Letters


The Terrible Towel is a force for good

It has an incredible legacy of providing essential support for the Allegheny Valley School.

3 months ago


Don't toss aside the Terrible Towel because of NFL woes

The Terrible Towel still represents a team of men trying to do the right thing on and off the field.

3 months ago


The city should enact registration fees for cyclists

This would bring in needed funds for additional bike lanes and the maintenance that may be needed in the future.

3 months ago


The Penn Avenue bike lane is bad for business

It has cut one small business’s visibility by 50 percent.

3 months ago


An armed officer in schools might be the answer

The cost to have a police officer or security guard in every school would be significant.

3 months ago


Having Arab allies in the fight against ISIS might be a signal of hope

Can it really be true that we are collaborating with five Arab nations, not to mention our countless “normal” allies — militarily, no less?

3 months ago


We shouldn't have as allies countries that spawn radical Sunni Wahhabism

Radical Sunni Wahhabism is the dominant religious faith in oil-rich Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

3 months ago


The GOP has provided awful leadership that should never be repeated

A recent televised cover-up effort by Dick Cheney unfairly blames President Barack Obama’s policy for the unstable state of affairs in Iraq.

3 months ago


H.J. Heinz was a member of various churches in his lifetime

The melange of religions across generations of Heinzes is very American.

3 months ago


Kids might have taken the wrong lesson from the Pirates' cork-popping celebration

I am hoping against hope that the young kids who look to the Pirates players as role models were not watching the locker room celebration.

3 months ago


Fracking is a bust for my finances

In the last five years the rates, in Robinson, have increased 50 percent.

3 months ago


U.S. Steel needs to care more about what people breathe

U.S. Steel has been putting millions of tons of carcinogens into the air, exceeding health limits on a daily basis since November 2012.

3 months ago


The August Wilson Center is a celebration of us all; let's keep it going

Let us vanquish the hotel and keep the August Wilson Center as a place open to all the arts of our community.

3 months ago


This unequal punishment for child abuse is outrageous

If this crime had occurred in another section of town, another socioeconomic group, another race, sentencing would have been very different.

3 months ago


My union is wrong to support Gov. Tom Corbett

Mr. Corbett is no friend of labor in Pennsylvania.

3 months ago


Could Rob Rogers and the PG show some ‘lost’ email fairness?

Rob Rogers draws Gov. Corbett deleting email, but what about Lois Lerner of the IRS?

3 months ago


The lines to buy new cell phones are a sad commentary on society

Too seldom do we think about the impact of more electronic devices on our environment and the minds of our children.

3 months ago


Show that you care for Pittsburgh: Stop littering

In Austria this summer, I saw not a single piece of litter.

3 months ago


The airside mall would benefit by relocating security points

It is distressing to see such a wonderful resource as our airport not being fully utilized.

3 months ago


Ending war will require third-party power

We need a viable third party — progressive or libertarian, take your pick — with a true, dedicated anti-war plank in its platform.

3 months ago


Corporations are controlling U.S. involvement against ISIL

It wasn’t until ISIL attacked the American oil fields in Kurdistan that corporate America and its Republican minions got involved.

3 months ago


Why should our soldiers fight Big Oil's war?

If the big oil companies want the oil and the profits from it, let them protect their investment themselves.

3 months ago


Most wars are wars of choice

My T-shirt says, “I am already against the next war.” Unfortunately, the shirt is always current.

3 months ago


The fight against evil is ongoing and real

I am writing to thank the PG for the article concerning Bishop David Zubik’s request for prayer relative to a black mass in Oklahoma City.

3 months ago


Let pharmacists give children the flu vaccine

SB 819 would allow pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to children from age 7 to 17, with parental permission.

3 months ago


Don’t arm teachers, let them teach

The job of education children is a full-time job; just hire security guards.

3 months ago


Arming teachers would be a boon to the gun industry

Just think of how many more guns could be sold

3 months ago


UPMC seems OK with losing patients

UPMC’s claims to care about the people in this area are not completely true.

3 months ago


The Kelly Strayhorn Theater shows how it should be done

It provides an example for the August Wilson Center and other performing arts venues.

3 months ago


Station owner insults WJAS fans

He might find the station soon losing listeners -- and revenue

3 months ago


Don't take press freedom for granted

Objective, up-to-date newspaper reporting enables us to make informed decisions.

3 months ago


Poet in miniature

Why did Terrance Hayes get such a small picture after winning such a big award?

3 months ago


When will we learn not to follow the hawks?

Raining bombs on innocent families will not make new friends.

3 months ago


We pay for services nonprofits use but will be denied access to care based on our health plan

City property owners pay high taxes to compensate for the loss of tax revenue from our many wonderful “nonprofit” institutions.

3 months ago


Rothfus' vote on the Violence Against Women Act last year stung many

With the issue of domestic abuse prominent in the news, I was thinking about his outrageous “No” vote on a law that helps all women.

3 months ago


The PG's editorial about child abuse sentencing said it all

Thank you to the Post-Gazette for the editorial “Lame Justice: A Couple’s Child Abuse Deserved Real Punishment.”

3 months ago


My Nepali friends give excellent care to my son at Verland

Thank you for the most interesting and informative article about the Nepali refugees who now live in Pittsburgh.

3 months ago


Biking as transit won’t take off until employers are invested, too

Many people won’t bike to work until employers create locker rooms where bikers can shower and dress for the workday.

3 months ago


Arming Syrian rebels will be another ineffective move

Our administration sits on the sidelines, except with ineffective patches, one of which is this plan.

3 months ago


Our national priorities are a shambles

Military and intelligence personnel who risk their lives probably make less in a year than Ben Roethlisberger makes in a week.

3 months ago


Scotland made the right decision

My family and friends in Scotland and all Scots would have been adversely affected by a “Yes” vote.

3 months ago


Biking improvements benefit everyone and attract youth to the city

Joe Wos’ Forum article could have been written a century ago whining about how the newfangled auto is disturbing horse-and-buggy operators.

3 months ago


Bicycling is about 'white privilege and entitlement'?

All this time I thought I was saving tons of money, keeping in shape at age 57 and relieving traffic congestion.

3 months ago


 Brain and tick

Housing is no substitute for mental health treatment

Patients with serious mental illness need more than housing; they need medical care to stabilize, recover and thrive.

