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  • Conoy Township Considers Draft Nuisance Ordinance

    A draft ordinance for nuisances got heated discussion at the latest Conoy Township supervisors meeting, as did a proposed ordinance regulating dogs and cats. The township is considering a nuisance ordinance after getting complaints about a man firing a gun repeatedly, disturbing neighbors, though supporters of such an ordinance said it is not just for […]

  • College Names Head of Its New Bowers Center for Wellness

    Elizabethtown College has named Whitney Jones as director of the Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being effective Monday, Jan. 7. The new state-of-the-art facility will be utilized as a space for recreation and training, as well as for peer educators, instructional workshops, and wellness programs. “We’re thrilled to welcome Ms. Jones to Elizabethtown College […]

  • Nolt, Wolf Honored by Rotary Club as Students of Month

    Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Adrienne Nolt and Jared Wolf were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for November. Nolt and Wolf were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Nolt is the daughter of Michael and Carol Nolt of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

  • gavelMan Accused of Sexual Assault of 11-Year-Old

    A Mount Joy Township man is accused of sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl. Austin Dakota Keller, 19, of Milton Grove Road near Cloverleaf Road, is facing two counts of the first-degree felony of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, two counts of the third-degree felony of indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, two counts of the third-degree felony of corruption […]

  • Elizabethtown Area Middle School Announces Honor Roll

    Elizabethtown Area Middle School principal Nate Frank has announced the honor roll for the first trimester of the 2018-2019 school year. For students to achieve honor roll they are required to attain a 92 percent average overall with no grade lower than 83 percent in any subject area. A total of 240 students made the […]

  • Woman Accused of Attacking Officer Faces Aggravated Assault Charge

    An Elizabethtown woman accused of attacking a police officer who responded to a domestic disturbance call at her home and is facing two firstdegree felony charges of aggravated assault. Dion N. Kennedy, 45, of East Washington Street near Spruce Street, is also facing the second-degree misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest, the third-degree misdemeanor charge of […]

  • Alleged Lie at Gun Store Gets Felony Charges for Two Men

    Two northern Lancaster County men are facing felony charges after police said one of them bought an assault rifle at a store in Mount Joy Township on the other’s behalf and falsely stated on a form that he was the true purchaser. Police said Josiah Matthew Beckett, 35, of North Third Street near Walnut Street in Denver Borough, bought […]

  • Bainbridge Inn Assault Suspect Now Facing Arson Charge

    The man accused of stabbing two men in a Bainbridge saloon is now facing an arson charge, accused of dumping motor oil and gasoline on a wooden floor in his father’s home in Falmouth, then placing a running space heater in the puddle of fuel. Susquehanna Regional Police Sgt. Jason H. Smith wrote in a […]

  • EASD Commits to 3 More Years With Countywide Alternative High School

    The Elizabethtown Area School District has approved a request by the Lancaster County Academy to commit for an additional three years starting July 1. The district will continue to purchase 10 seats per school year to the alternative school for students who struggle in a traditional school or who have dropped out. There will be […]

  • Elizabethtown Boys Club to Affiliate With Little League Baseball

    For the first time in more than 16 years, Little League baseball is returning to Elizabethtown. On Thursday, Dec. 6, the Elizabethtown Boys Club announced on Facebook that online registration for a new area Little League would begin on Monday, Dec. 10. It is open to all boys and girls under the age of 13 […]

  • EAHS Bowling Opens With Two Wins

    It was a wild slate for the Elizabethtown Area High School bowling team to begin the season; the Bears had two matches and a tournament to deal with over the course of three days. However, they were able to come away with positive results, getting major contributions from a large portion of the roster in […]

  • EAHS Swimming Blows Out Milton Hershey to Start the Year

    With a new head coach in Chad Houck on board, the Elizabethtown Area High School swimming team was looking to begin the season with a bang. The Bears did just that, coming home with a dominating sweep during an away meet at Milton Hershey on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The girls team was utterly dominant taking […]

  • Girls Basketball Tops McCaskey, Falls to Donegal and Solanco To Begin 2018-19 Campaign

    It’s a lot to ask a largely inexperienced group of players to hold down the fort to start a season when arguably the team’s best player is out injured. That’s the situation the Elizabethtown Area High School girls basketball team found itself in to kick the 2018-19 season off. The Lady Bears performed admirably given […]

  • EAHS Boys Basketball Tips Off Season With a Win Over Solanco And Losses to Central York and Manheim Township

    Entering the 2018-19 season, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team was aiming to continue its progress from the previous two seasons and potentially take a step forward as a unit. Sometimes, however, there are bumps in the road, especially when you play quality opponents. That’s exactly how the Bears began the year. The […]

  • W. Donegal OKs Waivers for Industrial Buildings, Balks at Cost Estimate

    West Donegal Township supervisors approved waivers for developer/builder Doug Lamb to develop five industrial buildings of up to 5,000 square feet each with several conditions, but delayed action on approving the cost estimate. The conditions imposed by supervisors at their meeting on Monday, Dec. 10, for the buildings near the Nordstrom East Coast Fulfillment Center […]