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Elizabethtown Group Urges Locking Up Drugs to Prevent Abuse by Teens

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care will launch a new medicine safety campaign during the month of October, in conjunction with other National Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness month activities. The new medicine safety promotional materials, highlight the the steps to prevent medicine misuse. The were designed as part of a service project with staff members of […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

Governor on Hand in Conoy Township as Soybean Processing Plant Opens

A large-scale soybean processing plant in Pennsylvania has opened despite fears about possible air pollution. Gov. Tom Wolf was among those on hand Monday, Sept. 25, for the opening of the $60 million Perdue Agribusiness plant. The facility has faced opposition over emissions of a federally designated hazardous air pollutant, which regulators say can eventually […]

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Categories CommunityFeatured

PennDOT to Repave Route 743 From Elizabethtown to Marietta

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently set work zone signs announcing that its contractor was to begin preparatory work Monday, Sept. 25, on a project to repair and resurface a 6.5-mile section of Route 743 in western Lancaster County from the intersection with Route 230, Market Street in Elizabethtown Borough through West Donegal and East […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Advocate, Rotary Team Up to Hold Candidates’ Forum

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this erroneously gave the name of the Green Party candidate in the First Ward as Ryan Hazel. The Green Party’s nominee for the First Ward Elizabethtown Borough Council seat is Timothy Runkle. Hazel was the Green Party’s nominee for 98th District state representative in 2014. The Elizabethtown Advocate and the […]

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Categories EAHS BearsField HockeySports

Bears Pioneer Victory Over Lampeter-Strasburg

Field hockey was tied with Lampeter-Strasburg for third place in Section Two heading into their matchup on Friday, Sept. 22, and Elizabethtown emerged victorious, 6-4. While the game was an important one in the standings, coach Linda Sten said that she and the team did not approach this game any differently. “I try not to […]

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Categories EAHS BearsSportsVolleyball

Volleyball Regains Form Against Cedar Cliff

The Section Two leaders in the Lancaster-Lebanon League traveled to Cedar Cliff for a nonleague match and left with their fifth victory of the season on Monday, Sept. 25. Elizabethtown (5-0, 4-0) defeated Cedar Cliff 3-0 (25-9, 25-13, 25-11). The win was the Bears’ third consecutive 3-0 victory. The team has only dropped two sets […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedFootballSports

Eagles Soar Past Bears

While the details have changed, the Elizabethtown football team is off to a 3-1 start for the second consecutive season after Cocalico came away with a 14-0 victory over the Bears on Friday, Sept. 22. “I’m a little disappointed. You know, just not being able to capitalize on some of the momentum that we could’ve. […]

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Categories EAHS BearsGolfSports

Three EAHS Golfers Compete at Lancaster-Lebanon League Championship

Alex Williams, Eric Gilbert (above) and Logan Hoover represented the Elizabethtown golf team at the Lancaster-Lebanon Golf Championship held at Honeybrook Golf Club on Monday, Sept. 25. Williams, the lone freshman on the team, was the Bears’ lowest scorer in the regular season (100.3) and carried that into the championship match. He carded a 97, […]

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Categories EAHS BearsGirls SoccerSports

Struggles Mount as Girls Soccer Falls to Ephrata

The Mountaineers of Ephrata visited Jane Hoover Field with an unblemished record in Lancaster-Lebanon League play and left with their perfect league record intact after a 3-1 victory. Elizabethtown (2-6, 2-5) conceded the opening goal in the 8th minute and coach Keith Renner said that the early score took a lot of energy out of […]

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