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Conoy Township Man Defends Gunfire That Results in Calls to Police

A Conoy Township man whose target shooting caused complaints from neighbors and the drafting of possible changes to the township’s nuisance ordinance took up a long portion a township meeting to defend himself and to bring up other issues. Jerry Hardy told township supervisors at their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, that he has lived […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedSchoolSchool Board News

E-Town Schools Fear Effect of Pa. Budget Impasse

The Elizabethtown Area School District could lose $1.5 million in state funds for this year’s district budget if the state Legislature doesn’t resolve its budget impasse. At the school board workshop meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12, business manager George Longridge said that if the Legislature doesn’t come up with a revenue plan for the budget […]

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Marietta Borough Urges Citizens to Contact PUC

During Marietta Borough Council’s monthly meeting, council encouraged the public to write to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission with any concerns about a water rate increase proposed by Columbia Water Company. The PUC can be reached by phone at 800-692-7380 or by writing to: PUC, Bureau of Consumer Services, P.O. Box 3265, Harrisburg, PA 17105. At […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Local Man Describes Experience Responding to 9/11 Attack Site

Most Americans refer to the place where the World Trade Center stood as “ground zero,” but to Mark Bruce, it’s “the pile.” Bruce, who now lives in West Donegal Township just outside Elizabethtown, was working there from a week after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, until Dec. 23 of that year. He worked for […]

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Categories Business NewsFeatured

Black Gryphon, Closed Since December Fire, Plans to Reopen Soon

The fire that caused Black Gryphon to close in December is long out and the restaurant and bar plan to reopen on Friday, Sept. 22. Owner and operator Anthony Morgan offered the restaurant’s food for sale at the Elizabethtown Fair, but the re-opening celebration that continues through Sunday, Sept. 24, is the public’s first chance […]

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Categories FeaturedSchoolSchool Board News

Donegal School District Considers Giving Old Electronics to Students

The Donegal School District kicked off the new school year with teachers helping students. At the school board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7, Director of Secondary Education Cheryl Champion said the secondary school had a “wonderful start.” “I saw teachers out and about welcoming the students to their classrooms. I saw, in the junior high, […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedFootballSports

Shutout Intact: Bears Have Outscored Opponents 70-0 Through Two Games

Elizabethtown took advantage of nine Hershey fumbles and two interceptions en route to a resounding 42-0 victory over the Trojans. For the second consecutive year, the Bears opened the season with back-to-back shutouts. Through the first eight quarters of the season, Elizabethtown has outscored their opponents 70-0. The Bears’ defense recovered three of Hershey’s fumbles […]

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Categories Cross CountryEAHS BearsSports

Cross Country Races at Hempfield

The Elizabethtown boys cross country team finished fourth while the girls team placed sixth at the PT XC-9 Invitational at Kutztown University on Saturday, Sept. 9. The meet was the team’s first of the season and Christopher Scharf led the boys with a second place finish. Charles Scharf (8th) and Nat McCloud (20th) also earned […]

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Categories EAHS BearsField HockeySports

Thomas, Kambesis Lead Field Hockey to Victory

The Elizabethtown field hockey team earned its first victory of the season, 3-2, with a flurry of second half goals against Ephrata. The game was a scoreless tie at halftime, but Elizabethtown held a distinct edge in both corners (5) and shots on goal (4). Senior captain Abby Thomas scored nearly seven minutes into the […]

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