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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 …
2/7/18 01:58 PM
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, …
9/11/12 09:50 AM
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 …
2/7/18 02:09 PM
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 …
6/17/14 04:11 PM
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 …
2/7/18 02:16 PM
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 …
8/23/16 08:34 PM
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. …
2/7/18 02:24 PM
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 …
11/22/16 08:59 PM
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 …
1/11/17 03:00 PM
“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 …
8/23/16 08:32 PM