Sunday driving on Wednesday morning
It’s 18 degrees and my car seat is freezing. At the same time, there’s a guy in Buffalo shoveling his SUV out of six feet of snow. A late night order of beef lo mein and a...
- Posted November 19, 2014
Holiday blur amid the brrrr
Dust off your union suits, folks, here comes the polar vortex! Sounds menacing, doesn’t it? Like a professional wrestler. Ivan Putski better find his sukmana, because the Polish Hammer is no match for this encroaching pocket of...
- Posted November 13, 2014
Lighting up Halloween
Lions respond to parade change critics Letter to the community, The Lititz Lions Club has been serving the Lititz community for over 73 years. The Club wants to continue that service by again sponsoring the 2014 Halloween...
- Posted August 20, 2014
A tribute to Ammon K. Gibble
Ammon K. Gibble, who resided on a farm outside of town, was the first boy from the Manheim community to lose his life in France during World War I. He was less than one month short of...
- Posted June 18, 2014
Marriage equality comes to Pennsylvania
When U.S. District Judge John E. Jones, III, recently issued his decision overturning Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage, reactions from religious communities were quite varied. The morning after the ruling was made public, and even before Governor...
- Posted June 10, 2014
Do you know what your kids are into?
It’s every parent’s nightmare. To come home and your child is supposed to be there and they’re not. I can’t imagine, as a father of two children, experiencing that. And then to have information coming from neighbors...
- Posted June 4, 2014
Skunks of the butterfly world: The black swallowtail
The Black Swallowtail, Papilio polyexenes, is a butterfly that is not as common as it was 40 years ago, but it is usually seen every year. There are two broods, and the only difference is that the...
- Posted June 4, 2014
Working to streamline tax codes for small businesses
Most can agree the process of filing taxes each year can be overwhelming. For Pennsylvania business owners; however, “overwhelming” may seem like an understatement. Small businesses oftentimes spend thousands of dollars hiring tax experts and are burdened...
- Posted May 28, 2014
Hunger Garden opening highlights charitable food efforts
On April 29, I was honored to join members of the General Assembly’s Hunger Caucus and hunger advocates from across the state to break ground for the fifth growing season for the Capitol Hunger Garden in Harrisburg....
- Posted May 7, 2014
Making ‘America’s pastime’ possible
Local veterans invited to Salute to Veterans event It has been said there is nothing more American than baseball. The national pastime has evolved with our country, with origins dating back to the 18th century. Its popularity...
- Posted April 30, 2014
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