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Updated at 5:31 PM

EDITOR'S INK- Expressions of goodwill (such as this sign) have been heard and seen for our PA State Police and law enforcement in general since the melodrama in the Pike County woods began 10 days ago on Friday night, September 12, 2014. As of this writing on Monday Septemebr 22, the killer was still at large, presumably well armed and posing an extreme danger to the masses of police looking for him.

Updated at 4:16 PM

HAWLEY- George A. Kelch, a Hawley son, was one of numerous local men who answered the Call to join the fight in the Great War, we later came to know as World War I. He was killed July 16, 1918 in the battle of Chateau Thierry at the age of 20.

Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Nearly 50 years ago when Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates organized the nation’s first special weapons and tactics team (SWAT), nobody envisioned that most police departments — large and small — across the country would...

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Someone at Urban Outfitters thought it would be — cool? Really? — to offer a faux-vintage Kent State University sweatshirt, replete with fake blood stains, an obvious reference to the fatal shootings that occurred there in 1970.

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is clearly taking the high road in her mission to further expose the mistreatment of women in the workplace.

Updated Sep 16, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Someone finally powered up the outrage machine and turned it up to 11.Apparently only two things matter to those accused of criminal behavior in professional sports: timing and video.

Updated Sep 12, 2014 at 10:51 AM

The NFL is once again battling an image problem and, as questions continue to mount about who knew what about the Ray Rice domestic violence video, and when they knew it. The furor is only likely to pick up momentum.

Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 2:01 AM

A video released this week showing football star Ray Rice punching his fiancée, now his wife, in the face and leaving her apparently unconscious on the floor of a hotel elevator has ignited a contentious debate about the proper way to deal with...

Updated Sep 11, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Why do we call it “common sense” when it’s not common at all? And why do we think we are free just because we are constantly told we are?

Updated Sep 9, 2014 at 10:11 AM

The police are easy targets.Politically, it only takes one mistake to cast a shadow on everyone who wears a badge. One incident of racism, abuse or misconduct and people are willing to throw out all of the babies with very little bath water.

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 4:37 PM

HAWLEY, PA- A handsome pendulum clock decorates the lobby wall at the Hawley Public Library. While no longer ticking, it bears silent witness to another noted merchant of the town, Lewis Phillips.

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