Browsing: Opinion

Game Night

By Joseph Miller When was the last time you played a board game? Think back and you might remember an advertisement that advocated a family game night. These weren’t public service announcements. It was Hasbro trying


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My Adirondacks

By Larimee Cortnik I needed an old-fashion, wooden Adirondack chair to replace the one that succumbed to years of use. Weathered, arm broken, rusty nails protruding, one leg rotten, under which I put a flat rock


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Summerween

By Larimee Cortnik I went to Michaels and they already have Halloween decorations perching on the aisle shelves and floor displays. That’s scary. In my neck of the woods it’s still summer. Most kids haven’t even


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Responsible Recycling

Parkesburg has many responsible recyclers. But e-waste is a serious issue in the US. The Gartner Institute, an IT/research advisory firm, reports that 130 thousand computers are thrown away each day. Of the nearly 4 billion


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Writing 101

Writing courses should not be absent from colleges. They help you realize that your work belongs to you, not a teacher. Your work grows through teacher-student revision. Writing fosters creativity, independence and self-discovery—thus should be included in


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This from Tyler who is in the process of moving his family into town from the reading area: Kind of a random thing, but I wanted residents of Parkesburg to become aware of this resource. Our


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From Chuck Vail of Parkesburg in response to the Memorial day post featuring Asbury Methodist Cemetery on Simmonstown Road. We might have our political differences, but let’s give thanks that on the subject of paying honor


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A few editorial cartoons reminding us of the significance and purpose of Memorial Day.    


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Over the past several days you may have noticed or even experienced technical “speed bumps” of sorts when clicking on a Parkesburg Today post or coming to these pages to catch up on Parkesburg’s or Octorara’s


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> Dwight D. Eisenhower (R), 34th President Left, Right And Time By Andrew Sullivan    I suffer, it seems, from an affliction that bedevils many. I now find myself largely opposed to most Republicans and in


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