Letters to the editor should be emailed to email@example.com. Letters must include the writer’s name and hometown, which will be published, and telephone number for verification purposes only.
Letters should be 500 words or less, no exceptions. All letters are subject to editing. To provide a variety of viewpoints, the newspaper limits writers to one letter per month. Letters also can be faxed to 570-455-4408 or mailed to: Letters to the Editor, Standard-Speaker, 21 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton, PA 18201.
The Standard-Speaker does not withhold the identity of letter-writers.