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2008-08-25 09:00:26

By Rita M Rhoads By Rita M. Rhoads / Special to the Sunday News In an article on Lyme disease (Aug. 3), there were several inaccurate statements. I will delineate these errors, but will admit one huge truth: Lyme is on an upswing. In our small nurse-midwifery practice we had five pregnant women with Lyme disease in 2007. As a nurse practitioner, I am also seeing many more patients with Lyme disease than in previous years. First inaccurate statement: "80 percent of patients with Lyme...

2007-12-17 06:00:15

By Michael Schwartz "Tenants are adults," said city landlord Alan Cherkin. "They should be held accountable for their actions." The landlord-tenant relationship is a two-way street, and if a tenant acts in bad faith, well-meaning landlords can be left holding the bag - and the bills. Lancaster city provided the Sunday News a list of the top 50 landlords by complaints received in 2007. (Please see chart on Page A4 of the top 10, and a chart on LancasterOnline.com for the full...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'