Football, Politics and the Importance of a Handshake

Written by Irma Ilustre, Manheim Township. A shorter version of this piece was first published on November 29, 2020 in LancasterOnline/LNP under the title “What Happened to Good Losers?”. Reprinted here with permission from the author. Fall is a great time of year – not for the leaves or the pumpkin spice lattes, but forContinue reading “Football, Politics and the Importance of a Handshake”

A Global Perspective on American Greatness

Written by Kathy Becker, East Cocalico Township. An abbreviated version of this article was published on Sept. 26, 2020 in LNP/Lancaster Online. This longer version was first published on Nov. 1, 2020 in the Lancaster SPEAKS Up Blog with permission from the author. I went to bed on the night of Nov. 8, 2016, stillContinue reading “A Global Perspective on American Greatness”

Protestors and Looters

Written by Eric Kearsley, Willow Street. This LTE was first published on June 4, 2020 in LNP/LancasterOnline. Reprinted here with permission from the author. One more example of reprehensible policing tragically reminds us that we still have more work to end the terrible story of racism in America.  Every time this happens, we make someContinue reading “Protestors and Looters”