Categories Sports

GEFA All-Stars to Play MIFL All-Stars

The Great Eastern Football Association All-Stars will take on All-Stars from the Major Indoor Football League on Saturday, July 15, at 3 p.m. in Whitehall. Here is the roster of GEFA All-Stars that are scheduled to play in the contest: QB: Brandon Ellis and Shane Scott. RB: Malik Breon, Brian Tamburlin and James Sweeting. WR: […]

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Categories Sports

GEFA All-Stars Announced; Nine Cyclones Listed

The Great Eastern Football Association All-Star game will be played on Saturday, July 1, at 1 p.m. in Dickson City. The game will feature All-Stars from the Valley Conference taking on the Mountain Conference All-Stars. Valley Conference All-Stars: QB: Greg Medina (Mount Joy Cyclones), Brandon Ellis (Cumberland Valley Hitmen) and Brock Mitchell (NEPA Shock). RB: Cody […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Show Up at Meetings if You Don’t Like Public Projects

As Elizabethtown Borough’s pedestrian-bicycle pathway continues to make progress east of Market Street, we’re seeing more and more griping about it online. Reasonable people can disagree about how, if at all, this sort of project should be done. But many of the arguments being made against this project fail to show any sort of reason. […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNews

Masonic Village Gives $15K for Kids

The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently pre­sented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eight years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $135,000 for its grant program. The foundation’s educational classroom grant program awards funds to Elizabethtown Area School District […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

Lights of Hope Thrift Store Closing, Shoppes on Market Street Moving

Jewel David Ministries has announced that it will be relocating its retail business, Shoppes on Market, to Trellis Place at 153 E. High St., Elizabethtown, in September 2017.  The Lights of Hope Thrift Store will be closed permanently by the end of July. Despite being retail successes, both stores had difficulty operating in their present […]

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Categories News

Elizabethtown Gets Tornado Warning

Elizabethtown got a tornado warning in which emergency notices were sent to cellphones warning people to seek shelter immediately on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid windows, but the storm passed the town with little damage. Other areas were not as lucky with the storms that passed through on Monday, June 19. […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictNewsSchoolSchool Board News

School Board Oks Budget, Hears About Solar Power Plan

The Elizabethtown school board approved the proposed $60.9 million budget for the 2017-18 school year, which will raise taxes by 4.75 percent, with millage increasing from 19.9 to 20.845. Board member Ronald T. Grenko cast the only nay vote at the meeting on Tuesday, June 20. Two board members, M. Caroline Lalvani and Christopher Olnick, […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

Mount Joy Township Plans to Move Offices to Former School Building in August

Update: An earlier version of this article erroneously said the township in question is West Donegal Township. The correct municipality is Mount Joy Township.   Mount Joy Township supervisors have agreed to a plan in for moving the township offices to a newly renovated building. Township Manager Justin Evans told supervisors at their meeting on […]

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