3 months ago


The U.S. is on a disastrous path to war

A terrible thing is happening while we obsess about criminals among NFL owners, employees and players.

3 months ago


It seems to be too easy for Congress to commit others to go to war

Our representatives have voted to commit taxpayer dollars and the lives of military volunteers to another endless war in the Middle East.

3 months ago


The NFL’s response to domestic abuse has been poor

The NFL treated this case, as it has many others, to be just a domestic issue.

3 months ago


Parents, please give cloth diapers a chance

Doing so might save you money while helping to save the planet.

3 months ago


Corbett engages in climate policy obstructionism

Gov. Corbett joined a group of governors to quash the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to impose carbon cuts on power plants.

3 months ago


The gas is here, so too are the money and jobs

The gas companies and the gas industry jobs are here to stay because that’s where the money is.

3 months ago


Think tanks often have corporate agendas, not citizen agendas

Taxing the industry would benefit whom, exactly?

3 months ago


ESPN's Cris Carter is to be commended for his child abuse comments

Cris Carter’s speech will be long remembered by many people who heard it and hopefully will be the start of ending child abuse.

3 months ago


This Saturday, say thank you to a police officer

National Thank a Police Officer Day is Saturday.

3 months ago


Our church must end its LGBT prejudice

People of the LGBT community have been engaged in a historic struggle for equality.

3 months ago


Sen. Tom Coburn is right about the NFL and other issues

Sen. Coburn is one of the few senators or congressmen who possess the integrity to perform their jobs for the benefit of the public.

3 months ago


Council appeases the few by refusing to post "In God We Trust"

The gates of hell are opening before our eyes, and we are only troubled by using the name of God in the event it might repulse someone.

3 months ago


County council has helped to restore public trust with its vote on motto

The eight members of council who voted against the ill-advised “In God We Trust” proposal distinguished themselves by displaying integrity.

3 months ago


How would Andrew Carnegie vote in Scotland's referendum?

I wonder if he would be in favor of separating from Great Britain.

3 months ago


Our church was the spiritual home of Henry J. Heinz

Our church’s archives safeguard numerous original records documenting significant events in the life of this important Pittsburgh family.

3 months ago


Halt arms shipments to stop rebels from acquiring weapons

President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail the rebels in Iraq and elsewhere will not be solved with airstrikes.

3 months ago


Preventive care can keep people out of the hospital

It comes as no surprise that one in five patients is being readmitted to the hospital within a 30-day period after being discharged.

3 months ago


The time is right for Scotland’s independence

Your editorial “Say No, Scotland” (Sept. 15) misunderstands the drive for Scottish independence.

3 months ago


Let's end the 'In God We Trust' religious nonsense

Rather than putting up more slogans supporting a belief and trust in superstition, we should take them down where they already are.

3 months ago


Keep God in church and out of government

The phrase “In God We Trust” was not intended by our Founding Fathers to be the national motto.

3 months ago


The Port Authority should change its strange bus fare system

In every other city, people pay when they get on and leave by the back door.

3 months ago


Why do so many drivers fail to use turn signals?

It’s an issue of courtesy and safety, but people seem to be too lazy or preoccupied to use them.

3 months ago


The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy gardens are a gift to citizens

The considerable time, effort and funding put forth have resulted in a considerable enhancement of our city’s aesthetics.

3 months ago


Capitalize on woods free of hunters with semiautomatics

A thinking politician would brand Pennsylvania, or Penn’s Woods, as a “classic” place to hunt without the use of these weapons.

3 months ago


Film tax credits create jobs in Pennsylvania

They help both taxpayers and workers, as well local hotels, restaurants, rental car companies and other businesses.

3 months ago


Hunting with semiautomatics is a bad idea

I’m a hunter and I don’t want to be out in the fields with people who carry these rapid-fire weapons.

3 months ago


Medicare loophole lets health care providers charge twice

This will affect hundreds of thousands of Americans and it must be closed.

3 months ago


Every athlete should emulate Arnold Palmer

He used his popularity to give back to so many others through his foundations and charitable endeavors.

3 months ago


Toomey works against voters and hard-working families

Just the latest example is his support of the Citizens United court decision that undermines our democracy.

3 months ago


Allegheny County Council has made a godless decision

I do not find the words “In God We Trust” to be unaccepting or unwelcoming.

3 months ago


The tax-and-spend shoe fits, Democrats

Tom Wolf’s message is that we should tax the oil and gas industry to help fund our schools.

3 months ago


The PG's obit of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy failed to highlight his true legacy

He created jobs and enabled employees to spend Sundays with their families. Why focus on the definition-of-marriage controversy?

3 months ago


A dear friend died because she wasn't vaccinated

Your story titled “Winning Immunity Challenges” (Sept. 9) by David Templeton was right on the mark.

3 months ago


The Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph nameplate brought back wonderful memories

It was so good to see the variety of nameplates that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has had over the past 228 years!

3 months ago


The severely mentally ill will benefit from Rep. Tim Murphy's bill

Not surprisingly, the evidence shows voluntary programs to be of little benefit for the most seriously ill.

3 months ago


Society must not look the other way on abuse

Athletes have been given a free pass for too many generations on their negative behaviors.

3 months ago


The NFL shows its hypocrisy regarding domestic abuse

The question we must ask ourselves is how much power have we conferred upon these organizations due to our idolization of sport.

3 months ago


Are these county officials offended by 'In God We Trust' on their pay?

I can’t imagine these barons of politics would resort to being hypocritical by accepting money that they knew was so imprinted.

3 months ago


County leaders who rejected motto should serve for free

After all, “In God We Trust” is printed on paper money and inscribed on coins.

3 months ago


Look beyond local health care folly for all the great work

One look at headlines on the PG’s front page last Sunday reminds us of the prominent role health care continues to play in the news.

3 months ago


We must consider long-term harm of energy choices

Natural gas extraction and transportation processes release methane, a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

3 months ago


Let’s use our power to make Congress work

If Congress would move on immigration reform, executive actions would not be needed.

3 months ago


College sports should be played by true college students

Regarding your editorial on the O’Bannon ruling (“Colleges and Cash: A Judge’s NCAA Ruling Is Justified but Problematic,” Aug. 18):

3 months ago


Back Pitt football by attending the games

One would think that on a beautiful late summer afternoon a college football game would at least fill most of the seats with alums.

