Categories CommunityFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Elizabethtown Borough Expects to Hire New Police Chief Soon

Elizabethtown Borough is likely to present a conditional offer of employment to a new police chief in the very near future, Council President Marc Hershey said. At the council meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2, Hershey gave an update on the search for a successor to Police Chief Jack Mentzer, whose retirement is imminent. Hershey said […]

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Categories CommunityNewsPolice & Fire

‘Beards for Brothers’ Generates Donations for Charitable Cause

Some of the Elizabethtown police officers may look a little different by the end of November. For the second consecutive year, Elizabethtown police officers will be participating in the “Beards for Brothers” campaign that raises money for a charitable cause. During the month of November, the Elizabethtown Police Department will be suspending the facial hair […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

W. Donegal Company Denies Allegation of Race Discrimination

The owner of a West Donegal Township-based insulation company has denied all allegations of racial discrimination in a response to a suit by a former employee. Christopher M. Shaffer of Middletown filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court, Eastern District, against Appalachian Insulation Supply, on Oct. 5, according to court documents. A response was […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

E-Town Borough Council, School Board Contested in Election

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article erroneously reported that John O. Yoder III is a Mount Joy Township supervisor. He is a West Donegal Township supervisor.   Although most of the local races on Tuesday, Nov. 7, are uncontested, this year voters in the Elizabethtown Area School District have a choice to make about […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Policeman Uses Taser on Uncooperative Fugitive Found in Elizabethtown

A Northwest Regional police officer used his Taser in Elizabethtown to apprehend a man who was wanted by state police on an attempted homicide charge. Trevr Braxton Koestner, 39, who was listed in court records as homeless, was arrested the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 30, at the Turkey Hill store at 245 N. Market St.; […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Susquehanna Regional Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Fraud Suspect

Susquehanna Regional Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man accused of repeatedly offering his services as a disc jockey, collecting half of his fee in advance and then never showing up at the event. Brian Allen Smith, 31, is accused of multiple instances of fraud and theft by deception, which police said […]

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Categories EAHS BearsSportsVolleyball

Volleyball Wins One Catfight, Loses Another

Elizabethtown volleyball fought off a Dallastown comeback attempt to defeat the Wildcats 3-1 (25-22, 25-23, 26-28, 27-25) in the first round of the District Three Class AAAA championship on Saturday, Oct. 28. The Bears were able to take control of the first set by winning eight of 11 points in the middle of the set. […]

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Categories EAHS BearsField HockeySports

Field Hockey Bounced In First Round of Districts

Playing for the first time in two weeks, the Elizabethtown field hockey team gave up a goal 25 seconds into its District Three playoff matchup and was not able to recover as they lost to East Pennsboro 3-1. The Bears traveled to Kreiser-Hallman Field at Lower Dauphin Middle School to play the Panthers, who were […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFootballSports

Loss Drops Football Four Spots in District Standings

Elizabethtown was 4-13 on third down conversions, committed nine penalties, allowed three sacks and turned the ball over twice in a 31-7 loss to Cedar Crest. The Bears came into the game ranked ninth in the District Three power rankings, while the Falcons were ranked sixth. The top eight seeds qualify for the playoffs. Elizabethtown’s […]

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