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Halloween blurb was boo-tiful


I’m writing to thank you for publishing my little press release (and photo) about the ladies at The Essex House and their Halloween party.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 19:06

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Readers' Views: In Middletown's heyday, we had plenty of money



When I first took office on Middletown Borough Council I was quite impressed. Middletown was so well off financially that they allowed the Middletown Area School District to keep the entire 2 percent of the local earned income tax. It was designed to give 1 percent to the school district and 1 percent to the municipality.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 18:59

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Readers' Views: What a free market can't provide us


I am writing in response to Sheldon Richman’s column, “Life without FEMA? It can happen’’ [Nov. 7, Press And Journal]. The Future of Freedom Foundation, of which Mr. Richman is a fellow, is a Libertarian think tank. The central claim of Mr. Richman’s piece is that the private market can provide a number of essential services more effectively than the federal government.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 18:36

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Reader's Views: Here's why I'm thankful

A lot of my friends on Facebook have been talking about what they are most thankful for with the season of Thanksgiving upon us.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 18:32

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Reader's Views: ...but I can't dance to it



As Sonny and Cher sang, “The Beat Goes On,” and so goes the Middletown saga – or soap opera, depending on how one views it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 21:26

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