Monthly Archives: August 2019

Herding cats during dog days with deer

An opinion By David Loomis INDIANA – While lamenting deer overpopulation during the dog days of summer, borough Council early this month performed a public service by alerting cat owners to the long reach of a local ordinance – specifically, … Continue reading

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Zombie property-tax ‘reform’

An analysis By David Loomis INDIANA – A banner headline on the front page of The Indiana Gazette recently featured a familiar idea from an unfamiliar lawmaker. Rep. Frank Ryan, R-Lebanon, proposes to eliminate the property tax in Pennsylvania, and … Continue reading

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Indiana County’s digital divide, reset

An analysis By David Loomis ERNEST – In early May, Blue Spruce Park, a gem of the Indiana County Parks & Trails system, hosted an environmental competition that drew 150 students and county Commissioner Rodney D. Ruddock. Enthused by the … Continue reading

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