Building a plan to rebuild Pa., Lancacaster Intelligencer Journal

July 19, 2010

"Ecological calamity in the Gulf. An economy beset by joblessness and jittery investors. A growing fear we're fighting a war we can't win.

These are not the best of times, and it's easy to feel there's nothing we can do about it.

But before we throw up our hands and retreat into a shell, I'd like to share what happened Friday when nearly 600 people from around the state gathered in Lancaster to launch a campaign to revitalize Pennsylvania by saving our towns and older suburbs.

People came from places such as Scranton and Upper Darby, Wilkinsburg and Uniontown. They included real estate agents and clergy, teachers and attorneys. And they united beneath a banner of Building One Pennsylvania. For the complete Lancaster Intelligencer Journal article, please click here."