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As Sen. David Argall and I continue to push for elimination of school property taxes with passage of Senate Bill 76, I often think about the impact property has had throughout history. A shortage of land, dismal living conditions, and lack of … more
To paraphrase the late George Bernard Shaw:  Some people in Middletown see things as they are and say, why? I imagine things that never were and say, why not? I imagine all these things and I want to see imagination come to life. … more
Last summer we never got the boat out of the yard and onto the Susquehanna River. Several reasons contributed to our situation. First, my son Dan, who is my very best fishing partner, became a father for the third time in April, which limited … more
  If you take the time, it’s easy to find wonderful examples of family and community around every corner in the Middletown area:   • Last weekend marked the 100th birthday of Strites’ Orchard. Mother Nature’s downpour … more
David Petraeus has fallen — but not as he should have. Before being disgraced by an extramarital affair, the retired four-star general and ex-CIA director should have been shamed out of public life for his horrendous military record in Iraq and … more
The turkey and stuffing are long gone. Place settings and cookers are tucked away. Family and friends are back in their routine. more
By Douglas Schoen It’s a testament to how bad the American employment market has gotten that the most recent jobs report was met with applause.The Labor Department’s July jobs figures showed that employers added 163,000 new workers last … more
I love to walk! Especially in the morning before most people are out of bed. That’s one of the reasons I love that I’m living in Middletown.  I think some of my love of walking came from the times I’ve lived in Europe with my family, … more
A number of weeks ago, I viewed a C-SPAN 2 program where a co-author of the book, “America 3.0 – American Prosperity in the 21st Century” outlined the painful transitional phases the U.S. has undergone in both the past and the present. … more
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