2020-06-25

2020-06-25 E-Edition

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Letters to the Editor

In response to the rather complicated statement from Hershey Trust Company on the continued closure of Spring Creek Golf course, please review the measures taken at the courses that I believe opened some time ago, including Deer Valley, Sunset, Par Line, Tree Top, Fairview, Royal Oaks and Manada and actually do something to open the most popular nine hole course […]

I’ll Listen


I struggled with what to write this week, with finding something new to say. But maybe, just maybe, at a time when people seem to be talking at each other instead of to each other, I’d be better off just to listen. You can reach me at my direct number: 717-460-3803. I’ll listen. Subscription Required! You must be an active […]

50 Years Ago


Today is the day a new temporary city of 14,000 persons grows overnight from the 170 acres of grassy fields behind Hershey Stadium as the nearly 4,000 member trailers of the Wally Byams International Caravan club arrive in Hershey for their annual national get together. The Hershey High School Class of 1930 had its 40th anniversary reunion at the Cocoa […]

Ryan’s Report

Retaliation and Retribution

On June 19, the Governor’s Office of Communications announced the reopening of 12 of the remaining counties with only one county, Lebanon County, remaining yellow. In a politically motivated commentary, the announcement stated, “The only county not slated to move to green on June 26 is Lebanon County. Against the advice of public health experts and against orders from Gov. […]

From Where I Sit


It almost slipped by me, but then I saw the Charles Schultz cartoon of Snoopy coming ashore at Omaha Beach in the June 7 edition of the Patriot “Peanuts” cartoon. I’m talking about the June 6 anniversary of the Allied Forces landing on the Normandy, France, beaches in 1944 on what has come to be known as D-Day. The Schultz […]

Notes From The Mayor


All through the COVID pandemic, I have been saying that Florida seems to be opening up the right way. Now, it is having huge spikes of over 4,000 new cases on Saturday and the young adult age group seems to be the highest numbers. The news shows overcrowded bars and nightclubs where no one is wearing a mask and social […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

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Spring In Summer

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One person was taken to the hospital after this vehicle crashed into the back of a garbage truck on the 200 block of Lawn Road around 12:30 p.m. June 19. Police said the crash occurred when a vehicle operated by Evelyn Strohm, 89, from Palmyra, struck the truck, operated by David Gregg, 55, from Reinholds. Strohm was taken to the […]