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Editorials

Address turnpike ‘leakage’

Probably no one with any real understanding or logical suppositions surrounding the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s switch to all-electronic tolling subscribed to the shortsighted notion that the travel entity would not experience serious challenges in ensuring that a superior toll-collection record ...

York teachers must be free to teach race

An Oscar-nominated documentary on James Baldwin. A letter from the executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators. A coloring book of African Adrinkra symbols. Materials from the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Teachers in Central York ...

Commemoration of 9/11 should never end

People use the word “anniversary” in the context of something good in one’s life, something worth celebrating. Unfortunately, that word also is associated — or attached — too often to dates that remain a source of sorrow, loss and anger, such as Sept. 11, 2001, the date 20 years ...

There’s no price to compensate human suffering

Pennsylvania has an opportunity to extract a modicum of justice from drug companies that brought untold death and suffering to vulnerable people in what has been dubbed the opioid epidemic. The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office is recommending state officials sign on to a $26 billion ...

Sentimental card world changing

Boys growing up in the 1950s and ’60s never envisioned a time when Topps cards might no longer be an exciting component — or, indeed, a partner — of every major league baseball season. Every year, when the teams of those days were preparing to take the field for Opening Day, boys ...

Let’s make Labor Day new start

One of this country’s key strengths always has been its citizens’ commitment to hard work. Unfortunately, on this Labor Day, however, America has far too many citizens who are content to live by the credo “ask what my country can do for me, not what I can do for my country.” The ...