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  • EAHS Boys Basketball Beats Twin Valley And Lebanon Before Falling to Northern York

    With seven games left in the regular season, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team is sitting at 8-7. That record may seem middling, but it’s a hard-earned one; as of Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Bears have the 11th toughest schedule among District 3’s 5A teams, as well as the fifth toughest out of […]

  • Lonardi Reaches 1,000 Career Points as EAHS Girls Basketball Dominates Lebanon and Loses Close Game to Cedar Cliff

    Friday, Jan. 11, was Marena Lonardi’s night. The senior, who just committed to play collegiately at Lock Haven, was 22 away from reaching 1,000 career points for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls basketball team. She eclipsed that mark, and then some. The Lady Bears went into their away matchup with Lebanon looking for both […]

  • E-Town Schools Starting Online Video Game Club

    Elizabethtown Area High School students who are into online gaming will have a new outlet to pursue that pastime in the form of a high school “esports” club. Elizabethtown school board members heard about plans to get interested students involved in gaming through the North America Scholastic Esports Federation, whose mission is to provide opportunities for students to use esports to acquire […]

  • Local Legislators Aument, Hickernell Get New Committee Leadership Posts

    Two state legislators whose districts include Elizabethtown have new committee leadership roles. State Sen. Ryan Aument is chairman of the Senate Education Committee and Rep. Dave Hickernell is chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee for the 2019-2020 session. Aument serves the 36th Senate District, which covers northern Lancaster County. Hickernell serves the 98th House […]

  • West Donegal Considers Regulations for In-Home Lodging Booked Online

    Roger Snyder got another year as chairman of the West Donegal Township supervisors and Douglas Hottenstein got another year as vice chairman as part of the township’s annual organization meeting required by state law. When selecting supervisors’ areas of interest, Snyder got zoning, Hottenstein got roads, Phil Dunn got administration, John Martin II got parks […]

  • Mount Joy Twp. Supervisors Have Leadership Change

    Mount Joy Township supervisors had a change in leadership in their annual organization meeting, with Gerald G. Cole chosen as chairman and Debra E. Dupler as vice chair on Monday, Jan. 7. Last year, David W. Sweigart was chairman of the board and Cole was vice chairman. The township’s other two supervisors are Lisa S. Heilner […]

  • Local Students Excel in Engineering Club

    Elizabethtown Area School District students in the Engineering Club have been excelling in competitions lately. The Engineering Club is open to all EASD seventh through 12th grade students who are interested in designing, building, and testing things. Students select engineering or robotic competitions. They form teams and prepare for the competitions during the after school […]

  • EAHS Girls Basketball Stunned by Warwick, Tops Conestoga Valley

    Sometimes it takes a shocking defeat to jolt a team back into reality after a decent winning streak. The Elizabethtown girls basketball team certainly experienced that during its first two Section Two matchups of the season. The Lady Bears hosted Warwick in Daubert Gym on Friday, Jan. 4. Both defenses were strong to start the […]

  • Boys Basketball Outlasts Hershey, Loses to Warwick, Trounces Conestoga Valley

    It may sound strange, but the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team should consider itself fortunate to be at 6-6 with 10 games to go in the season. The Bears have had to fight and claw their way through the majority of the games, and their recent run was no exception. Elizabethtown’s first game […]

  • EAHS Swimming: Girls Go 2-0 Vs. Lower Dauphin And Lancaster Catholic; Boys Go 0-2

    Both the swimming teams at Elizabethtown Area High School came into 2019 with identical 2-2 records. After the Bears’ first two meets of the year, however, one is a much better position than the other. The two teams went to Milton Hershey Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 2, for a non-league battle against Lower Dauphin. […]

  • EAHS Bowling Beats Manheim Township, Knocks Off Undefeated Penn Manor

    Coming into 2019, the Elizabethtown Area High School bowling team had a solid record of 5-1 (34-8 in points), good for second in Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. However, the Bears needed to get through the first part of a tough stretch in order to stay alive for first. They succeeded in spades. The […]

  • In 3-2 Vote, Conoy Twp. OKs Dog Adoption Center

    By a 3-2 vote, Conoy Township supervisors voted to approve plans for a dog adoption center after their solicitor told them it would be very difficult for him to defend a denial in court. Supervisors John L. Shearer, Kevin S. McKain and Chairman Stephen L. Mohr voted to approve the plan for Almost Home Dog […]

  • Elizabethtown Borough OKs Partnership With College to Get State Grant

    The Elizabeththown Borough Council voted unanimously to approve a partnership with Elizabethtown College to get a $1 million state grant for campus improvements related to fitness and well-being programs. The grant is from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Under the program, the borough must apply for the money, which would be used for various improvements […]

  • Farm Show Kicks Off Jan. 5

    Those who have attended the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg know that it’s more than just cows, tractors and milkshakes. The show affords families unfamiliar with agriculture a chance to see the processes by which food items make the transition from farm to table — and gives many opportunities to get hands-on with farm […]

  • Recent Food Service Safety Inspections in Greater Elizabethtown

    The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Following are recent local inspection reports. Gingrich’s Food Market, 216 W. Hill St., Bainbridge, follow-up, Dec. 20. Commercially processed refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature control for safety food (Lebanon bologna, sweet bologna, chicken breast, deli ham and cheese), located in […]