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Pennsylvania boater fights against state incursions on privacy: Sara Rose

On a pleasant May evening in 2016, Fred Karash and four friends were enjoying a boat trip on Lake Erie when, without warning, they were stopped by law enforcement officers and detained for more than … more

Frank Ryan: Middle East rioting and our appeasement policy

Sticks and stones!Few people would consider denigrating any religion or person to be a reasonable, mature and decent way to behave. more

Editor's Voice: A legal fight that seems like a waste of our money

There were few fireworks at the most recent Middletown Borough Authority, despite the potential political clash set up by a Borough Council vote last month to replace the authority’s chairman. more

Mayor stands his ground, to the benefit of the public

“And do not ever think this is your dog and pony show, because that’s about to stop.”    While that impassioned statement, delivered by Middletown Mayor Jim Curry at the April 7 Borough Council meeting, was aimed directly at … more

Trump must have approval to move against North Korea: Michael Eisenscher

On Aug. 8, Donald Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He ordered the Pentagon to prepare for all military options. In the interim, he has … more

Without these 3 things being agreed upon, forget about police talks: Richard Brandt

There have been several articles and letters written recently about combining the police departments from Lower Swatara Township and Middletown borough. I would like to add to that discussion. I … more

Tax reform is necessary, but this is absurd: Paul Heise

America, as an idea and as a political reality, faces a daunting list of self-created political and economic problems. The idea of building a nation based on individual rights and … more

A way to fight drugs — make it less profitable to traffic opioids: John Cassara, Nathan Proctor

The president will now declare what many of us experience first hand, that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. Frankly, with as many as 59,000 deaths in 2016, there doesn’t seem to … more

A new country to call home for Eddy the Expat?: Ed O'Connor

After 7,859 miles and 29 hours, the landing gear deployed and the plane came to a halt at Chisinau International Airport in Moldova, Eastern Europe.  Chisinau, the country’s capitol, … more

Who are your heroes? Help them tell their stories: Susannah Gal

Who has been a hero in my life? Merriam-Webster has several definitions of a hero including “a person admired for achievements and noble qualities.” All kinds of people have … more
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