OPINION
Salena Zito: Coal workers union doesn’t always represent coal worker values

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. GRAYSVILLE, Pennsylvania — When coal mine employee John Morecraft heard last Monday that United Mine Workers […]

OPINION
As an industry faces destruction, it grows a voting coalition

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. FRIEDENS, Pennsylvania — Imagine if you had a job. A good job, one that required skill […]

OPINION
These girls are hurt by transgender competition

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. Alanna Smith’s dedication to her sport is profound. Just listening to the elite high school track […]

OPINION
Salena Zito: The red wave no one saw coming

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE CHECK OUT WeThePeople.store for best SWAG! Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the […]

OPINION
Salina Zito: What we lose by the closing of community department stores

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. PITTSBURGH — Five years ago, the sad goodbye to an icon began when Macy’s decided to […]

OPINION
Salena Zito: Old-school House Democrats face primary challenges across the country

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author.  PITTSBURGH — Jerry Dickinson is the Democrats’ perfect House candidate — and not just on paper. […]

Salena Zito: The death of a local newspaper rocks America to its core

  Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author.  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio—When the press stops rolling at The Vindicator this month, a lingering question will once again […]