| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Northampton County residents of the new 40th District's Senate seat have an opportunity.
Growing up the small village of Kreidersville just outside of Northampton before relocating to the Pocono Mountains, I still have many ties to the area and...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:36 AM
It turns out that NRA lobbyists weren’t the only ones working to encourage the state House to duck from voting on a bill that would have banned pigeon shoots, “hunting” tethered animals and raising dogs and cats for human consumption....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Moments after the camera stops rolling and they both rise from respective seats to the right and the left of the moderator, Mario Scavello doubles back to shake Mark Aurand's hand.
He leans in, not as a friendly gesture, but to rib his opponent for...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:29 PM
State Rep. Mario Scavello followed a woman he is accusing of stealing campaign signs for 10 miles through the Poconos on Friday, according to a police report.
Scavello told police the woman and her truck matched the description of someone he had been...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:26 AM
Today your vote will decide whether Republican Tom Corbett becomes the first Pennsylvania governor not to win a second term since 1968, when it became OK to hold the office eight years. Democrat Tom Wolf has led in the polls since spring, but Republicans...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Republican Rep. Mario Scavello won his bid for higher office Tuesday after an expensive and increasingly combative race against Democrat Mark Aurand.
Scavello, a sitting representative, was the closest thing to an incumbent in the district, which covers...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:41 PM
• By Election Day, it had come to this:
Tom Wolf: Taxpayer Money Should Go to Sex-Change Operations
Republicans Must Get Out the Vote Tomorrow, November 4, to Prevent Abuse of Taxpayer Funds
WEST CHESTER –...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Background checks are a common-sense safeguard that require gun sellers to first check if a buyer is a convicted felon, domestic abuser or mentally incompetent, and therefore prohibited from purchasing firearms. By federal law, sales of all firearms by...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
With the media revelations about mismanagement, lack of care, fraud and record destruction the Department of Veterans Affairs has been experiencing, I am worried about falling through the cracks.
There should be alternative avenues available for...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:39 PM
HARRISBURG — In the final minutes of the Pennsylvania legislative session, the House on Monday approved a bill clearing the way for the National Rifle Association and other groups to sue municipalities that enact ordinances stricter than state...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:22 PM
As a resident of Monroe County, I have been besieged with advertisements, commercials and letters to the editor attacking Mario Scavello as a state Senate candidate for the 40th District. However, this negative campaign against Scavello doesn't hold up...