3 months ago


Pa. needs a truly beneficial medical marijuana law

As politicians reconvene in Harrisburg, there will patriots from all over the state to greet them with their support of medical marijuana.

3 months ago


The U.S. has better options for dealing with ISIS

President Barack Obama is rightly concerned about the Islamic State.

3 months ago


If Americans support military action, all must share in the sacrifice

If the threat of the ISIS is unlike anything we have seen then Congress and the president should ask for financial commitment from

3 months ago


The violence of war will beget more violence

I am saddened that President Barack Obama, who rode to election promising to end wars, has once again essentially called on us to go to war.

3 months ago




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We must work to overcome mental health care obstacles

In the 1960s, suicide was ranked as the second-leading cause of death for 18-24 year olds and the most common cause of death for 15 to 18.

3 months ago


Progress is being made in suicide research

While it is too late for our son, and too many others, there is hope other lives can be saved.

3 months ago


U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy should not be dismissive of art therapy

A growing body of evidence shows that art therapy is effective in suicide prevention treatment.

3 months ago


Thanks for using color on the funnies

It’s about time that the PG brought color to what my mother used to call the “intelligence page.”

3 months ago


I like the PG's greener dimensions

The new size, format and color are wonderful.

3 months ago


The PG is now the purr-fect size

It is much easier to read when the cat decides to sit in my lap.

3 months ago


PG, show us the mastheads in chronological order

I was hoping to see a masthead from the years Pittsburgh was spelled without the “h” at the end of our city’s name.

3 months ago


The PG showed a lack of courtesy by highlighting an 86-0 high school football loss

There was no need to magnify the final score of the Clairton vs. Wilkinsburg game.

3 months ago


The PG's Peter Diana took an amazing photo at a Pirates game

What a great shot of Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison making a play on a hit by the Red’s Todd Frazier.

3 months ago


Sadly, the Raging Grannies can’t retire their song about war’s beneficiaries

We Raging Grannies have a tote bag full of songs, for every sort of injustice, with a pile of them about war.

3 months ago


Shale waste reports prove practices are safe

Well operators across Pennsylvania are committed to environmental safety

3 months ago


Provide diapers to children living in poverty

All familes should be able to provide the basic health and hygiene of a clean, dry diaper.

3 months ago


Guns keep killing us

Let's keep dangerous weapons in the hands of only the police and the military.

3 months ago


Bikes lanes on bridges might cause traffic problems

Minor improvements for bikers might not be worth the price.

3 months ago


 Awareness Ribbons - 12 individually shaded

Do more than dump water on your head

People want a cure for ALS and some feel whatever it takes to raise awareness is fine. I agree but with the caveat that not all people,

3 months ago


All workers have benefited from unions

Unions have brought everyone the 40-hour work week, holiday pay, vacation time and more.

3 months ago


Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges offer accessible, flexible and affordable higher education

They provide a great way for students to begin their postsecondary education.

3 months ago


Don't put 'In God We Trust' in the Allegheny County Courthouse

this sort of slogan is a form of bullying those who believe differently or do not believe.

3 months ago


We're getting gouged by state agencies for copying records

They charge way more per page than it costs to make them.

3 months ago


Mankind is fallen and I'm tired of watching the mayhem

As the end nears, don't put your hope and faith in mankind and his technology.

3 months ago


Taking county police out of parks is a bad idea

The idea may save the county money, but it would cost the suburbs more money and deprive citizens of public safety protection they deserve.

3 months ago


Does 'making it in Pittsburgh' require having a college degree in a STEM field?

I was moved by the optimistic language of the recent essay “Making It in Pittsburgh” (Sept. 1) but left with misgivings.

3 months ago


The GOP ad strategy is to focus on tax resentment

The negative ads against Tom Wolf tap into this notion.

3 months ago


The Corbin/Hanner Band has been one of my joys

I will miss this band, which has been a constant in my life for 40 years.

3 months ago


Leg room issue is just one factor that now makes flying miserable

My husband and I have come to the conclusion that traveling by air is no longer enjoyable.

3 months ago


Regarding the Strip District produce terminal: Don’t destroy what can’t be replaced

Imagine what could happen if the produce terminal is preserved with a contemporary spin, with fresh food stalls and other attractions.

3 months ago


Corbett's Healthy PA is still a poor alternative to Medicaid expansion

Individuals living just above the poverty line will be charged premiums they can’t afford.

3 months ago


The welfare of our nation depends on the health care of citizens

Isn’t good health required for those unalienable rights of “ life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”?

3 months ago


Filmmaking provides a mighty economic impact

Films being made in Pittsburgh generate revenue for the city and not just for the cast and crew, caterers, hotels and others.

3 months ago


Does any liberal own a McDonald's franchise and pay $15 an hour?

I dare liberals to buy a McDonald’s and prove that it’s as easy as they claim it is.

3 months ago


PG story captured the purpose of Sherman's march and the burning of Atlanta

Sherman brought an end to the Civil War by destroying property that the Confederate Army could use against the Union Army.

3 months ago


Our nation continues to be divided by race and class

The only thing close to authentic unification was on Sept. 12, 2001.

3 months ago


Real energy-related jobs numbers are obscured

The article “State’s Energy Sector a Job-Creating Engine” (Aug. 26) should have credited the drilling industry for the byline and caption.

3 months ago


The energy industry has unfounded fears about carbon limitations

The mine workers have clearly been frightened by the propaganda coming from mine owners and power companies.

3 months ago


Carbon dioxide emissions also bring loss of oxygen

Until the will is found to cap carbon dioxide emissions, the decline in atmospheric oxygen will continue on an irreversible trajectory.

3 months ago


We are living in tasteless times

From grungy dress to the crude vulgarities of everyday speech and popular entertainment, the trend toward baseness is lamentable.

3 months ago


The Steelers and Ryan Shazier are class acts

Due to a medical condition (alopecia) that is common to Mr. Shazier and a family child, he took the time to converse with us.

3 months ago


Higher wages would benefit society in many ways

The issue most important to Western PA and our local economy is an increase in the minimum wage.

3 months ago


President Obama talks big about U.S. strength, with little action

Where are politicians who really believe we are better than anyone else?

