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Faith must be a partner in battling opioid crisis: Robert J. O’Hara Jr.

As people of faith, we cannot ignore the growing heroin and opioid crisis that engulfs our nation. The statistics are sobering. In 2016, Pennsylvania coroners and medical examiners reported more … more

Is secession inevitable for our divided nation?

By Frank Ryan In the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, our founding fathers wrote, “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, … more

When it comes to drawing district maps, this is reform?: Mike Folmer

The outcry to change how Pennsylvania draws congressional and General Assembly district maps began soon after the 2016 presidential election. Redistricting reform has long been a goal of mine. As … more

MIKE FOLMER: WHAT WOULD THE BRITISH DO? REFORM, REFORM, REFORM

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 … more

Newspapers continue to make a difference with Real News: Mark Cohen

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that Facebook would begin prioritizing high-quality news on the social network by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and … more

House leaders seek special session to fight opioid crisis

The opioid addiction crisis is a problem that has no geographic, religious, racial, socio-economic or partisan boundaries.  It has claimed thousands of lives statewide in the last few years, including many lives of our friends and loved … more

Come out, learn about Penn State-Middletown relations: Susannah Gal

What’s in it for Middletown to have Penn State Harrisburg here, and what’s in it for Penn State to have a campus in our area? Those aren’t actually mutually exclusive answers. … more

When it comes to spending money, Elks Theatre is a want, not a need

Back in 1980s, I can remember going into the Elks Theatre as a teenager and sitting in the back row with my friends to watch movies and thinking, “This is great. We have our own theater in our town.” In 2010, I can remember taking our son to … more

Penn State Harrisburg is part of the fabric of Middletown area: Susannah Gal column

What’s a college town? Well, the pure definition of course is some place that has a college in it.  While Middletown has a college in it, Penn State Harrisburg, this is a relatively new relationship compared to some, so it doesn’t yet … more

Middletown’s future: Tolerating differences and moving forward

“Why can’t we all just get along?” I know I used this quote in a previous blog or column that I wrote awhile back and I really didn’t want to use it again, but Rodney King’s plaintive question is still the best comment on divisiveness that … more
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