Categories E-Town CollegeOp/Ed

Editorial: In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity

Elizabethtown College and the greater Elizabethtown community owe a debt of gratitude to Carl J. Strikwerda for his leadership at the college. He is retiring at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year and the college is searching for a successor. As the college looks for its 15th president, the search committee should take a […]

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Letter to the Editor: Why Did Federal, State Courts Reach Different Conclusions?

It’s amazing that two courts can look at the same set of facts and reach different conclusions. Shortly after a panel of federal judges ruled that Pennsylvania’s map of congressional districts did not violate the U.S. Constitution, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that it “clearly, plainly and palpably” violated the state’s constitution. The state court […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Lancaster Man Charged in Elizabethtown Drug Death

A Lancaster man is charged in connection with a 27-year-old Elizabethtown woman’s overdose death in November. Lancaster City police arrested 18-year-old Alejandro Jose Yens the night of Saturday, Feb. 10, in the city. Elizabethtown police Detective Dustin Ryan charged Yens with felony drug delivery resulting in death regarding the Nov. 9 overdose of Danielle Witman […]

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Elizabethtown College Prexy Strikwerda Plans to Retire After Eight Years

Elizabethtown College President Carl J. Strikwerda has announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2019, after two four-year terms. The college announced on Monday, Feb. 12, that its Board of Trustees will oversee a search for his successor beginning immediately. While Strikwerda has been at the helm, Elizabethtown College has raised almost $50 million for its […]

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