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Pat Delany

LETTER: Don't gamble on Sestak

08/28/2015 08:19 AM EDT
Several years into his first term in the U.S. Senate, Pat Toomey has firmly established himself as a friend to the average taxpayer and a champion of policies that create jobs throughout our economy. 
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LETTER: Grateful Toomey is fighting for children
08/28/2015 08:16 AM EDT - Last month, thanks to Sen. Pat Toomey's ongoing, multi-year efforts, the Senate unanimously passed Sen. Full Story

Budget woes? Let's talk
08/27/2015 01:15 AM EDT - We met this week with Sen. Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon, to get up to speed on some issues of importance to our readers. Full Story

York Symphony Orchestra's momentum builds
08/27/2015 01:15 AM EDT - As the York Symphony Orchestra continues to prepare for the 2015-16 season, "In Nature's Realm," I can't help but reflect on the exceptional amount of support we have received from the community. Full Story

LETTER: Whistle concert performers send prayers to METSO workers
08/25/2015 09:13 AM EDT - It was very sad to learn of the planned March closing of the METSO company facility in York. The METSO staff has bent over backwards in the last two years to oversee the re-installation of the factory whistle from the New York Wire Cloth Co. Full Story

LETTER: School tax elimination only answer
08/24/2015 09:35 AM EDT - Meaningful school property tax legislation is going nowhere. The idea that school property tax reduction will solve the problem is not logical. Full Story

LETTER: Spare us the Munich comparisons
08/24/2015 09:33 AM EDT - In 1939, Neville Chamberlain, prime minister of Britain, and Adolf Hitler, chancellor of Germany, entered into a non-aggression pact at Munich. Full Story

LETTER: Trump supporter predicts 'date of reckoning'
08/24/2015 01:27 PM EDT - I read with interest your article by Greg Gross about York County voters get real on Trump talk. One of the most ridiculous comments by a non-fan is exactly what is wrong with this country, and it would come from an intellectually bankrupt York countian David Fair to make a statement as ridiculous as "supporting Trump, that's like supporting cancer. Full Story

LETTER: Strapped senior asks: Who would allow this?
08/20/2015 12:00 PM EDT - Dear Gov. Tom Wolf and the Dallastown Area School Board, I was going to write a lengthy column stating lots of quotes from prior articles pertaining to operating costs and costs per year to educate each student, but decided instead to just state my facts. Full Story

LETTER: Toomey using children as pawns
08/18/2015 09:50 AM EDT - I felt the need to write this letter after reading a recent misleading column in your newspaper (OP-ED: Back to safer schools) by Sen. Full Story

  • LETTER: Air pollution not 'free' - 08/18/2015 09:46 AM EDT
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    Onions deliver a robust soup for little effort

    Talk about a vegetable that's everywhere. The humble onion is one the most common aromatic vegetables, popping up in so many ways across so many cuisines. Full Story
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    Fall Movie Preview: Spielberg plunges into the Cold War

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nearly three year wait since Steven Spielberg's last movie (2012's "Lincoln") comes to an end this October with the spy thriller "Bridge of Spies. Full Story