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Pat Delany

LETTER: Doctored videos latest attack on Planned Parenthood

07/28/2015 11:39 AM EDT
As a supporter of Planned Parenthood, I was at first disheartened by the latest attacks on the organization. 
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LETTER: 'Santuary cities' guilty of harboring fugitives
07/26/2015 04:13 PM EDT - In his July 15 op-ed, Hector Villagra, executive director of the ACLU of Southern California, "weasel words" the Fourth Amendment as an excuse to justify what led up to the murder of Kathryn Steinle while she was walking with her father. Full Story

LETTER: Did Rep. Perry even read the report?
07/22/2015 10:22 AM EDT - The Pentagon's recent Quadrennial Defense Report called climate change a threat to our national security. Full Story

LETTER: South Eastern's calendars a waste of money
07/22/2015 10:17 AM EDT - I want to comment about the school calendar that was sent to everyone in the South Eastern School District. Full Story

LETTER: Saylor perpetuates outdate policies
07/16/2015 10:46 AM EDT - Sean Cotter's July 2 article "York County legislators aren't holding their breath for resolution to state budget impasse" particularly focused on the views of state Rep. Full Story

LETTER: Think twice before voting for Perry again
07/15/2015 11:02 AM EDT - Today, I received U.S. Rep. Scott Perry's "weekly update." I think I will unsubscribe from this to protect my blood pressure, which is rising faster than sea level. Full Story

LETTER: Chamber backing wrong candidate in Toomey
07/14/2015 10:53 AM EDT - I was disappointed when I heard about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's misleading advertisement about Sen. Full Story

OP-ED: Restore Gov. Wolf's funding to treat addiction
07/13/2015 08:12 AM EDT - Last month, a report from the Pennsylvania Coroners Association reported that at least seven Pennsylvanians are dying every day from drug overdoses. Full Story

OP-ED: Wolf vetoes generational theft measure
07/13/2015 08:06 AM EDT - Pennsylvanians can exhale in relief: Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a delusional, dangerous public pension bill that would have put the commonwealth's younger generations on the express lane to the Welfare State or out of the state. Full Story

LETTER: Wolf budget protects seniors
07/09/2015 10:02 AM EDT - Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed budget will enact health care reforms that will allow more senior citizens to receive long-term care care while remaining in their homes. Full Story

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  • LETTER: Thanks for hoppy fundraiser - 06/18/2015 12:41 PM EDT
  • LETTER: Land trust supports shale tax - 06/18/2015 12:40 PM EDT
  • LETTER: Santorum should take own advice - 06/16/2015 09:18 AM EDT
  • LETTER: Thank you from Clancy - 06/12/2015 12:32 PM EDT
  • LETTER: Speak up on liquor licenses - 06/08/2015 08:34 AM EDT
  • LETTER: Bloss looks forward to serving - 06/02/2015 01:57 PM EDT
  • Chicken, beer a bad recipe for home burglar who fell asleep

    LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Chicken and beer make for a bad burglary. A Florida family tells police they came home to chicken bones and empty beer bottles scattered about their kitchen floor and a would-be robber passed out on their couch. Full Story
    (Julie Falsetti photo)
    From Scratch: Just give that 'green spaghetti' a try

    Pasta with pesto Genovese may be ubiquitous in the rest of the United States now, but it hadn't yet "arrived" in York County when I tried serving it to my dinner guests. Full Story
    (Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    Hollywood's Relativity Media files for bankruptcy protection

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Relativity Media, the struggling "mini major" Hollywood studio behind movies such as "Immortals" and "Mirror Mirror," filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday. Full Story