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Friday was a day like most. I came into Middletown on Route 441. I wanted to see the progression of the new senior high school.
It’s amazing how such a high tech building all comes together. Designed and built by people much smarter than me. …
7/7/15 08:38 PM
Last summer we never got the boat out of the yard and onto the Susquehanna River. Several reasons contributed to our situation.
First, my son Dan, who is my very best fishing partner, became a father for the third time in April, which limited …
6/10/15 06:15 PM
I bought a gallon of orangeade yesterday. At Turkey Hill. Got home, took a swig right from the jug, male pig that I am. Couldn’t wait for a glass.
I was immediately transported to my summer days of the early 1960s. Summers …
5/22/15 08:56 PM
Openness, transparency and accountability are key elements of my “Promise to Pennsylvania” – and words that sometimes echo through the halls of the Capitol. However, these words apparently have no meaning when it comes to …
5/19/15 08:28 PM
George Bernard Shaw once quipped, “Youth is wasted on the young.” I was born and raised in “Our Town” – Middletown. For the most part, I lived and worked here my entire life. It’s not what I expected. It just happened. Most things in …
1/13/15 04:58 PM
As a result of the transportation funding legislation (Act 89 of 2013) signed into law last year, Gov. Tom Corbett recently announced 39 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain nearly 34,000 jobs across Pennsylvania. These projects …
10/21/14 07:30 PM
A short time ago, I wrote a column about the hostility and animosity in Middletown. I didn’t think it would have much impact – just one column by one person. But I guess I thought – hoped – that something might kick in and make sense to …
7/29/14 07:53 PM
I just realized: We have been here for 18 months. This city, Cuenca, is really an interesting and beautiful place.
It is an old city in Ecuador that was founded in 1557 and has four rivers flowing through it. There are many small …
7/1/14 06:29 PM
Does this sound familiar: excessive taxes, government officials not following laws, and lack of due process? How to address these issues?
In June 1215, the English reaction to such problems caused by King John resulted in the signing of the …
6/17/14 04:11 PM
The future of Middletown looks bright. As a newly-elected member of the Middletown Borough Council and as a resident of this town, I say to you confidently that I am very excited for our future.
6/17/14 03:58 PM