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Precisely what is the value of now ubiquitous media violence?
One aspect of the transportation bill was the inclusion of $35 million earmarked for the state’s Dirt and Gravel Roads Program.
Columnist George F. Will gives us shameless politicization of the serious international crisis in Ukraine instead of quiet analysis.
Today's teachers must compete with cell phones, tablets and iPads for students' attention.
The emphasis on sports throughout our education system is appalling.
“Pastoral Challenges of the Family” repeatedly prefaces the various findings by saying how lay people are ignorant of church teachings.
Do any rational people think the behavior of children is not affected by watching videos day after day that depict murder and mayhem?
I thank Dr. Cyril Wecht for his interesting and objective Forum commentary “The Mythology of Marijuana” (March 2).
I agree that the personal use of marijuana needs to be decriminalized and medical uses explored, but there are further considerations.
Thank you for the coverage of National History Day at the Heinz History Center in last Sunday’s Post-Gazette.
The Pirates should pay tribute to the late great player by wearing a suitable uniform sleeve patch this season.
We lead the industrialized world in gun violence for one primary reason: There are too many guns and they are easier and easier to obtain.
Studies show that students who eat school breakfast have better attendance and 17.5 percent higher math scores than those who skip the meal.
Why can’t police be judge, jury and executioner, just like individuals who have been given those rights under “stand your ground” laws?
UPMC is only concerned about how many Ben Franklins it can get.
It is not only in cancer care that these “facility charges” are being placed on bills for treatment in a doctor’s office.
Let us hope that someday all holidays may be celebrated not just for picnics and a day off but for the true meaning.
Just a quick note to tell you what a good time we had during our recent visit to Pittsburgh.
What are the terms and conditions demanded by those who lend billions and trillions to our profligate president and squandering Congress?
For decades a small but elite group of anti-God propagandists have “spun” an alternate reality.
Just exactly how does another person’s sexual preference specifically threaten your everyday life?”
But as Benjamin Franklin famously observed: “The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.”
I believe that an employer that can pay its top executives millions has the ability to start making our needs a priority.
These establishments deserve monthly inspections.
Good talent will be lost due to these new processes.
Let's hope the pope recognizes that blind obedience to outmoded canon law will do nothing to stem the tide of Catholics leaving the church.
Bishop Zubik sounds understanding and caring for the diverse members of his flock, but I'm disappointed he commended the group Courage.
What kind of person is willing to allow hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians to go without affordable health care because of politics?
We must keep important wildlife decisions out of the hands of politicians.
A report on Pa. prisons should lead to recommendations that will reduce the influx of the seriously mentally ill into solitary confinement.
It is time to pay attention to our economy, education, health care and infrastructure.
As an administrator or principal, I have had thousands of hard-working black parents meet with me and my teachers and cry out for help.
The part of the equation consistently missing for the kids having the most trouble is involvement by the home.
What is happening in Ukraine is somewhat reminiscent of 1938 when Hitler demanded the Sudetenland where a large ethnic German population
Vladimir Putin appears to believe that Russia isn't bound to commonly accepted conventions.
Count on the winning politician to be deeply indebted to the interests who funded him or her.
The truly greedy are employers who get the benefit of poverty-level labor but rely on taxpayers to supplement their workers’ income.
More guns equals more killings, no way around it.
Many older and disabled people do not have access to the internet.
Moving Light Up Night to Saturday would save money and create more fun for all.
Efforts to ban same sex marriage is nothing more than a stealth approach to unjustifiable discrimination.
Don’t do it. Find another form of punishment. Mr. Harper's safety is at risk.
But as one looks further into this boast, there seems to be more smoke and mirrors. Political accountants can be such rascals.
We need a truly strong replacement for the horrible Mr. Corbett. How about it, guys?
It's patently false that when wealthy people are allowed to keep more of their own money they will generate more jobs.
To say that Obamacare is the push that will plunge the economy, well, really Jack Kelly, get a grip.
The sense of caring and charity demonstrated by these Penn State students at THON truly embodies the very best of the human spirit.
It is tellingly inconsistent to vilify corporate leaders for earning large amounts, while our egocentric celebrities somehow escape rebuff.
Good practices and good relationships must begin early in the education process.
UPMC's excess medical charges are no surprise.