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Readers' Views: Don't leave Pennsylvania parched

  Editor,   The Marcellus Shale revolution has brought new jobs, cheaper energy and cleaner power to our area, but hydraulic fracturing technology can take a heavy toll on local water supplies.   And it’s not … more

Why is Lower Dauphin trying to cut librarians?: Letter to the Editor

In an interview with abc27 on May 17, The Lower Dauphin School District director of community relations claimed, “You do the best with the resources you have before you go back to the taxpayers and … more

Three things to help U.S.: Social Security, Medicare, infrastructure

You can help the president–elect improve the life of middle- and low-income Americans of all ages, in my opinion, by contacting U.S. Reps. Lou Barletta and Charlie Dent and U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey (email/addresses conveniently located … more

Readers' Views: Fireworks? The stars dazzle

  Editor,   It’s the Fourth of July. The day nearly done. I sat and watched “A Capitol Fourth’’ on PBS and its accompanying fireworks display. As always, it was breathtaking.   Then I walked out into the … more

Why did P&J article publish negative items about ‘Huff’?

I read the David “Huff” Hoffman article in last week’s Press And Journal and it has weighed heavily on my mind ever since — so many questions.  While the article began well, it fell short at the “Dailey Living” juncture. … more

Some restrictions are a good thing when remodeling properties

A recent article in the Press And Journal addressed a proposed zoning overlay. I tried to obtain a copy of the overlay, without success, so I haven’t read the wording of that proposal. However, if I interpreted the article correctly, the purpose … more

Pennsylvania doesn’t need politicians making legislative districts: Letter to the editor

Article 2, Section 16 of Pennsylvania’s Constitution says in part that legislative districts “shall be composed of compact and contiguous territory as nearly equal in population as … more

Taking back our streets from heroin

The frantic calls from Middletown-area residents to 911 have been alarmingly high in the past year. Often the panicked call is not reported as “a suspected drug overdose.” Instead, it is logged as a “cardiac arrest,” an “unresponsive … more

Column on death row inmates’ rights a joke: Letter to the Editor

I’m writing in regards to the Jan. 31 column “Pa. death row like torture for its inmates” by Witold Walczak, legal director of the ACLU of Pennsylvania. What a joke. Let me … more

Middletown Swim Club board appreciates chance to be heard: Letter to the Editor

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Press & Journal for giving us a platform to state our position as a new board of directors with the Middletown Swim Club. When we first … more
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