by Taylor Munce and … Continue Reading Column: President Trump stops in Erie to ‘Make America Great’