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  Editor,  Approach any passerby on the street and ask them to define the word “politics.” Chances are, many will relate the word to crookedness, greed and conspiracy. Ask them to define “politician” and you are likely to … more
This spring, the owners of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station announced that it will close in 2019 unless Pennsylvania lawmakers pass needed policy reform. As fire chief for the … more
The fact is that most of the people in the Department of Veterans Affairs are ethical and competent. The remainder of this opinion piece is not meant to criticize them. By definition reform … more
Forty years ago, the Highspire Historical Society purchased the Wilson House from the Dauphin County Redevelopment Authority. The members at that time thought it important to preserve this … more
This is to provide some background information for the public meeting Aug. 25, 2016, regarding the update to the Lower Swatara Township Comprehensive Plan of 2004.  We are owners of Bryncoed Farm on Fulling Mill Road, encompassing roughly … more
Editor, It is with great pleasure that I see Andy Burger is writing more anti-science drivel in the Journal (“Evolution is a fairy tale for adults,’’ Viewpoints, Feb. 13). I was afraid that when we spanked him the last time for that … more
Editor, As a high school student, I see the use of new technology growing in school every day. The goal at Middletown Area High School is to have every student be able to have their own laptop.   This year, the Middletown Area … more
Editor, The No Child Left Behind Act was passed by Congress in 2001 to allow students to achieve success academically despite whatever obstacle (economic, location, etc.) exists. While it may provide additional financial support or flexible … more
I have been volunteering with Fair Districts PA (www.fairdistrictspa.com)for about 15 months and have sat in on Pennsylvania Senate and House state government committee meetings. I have followed … more
Editor,Today Reuters reported that GM (Government Motors) loses up to $49,000 per car on every Chevrolet Volt sold. The company disputes that figure saying that it is not that much per car. In an April 6, 2012  New York Times article they … more
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