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LETTER: 42 criticize York City Mayor Helfrich’s appointments
LETTER: Boost Medicaid funding for nursing homes
Pennsylvania seniors who count on nursing facilities for their care deserve stronger support from the commonwealth in the upcoming 2019-20 fiscal budget. Years and years of flat funding is catching up with a system that supports one of the largest 85-and-over populations in the nation. Pennsylvania
by Anne Henry | 6 days ago
LETTER: Bryan Tate thanks voters, volunteers
It is with great appreciation that I say thank you to Republicans who voted for me on May 21, and to Democratic voters who wrote in my name on their primary ballot. Thank you for your confidence in me to serve as York County’s next Register of Wills & Clerk of the Orphans’ Court.
by Bryan Tate | 6 days ago
LETTER: Tell legislators to protect our drinking water
After the devastating events in Flint, Michigan, there have been concerns nationwide about the safety of our water. Aging infrastructure increases the risk of contaminating water in major cities, including in York County. Democrats and Republicans have not seen eye to eye on many issues, but there i
by Justin Snyder | 6 days ago
LETTER: Why is one college entrance tactic fair and the other not?
Many colleges are considering the use of “adversity scores” as a means of selecting students. This process would grant entrance to “under-served” student groups who could not gain entrance otherwise.
LETTER: Ask lawmakers to support Zero Waste PA
Infamous for Three Mile Island, York is no stranger to environmental hazard. However, most people living in the White Rose City don’t spend their days worrying about the threat that local environmental issues are posing to their health and neighbors’ well-being.
LETTER: Learn more about UPMC-accepted insurance
I’d like to take a moment to clarify a question involving health insurance plans accepted at UPMC Pinnacle.
OP-ED: Washington humbly asks for return to York City Council
Listening to our community members, assisting them with solutions to their concerns, as well as ensuring that their voices are heard and valued, continues to be the purpose of my service on York City Council.
LETTER: Thanks to participants of law enforcement remembrance event
Prospect Hill Cemetery and Cremation Gardens would like to thank all the participants who came out to support our 2019 Law Enforcement Community Remembrance event on May 7.
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LETTER: Time for a Latino on York City Council
I support Lou Rivera’s candidacy because he has demonstrated his ability to lead by co-founding and growing Latinos Unidos of York, serving on the board of United Way of York County, and being genuinely interested and concerned about the well-being of the City of York.
LETTER: TMI editorial reflects ignorance
Your May 10 editorial “Market dictated TMI closure” deserves a thorough scrubbing.
LETTER: Rivera pledges to lead by example
My campaign is one that will take a message of hope, growth and opportunity to all the people of York.
LETTER: Higgins for York County Commissioner
I want Judith Higgins representing me on the Board of Commissioners for York County.
LETTER: Write name if you don’t see it on ballot
My name is Ryan Supler, I'm running for the Office of York County Treasurer.
LETTER: Vote for Tate if you can
I am writing to endorse Bryan Tate for the York County Register of Wills.
LETTER: ‘Wonderful opportunity’ to elect Bryan Tate
I would like to encourage all Republican voters to join me in supporting Bryan Tate for York County Register of Wills in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, May 21.
LETTER: Register of Wills endorses Tate as successor
As the current York County Register of Wills/Clerk of Orphans’ Court, it is an extreme honor to endorse Bryan Tate to serve as my successor to the office.
LETTER: Time to elect business-savvy woman in Wheeler
I have had the privilege to know Julie Wheeler for many years. She has a great business background with a take-charge attitude but an amazing willingness to listen to everyone's point of view to build consensus before pressing forward.
LETTER: Babs would have voted for Bryan Tate
I am proud to support Bryan Tate for the office of Register of Wills. Bryan is a longtime friend of our family and someone who shares our love of York County and our willingness to serve.
LETTER: Julie Wheeler for commissioner
I have known Julie and her family for many years and it is with great pleasure and honor I write this letter in support of Julie and her quest to become our next York County Commissioner.
