Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Elizabethtown Police Chief Optimistic About School Year, Newly Hired Officers

With no items on the agenda other than the monthly report from the police department, Elizabethtown Borough Council members took up most of a 10-minute meeting asking questions of Police Chief Jack Mentzer. In response to a question from Councilor C. Dale Treese, Mentzer said Officer Richard Regel is doing a great job in his […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Elizabethtown Man Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

A 21-year-old Elizabethtown man is accused of selling an opioid drug to a man who died from an overdose of the drug. Tyler Scott Bobola was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 6, and charged with drug delivery resulting in death in connection with the death of Damon McMullen on Thursday, Aug. 31. A spokesman for the Lancaster County […]

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Categories NewsPolice & Fire

Man Accused of Using Credit Card Stolen From Vehicle in Elizabethtown

A Lancaster City man is accused of using a credit card stolen from an Elizabethtown woman to try to make a purchase from a downtown Elizabethtown retailer and to try to pay a fine from an unrelated case. Police announced on Friday, Sept. 1, that for Andrew C. Illingsworth, 24, of Rockland Street near Dauphin […]

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Categories CommunityE-Town CollegeFeatured

Young Center at Elizabethtown College Focuses on Plain Families

There are some 60,000 members of the Plain community in Lancaster County. They have a unique heritage and way of life that has remained remarkably traditional for generations. Lancaster County attracts some five million visitors to the area each year as well as adding thousands of dollars to the local economy. Most come to learn […]

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Categories CommunityFeatured

Downtown Building Has Had Many Uses Over 200 Years

It is September and school has started again. With this in mind, let us reflect on the founder of Elizabethtown College (1899), the Rev. Dr. George N. Falkenstein (1859-1949) who lived at 39 S. Market St. Leaders from the Church of the Brethren (1708), representing congregations throughout central Pennsylvania, met on April 5, 1899 in […]

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Categories Boys SoccerSports

Boys Soccer Downs Dallastown

After a scrimmage that coach James Sostack said he was “disappointed” in and a 3-1 loss in a scrimmage to nationally ranked Lower Dauphin, the Elizabethtown boys soccer team rebounded well against Dallastown. The Bears defeated the visiting Wildcats, 1-0, in their season opener on Friday, Sept. 1. “I’m pleased with the performance. A win […]

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Categories FeaturedSports

Boys Basketball Donates Shoes and Shirts to Houston

The massive flooding that has plagued the Houston area following Hurricane Harvey has left thousands without food, water, shelter and other basic necessities for life. Kelvin Sampson, the University of Houston men’s basketball coach, and his son, Kellen, came up with an idea to start a clothing drive. “I have had so many of my […]

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