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Pat Delany

Election letters

08/28/2014 09:13 AM EDT
Election-related letters for print should be no longer than 200 words; letters up to 400 words will run online only at www. 
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LETTER: Excuses for deleting state email are bull
08/27/2014 09:54 AM EDT - BUNCH OF B.S. Excuses for deleting state emails I am writing in regards to a report titled "State agencies encouraged to delete emails" on page C3 of Monday's York Dispatch. Full Story

LETTER: Together we can take on heroin
08/21/2014 05:41 PM EDT - I would like to thank all those who came out to show their support at the anti-heroin rally held in Dover this past weekend. Full Story

LETTER: Drug Free Pennsylvania can help
08/21/2014 05:40 PM EDT - The organizers of the recent anti-heroin rally deserve our thanks for helping to fight back against the frightening rise in heroin-related deaths. Full Story

LETTER: Declare support for medical marijuana
08/21/2014 05:39 PM EDT - Brewing is a declaration to the Pennsylvania Legislature that the people of this Keystone State expect our overwhelming majority will be recognized within the 12 session days left before year's end. Full Story

LETTER: Thanks for support of heroin awareness program
08/15/2014 09:23 AM EDT - I want to thank everyone — newspapers, Fox 43 TV, radio, anyone who helped advertise, anyone helped in any way, and to those who attended — for making the Heroin in York County program Saturday at the Cross Roads United Methodist Church a huge success. Full Story

LETTER: No vacancy in Pa. for undocumented immigrants
08/07/2014 07:51 AM EDT - Right now the federal government is sending people to states across America, including Pennsylvania — people who have broken the law and come to America illegally. Full Story

LETTER: Life and love on York
08/07/2014 07:51 AM EDT - Congratulations and my warmest wishes to the newlyweds recently married at York's first ever Equality Fest. Full Story

LETTER: Meat and dairy pollutes
08/07/2014 07:50 AM EDT - Last weekend the drinking water of 400,000 Toledo residents was fouled by animal waste. With unfettered growth of animal agriculture and ineffective discharge regulations, it will happen again in our own state. Full Story

LETTER: Lawmakers sell out our parks
08/06/2014 07:53 AM EDT - Our elected officials in Harrisburg recently passed what amounts to a death sentence for our state parks. Full Story

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