Scott Martin hits another home run with Library System reform

“If we can redirect a dollar — that currently goes to the system for some bureaucratic expense — to the libraries, there’s no reason we shouldn’t do that,’ Danz said.”

Chief justice revokes Feudale’s senior judge status

The letter also referenced Feudale’s personal relationship of former prosecutor Frank Fina, who now is in the Philadelphia district attorney’s office…

Gil Smart bids farewell and heads for the beach

Turns out, there are still papers, media companies, that really value local columnists, writers who are an identifiable face and voice in the community, someone who generates a following, who generates heat, who generates interest. And I know how to be that guy.

AG Kathleen Kane says removal attempt is ‘unconstitutional,’ plans to appoint special prosecutors

In her statement, Kane said she intends to “vigorously defend the Office of Attorney General against any and all future efforts by this committee or the Senate as a whole.”…

KEISLING: PA Attorney General’s Office must soon go to court to oppose Senate’s unconstitutional removal of Kane and her law license suspension

Both these issues — Kane’s law license suspension and the Senate’s threatened attempt to unlawfully impeach her — should now be fought vigorously in court.

Racist emails could impact pending criminal cases against two black legislators

[Defense attorney, A. Charles Peruto Jr.] soon would learn of accusations that top prosecutors on Bishop’s case had instructed the lead investigator to “target” black politicians, even though a confidential informant, Tyron Ali, initially had pointed them in the direction of at least four white state lawmakers, according to a May 2013 memo written by First Deputy Bruce Beemer to his new boss, Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

Penn State’s alumni-elected trustees will have access to Freeh documents

A statement Thursday evening from the seven trustees called the ruling “thoughtful, thorough and correct,” adding they had maintained that it wasn’t in Penn State’s best interest to withhold documents.

More News


"....I have never made it a consideration whether the subject was popular or unpopular, but whether it was right or wrong; for that which is right will become popular, and that which is wrong, though by mistake it may obtain the cry or fashion of the day, will soon lose the power of delusion, and sink into disesteem." Thomas Paine, Common Sense, on "Financing the War", March 5, 1782


Blog Archives

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

At 77, we cannot be confident that there will be ...

Convention Center Series

Is Marriott Hotel’s expansion throwing good tax payer money after bad?

“The math is simple. “If the Lancaster County Convention Center ...

Will AG Kane next investigate Lancaster Convention Center ‘miracle’?

The following is excerpted from the NewsLanc Convention Center Series, ...

KEISLING: In social flip, men forced to run office for a woman in state AG’s office

It's "9 to 5," except Bruce Beemer plays Dolly Parton's ...

Lancaster Acquisition of Harrisburg Incinerator

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

by Bill Keisling Corbett Administration officials publicly say the Act 47 ...

Coalition forming to challenge Corbett administration’s Harrisburg bailout plans involving LCSWMA incinerator purchase

by Bill Keisling Citizens dissatisfied with the Corbett administration's plan to ...

Tsukerman on Russia

Truck Drivers Protest in Russia

By Slava Tsukerman [caption id="attachment_73881" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Trucks of the ...

Russian’s attitude towards ISIS

By Slava Tsukerman On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, the Russian ...


The value of apologies; the meaning of charity

Two articles in Thursday’s New York Times touched upon important ...

Should prostitution be taxed, regulated and controlled?

Perhaps in a second life, instead of being a pioneer ...

Santa Monica Reporter

“Ex Machina” and “While We’re Young:” a mechanical woman and a mechanical plot

By Daniel Cohen, Santa Monica Reporter Robots have always been prominent ...

Post Mortem on Winter; Fifty Shades of Whips, Tyrants, and a Bond parody

By Dan Cohen, Santa Monica Reporter Last spring we suffered through ...

LGH Series

Does U of P Health System intend to become a health insurance company like Geisinger?

By Robert Field Lancaster General Hospital refuses to provide information to ...

LETTER: Lancaster General manipulates health care

How many people in Lancaster realize that their health care ...