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EDITORIAL: Good for you, York County voters
EDITORIAL: Hellam Township should stop fighting lawful use of a property
For two years, Bill and Wendy Hewitt have been fighting with Hellam Township about a property they want to buy.
EDITORIAL: Congratulation election winners, whoever you are
The blame, though, falls squarely at the feet of county officials, specifically York County commissioners.
EDITORIAL: We have lobbying problem in Pa.
We have a lobbying problem in Pennsylvania. Now it's time for our legislators to do something about it.
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EDITORIAL: A mandate to protect York County lands
It’s not every day you see property owners raising their hands in response to the question, “do you mind paying a little more in taxes”?
EDITORIAL: Trump, GOP ignoring impeachment reality
If there were any doubts that President Donald Trump has remade the Republican Party in his own image, they can be laid to rest in the wake of the House vote to formalize its impeachment inquiry.
EDITORIAL: South Western school board should rescind contract
They're acting as if J.P. Harris is the only debt collection agency in the country.
EDITORIAL: Trump needs to hear the boos
The cheers turned to boos. Loud and clear. No mistaking what was happening. Someone in the stadium started a chant: "Lock him up!"
EDITORIAL: Astros’ arrogance on full display
During the last week or so, the Houston Astros have proven themselves to be a great team, but a lousy organization.
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EDITORIAL: Put the brakes on fetal heartbeat bills
Several Republicans in the state Legislature, including at least four covering parts of York County, want to follow states such as Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Ohio that have passed laws banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected.
EDITORIAL: Let sheriff’s deputies police
Throughout the country, the local sheriff serves as a county's top cop. An elected official, voters regularly head to the polls to judge his or her performance and priorities. And deputies patrol the hinterlands the go uncovered by municipal police and state police alike.
EDITORIAL: Volunteer firefighters much needed
Merging volunteer fire companies is necessary, but it may only be a stopgap solution to a problem that may get worse.
EDITORIAL: New evidence Pa. must clear the air
A newly published database of auto emissions compiled by researchers at Boston University is the latest bit of bad news when it comes to air quality central Pennsylvania.
EDITORIAL: Who did House condemn again?
Did Perry suddenly grow some courage amid the slaughter of men, women and children? Not so much.
EDITORIAL: PSU letter writer deserves shame
Penn State's football program deserves praise for its strong support of Jonathan Sutherland, who recently was unfairly criticized for his dreadlocks.
EDITORIAL: Media again in GOP crosshairs
As the inevitability of impeachment closes in on President Donald Trump, he has responded predictably: Holding campaign rallies at which he can feed his ever-famished ego while railing inaccurately and unaccountably against his perceived critics.
EDITORIAL: Trump trips global crisis
Usually, when President Donald Trump turns his back on an erstwhile ally, it amounts to little more than a public embarrassment, political estrangement or, at worst, legal peril. In the case of Kurdish allies in northern Syria, it has sparked a wholesale humanitarian crisis.
EDITORIAL: Decree not ideal, but action needed
Despite the over-the-top allegations of tyranny from GOP lawmakers, Wolf's application of executive wasn't ideal . It's yet another expression of the imposition of defacto law by regulation. It was, in very real terms, an end-run on legislative authority.
EDITORIAL: Students must learn personal finance
Learning personal finance is absolutely critical for our students. That's why our schools should make it a requirement.
EDITORIAL: No one needs to carry a gun at the grocery
While we can debate whether the right person with a gun could have stopped those murders, there is one irrefutable fact: They didn't. In each case, the shooter was either killed or arrested by law enforcement. You know, the people who are trained to handle guns and people with guns.
EDITORIAL: Ignore Trump’s smokescreens
The president is an expert at changing the subject, muddying the waters and sowing doubt. He has proven far less adept at providing accountability.
EDITORIAL: Gutsy move for climate
Thumbs up to Gov. Tom Wolf for his executive order that could drastically reduce the Pennsylvania's greenhouse gas emissions should the state follow through.
EDITORIAL: Latest Trump charges sound awfully familiar
It has yet to be proven if President Donald Trump has illegally solicited help from foreign governments in hopes of shoring up questionable conspiracy theories, but the allegations have the ring of familiarity.
EDITORIAL: Unified sports movement a great idea
The unified sports movement has gained a foothold in York County. It's an idea that should flourish throughout the county.
EDITORIAL: A practical to-do list for Oct. in Pa.
As the days grow shorter and cooler — and, in the political world, angrier and more chaotic — there are a few items that should be on every Pennsylvanian’s to-do list this month.
EDITORIAL: Toomey, GOP again fail U.S.
As predicted earlier this week, Republican foot soldiers are fast falling in line to protect their flawed president.
EDITORIAL: West York schools cuts public out
Board members, though, had no interest in providing legitimate oversight, choosing instead to roll over for an unelected administrator.
EDITORIAL: Bill would help top college athletes
California's Fair Pay to Play Act deserves to be passed. It's a good start on getting college athletes the just compensation that they deserve.
EDITORIAL: Trump protection program must end
The allegations are serious, even for a president who routinely skirts the moral, ethical and legal boundaries of his office.
EDITORIAL: Thumbs up to the York Fair, Yolanda’s Place and Tucker Haas
Thumbs up for the York Fair, which drew in large crowds in its final turn before major changes come into play next year.
EDITORIAL: Sheriff owes public answers
Keuerleber has clearly concluded that voters either don't deserve answers or they won't be too concerned by the increasing flow inappropriate behavior spewing from the Sheriff's Office.
EDITORIAL: News that should outrage all of us
The number of uninsured folks in America rose by 1.9 million people in 2018. It was the first jump in nearly a decade.
GUEST EDITORIAL: Banning flavored vapes may cut teen use
The silver lining is that this mystery illness has lit a fire under the Food and Drug Administration, which had been moving at a glacial pace in deciding whether and how to regulate electronic cigarettes, even as their popularity exploded among teenagers.
EDITORIAL: Make it easier for absentee voters
There are still too many hoops people have to go through to be able to vote without physically going to their designated polling place on Election Day.
EDITORIAL: Off the rails just might work
If you find yourself hopping a “trolley” in downtown York City this fall, thank local entrepreneur Toni Calderone for the trip down memory lane.
EDITORIAL: Penn State-Pitt rivalry in limbo
After Saturday's game, there are no plans to renew the football rivalry between Penn State and Pitt.
EDITORIAL: GOP targeting its own voters
It's not just left-leaning voters that Republicans are willing to disenfranchise to maintain power. Now that challengers to President Donald Trump have begun to emerge from within his own party, at least four states are taking steps to cancel their 2020 GOP primaries and caucuses.