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Letter to the Editor: How Low Can Liberals Go With Corrupt Moral Compass?

I am sure the last couple of years have been agonizing for liberals. While focusing on nonexistent Russian collusion to get rid of President Donald Trump, they lost their self-proclaimed moral high ground. Their mainstream media collaborators, Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose as well as others, were fired for sexual harassment. Their many big donors […]

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Letter to the Editor: Candidate Describes Why She’s Running for Pa. Legislature

It’s time to drain the swamp on the Susquehanna. In Harrisburg, legislators are beholden to few rules when it comes to transparency. There is no limit to the gifts they can accept or to their campaign contributions. They can spend discretionary money without itemized receipts, and select their own voters to keep their seats safe […]

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Letter to the Editor: Ingredients for a Great Day

How many times in one day do you hear the greeting “Have a good day”? The response seems universal: “You too!” or “Thank you!” One day, when faced with a friendly person who was waiting for my “thank you,” these words fell in place without a pause: “If I don’t have a great day, it […]

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Letter to the Editor: Rifle Ban Won’t Help Again

After reading “America Banned Assault Weapons in 1994; We Can Do It Again” (Advocate, March 8), I felt I had to respond to this incomplete and misleading article. I wanted to expand on it and used an unbiased source for my information, the FBI Expanded Homicide Data Tables. One mass murder is horrible and should […]

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Letter to the Editor: I See Pipeline Construction Causing Problems Every Day

I wasn’t going to respond after the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline article (“Pipeline paydays,” Feb. 4 Sunday LNP; “Pipeline Work Gives Short-Term Economic Boost,” Advocate, Feb. 8). Yes, it’s good for local merchants, etc., but so many negative things are being overlooked. Along the pipeline route, I witness what transpires every day in the three areas […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictOp/EdSchoolSchool Events

Editorial: Student Journalists Deserve Chance to Learn From Mistakes

The administration at Elizabethtown Area High School is legally within its rights to tell the staff of the student newspaper what to include in the publication and what to leave out. But that doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do. Elizabethtown Area High School junior Nathaniel McCloud, a co-editor of the student newspaper Elizabethtown […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeOp/Ed

Letter to the Editor: College Presidential Search Should Be on Merit Alone

As an alumna of Elizabethtown College and someone who was employed there for almost 30 years before my retirement seven years ago, I feel compelled to reply to the Feb. 15 editorial “In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity.” Given the serious financial and enrollment issues facing the college over the next few […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeOp/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Elizabethtown College Has Proud History of Diversity

Thank you for your Thursday, Feb. 15, front page article entitled “Elizabethtown College Prexy Strikwerda Plans to Retire After 8 Years.” In the same edition of the paper an editorial entitled “In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity” stated, “Elizabethtown College and the greater Elizabethtown community owe a debt of gradated to Carl […]

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