Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Government Workers’ Pension Funds Deserve Investigation

Could you please put me in touch with a good investigative reporter that will look into the State Employees’ Retirement System and Public School Employees’ Retirement System? Something went very wrong with the retirement system sometime around 2001 which has led to taxpayers having to foot the bill for ever increasing retirement costs. The county, […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Editorial: Governor Should Have Used Line-Item Veto in Budget Fight

Although there is plenty of blame to go around in the Pennsylvania budget fiasco, there is one person who could have prevented the budget brinksmanship singlehandedly had he acted wisely: Gov. Tom Wolf. It’s difficult to pass a budget under the best of circumstances. It’s made even more difficult with a Democratic governor and Republican […]

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Categories Elizbethtown Area School DisctrictFeaturedNewsSchool

Kraskewicz, Buckwalter Honored by Rotary as Students of the Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Erin Kraskewicz and David Buckwalter were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for September. Kraskewicz and Buckwalter were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Kraskewicz is the daughter of John and Christin of Elizabethtown. She is a member […]

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Categories FeaturedSchool

Elizabethtown Legislator Says Pa. Education Secretary Ignored Input

Elizabethtown’s state representative said he is deeply disappointed with the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. Rep. Dave Hickernell, the Republican majority chairman of the House Education Committee, expressed his disappointment along with his Senate counterpart, state Sen. John Eichelberger, a Republican from Blair County. Federal law calls for […]

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