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American Indians Were Major Part of Development of E-Town

In 1990, President George Herbert Walker Bush declared November as National American Indian Heritage Month. The current location of the post office in Elizabethtown was built in 1939 by the Works Progress Administration during the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945). Inside the post office is a mural painted by WPA artist Henry Lee Gatch […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsSchool Board News

Donegal Parents Seek Approval For Agricultural Trip to Capitol

Several parents of fourth graders appealed to the Donegal School Board in regard to a district policy that allows only one field trip per class per year. Some want the board to consider an agricultural trip taken by the fourth grade class to be called an “event” instead of a field trip. The parents spoke […]

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Rotary Tree Sale

The Rotary Club of Elizabethtown is once again selling Christmas trees as a fundraiser for community projects. Sponsors pay for the cost of purchasing trees and other expenses, so every dollar spend on trees goes to benefit the greater Elizabethtown community. Last year’s tree sale raised $24,299. This year’s tree sale is once again in […]

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Categories FeaturedSports

Elizabethtown Mountain Biking Seeks Expansion

The Elizabethtown mountain biking team recently finished its second season, but that hasn’t stopped coach Jason Thomas from looking forward to the 2018 season. The team is one of 37 in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League and is one of seven teams that have a tie to a school district. The remaining 30 teams are […]

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Pennsylvania Officials Tour Pedestrian-Bicycle Trail

The heads of the state Department of Health and the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources joined local and Lancaster County officials on a one-mile walk in Elizabethtown to tour the borough’s efforts to improve community health by becoming more pedestrian and bicycle friendly. Elizabethtown received a $10,000 grant through WalkWorks, a program of […]

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Categories Business NewsCommunityFeaturedNews

Chamber of Commerce Focuses On Downtown Storefronts

The Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce is putting a focus on downtown storefronts, Executive Director Heather Hohenwarter said. “A thriving downtown is indicative of a healthy community,” Hohenwarter told the Elizabethtown Borough Council at its meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16. One thing the business group wants to do is talk to landlords about vacant storefronts. […]

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