3 months ago


 Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala.

Allegheny County DA Stephen Zappala offers common-sense approaches for public safety

County police officers who are stationed in the parks are redeployed to more critical details.

3 months ago


Intersection improvements on Penn Avenue have reduced crashes

Pittsburgh drivers have the most accidents of cities with populations of 250,000 to 499,999.

3 months ago


Cuticle trimming episode was surely a random act of rudeness

Brian O’Neill mentions“random acts of rudeness”

3 months ago


Parks conservancy plan will be bad for Schenley Drive cyclists

For many years Schenley Drive through the golf course has provided a good bicycle route between Squirrel Hill and Oakland.

3 months ago


Meal delivery is becoming a lifeline of care for seniors

“Food for Body and Soul” outlined the many benefits of Allegheny County’s home-delivered meals programs.

3 months ago


For workers’ sake, Pittsburgh unions must show solidarity

As far as I am concerned both the Boilermakers and Laborers unions should be expelled from the AFL-CIO for their support for Gov. Corbett.

3 months ago


Maureen Dowd shows disrespect for Presidents Obama and Lincoln in golf column

The columnist compared the greatest speech ever made in our republic -- the Gettysburg Address -- to golf.

3 months ago


We need women of integrity in office, too

I have an issue with Kerry Roberts’ Aug. 30 letter and would like to amend the statement in which he mentioned only men.

3 months ago


Storm water projects, like those in Etna, benefit from strong partnerships

Your coverage of the storm water infrastructure project unveiled in downtown Etna was a pleasure to read.

3 months ago


Mourning the music format of WJAS? This website is for you

The site has many of the songs from the ’40s, ’50s and into the ’60s.

3 months ago


If you miss music on WJAS, then try WCNS 1480 AM

No Jack Bogut or Bill Cardille, but it’s certainly better than listening to Rush Limbaugh.

3 months ago


Pedestrians must make themselves visible to drivers, especially in darkness

Wear reflective clothing, a headlamp, reflectors on your handbag or briefcase; carry a flashlight.

3 months ago


The U.S. should reduce services and copy Canada in some respects

Why not copy Canada’s corporate tax rate (15 percent)? Or Canada’s voter ID laws?

3 months ago


Sunday morning: the wrong time for politicians' quarterbacking

These spokespersons, who ordinarily can’t get anything done during the week, all of a sudden have all the answers on Sunday morning.

3 months ago


Film tax credits are another form of corporate welfare

If a project makes economic sense, then the private sector will find a way to fund it.

3 months ago


A slight clarification of Shetland Islands history

In 1469, the Norwegian king was flat broke and pledged the islands to Scotland while he tried to round up the money he needed for the dowry.

3 months ago


The new bike-only lanes in front of Phipps are great

No longer do I have to dodge vehicles backing out of the parking spaces in front of Phipps.

3 months ago


Biking outbound on Forbes brings unnecessary road rage encounters

Those who are that frustrated by driving Downtown should consider biking instead.

3 months ago


Response to Rogers cartoon shows lack of respect for artistic commentary

After the series of incensed letters to the editor in response to a Rob Rogers cartoon about Israel, can anyone doubt the power of images?

3 months ago


Pittsburgh, take care of and pride in the city’s gems, like August Wilson landmarks

While it is important to recognize the feats of Pittsburgh today, we must also remember and preserve the Pittsburgh that once was.

3 months ago


We should abandon companies that abandon the U.S.

Inversions of corporations (their choosing to incorporate in foreign countries to avoid U.S. taxes) seems to have “gone viral.”

3 months ago


Does George Will expect citizens to pay the tab for corporations?

In defending inversions, he derided the notion that American corporations have some patriotic obligations to the United States.

3 months ago


The 9-year-old in Uzi shooting will have a lifetime of suffering

It’s a form a child abuse to allow such a tiny child to handle such a heavy weapon, with the resulting consequences.

3 months ago


The conflict in Ukraine is troubling from a historical perspective

Connect the dots and see that what is happening in Eastern Ukraine and Russia is similar to the beginning of Hitler’s aggressions.

3 months ago


The music-of-my-life is missing from the radio

Maybe “Someday,” when I’m older and more gray, perhaps a new station will emerge and take me on a “Sentimental Journey.”

3 months ago


WJAS has gone from a high to a low format

What a shame we lost one of the only great music stations in our area to another garbage talk show.

3 months ago


Catholic leaders should support the expansion of Pa. human rights

I have been heartened by Pope Francis, who has been quoted in regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, “Who am I to judge?”

3 months ago


Tom Corbett in the Labor Day parade would be hypocrisy

The governor’s misguided agenda has sought to tear down social and economic protections for workers.

3 months ago


Union leaders bully members while backing an anti-labor candidate

Top union leaders in Western Pa. have trumped some union members’ Labor Day parade invitation to a sitting governor.

3 months ago


A weapon of war shouldn't have been in young hands

What could be more moronic than allowing a 9-year-old child to handle an Uzi submachine gun?

3 months ago


Stop anti-gun blather and get to the key questions in Uzi shooting

As for this 9-year-old girl, how might this affair affect her?

3 months ago


Nothing on radio now is comparable to WJAS' former format

May I echo Rich Campbell’s feelings (“Soulless Radio,” Aug. 23 letters) regarding the demise of WJAS?

3 months ago


Policy must be changed for the sake of all homeless kids

Congress should end the de facto U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ban on helping homeless children.

3 months ago


Public-private partnerships hold great promise for Pennsylvania and America

Governments at all levels face immense pressure to improve public services and infrastructure while saving public taxpayer money.

4 months ago


Natural gas is another dirty fuel: Pennsylvania needs renewable energy

Natural gas, which is methane, is a highly potent greenhouse gas.

4 months ago


From deep mining to strip mining to gas drilling, workers have made a living

Each of these methods of energy exploration has been needed over generations for families’ livelihoods.

4 months ago


Jack Kelly's Rick Perry column was light on facts

In the column he tries to make the case that the recent indictment of Gov. Perry is a result of a partisan witch hunt.

4 months ago


Americans need help with future decisions on health care and end-of-life issues

Who is going to help us rethink untenable positions and make changes in the kind of humane society we wish to live in?

4 months ago


Pennsylvania must stay competitive and increase its film tax credits

Movie productions create good-paying jobs and stimulate every segment of the Pennsylvania economy.

