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Event Planned to Take Back Prescription Drugs

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care in partnership with local law enforcement, will host a prescription drug take back event as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Giant Food Store, 1278 S. Market Street, Elizabethtown. […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Commentary: Be Sure to Thank Farmers For Enabling Fun Fall Activities

By RYAN P. AUMENT We have a lot to be proud of here in Lancaster County – from the lush, sprawling farmlands and rich Amish heritage, to the quaint towns with bustling tourism industries, Lancaster County’s appeal is truly one-of-a-kind. Indeed, Lancaster County attractions entice visitors every year to experience traditional food, wholesome family activities, […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Religion Coverage That Appeared in Advocate

Thank you for your local reporting on religious news in the Oct. 11, 2018, issue of The Elizabethtown Advocate; “Progressive Christians Hold Political Rally in County” and “Brethren Clergy Won’t Lose Credentials for Same-Sex Weddings.” In the first article by LNP Staff Writer Earle Cornelius, Doug Pagitt, an evangelical pastor from Minneapolis, said “some Republican […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Smucker’s Self-Awareness Lacking in Ice Cream Reaction

I’d like to suggest a new ice cream flavor in honor of Congressman Lloyd Smucker and his campaign: “Smucker’s Sour Grapes.” The response by the Smucker campaign to MoveOn.org partnering with the founders of Ben & Jerry’s to raise money for progressive candidates such as Smucker’s opponent Jess King — on top of being the predictably petty […]

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