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It is time to end good-ol’-boys club
/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Disclaimer: I did not interview anyone involved with the county commissioner sexual harassment scandal; I’m writing from the perspective of a regular citizen watching this debacle play out in the news. Like many, I’m wondering if the county could hav|
Letter to the Editor - Oct. 11
/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Reality is scarier than Halloween fiction To the editor:The Herald-Mail is inviting readers to write original short stories for the 2017 Scary Story Contest.I believe that we already have scary stories. Every time I read a tweet from President Trump,|
How does a liberal bunker work?
/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:58:00 -0400
Of all the things I never thought I would see in my lifetime, it’s a guide to doomsday prepping — in the New York Times. That’s right, the old gray lady has gone all Heaven’s Gate on us in a…
Letters to the Editor - Oct. 12
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Today is a day to reflect on farms and their bounty To the editor: Today (Oct. 12) is National Farmer’s Day, and I’m honored to have a day to recognize my career choice — Maryland dairy farmer.
Feedback - Oct. 12
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:37:00 -0400
Russians can relax:
Feedback - Oct. 13
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:00:00 -0400
Tim Rowland is right:“I think Tim Rowland is right. I think the Washington County brass is trying to help Mr. Myers out and thanks, Mr. Cline, for not letting it slide.”— Leonard Beavers, Fairplay Columnist told it like it was:“I’m…
Allan Powell: As era closes, writer grateful for challenge
/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
The policy in which editors for The Herald-Mail cooperated with some citizens to supply columns are, in a sense, gifts to history. Thanks should be given to the paper for its policy of having several volunteer writers each week.
Don’t expect tax plans to deliver on sales pitches
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Sugar is bad for your health. This public service message is brought to you by someone who routinely gloms down the better part of a carton of ice cream at a sitting, and who became enraged when they downsized containers…
Don Stevenson: Responding to burgeoning hate
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
“Oppositional energy only creates more of the same. … The best response to hatred is the practice of the better.” — Richard Rohr, Franciscan theologian
Letters to the Editor - Oct. 15
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
County residents form PAC to support ‘healthy democracy’ To the editor: One day not long after the most recent presidential inauguration, two friends talked of their shared despair at the state of political discourse in our country, and of their…
Letters to the Editor - Oct. 16
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Pipeline plan deserves more attention To the editor: Nero played his fiddle while Rome burned.
Lloyd Waters: ‘DBoy’ is learning how to tweet
/ Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:45:00 -0400
I’m practicing this “tweeting” stuff this week. President Trump has taking tweeting to another level, so I thought I would try to emulate him. I can say a lot in 140 characters. I think I’ll practice a little.
Swedish Death Cleaning: Enter with caution
/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400
Some things are worth doing because they are good ideas. Some are worth doing just because of the name. It’s easily arguable that both apply to a trend known as Swedish Death Cleaning.

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