4 months ago


Accountability starts with elected officials’ character, not their emails

They should pass righteous laws and never ever favor anyone, either rich or poor.

4 months ago


Tom Wolf flip-flops on Gov. Corbett's transportation achievement

If you try to follow the flip-flopping and hypocrisy coming from Tom Wolf on the transportation bill, your head is likely to spin.

4 months ago


A fairer analysis of bad driving would look at regional statistics

A recent study putting Pittsburgh among the cities averaging the most accidents may have been skewed by suburban motorists.

4 months ago


The Post-Gazette showed an anti-Israel bias on a recent Gaza editorial

It is curious that you refer to the demilitarization of “the Gazans” in your editorial “Timely Truce” (Aug. 28).

4 months ago


Rob Rogers' much-criticized Gaza cartoon was not anti-Semitic

The struggle against anti-Semitism is undermined when the charge is thrown around as a cheap political epithet.

4 months ago


WJAS, please switch format back to music

WJAS erred in switching formats and dropping Jack Bogut and Bill Cardille.

4 months ago


The U.S. is sowing generational seeds of hatred

Dan Simpson’s Aug. 27 column “Disunited They Stand” should be required reading for every voter and politician.

4 months ago


The media call them terrorists, but they're nothing but cowardly murderers

These people haven’t inflicted fear, as the media indicate. They’re just making us mad as hell.

4 months ago


Bank of America's main goal is to make money, not improve education

Marketing the bank to kindergarten students and their parents is inappropriate and distracting.

4 months ago


The Pittsburgh schools' conduct code strengthens protections for LGBT students

LGBT students face much higher rates of bullying and harassment than non-LGBT students.

4 months ago


The Laborers’ District Council of Western Pa. is for Corbett

Four years ago, we did not endorse Mr. Corbett. However, because of his bipartisan approach since, he has taken politics out of many issues.

4 months ago


 Bishop David Zubik is doused.

Here’s hoping the ice bucket charitable enthusiasm continues

I hope when the ice bucket craze dies down, folks will continue to make donations to or advocate for the causes they are close to.

4 months ago


 An early morning photo of the Produce Terminal  along Smallman Street  in the Strip District.

The Strip District produce terminal should be a place for us all

Let’s build the cleanest, greenest, meanest public market in the United States.

4 months ago


Post-Gazette, stop taking potshots at Philadelphia

I’ve begun to suspect that it is this newspaper’s policy never to miss a chance to take shots at my hometown.

4 months ago


 The Civic Arena and Consol Energy Center in 2010.

The Penguins must delay no more on arena site development

I urge the Penguins to begin the project on time and resolve issues as the project evolves — or, step aside.

4 months ago


HPV-related throat cancer is becoming more common

The wonderful news is that these cancers can be entirely prevented with a very safe and effective vaccine.

4 months ago


Thank you, Nathan Hershey, for all that you taught us

I was shocked and saddened recently when I read Nathan Hershey’s Aug. 17 Forum article on death and dying.

4 months ago


Pennsylvania's infrastructure and climate issues demand our attention

We must do something about the dismal state of our infrastructure and the climate change-related severe weather that’s making it worse.

4 months ago


UPMC shouldn’t fear healthy competition

UPMC should look to its own quarterly report as a sign that competition will help both Pittsburghers and its own financial health.

4 months ago


Keeping medications to treat opioid dependence away from children is crucial

Unlike methadone, buprenorphine-containing medications are widely prescribed to patients and are kept in the home.

4 months ago


The Salvation Army's backpack program is essential to many

In hard times the Salvation Army proves that Americans do have a heart full of warmth.

4 months ago


Corporations are engaged in a war of avarice against citizens

How could an intelligent man like George F. Will believe many of these corporate moves, like inversions, are sensible?

4 months ago


Constituents are served well by Rep. Bill Kortz

His office personnel will walk you through any state issue and find an answer for you.

4 months ago


The conversation about life and death needs all viewpoints

The discussion must be about making a choice and living or dying with that choice without interference from others.

4 months ago


High-quality early education is essential for Pa.’s children

I am elated by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s announcement regarding the $250 million preschool development grants competition.

4 months ago


The Pittsburgh-Allegheny County 911 merger will make problems worse

Merging of the city and county call-taking process places public safety at great risk.

4 months ago


The Ferguson tragedy raises questions about Pittsburgh's police training

Recent police-related events should be a cautionary tale for Pittsburgh.

4 months ago


Even at Sophie Masloff's funeral, a prominent female leader was overlooked

Chelsa Wagner, Allegheny County controller, participated in the service for Mayor Sophie Masloff at Temple Sinai.

4 months ago


Politicians who do self-serving work shouldn't be rewarded

Why should we reward any politicians for doing the job they do “against” us.

4 months ago


Catholic parishes should begin planning for married priests

Catholics must begin asking their parish councils what salary they would offer a married priest as well as housing and health care.

4 months ago


Doctors and nurses help people to heal, not to die

God decides when it’s your time to die.

4 months ago


The Post-Gazette front page should feature good news for a change

Saturday’s front page had two color photographs of a local shooting and Hamas executions, it was disturbing and unnecessary.

4 months ago


George Will's support for corporate inversions will bring back the robber barons

Corporate inversions are good for the American economy and Americans.

4 months ago


When will we say ‘enough’ to drillers’ mistakes?

I was not surprised to read the article “Fracking Waste Tainted Groundwater Soil at Three Washington County Sites” (Aug. 6).

4 months ago


Steelers involved in stupidity should know they are replaceable

Why would anyone who is a member of the Steelers put themselves at odds with the law?

4 months ago


Schenley Drive protected bike lanes provide real benefit to cyclists

I am delighted by the presence of the Schenley Drive bike lane and the impact it has had on my morning commute.

4 months ago


Secularism is a force for good

Secularism protects freedom of religion for religious and nonreligious people. That way no religion or lack thereof can dominate others.

4 months ago


Serbia's Allied contributions during World War I provide a lesson

No nation suffered more during this horrible “war to end all wars,” yet Serbia showed how to resist empires and ultimately destroy them.

4 months ago


The U.S. should remember that peace in Ireland required steps toward justice

I can’t help but notice the similarity between the Royal Ulster Constabulary in 1977 and the police in Ferguson, Missouri.

