Categories Op/Ed

Letter: Pa. Online Voter Registration Doesn’t Have Accurate Results

In the July 20 issue of The Elizabethtown Advocate a story appeared (“More Pa. Voters Now Register Online Than With Paper Forms”) covering the 2017 annual voter registration report of the Pennsylvania Online Voter Registration. Gov. Tom Wolf was quoted as saying that the “OVR has made registration convenient, accurate, and secure.” State Secretary Pedro […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Editorial: Get Facts Before Forming Opinions on Public Projects

Usually, when local governments do something, there’s a logical reason behind it. Reasonable people might disagree, but there’s almost always some rationale to their actions that can be seen by anyone bothering to look or ask. Unfortunately, plenty of people prefer to speculate and spread rumors instead. Take, for example, the construction going on in […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown Apartment Complex Sold; Buyer Is Now County’s Biggest Landlord

The sale of an Elizabethtown apartment complex and three other apartment communities has made High Real Estate Group the largest apartment owner-operator in Lancaster County, with more than 1,400 units in the county and nearly 2,900 overall. The 128-unit Village Green apartment complex between Beechwood Lane and Radio Road in Elizabethtown Borough is the largest […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

Speakers at Pollution Hearing Mostly Oppose Conoy Twp. Soy Plant Plans

Eight of nine people speaking at a public hearing in Conoy Township were critical of the Perdue soybean plant’s plans to offset air pollution. The $59 million soybean-processing plant is nearing completion and the state Department of Environmental Protection has already issued Perdue Agribusiness its air-quality permit, though that permit has been appealed to the […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Tournaments, Poster Contest at Elizabethtown Fair

In addition to the agricultural events and entertainment at the Elizabethtown Fair, the late August event includes three tournaments for adults and youth, including one new to the fair this year, and a drug awareness poster contest for youth. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, beginning at 6 p.m., will once be the second annual Cornhole Tournament. […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNewsSchool

E-Town College First in Pa. With Theater Endorsement for Ed Majors

Students getting a degree in education at Elizabethtown College can now add a theater program endorsement certificate to their studies, the college announced. And the college is the first in the Pennsylvania where students can do so, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. “Elizabethtown is proud, reflecting our own commitment to arts education, that […]

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Categories Sports

Local Soccer Coaches Leery as U.S. Development Academy Expands

The United States Soccer Development Academy recently completed its 10th season and local soccer coaches question whether the Academy has been a worthwhile venture. Despite some skepticism, the Academy is preparing for the inaugural season on the female side. The mission of the Academy is to, “Impact everyday club environments to develop world-class players,” according […]

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