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OP-ED: Folmer has plenty of questions for Wolf
LETTER: Where’s the ‘fix’ in latest property tax plan?
In reference to The York Dispatch article “Seeking a property tax fix”: I do not see a fix in this plan. I see a transfer from tax on my property to tax on my retirement income.
LETTER: Latest property tax plan defeats purpose of relief
Did Rep. Ryan have a brain malfunction or is that his normal level of thought?
LETTER: Shameful record on climate
The July 25 letter “Thankful DePasquale is taking on climate change denier” points out that Rep. Scott Perry “has not voted one single time for the climate in the 6 years he’s been in office. That is pathetic.” Lancaster’s Rep. Smucker has the same shameful record.
LETTER: York GOP puts others in the crosshairs
When the Democratic Party of York County does voter registration we have a sign on our table that says Register to Vote Here.
OP-ED: Current board is destroying York Fair
The last few years there have been fewer and fewer food vendors. Fewer and fewer exhibitors. Less and less of everything. In fact, less and less York Fair.
LETTER: Congressman Smucker should clarify his statement
Congressman Lloyd Smucker's recent statement in the wake of President Trump's latest ugly racist comments demands clarification.
OP-ED: Cannabis: The latest economic grower
It’s evident the cannabis industry is growing, thriving, and impacting the economy in ways we have only just begun to comprehend.
OP-ED: A York City resident on reparations, racism
Affirmative action dictates quotas based on race. It applies to several different activities from education to employment. It was necessary and relatively successful in its intent of advancing the status of minorities at the time it was instituted. But, because it is race centered, it needs to be re
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OP-ED: ‘Very big mistake’ in North Codorus Twp.
Well, it’s official. After months and months of attending township meetings, sharing our perspective during public comment periods and even holding demonstrations before the meetings, on Jan. 1 the residents of North Codorus Township will lose the police department that we have grown to love over 17
LETTER: Klunk thanks HRC for Hanover town hall
I want to thank the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission for hosting the “No Hate in our State” town hall meeting at Guthrie Library on Thursday, July 11.
LETTER: Try these changes to improve boring baseball
Let’s face it, baseball is a boring game. What started out as a kids’ game to be played in the backyard or an open meadow has turned into a game of high-priced, overly developed adult athletes.
LETTER: DePasquale should run for governor, not Congress
I was saving my vote for Eugene for governor. There's no one more qualified to be chief executive of this commonwealth. Why box him in to one congressional district?
LETTER: ‘Helfrich Haters’ can’t accept he won
In a recently published letter, I was surprised to see that The York Dispatch chose to publish the names of signatories in a bold uppercase font. Why? Hopefully just to fill space.
LETTER: 42 criticize York City Mayor Helfrich’s appointments
Maybe Mayor Michael Helfrich found former Mayor Charlie Robertson's playbook in City Hall. That might explain Helfrich's following a Robertson stunt in trying to bypass city council scrutiny in appointing a department head.
LETTER: Puzzling statement from YCIDA on Yorktowne Hotel project
I don't understand the YCIDA's real reason for enlarging the Yorktowne to a size that would make it the largest hotel to open in York County in nearly a quarter century. What I do understand is that they're not doing it for the reason quoted above.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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: 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: Wheeler for York County
I am writing to you in support of Julie Wheeler, Republican candidate for York County Commissioner
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: 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: Revs player says Tate great example of York’s generosity
My name is Joshua Judy, and I am a baseball player for the York Revolution. I’m writing this letter to praise Bryan Tate and his dedication to the York community.
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: 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: Yorkers need clean slate of county commissioners
Remember the following when you are in the voting booth this primary: Prison facility and 911 Center issues, issues at the Children, Youth and Families Department, and a lack of transparency regarding the lawsuits against the county.
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.