4 months ago


In race relations, we have good reason for hope

No, there probably won’t ever be a post-racial America in which no racism exists, but there is hope.

4 months ago


The region deserves answers from UPMC about the Highmark split

UPMC has had no problem turning away patients who have a competitor’s insurance card, even if they want to pay cash out of pocket.

4 months ago


Patients deserve better than the impending health care chaos

Our local health care system is in disarray because of political and financial infighting. Who controls what?

4 months ago


Humans should be allowed to die in a humane manner

Why are we, as a society, allowed to treat our pets with more humane actions than our human loved ones.

4 months ago


My life in a religious order has been full of action

Nicholas D. Kristof’s Aug. 18 column “Sister Acts” resonated with me.

4 months ago


Our region needs jobs and career awareness for young people

Ann Belser paints a sobering picture about the nation’s unemployment rate and youth.

4 months ago


Journalist’s killing contradicts Islamic teaching

Journalist James Foley was brutally executed and showcased by the so-called Islamic State only because of his nationality.

4 months ago


Giving up on light rail between Downtown and Oakland is a transit mistake

I was dismayed by the logic used to defend the PAT’s plans for Bus Rapid Transit over a light-rail connection between Downtown and Oakland.

4 months ago


Letter: With the loss of local personalities, radio is becoming soulless

It has been wonderful seeing the letters speaking out on the demise of the wonderful format at WJAS.

4 months ago


The Pirates need an owner willing to spend more to improve the team

Bob Nutting, sell the Pirates.

4 months ago


Should Pa. citizens laugh or cry because of these politicians?

Let’s take this show on the road so that I can be their manager.

4 months ago


We can’t judge anyone yet in Ferguson shooting

If Officer Darren Wilson faces charges his fate should be decided by a jury and not by mob rule or a Rob Rogers cartoon.

4 months ago


Rob Rogers' cartoon is a slap to all police

I was appalled by Rob Rogers’ Aug. 19 cartoon labeled “Miranda rights for blacks in America,” which depicts police officers as racist thugs.

4 months ago


The Ferguson, Mo., situation will be a boon to the gun industry

The unintended consequences of the lawlessness in Missouri will be a boon to the gun industry.

4 months ago


Easy access to guns is ruining our country

High-powered weaponry that belongs on a field of battle is just what everybody needs to have next to their bed in case the bad guy comes.

4 months ago


The Islamic State killers are cold-blooded cowards

Fanatics are brave fighters when it comes to murdering unarmed women and children but now become cowards when faced with military might.

4 months ago


In politics, truth and real concern for people would lead to many better things

If I had a magic lantern, I will rub it and ask the genie for these three wishes.

4 months ago


Sophie Masloff deserves a ballpark tribute

With the recent death of former Mayor Sophie Masloff, her name should also be immortalized.

4 months ago


We provide support during the process of grieving

With the recent suicide of Robin Williams, we need to recognize the signs and causes of both addiction and depression.

4 months ago


The immigration office should not move to Wilkins

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees have good reasons to be against this illogical move.

4 months ago


Pittsburgh can thank Sophie Masloff for great street signs

All hail to the late Mayor Masloff, whose street sign initiative made Pittsburgh a more livable, more address-locatable city.

4 months ago


After journalist's beheading, Obama must give voice to our nation's need for justice

The president should tell us that we will hunt down and bring to justice the murderers responsible for James Foley’s death.

4 months ago


Pittsburgh has a void of good radio music after WJAS' format change

I agree 100 percent-plus with the letter of Nita Ryan (“Missing the Music,” Aug 16). Please do bring back Jack Bogut and Bill Cardille.

4 months ago


We don't need any more radio hate-talk

These so-called “entertainers” who are part of  WJAS’ new format fuel the hatred in our current political climate.

4 months ago


Marriage license terminology is just one example of Allegheny County's no-can-do attitude

Officials like to brag about the county’s increased efficiency, but it seems there are still dinosaurs lurking in county offices.

4 months ago


Voters must reject those who think government isn’t helpful

There’s an election coming up this November, and the Republicans are running on their boilerplate platform of small government.

4 months ago


A post-racial America does not exist

When I think about the Michael Brown case, I think about the fact that African-American women as mothers have to fear for their sons’ lives.

4 months ago


Some views printed about Rob Rogers' Gaza cartoon are embarrassing

As an American Jew and a Zionist, I am sickened by some tasteless responses.

4 months ago


WJAS' format switch is awful

I am so annoyed with WJAS that I will never, ever dial into it again on any of my radios.

4 months ago


With WJAS' format change, the class is gone

In a time when most stations just play rap and country or talk about sports, WJAS was unique.

4 months ago


Radio stations must operate in a way that pays the bills

If a particular radio format, be it talk or music, cannot interest people who are willing to advertise, the station must adapt.

4 months ago


Come and experience the cultural pleasures of Carnegie

Dining, history, architecture, shopping, art, theater, jazz, poetry, opera, fitness. Why not plan a few forays into Carnegie?

4 months ago


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My grandfather, Rolf Larsen, did much good for everyday people

He may have been outspoken and eccentric, but at least he was honest --  a trait found few and far between among politicians.

4 months ago


The Pittsburgh police must be more racially diverse

Pittsburgh should be ashamed of its lack of recruitment and retention of a more diverse police force.

4 months ago


Transparent Airfares Act is good legislation

The Transparent Airfares Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support.

4 months ago


Gaza really is a prison

Regarding Rob Rogers’ cartoon, it is no secret that Gaza is, in effect, the world’s largest “open-air prison.

4 months ago


Gaza is enclosed for a reason

Rob Rogers’  editorial cartoon captioned “Why do they hate us so much?” has generated an unusual large volume of responses in these pages.

4 months ago


Philadelphia tax for schools is justified

The root of the problem in Philadelphia is the same as the main cause of school property tax hikes in Allegheny County.

4 months ago


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Ride-sharing is important for the city’s growth

A new generation of ride-sharing companies have begun operating in Pittsburgh.

4 months ago


What has the U.S. done to lighten the refugee load?

How can Dan Simpson suggest that Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon add to the almost 5 million Palestinian refugees they have hosted since 1948?

4 months ago


Where is the world outrage toward ISIS?

