Opinion

Editorial

A message to borough residents, businesses

Our community is in transition. Some of our challenges are new, while others have a long history. I feel it is important to speak frankly and directly to the concerns of our present moment, voiced so passionately by the past week’s demonstrations on Chambersburg’s Memorial Square.

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Op-Ed

Op-ed: Rot at center of society

The killing of George Floyd is an especially painful reminder of how far we have yet to travel as a nation to find peace and equality — because this could be anywhere in America.

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op-ed column

Democracy is the loser

Here is what led to the current fight between the Republican-led General Assembly and our Democratic governor as to which businesses can reopen.

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letters to the editor

Voters want fair districts

“ We do not have a functional state government. Gerrymandering reform would be a big step forward to end this dysfunction.“ … Letter from Fair Districts PA

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Editorial

A tribute to the Class of 2020

As you weave your way through this maze of uncertainty, you and so many other students are bringing hope and kindness to our community. It is inspiring and reassuring to see you, Class of 2020, bringing hope to others.

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Editorial

Op-ed: Honoring our peace-keepers

Please take a brief pause to thoughtfully reflect on the service of the men and women who serve Franklin County and keep local residents safe. If you see police this week, please thank them.

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Gov. Tom Wolf

The Coronavirus and Wolf’s approach

Wolf has struck a similar low-key tone throughout the crisis — even as he expands his use of emergency powers and disagrees more and more with Republican lawmakers and others who want more businesses to reopen.

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Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor: New heroes need help

COVID-19 is the biggest threat since 9/11. The COVID-19 pandemic has put doctors in the same position as our military was on 9/11. Our doctors and nurses are on the front line working to protect us against an unknown and powerful enemy.

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Op-Ed: Growing Pains in Franklin County

Op-Ed: Growing Pains in Franklin County

When I was in elementary school, there were a few years when I sprouted up past my classmates. At those times my legs, arms and back were in so much pain that my mom took me to the doctor to find out what was wrong.

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