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Pennsylvania boater fights against state incursions on privacy: Sara Rose

On a pleasant May evening in 2016, Fred Karash and four friends were enjoying a boat trip on Lake Erie when, without warning, they were stopped by law enforcement officers and detained for more than … more

Frank Ryan: Middle East rioting and our appeasement policy

Sticks and stones!Few people would consider denigrating any religion or person to be a reasonable, mature and decent way to behave. more

Editor's Voice: A legal fight that seems like a waste of our money

There were few fireworks at the most recent Middletown Borough Authority, despite the potential political clash set up by a Borough Council vote last month to replace the authority’s chairman. more

We must strengthen laws involving sexual predators: Tom Mehaffie

As precious members of our society, our children and grandchildren are the future of our country with the promise of a bright future. Unfortunately, there are adults within our population who … more

Mayor stands his ground, to the benefit of the public

“And do not ever think this is your dog and pony show, because that’s about to stop.”    While that impassioned statement, delivered by Middletown Mayor Jim Curry at the April 7 Borough Council meeting, was aimed directly at … more

Trump must have approval to move against North Korea: Michael Eisenscher

On Aug. 8, Donald Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He ordered the Pentagon to prepare for all military options. In the interim, he has … more

Newspapers dedicated to delivering real news, 24/7: Mark Cohen

Newspaper staffs across the commonwealth work tirelessly, day in and day out, to deliver fact-based news and information. It is the pledge of dedicated journalists, who are also fellow members of the … more

Without these 3 things being agreed upon, forget about police talks: Richard Brandt

There have been several articles and letters written recently about combining the police departments from Lower Swatara Township and Middletown borough. I would like to add to that discussion. I … more

Tax reform is necessary, but this is absurd: Paul Heise

America, as an idea and as a political reality, faces a daunting list of self-created political and economic problems. The idea of building a nation based on individual rights and … more

Learning should be considered a lifelong endeavor: Susannah Gal

May and June are the times for graduations from high school or from college. This is a major milestone in one’s life that should be celebrated with parties and specially planned trips or … more
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