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Trump’s lack of knowledge troubling

I have just finished reading Diana McGlone’s column in the Sept. 21 edition of the Press And Journal.  Her words show me that she has little in depth knowledge about Donald Trump’s actual business practices. That she is willing to … more

Here are the many reasons I’m supporting Hillary Clinton this fall

Here are the reasons why I am choosing Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in the 2016 presidential election. There are already many firsts for Hillary Clinton. She was the first lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001 and prior to that she was … more

All common sense went out the window with crematory zoning ruling

Solomon has left the building! In a triumph of marketing over common sense, clear rules, and sworn testimony, the residents of Spring, Union, Pine, Spruce and Emaus streets do not get the protection they deserve and have a right to expect. I do … 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

Lower Swatara board does great things for township

For more than a year now, I have regularly attended the Lower Swatara Township Board of Commissioners’ workshop and legislative meetings. It is one of the ways that I connect with my community since I have retired. It may sound corny to some but I … more

Make Elks Theatre into artists’ space

Reading an article in the Press And Journal recently about the Elks Theatre, I was compelled to share some thoughts on the matter. After a recent visit to Alexandria, Virginia, and touring the Torpedo Factory and Art Center, it seemed an obvious … more

Borough should not own or spend money on the Elks Theatre

Members of Middletown Council and citizens: I am writing you with regards to the Elks Theatre. It is my position that the Borough of Middletown should not engage in the owning or funding of a movie theater.  The industry as a whole is … more

Taking back our streets from heroin

The frantic calls from Middletown-area residents to 911 have been alarmingly high in the past year. Often the panicked call is not reported as “a suspected drug overdose.” Instead, it is logged as a “cardiac arrest,” an “unresponsive … more

Don't let political games destroy Elks Theatre

I am writing in response to the article in the Press And Journal on June 29 about the fate of the Elks Theatre.  It’s a shame that the fate of an old, historic entertainment venue that has been the staple of the scene for over 100 years … more

Response to Katrina assistance story misses point

These thoughts go out to those who have responded to the “Helping hands for those in need” article. The responses focused on who is to blame for the Katrina disaster in New Orleans, rather than understanding the point of the article, which was … more
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