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Why "Duck Dynasty" flap is not a free speech issue

  The minute “Duck Dynasty’’ star Phil Robertson uttered his now-infamous remarks on homosexuality, he should have known it would all go downhill. The patriarch of America’s most-loved TV family stepped in it when he attacked … more

Still think your vote doesn't count? Think again.

    Every vote counts. We hear it year to year during election season, but do you believe it? For many, it may seem difficult to consider the sigificance of one vote - especially when looking at presidential elections because of … more

Interpretation vs. facts: council must differentiate

There are no facts, only interpretations.” Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche provided that wry observation. It’s important advice to remember as Middletown Borough Council adopts an Early Intervention Program plan created by financial consultant … more

Caroline Litte: Newspapers aren't dead; we're growing

  We’ve been calling it the end of an era for a long time now. more

Publisher's Voice: Don Foreman: a cop with incredible integrity

{jcomments on}It was a privilege for me to attend a Life Celebration for Don Foreman, a former detective for the Middletown Police Department who passed away on Tuesday, July 2.   Years ago, Don took me under his wing – back when the … more

Publisher's Voice: A salute to Steel-High for including public in search

A salute to the Steelton-Highspire School Board for taking it to the people last week. more

Publisher's Voice: Borough's political attacks will drive away volunteers

What can communities like Middletown, Highspire and Steelton do to try to remain vital to their residents? It’s a daunting challenge, one that many in our area have attempted to overcome with varying degrees of success. In my mind, the Middletown … more

Publisher's Voice: Have we lost our town?

Now is the time for downtown revitalization! Agreed. Everybody is primed to do something! Check. Let’s move from the potential to the reality! Um ... well, there we have a problem. more

Publisher's Voice: Our response to council's redevelopment plans

I was happy to see a cross-section of Middletown business people gathered together last Monday night, April 1. It is my understanding we met in response to a request from Middletown Borough Council for comment on plans for the redevelopment of … more

Publisher's Voice: Are we helpless prisoner of a political bamboozle

Isn’t this worth fighting for? more
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