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County Planner Urges Higher Density of Residential Development

Correction: An earlier version of this article erroneously reported that West Donegal Township supervisors were not at the regional meeting. West Donegal Township Supervisor J. Clair Hilsher was present.   Local governments should encourage residential development at greater density to prevent development from sprawling into rural areas, a county planning official told elected officials from […]

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Former Elizabethtown Resident Describes Texas Storm

A former Elizabethtown resident who now lives near Houston said her neighborhood has been spared much of the devastation from the severe weather there. Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday, Aug. 25, as a Category 4 hurricane. Although it’s since been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has lingered in the Houston area, dropping about […]

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Maytown Man Is Dems’ Pick for County Sheriff

Veteran former Lanc­aster City Police Officer Christopher Genetti will be the Democratic candidate to succeed ousted Lancaster County Sheriff Mark Reese in this fall’s election. The executive board of the county Democratic Committee selected Genetti over former Philadelphia police officer and detective David Kaiser. Board members had high respect for both men, but Genetti’s local […]

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New Assistant Principal Starts

Christel M. Pond has been appointed as the assistant principal for East High Elementary School. She replaces Amanda Baxter, who has accepted a position to become the elementary principal at Mill Road Elementary School. Pond has 15 years of experience in the field of education. Her experiences include teaching experience at both Rancocas Valley Regional […]

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Smucker Lauds Bipartisan Efforts in U.S. Congress

The congressman who serves Elizabethtown said he is hopeful that people of different political ideologies will find ways to work together in Congress, citing the newly formed Problem Solvers Caucus as an example. The caucus of several dozen members, split roughly evenly between Democrats and Republicans, recently came up with a plan for overhauling health […]

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