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We are all in this together; let the local positive stories shine through: Editorial

Our experiences over the next weeks and months will be unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetimes as the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to test our strength as individuals and as a …
Columnists

Pennsylvania State Police already holds its troopers to the highest standards: David Kennedy

Pennsylvania state troopers don’t enlist for medals or to win popularity contests. Many of us grew up wanting to be troopers, proud to serve our communities and willing to lay down our lives if …

U.S. turning into battle of those with stake in society vs. those who want it torn asunder: James Miller

The contrast couldn’t be more stark. Cities burned across American two weekends ago. The damage could be plotted from Boston to Los Angeles, like a dystopian Lite-Brite. Police cruisers were …

With coronavirus, Trump lies and fails to act — and Americans die: Wim Laven

Medical epidemiologists have tracked the underlying health challenges that have pushed a dangerous infection of coronavirus into fatalities for so many Americans — they term it …

Expansion of 'Buy America' rules would slow down coronavirus vaccine: Charles Boustany Jr.

Federal policymakers are considering laws that would force federal agencies to rely solely on medicines made in the United States. Instinctively, one might take comfort in this mandate — …

Amid coronavirus pandemic, U.S. billionaires not only survive, they prosper: Lawrence Wittner

Although most Americans currently face hard times, with unemployment surging to the levels of the Great Depression and enormous numbers of people sick or dying from the …

Response by Gov. Wolf, Levine to coronavirus pandemic has been a failure: Sen. Mike Regan

One-third of Pennsylvania is beginning to reopen under Gov. Tom Wolf’s three-phase, color-coded approach. Yet, certain businesses in that region are still being prevented from opening with no …
Letters

Ed O’Connor bashes the United States way too much: Letter to the Editor

My husband and I have been subscribers for quite a few years. I enjoy your take on the local news, both good and bad. However, I am sick and tired of Ed O'Connor constantly knocking the USA. I …

Win for Librandi is best for economy: Letter to the Editor

The initial conclusion in the Press & Journal’s Feb. 26 editorial “Librandi electricity case could affect your rates” was accurate, but its ultimate conclusion was entirely …

Faith helps through TMI meltdown, documentary: Letter to the Editor

Thank God for the gift of family, friends and neighbors. I am thankful for my Christian faith, growing in a relationship with Jesus, trying to serve others, finding yourself is joy. In my …

Rep. Mehaffie key to disability legislation: Letter to the Editor

Thank you to Rep. Thomas Mehaffie for his leadership and steadfast work on addressing autism spectrum disorders in our commonwealth. Mehaffie has authored House Bill 1900, which I was proud to …

We need information about care for children at border: Letter to the Editor

I was 16 years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. And I remember the events leading up to it. Even though I was only a teenager, I heard talk of Adolf Hitler persecuting the Jews, …

Middletown Swim Club offers thanks to community: Letter to the Editor

The last day of the 2019 season at the Middletown Swim Club was Sunday, Aug. 25. Emotions run wild as we write this, and the first one that comes to mind is sadness. The closing of the pool …

How much more Trump must we be forced to tolerate?: Letter to the Editor

Make no bones about it, Donald Trump’s presidency should be assigned to the dustbin of history! Trump’s bones, indeed his skeleton, have already made history. Due to “bone …

Pennsylvania parole system needs review after deaths: Letter to the Editor

The Pennsylvania General Assembly must hold hearings to determine the effectiveness of Pennsylvania’s parole system after an Associated Press report recently found six homicides allegedly …

Londonderry Township has stood in the way regarding efforts at 230 Diner: Letter to the Editor

My name is Helen Haggag. I am the wife of Essam Haggag that has owned the former 230 Diner since the year 1999. I would just like to say that the only truth in the article dated June 5 seems to …

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We are seeking a member of the public to serve on our Editorial Board, to help us shape the opinions we express in editorials. You must be a regular reader of the Press And Journal. You must be …