LETTER: Tate a ‘tireless community advocate’
Our community is fortunate to have an outstanding candidate for Register of Wills. I have known Bryan Tate for 25 year ever since he served as chief of staff for my brother Todd Platts.
LETTER: Dan Byrnes’ ‘sense of duty … unshakable’
There is no one finer to fill the Clerk of Courts position than Dan Byrnes. Humble. Wholehearted in everything he does. Dedicated. Decisive. Diligent. Courageous. Resilient.
LETTER: Tate’s love for York runs deep
My late husband, Sen. Mike Waugh, and I met Bryan in the early '90s. He was an energetic and enthusiastic young professional who very clearly cared about our community.
LETTER: Vote for experience. Vote Jonelle Eshbach
It is with immense pleasure and honor that I write this letter endorsing my friend for over 15 years Jonelle Eshbach for judge to serve on the York County Court of Common Pleas.
LETTER: Don’t miss another opportunity to put Rivera on York City Council
On May 21 I will be voting for Lou Rivera for York City Council. I not only find Lou to be highly qualified, I believe he will be someone to work diligently to unite the community and not only be a much needed voice for the Hispanic community but a voice for all voiceless people.
LETTER: Chronister’s resume wouldn’t get him an interview with a private business
Why would York countians vote for Steve Chronister for one of our three county commissioners? The obvious answer is they shouldn't.
LETTER: Elect Naylor for East Manchester supervisor
Residents of East Manchester Township, please vote for Dave Naylor for supervisor on May 21.
LETTER: Eshbach has knowledge, experience for bench
I highly endorse Jonelle Eshbach for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas.
LETTER: Help create understanding about stuttering
More than 3 million Americans and 70 million people across the globe stutter, but sadly it is still quite misunderstood. Help us change that.
LETTER: Dallastown’s ‘Les Mis’ production first-rate
Viewing the production of “Les Miserables” by the Dallastown high classes was like attending a Broadway play.
LETTER: Is Perry who you want looking out for your health care?
Rep. Scott Perry still wants to take away your health care insurance. He has voted more than 50 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, even though it has provided coverage to more than 700,000 adults and children in Pennsylvania.
LETTER: Vote out incumbents like Reilly
The York County Commissioner race is crowded this year, for good reason. York deserves commissioners who utilize our hard-earned taxpayer dollars for the public good.
LETTER: Smith is right candidate for county commissioner
I’m writing this letter of support for Ron Smith, who is running for York County County Commissioner. Having known and worked alongside Ron Smith for several years, I can attest to his strong work ethic, personal integrity and leadership abilities.
LETTER: Eshbach for York County judge
Jonelle has the extensive experience, intelligence and temperament to serve as an outstanding judge.
OP-ED: Reilly urges support for nuclear power industry in Pa.
As the Pennsylvania General Assembly gets set to debate legislation related to the state’s nuclear power industry, we must not lose sight of the fact that this is not just an academic policy conversation. It’s about the fate of thousands of workers and the economic vitality of the communities they h
OP-ED: Don’t compare New Freedom to North Codorus
You wrote an opinion piece that is incorrect on many of the New Freedom points and flagrantly against the new candidates running in New Freedom. Using the weight of your paper to spread such obvious bias is somewhat repugnant.
LETTER: Train poll workers to accommodate people with disabilities
While the right to vote has been given to Americans regardless of race, religion, gender, status and a host of other labels, it is not a private and independent vote for all Americans.
LETTER: Climate change affecting military readiness
Climate change isn’t waiting for Donald Trump or Scott Perry to take seriously the problem that burning fossil fuels is creating.
LETTER: Disappointed in lack of coverage of Herb Schmidt Relays
It is extremely disappointing that neither the York Daily Record nor the York Dispatch provided any coverage of the 60th anniversary of the Herb Schmidt Relays that were held at York Suburban on Friday, April 5.