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Elizabethtown Borough Home Lodging Regulation Delayed

The Elizabethtown Borough Council voted unanimously to reject a proposed zoning amendment after getting feedback from the Lancaster County Planning Commission. The zoning amendment included regulation of the practice of renting out rooms booked over online services such as AirBnb. The practice has been unregulated in Elizabethtown because it does not fit into the existing […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Conoy Township Hears Noise Complaint

A couple who lives on Governor Stable Road in Conoy Township has asked the township supervisors for help in dealing with the frequent and noisy motorcycle riding on a neighbor’s property, which is disturbing their “peace and quiet.” Thomas Balmer, accompanied by his wife, Karen, made the request during the supervisors’ meeting on Thursday, Oct. […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Donegal Parents Want Trip to Pa. Capitol Restored

Several mothers of Donegal School District elementary school students spoke out during the public comment portion of a school board meeting about plans to scrap a fourth-grade field trip to the state Capitol. Parents of Marietta students had recently been informed that the fourth graders’ field trip would be held at a local farm instead. […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Elizabethtown School Board OKs Borough-Maintained Trail on School Property

The Elizabethtown school board agreed to allow Elizabethtown Borough to extend a pedestrian and bicycle path onto Elizabethtown Area School District land, but only if the borough takes full responsibility for paying maintenance and repair costs. The board’s unanimous vote at its action meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17, followed a presentation on the project by […]

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Categories Cross CountryEAHS BearsSports

Cross Country Girls Second; Boys Take Seventh

The Elizabethtown girls cross country team finished second at the Lancaster-Lebanon League championship on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Ephrata Middle School. The boys team finished in seventh place. Katie Locker finished second in the girls race and was the Bears’ top finisher as a result. The sophomore finished in 18:40.6 and trailed Cocalico senior Jamie […]

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Categories EAHS BearsGirls SoccerSports

Girls Soccer Ends Tumultuous Season

Elizabethtown went into its regular-season finale with a chance to do something that no other Section Two team had done all season: Beat Ephrata. The Bears were eliminated from the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs and the District Three playoffs, but the game served as an opportunity to end the 2017 season on a high note. The […]

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Categories EAHS BearsSportsVolleyball

Section Two Champions: Volleyball Captures Second Championship in Six Years

Volleyball won its fifth consecutive match and captured a Section Two championship with a 3-0 (25-10, 25-20, 25-16) victory over Lampeter-Strasburg on Monday, Oct. 16. The Bears edged out Garden Spot (13-2, 7-2) for the Section Two title and were the only team to defeat the Spartans all season. Garden Spot was the first team […]

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Categories EAHS BearsField HockeySports

Lampeter-Strasburg Bounces Field Hockey From Lancaster-Lebanon Playoffs

Elizabethtown went into the game against Lampeter-Strasburg having lost four straight, but a victory over the Pioneers would have given the Bears a berth in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs. In their previous matchup this season, the Bears defeated the Pioneers 6-4 and jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first six minutes of the […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFootballSports

Gut Check: Football Snaps Losing Streak, Avenges 2016 Loss to L-S

Elizabethtown scored a season-high 44 points and forced five Lampeter-Strasburg turnovers in a 44-38 overtime victory on Friday, Oct. 13. Lampeter-Strasburg fired the opening salvo when they scored on their first offensive possession midway through the first half. Elizabethtown’s second possession was capped with Devyn Clair’s 54-yard touchdown reception. The sophomore running back caught the […]

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