Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: I See Pipeline Construction Causing Problems Every Day

I wasn’t going to respond after the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline article (“Pipeline paydays,” Feb. 4 Sunday LNP; “Pipeline Work Gives Short-Term Economic Boost,” Advocate, Feb. 8). Yes, it’s good for local merchants, etc., but so many negative things are being overlooked. Along the pipeline route, I witness what transpires every day in the three areas […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool

EASD Superintendent Describes Challenges

The Elizabethtown Area School District has the second-highest high school standardized test scores in Lancaster County – and manages to do that despite also having the second-highest number of tax-exempt properties in the county. Those were among the statistics shared by Superintendent Michele Balliet as she described some of the challenges the school district faces […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Two Rivals for County Court Both Get Top Rating

The Lancaster Bar Association has given “highly recommended” ratings to both District Attorney Craig W. Stedman and Elizabethtown Magisterial District Judge Jayne F. Duncan for a county court vacancy created by Judge Jay J. Hoberg’s retirement. The legal group’s recommendations came Monday, March 5, a month since Hoberg retired and since the county’s two state […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Scholarship Available for EASD Residents

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club has announced the availability of the Douglas W. Pfautz Memorial Scholarship. Thanks to a generous donation from the UGI Corporation, the Rotary Club of Elizabethtown is pleased, to sponsor a scholarship program in memory of Doug Pfautz, who was an active member of the Elizabethtown conununity. The scholarship program rewards young […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Mount Joy Library Celebrates Dr. Seuss

During a celebration of Dr. Seuss at Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy, Olivia Satterwhite was thrilled to announce that she can read “Green Eggs and Ham” all by herself. The 5-year-old also got to eat green eggs and ham during the celebration on Saturday, March 3. But it was “Miss Jan” (Jan Betty), the youth […]

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Categories CommunityFeatured

March Recognized as DeMolay Month

In recognition of the 99th Anniversary of the founding of the Order of DeMolay, the Elizabethtown Chapter, Order of De-Molay, is celebrating with a month-long observance throughout March. This special observance was kicked off when Master Councilor Adam Baker, attended the Feb 15 meeting of the Elizabethtown Borough Council, during which Mayor Chuck Mummert presented […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedLacrosseSports

New EAHS Girls Lacrosse Coach Is County Native

Elizabethtown Area High School was one of the last teams to fill a head coaching vacancy for lacrosse. The person they went with has ties to a league rival. The Elizabethtown school board approved Manheim Township alum Cheyenne Benson as the Bears’ new girls lacrosse varsity head coach on Tuesday, Feb. 27. She will be […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedFootballSports

New EAHS Football Coach Has Wealth of Experience

When Elizabethtown Area High School head football coach Bill McDonald abruptly resigned back in December, Andy Breault was just as surprised as everyone else. The team had just posted back-to-back 6-4 seasons, the best they’ve had in some time, so seeing the coach depart was the last thing on most people’s minds. “I was shocked […]

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