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Pat Delany

  • Saturday's York-Adams sports scoreboard - 12/20/2014 05:33 AM EST
    LETTER: Cyber school editorial offensive to parents

    12/19/2014 10:45 AM EST
    Your Dec. 12 editorial, "Reform cyber school rules," mischaracterizes cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania and needs to be addressed and clarified for your readers. 
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    LETTER: Don't cut York's economic development
    12/18/2014 03:23 PM EST - With the economy growing, if York wants to be competitive for business, now is the time to maintain the Community and Economic Development Department. Full Story

    LETTER: Cyber charter takes issue with editorial
    12/17/2014 11:48 AM EST - On behalf of Achievement House Cyber Charter School, I would like to address the misrepresentation of public cyber education in the Dec. Full Story

    LETTER: The road to socialism
    12/17/2014 11:47 AM EST - To the York County Commissioners: You deserve the thanks of all York County citizens for maintaining our AA credit rating and not raising taxes for four out of the last five years. Full Story

    LETTER: Help York, support statewide hotel tax reform
    12/17/2014 11:44 AM EST - State Sen. Scott Wagner was recently quoted in an article by Joshua Vaughn as saying "That [hotel occupancy] tax is going to get passed in 2015 one way or another. Full Story

    LETTER: Help preserve historic treasure
    12/16/2014 02:13 PM EST - I thoroughly enjoy seeing local good news on the front page of the newspaper. "Group scrambles as deadline looms" (Dec. Full Story

    LETTER: Day of reckoning coming
    12/16/2014 02:14 PM EST - Tom Wolf can hardly wait to get his hands on your wallet. As he prepares to take over as governor, he will do exactly the opposite of what Tom Corbett did for four years. Full Story

    LETTER: State budget mess direct result of bad choices
    12/16/2014 02:15 PM EST - After four years and an overwhelming defeat at the polls, it's sad to see that the Gov. Tom Corbett's budget secretary, the chief architect of his administration's failed fiscal policies, still just doesn't get it ("End the Pa. Full Story

    LETTER: A message from my new police officer friend
    12/16/2014 02:15 PM EST - Lately, I've been very distraught about the murder of Eric Garner and the lack of indictment. I've spent a lot of time in thought and prayer about the inherent racism and unnecessary violence of those with power. Full Story

    LETTER: State's plan for York City schools already outdated
    12/15/2014 01:27 PM EST - As York County's president commissioner, I am writing this letter to explain why I oppose the out-going Corbett Administration's petition to seize control of the York City School District for the benefit of a private charter school business. Full Story

  • LETTER: Mob mentality a cover for evil - 12/11/2014 08:39 AM EST
  • LETTER: Park litter not a pretty sight - 12/03/2014 10:37 AM EST
  • LETTER: Foolish rant by head of FOP - 11/28/2014 11:14 AM EST
  • LETTER: Sen. Wagner thanks voters - 11/24/2014 01:00 PM EST
  • LETTER: Thank a home health care worker - 11/20/2014 10:41 AM EST
  • LETTER: Wolf dodges tax questions - 10/30/2014 11:56 AM EDT
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