The Muslim world and European allies become irate when Israel reacts militarily but stand by quietly as ISIS beheads Muslims and Christians.

4 months ago


Asking questions about the Gaza invasion isn't to be anti-Israel

One does not have to believe Israel hasn’t a right to exist or to defend itself from those who would wish its annihilation to ask questions.

4 months ago


Obama or Biden should have attended Gen. Greene's funeral

One would think our elected leaders would take time off from living high on the proverbial hog to honor a general who was needlessly killed.

4 months ago


The August Wilson Center vision is at risk

Grant Oliphant’s case for saving the August Wilson Center intact could not have been more eloquently or persuasively put.

4 months ago


We must try to understand suicide so we can prevent it

Thank you to the Post-Gazette for starting a discussion of depression; now please continue the discussion regarding suicide.

4 months ago


Shale drilling cannot be done responsibly

It is causing too much harm with air and water contamination, sicknesses among humans and animals and destruction of communities.

4 months ago


Police, step up efforts to help pedestrians

The problem that I see as a pedestrian crossing Carson Street on the South Side is that drivers are speeding and running red lights.

4 months ago


Walkers would help themselves by observing sensible rules

We need to work harder to maintain Pittsburgh as a top-ranked city for “walkability.”

4 months ago


Roadway engineering should put people first

Thank you for shedding light on the rash of crashes involving pedestrians in Pittsburgh with your well-designed, interactive article last

4 months ago


Programs like LEAD seek to destigmatize depression

Persons with depression and addiction face their illness and the added burden of shame.

4 months ago


Robin Williams' death highlights the need for behavioral health treatment

The role of health plan programs is often overlooked as a source of help.

4 months ago


Ted Kennedy fostered the cynicism that brought down Richard Nixon

People never forgot Chappaquiddick or Ted Kennedy’s shameful conduct.

4 months ago


The Mount Rushmore aura creates unrealistic expectations for modern presidents

The iconic images are awesome, physical presentations of the very bedrock of what most citizens imagine as the best of our heritage.

4 months ago


Americans must resist discriminating against new immigrants

There seems to be inordinate discrimination against American Muslims.

4 months ago


For Muslims, prayer is the right response to violence

Long-awaited Eid was bittersweet because of attacks in Pakistan.

4 months ago


The Pittsburgh airport should be open to the Salvation Army and other charities

Airport officials said some people complained about solicitations. People also complain about delays, but that is part of doing business.

4 months ago


The PNC Park lot has scalpers and vendors, but Buddy Poppy is barred

The flowers are given away, not sold, in hopes of gaining a contribution. The contributions go directly to aid sick and homeless veterans.

4 months ago


I'm finished with WJAS, now that Bogut and Cardille are gone

There are enough talk shows on radio; I miss the music.

4 months ago


Wilkins has a lot to offer in immigration office move

A plan is in place to move a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration office from the South Side of Pittsburgh to Penn Center in Wilkins.

4 months ago


Consider these two ways to fund the county crime lab

There is a lack of funding for the Allegheny County Crime Lab

4 months ago


The PG's Dan Simpson took a courageous stance on fracking

Freedom of the press is one of the most important freedoms in our Constitution.

4 months ago


Will Franklin Graham remind his followers to live by Jesus' example?

The Rev. Franklin Graham will preach the radical love of God in Jesus.

4 months ago


Franklin Graham is involved in gutsy work for the world's needy

Franklin Graham will speak in the Consol Energy Center.

4 months ago


EPA, do your job for cleaner air in Pittsburgh

To the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Please do your job and enforce better emission standards.

4 months ago


Regional radio didn’t need more conservative talk

I was saddened by the news that a popular radio station, and my favorite, was changing from oldies music to a talk format (“Longtime Radio

4 months ago


Rob Rogers challenges us to consider Palestinians’ view

If the Palestinians “hate” anything, it is that they are occupied and surrounded by land, air and sea and denied the basic human rights.

4 months ago


It's time for the American Jewish community to face the truth

There is willful blindness and deep denial about the reality of Israel’s illegal occupation and treatment of the Palestinian people.

4 months ago


The attacks on Rob Rogers have been unfair

As a Holocaust survivor I am very sensitive to attacks on Jews. Mr. Rogers derided Israeli policies, not “the Jews.”

4 months ago


Franklin Graham uses his faith in politically divisive ways

It is one thing to have strongly held beliefs. It is an entirely different matter to use those beliefs in the service of earthly power.

4 months ago


Franklin Graham's message is based on biblical truth

The PG headline was “Revival’s Franklin Graham Has Supporters, Detractors.” I am faithfully and joyfully one of the supporters.

4 months ago


Catholic priests should be able to have love in their personal lives

As human beings these ordained men too often live with what I call “aloneness.”

4 months ago


The PUC needs evidence to act on cab complaints

Contrary to the Post-Gazette’s claims, the Public Utility Commission is very active in regulating Pittsburgh-area transportation companies.

4 months ago


August Wilson's birthplace is crying out for attention

If the August Wilson Center is sold to a developer, perhaps money from local entities could be shifted to preserve Wilson’s birthplace.

4 months ago


Hamas' goal should be to help its own people, not destroy Israel

The PG’s Aug. 7 editorial cartoon is a grotesque distortion of the situation in Gaza.

4 months ago


Rob Rogers' Gaza cartoon screams of propaganda and half-truths

I was appalled to see Thursday’s cartoon in my hometown newspaper.

4 months ago


Rob Rogers' Gaza cartoon shows a courageous viewpoint

I want to express my admiration for the honesty and courage of Rob Rogers for his Aug. 7 cartoon.

4 months ago


 Pennsylvania State House & Capitol Building

Tom Corbett works for corporations, not Pa. citizens

Over the next few months, the governor will falsely try to convince citizens of the state that he is for them.

4 months ago


Even the United Nations is unable to end the world's turmoil

Throw a dart at a world map and you are quite likely to come upon a region in deep strife, chaos and or even war.

4 months ago


For a change, maybe young people should send old men off to war

I am growing weary of our country being involved in wars. I can’t remember a time when we weren’t fighting someplace. Old men sending young

4 months ago


The U.N. might disagree, but civilian deaths are a byproduct of war

The United Nations informed Israel and Hamas that indiscriminate attacks on civilians are war crimes

4 months ago


Young people need to do more reading on World War I

I share concern over the lack of knowledge about World War I.

