Readers' Forum 7-25 | Similarities between Ukraine, pre-war politics
There is a strong parallel between the current situation in the Ukraine and pre-World War II politics.
Play it safe when near, on water | Personal floatation devices can save lives
We can’t begin to imagine the sorrow being felt by a Lancaster County family after their toddler drowned in Raystown Lake.
Give police a helping hand | But don't turn heroism into martyrdom
The tables were turned on an alleged purse snatcher when his getaway was abruptly halted by an alert motorist.
Readers' Forum 7-24 | Do Rothfus, Toomey respect our voices?
When not busy in Washington, meeting with constituents followed by weekly email updates full of photo ops and I-got-your-back propaganda, Pennsylvania lawmakers are wined and dined by special interest groups.
Readers' Forum 7-23 | Thank those who keep us safe
Summer tends to be a pretty big deal around here. It makes sense, given the winter we all lived through this past year.
High marks for new school | Conemaugh Valley built with taxpayers in mind
The Conemaugh Valley School District will offer an open house Aug. 1 at its new $14.3 million elementary school on William Penn Avenue.
We urge taxpayers to stop by and see the building.
After all, they paid for it.
Influence peddling in Pa. | Lawmakers take advantage of free trips
Thank goodness for watchdog groups – those panels that take it upon themselves to protect the public’s interest.
Readers' Forum 7-22 | Some heroes donate blood products, organs
Every day, someone steps up to become a hero. When one thinks of a hero, servicemen and women, or even first responders (fire, police, etc.), come to mind first. But I want to mention another type of hero:
Those who roll up their sleeves to donate blood or platelets, or mark an “x” on their driver’s licenses to become organ donors.
Joe Sestak | Congress may remove safeguards protecting seniors from fraud
A scam artist stops by your 92-year-old neighbor’s home and repeatedly convinces her to give him $200 on each visit for a “can’t lose” investment. Hearing about it, the local police persuade the scammer to end his fraudulent behavior, but then the city council orders the police to stop their interference with “free market” decisions. True?
- Readers' Forum 7/21 | Kids raise money for worthy cause
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