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    Posted on August 24th, 2017 Becky 6 comments


         I love it. Smucker who just claimed that Congress has been productive and has yet to hold a public session with his constituents is sitting right in front of a billboard for LanCity connect and MAW…a totally 2-bit outfit scamming dollars from Lancaster City. A perfect juxtapostion since Smucker does the same…scams money from Lancaster City and gives it to his benefactors LNP and High specifically.
    Posted on Lancaster Online under today’s LNP video, “Watch: Congressman Smucker meets with LNP Editorial Board,” (click here). A screenshot from the video is above.
         This is simply unbelievable! The sign in LNP’s boardroom says “Sponsored by LanCity Connect?” How much money has MAW given LNP? All of the money MAW has comes from the taxpayers – $4.7 million to be exact!

    Suzanne Cassidy, Opinion Editor, far right and clockwise Executive Editor Barbara Hough Roda and Deputy Opinion Editor Rich Manieri.

         Did Mayor Gray and Patrick Hopkins suggest that MAW give LNP money to keep them happy and quiet? Is this the reason LNP reporter Tim Stuhldreher has not told the public that MAW’s assets consist of a building in Reading valued at $89,000? Is this the reason Stuhldreher has not named a single business or institution that MAW has done business with before?

         This morning I just thought some of these people would be going to jail over the CRIZ. Now it looks as if they will be going to jail for LanCity Connect as well.
         And I hate to use Trump’s words but I will: The LNP editorial board is made up of some of the most dishonest people you will ever encounter.


    From, “City appeals state ruling to provide information to NewsLanc re $9 million CRIZ award,” (click here). Please note that LNP and High Industries make up the “Penn Square Partners.”

    Gray & Sorace

         Who is going to jail over this? Several people will go to jail. Who will they be?
         And today, the LNP editorial board “meets” with now U.S. Representative Lloyd Smucker who wrote the CRIZ for LNP – except it was supposed to be for blighted properties. Will Smucker be going to jail? Will he join Rick Gray and top LNP executives in jail? Will city council member and mayoral candidate Danene Sorace be going to jail? How about Randy Patterson and Patrick Hopkins? There are just so many…
    Please check back later today.



    1. I hate seeing typos in important documents.

      In the second line in point #1, they have “though” instead of “through” which changes the intent of the statement.

      It looks like Newslanc gets better results when petitioning for things via the state rather than Lancaster city and county as you well have experienced. I wonder if they have an attorney working on these things for them?

    2. They will, unfortunately, need an attorney.

      [I also hate typos but I know how hard it is to edit one’s own work and I am guilty on this site far more often than I like.]

    3. I wonder how much the City of Lancaster is paying Zimmerman, Pfannebecker, Nuffort and Albert, LLP to keep these documents a secret? I will have to put in a Right to Know request to find out! 🙂

    4. I believe that both Randy Patterson and Patrick Hopkins in Tuesday night’s city council meeting referenced their being employed by the city for the last 12 years. These men handle vast amounts of money and make crucial decisions daily, and absolutely no one is watching them. No one at all! It is, as I have often said, scary beyond belief.

    5. Regarding the spelling error… I make them too. From the look of how you posted those numbered paragraphs, I commented before I looked at Newslanc’s page. As it turned out, that wasn’t a part of an official document after all. Probably should have seen it all in context first.

      No one’s prefect 🙂

    6. My theory on how any of these assholes in Manor Township keep their jobs is that Police Chief Todd Graeff has photos of the township manager and the supervisors taking it up the ass from a monkey while hanging from a chandelier. My theory for Lancaster is similar, but it has more to do with sheep and pants down around their ankles while they step away from a meeting and no one can find them – or so they think. I’m not saying its true, and I dont want to be accused of slander, but I have a cousin who has a friend who works as a nurse at LGH, and she knows a doctor in the e.r. who works nights and weekends….