4 months ago


President Obama's critics should stick to the facts

In our democracy, consideration of opposing views, and the factual basis behind them, are critical to the success of our government.

4 months ago


Holy Family Institute is heeding Christ's call to help the children

The Sisters of Divine Providence, are grateful to Holy Family Institute, and support the institute.

4 months ago


Even in China, people know President Nixon as 'Tricky Dick'

Henry Kissinger stayed at a resort in Hangzhou, in preparation for the normalization of relations between China and the US.

4 months ago


The children of Palestine are prisoners of Hamas

In his Aug. 7 cartoon, Rob Rogers is not merely wrong but misses by 180 degrees where hate resides.

4 months ago


Hatred of Jews comes in many forms

A Jewish state that is hated by the world? How much better that is than an Auschwitz that’s loved by it.

4 months ago


Cartoon depiction of the situation in Gaza is deranged

It is a strange “blockade” that Israel is enforcing over Gaza. Food, water, electricity and medicine are all provided by Israel.

4 months ago


Cartoonist Rob Rogers has it wrong on the Gaza conflict

Rob Rogers’ Aug. 7 cartoon is a terrible misrepresentation of the reality of Gaza.

4 months ago


Throwing more money at Philadelphia's schools isn't the answer

Expanding school choice, ending inflexible seniority mandates and negotiating union concessions in labor contracts are better steps.

4 months ago


America’s great pastime should be revenge-free

Baseball is not taking good enough care of its young fans, many of whom are in the formative stages of building their characters.

4 months ago


The Penguins must be held to their arena site development deadline

If the Penguins delay the project, it would be counterproductive to helping anyone financially.

4 months ago


Gas drillers act responsibly in reporting and responding to spills

The article is another attempt to unnecessarily frighten people about an industry that makes environmental protection its highest priority.

4 months ago


Despite the sanctions, Russia sits on a stockpile of gold

Gold increases dramatically in value when economies weaken, so sanctions might be turning Vladimir Putin into a “golden boy.”

4 months ago


Will Putin blame his food embargo on the West?

I can’t wait to hear another excuse that President Barack Obama was caught off-guard by Russia’s actions.

4 months ago


Teachers' holiday and summer recesses include school-related work

How dare anyone compare inept congressional representatives with hard-working public school teachers?

4 months ago


At his core, Richard Nixon was self-serving

Nixon never made a decision without looking at all the angles and possible outcomes and how it could best serve him.

4 months ago


The Post-Gazette's cartoon on Gaza takes a one-sided view

The verbiage of the cartoon asks, “Why do they hate us so much?” I would ask why the PG hates Israel so much.

4 months ago


Rob Rogers has the wrong take on Hamas and Israel

Perhaps Rob Rogers should draw a cartoon of Hamas missiles raining down on a map of Israel.

4 months ago


Israel must compromise with Hamas to end the siege on Gaza

The assault of civilians and children is horrific to watch. It is not military might that is going to resolve this conflict.

4 months ago


My chance to testify before the EPA was democracy in action

The whole experience made me proud to be a Pittsburgher and a U.S. citizen.

4 months ago


Nuisance parking tickets will not lure visitors to Downtown nightlife

Let’s encourage people who live in the suburbs to venture into the city and spend their money.

4 months ago


Gun saturation has led to more homicides in Pittsburgh

Anyone else notice the tragic irony of the Aug. 5 front-page juxtaposition of an article questioning the cause for the currently increasing

4 months ago


Jim and Sarah Brady showed strength, devotion and purpose after tragedy

Former White House press secretary James Brady, who recently passed away at the age of 73

4 months ago


Decriminalizing drugs might help a host of problems disappear

What if we decriminalized drugs? Many of our problems would disappear.

4 months ago


The Pirates were on the wrong end of a bad baseball call

The umpire crew from the Pirates-Diamondbacks game on Sunday should be suspended without pay for the rest of the season.

4 months ago


Oakwatch supplements the efforts of city building inspectors

Oakwatch, a citizen-sponsored project in Oakland,t aims to improve the community’s quality of life by working with building inspectors to

4 months ago


For a lasting peace, U.S. policy toward Israel must change

There is no military solution to the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians.

4 months ago


Single-payer health care would better control costs

The “decades-long decline” in the population of the four counties is the reason for 11 out of the 39 hospitals being closed since 2000.

4 months ago


A lawsuit is the only way to rein in Obama

The president has no power to make up laws or change them when he doesn’t like them.

4 months ago


The Grand Old Party no longer exists

Today’s Republican Party is light years away from the Grand Old Party of Abraham Lincoln and Dwight Eisenhower.

4 months ago


It is a myth that women falsely report rape

The editorial “College Sex Assaults” raises the possibility that campus surveys would generate false accusations.

4 months ago


Hamas has blood on its hands for the deaths of Palestinian civilians

If recent letters about the Israeli-Hamas conflict are any indication, there’s a stunning ignorance of the rules of war as they apply here.

4 months ago


Palestinians deserve basic human rights

This is a David and Goliath war and hopefully the oppressed will triumph.

4 months ago


Pa. budgetary blame should fall on Democrats

State Rep. Frank Dermody enjoyed notoriety this summer as he continued to bash Gov. Tom Corbett for education budget shortfalls.

4 months ago


DEP must recognize flaws in its mine permitting

The agency is clearly unwilling to accept constructive criticism that could help improve the coal mine permitting process.

4 months ago


The Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association supports a full discussion of groundwater impact

The PG unfairly casts a wide net of blame on the natural gas industry for potential adverse impacts to groundwater.

4 months ago


The poor continue to fall through health care system cracks

In a nation where politicians too often think of “poor” as a four-letter word, thank you for the series on health care for the underserved.

4 months ago


We cannot win a war of isolation regarding our borders

I am very confused and disappointed by our government’s handling of immigration.

4 months ago


Executions prevent society from being a model for decency

I would like to respond to Edward Gould’s letter, “The Problem with Botched Executions Is They’re Not Done Often Enough” (July 30).

4 months ago


Pa., it’s time to outlaw driving while using handheld devices

How refreshing to drive on New York’s highways due to the state’s no-handheld-device law.

4 months ago



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