Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: One Way or Another, We All Pay for Health Care

What’s a governor to do? Especially a GOP governor who opposed the Affordable Care Act, whose constituents face 30-plus percent premium increases as a consequence of his party’s undermining the mechanisms in the ACA that keep premiums reasonable. Ask Wisconsin’s Scott Walker. Suddenly, he understands that to keep the things his constituents want, like coverage […]

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Letter to the Editor: Who Should Get Death Penalty in Fight Against Opioids?

President Donald Trump says that he is considering seeking the death penalty against drug dealers and traffickers to help curb the opioid epidemic. My question is this: Will this penalty apply to all the doctors and pharmaceutical companies that have manufactured and pushed these drugs to the masses for decades? HEATHER MAGRECKI Mount Joy

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Letter to the Editor: Protecting Schools From Armed Invaders Is No Laughing Matter

I was truly appalled when I watched video of the Pennsylvania House Education Committee hearing on school safety on March 15. While the first panels summarized what’s happening in the state, what teacher and education organizations feel should be happening, and what’s happening elsewhere in the country, the last panel was a grab bag. What […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Carry the Cross Event Held Downtown

A large crowd gathered in Elizabethtown on Friday, March 30, for the Carry the Cross even held annually on Good Friday; the group carried crosses through the downtown area. The Christian holiday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus and the events leading up to it as described in the New Testament. Christians believe the suffering Jesus […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Red Tulips Blooming for Drug-Free Elizabethtown

A community beautification and youth drug and alcohol prevention project that took place during Red Ribbon Week in October will soon bear the fruits of its labor around town. Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care and Elizabethtown Area School District, with the help of EACTC coalition members and community partners, planted 2,500 red tulip bulbs throughout […]

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Emily Oyler, Austin Kreiser Recognized by Elizabethtown Rotary as Students of the Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Emily Oyler and Austin Kreiser were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for April. Oyler and Kreiser were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Oyler is the daughter of Ronald and Beth Oyler of Elizabethtown. She has been […]

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