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Letter to the Editor: Let’s Make Owners of Guns Financially Liable for Shootings

In Florida there has been another mass shooting. How do we end or at least curtail these tragedies? Banning guns will not work. Gun ownership is considered a right. How about we make gun owners responsible? Let us have legislation at the national level to make any gun owner (registered or simply de facto) legally and […]

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Letter to the Editor: Elizabethtown’s Proposed Trash Ordinance Has Excessive Fines

Elizabethtown Borough has released the proposed ordinance revising the sections of the municipal code relating to trash and recycling. The revisions are in response to a county-wide change of the materials that can be accepted for recycling by the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority. This is just a matter of procedure to update the […]

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Editorial: Will Taxpayers Really Save Money by Closing a Court?

Amid all the shouting and accusations made at a public meeting about a proposal to close Elizabethtown’s magisterial district court, some very valid points were made. One of these points was the source of the data that was used to reach the conclusion that the Elizabethtown court has the lightest workload. Lancaster County President Judge […]

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