Categories Op/EdPolice & Fire

Editorial: State Should Have Consistent Regulations for Police Hiring

Elizabethtown Police Chief Jack Mentzer noted something odd when discussing how his agency’s hiring procedure differs from that of the Northwest Regional and Susquehanna Regional police departments: He has to follow a civil service hiring procedure set up in the 1950s and his colleagues in the regional police forces don’t. Surely it made sense at […]

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Categories FeaturedSports

Basketball Takes Fairbanks to Ireland, and Maybe Beyond

College is now in the past. Grad school soon will be. Her high school days, at Elizabethtown, have receded in the rear-view. Athletic riches and broad-based fame are (probably) not going to happen. Yet Sarah Fairbanks is still playing basketball. She has no plans to stop. “Why not?’’ Fairbanks asked recently. “There’s nothing stopping me.’’ […]

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