About Suzanne Cassidy
The chapel at the former Manheim Township home of the Cloistered Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary was where my parents went when they were worried or grieving or especially grateful.
More than three decades ago, I was diagnosed with a chronic illness that has caused me to have many sleepless and uncomfortable nights, several surgeries and hospital stays, and countless medical appointments.
THE ISSUE We’re just two days away from Election Day. More than 9 million Pennsylvanians have registered to vote in this year’s election; more than 3 million requested mail-in ballots; and, as of Thursday morning, 2.1 million mail ballots had been returned to county elections offices across…
My father served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Having watched his three older brothers go off to war, he pleaded with his Irish father to sign a waiver that would allow him to enlist at age 17.
When the invitation came in the mail from Hospice & Community Care to a Mother’s Day breakfast for women who have lost their mothers, I barely could look at it.
Editor's note: This story is from April 2014.
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LNP Opinion Editor Suzanne Cassidy met with Dr. John Shand, a psychiatrist for WellSpan Philhaven in Lancaster, and Dr. Pia Fenimore, of Lancaster Pediatric Associates, to discuss teen anxiety and depression.
Three years ago, we opened our editorial board to members of the community. It was one of the wisest decisions we ever made.
I was surprisingly rattled by the news that broke last week of the closure of UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster on College Avenue — or St. Joseph Hospital, as many of us knew it.
We can get mired in the gloom and maddening swirl of partisan polarization for months on end, but this week will offer a reprieve: Thanksgiving.