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Veterans Affairs — just facts, no hyperbole: Letter to the Editor

The fact is that most of the people in the Department of Veterans Affairs are ethical and competent. The remainder of this opinion piece is not meant to criticize them. By definition reform … more

Highspire Historical Society needs funds to fix Wilson House: Letter to the Editor

Forty years ago, the Highspire Historical Society purchased the Wilson House from the Dauphin County Redevelopment Authority. The members at that time thought it important to preserve this … more

Lower Swatara comprehensive plan: Keep cooperation in mind

This is to provide some background information for the public meeting Aug. 25, 2016, regarding the update to the Lower Swatara Township Comprehensive Plan of 2004.  We are owners of Bryncoed Farm on Fulling Mill Road, encompassing roughly … more

Readers' Views: Here's another attempt to teach calculus to a cat

Editor, It is with great pleasure that I see Andy Burger is writing more anti-science drivel in the Journal (“Evolution is a fairy tale for adults,’’ Viewpoints, Feb. 13). I was afraid that when we spanked him the last time for that … more

Use technology wisely in schools

Editor, As a high school student, I see the use of new technology growing in school every day. The goal at Middletown Area High School is to have every student be able to have their own laptop.   This year, the Middletown Area … more

Readers' Views: "No Child" is no help

Editor, The No Child Left Behind Act was passed by Congress in 2001 to allow students to achieve success academically despite whatever obstacle (economic, location, etc.) exists. While it may provide additional financial support or flexible … more

Commission needed to create fair voting districts: Letter to the Editor

I have been volunteering with Fair Districts PA (www.fairdistrictspa.com)for about 15 months and have sat in on Pennsylvania Senate and House state government committee meetings. I have followed … more

GM whizzes move here?

Editor,Today Reuters reported that GM (Government Motors) loses up to $49,000 per car on every Chevrolet Volt sold. The company disputes that figure saying that it is not that much per car. In an April 6, 2012  New York Times article they … more

Address issue with political boundaries: Letter to the Editor

Middletown has experienced gerrymandering, and this is not a Democrat or Republican issue. It is a citizen issue, regarding the manner in which Pennsylvania political boundaries are … more

Readers' Views: Lose a priceless treasure

Editor,I am the pastor of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church. I mention that to say that I am lately finding myself asking members to pray for Middletown and the Borough Council because Scripture tells us we should pray for our leaders. So we do. more
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