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Elizabethtown Schools Plan for Tax Increase

In preparing to advertise a preliminary budget for the 2018-19 school year, the Elizabethtown school board discussed planning for a possible tax increase of 5.4 percent, but aiming for a lesser increase when tax rates are set in June. Business manager George Longridge anticipates an estimated $62.7 million in expenses; however, not all costs, such […]

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Elizabethtown Democrat Challenges Rep. Hickernell

Elizabethtown Democrats are taking a crack at challenging longtime Republican state Rep. David S. Hickernell, putting up a candidate who ran unsuccessfully for Elizabethtown Borough Council last year. Mary Auker-Endres announced her candidacy for the 98th District seat on Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Elizabethtown train station. Hickernell has frequently been re-elected without opposition in […]

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Concert Held in Memory of Domestic Violence Victim From Elizabethtown

Derry Presbyterian Church in Hershey recently held a trombone choir concert to benefit the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The event was in memory of Diana Ziegler (Heilner) who grew up in the Elizabethtown area and was killed in her York County home on Jan. 27, 2017, while she was pregnant with her second child. […]

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Talarico Triumphs Again in 10th Annual ‘Farm Show’s Got Talent’

After singing a rousing rendition of “This Is Amazing Grace” to a packed crowd, guitar-clad Maya Talarico of Elizabethtown remained victorious as she was crowned the winner of Farm Show’s Got Talent for the second year in a row. Six young musicians competed for top honors, including blue ribbons for each division and the grand […]

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Local Man Gets More Than 5 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Crime

An Elizabethtown man has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison sentenced in connection with a cocaine and methamphetamine drug trafficking conspiracy, federal prosecutors announced. United States Attorney David J. Freed announced sentencing for Phillip Bennett, 43, of Elizabethtown on Thursday, Jan. 4, the day after the last of 13 people involved […]

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Mount Joy Borough Restricts Trucks

In an attempt to prevent truck drivers from getting Market Avenue confused with Market Street and getting stuck, the Mount Joy Borough Council has approved an ordinance that imposes a 26,000-pound weight limit on vehicles traveling on North Market Avenue between Main and Hill streets. “Hopefully seeing the weight limit sign at the Main Street […]

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