Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Conoy Township Hears From Opponents of Planned Dog Adoption Center

Citizens who oppose a planned dog adoption center because of the potential noise from barking dogs made their case to Conoy Township supervisors. River Road resident Cody Walker told township supervisors at their meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9, that he is concerned that barking dogs will disturb the peace in the area. “They want to […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Library Fingerprinting Service to Be Interrupted Before Resuming in December

(Updates with fingerprinting services to resume in early December.) Fingerprinting services at the Elizabethtown Public Library are about to be interrupted for several weeks. The library takes fingerprints for people who need to pass a background check for things like volunteering at a school. Fingerprints will be taken until Saturday, Nov. 18, followed by an interruption […]

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Democrat Wins Open Seat on Elizabethtown Borough Council; Republican Defeats Challenger

For the first time in decades, a Democrat has been elected to the Elizabethtown Borough Council, but the Democrat trying to oust a Republican incumbent was defeated. For school board, the two candidates who had the nomination of both major parties were elected along with two Republicans seeking four-year terms, defeating two candidates nominated by […]

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Categories Cross CountryEAHS BearsSports

Katie Locker Earns Medal at State Cross Country Meet

Sophomore Katie Locker finished ninth in the state at the AAA level with her time of 19:07 at the PIAA state cross country championship at Hershey on Saturday, Nov. 4. Seven of the eight finishers in front of her were seniors while the other was a sophomore, meaning that Locker will head into 2018 as […]

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Categories EAHS BearsIce HockeySports

Ice Hockey Loses Season Opener to Manheim Township

Elizabethtown captain Max Wetzel recorded a hat trick, but Elizabethtown lost its season opener to Manheim Township 13-3 on Monday, Nov. 6, at Klick Lewis Arena. Despite the loss, coach Don Doremus said that the team performed “better than expected” due in part to the team’s youth and inexperience at certain levels. “We have three […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFootballSports

Football Finishes 6-4 for Second Consecutive Season; Bears Finish With Winning Record in Back-to-Back Seasons for First Time Since 2008

Fueled by a 28-point first quarter, Elizabethtown scored a season-high 70 points to hand Ephrata its 51st consecutive loss, 70-6, on Friday, Nov. 3. The 6-4 campaign finished coach Bill McDonald’s third season as coach and it was the first time that Elizabethtown finished with back-to-back winning seasons since 2008. “This group were sophomores when […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Judge Says Elizabethtown Man Can’t Withdraw His Guilty Plea For 2012 Slaying of Girlfriend

A prison inmate from Elizabethtown who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 2014 for the 2012 killing of his girlfriend cannot withdraw the plea and go to trial, a judge ruled. Benjamin Daniel Klinger, now 24, is serving 28 to 56 years at the State Correctional Institution ― Albion in Erie County for the killing […]

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