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MISS: Church festivals are not usually events where anyone should feel endangered, but it’s an indication of the fraught moment we are enduring that Our Lady of Grace Parish in Scott Township opted to cancel its parish festival this week after receiving a sinister threat. The anonymous messa…

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It is time for the Democrats in the House to initiate the impeachment process. The Democratic leadership fears that impeachment, while justified, is a losing proposition politically because as long as the Republicans control the Senate, they will stop the process, which will allow Trump to c…

HIT: Just seven months after an economic development group talked up a $7.5 million plan to restore Charleroi’s Coyle Theater, it was announced last week that the 200-seat movie house, which last screened a film in 1999, was going to be torn down. Ben Brown, the chief executive officer of th…

MISS: We support referring to someone who leads a committee or elected body as a “chairwoman” or even “chairperson” if they happen to not be male. We are perfectly fine with “councilwoman” or “council member,” as most reasonable people would be. But the leaders of Berkeley, Calif., have made…

HIT: Alcohol is involved in at least 50% of the sexual assaults that occur on college and university campuses, according to the American Addiction Centers, and the fear of being punished for underage drinking or drug use can lead some victims of sexual assault to decide they’d be better off …

HIT: Given the hit-and-miss nature of efforts to revitalize downtown Washington in recent decades, there was ample reason to wonder whether the Whiskey Rebellion Festival would endure when it was launched 10 years ago. Since then, it’s not only survived, but thrived. Washington’s marquee sum…

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