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Borough Council Listens to Residents Who Don’t Want Parking Removed

A packed Elizabethtown Borough Council meeting heard from many residents of streets to be repaved in the coming years about the “complete streets” plan designed to make streets safe not only for drivers, but also bicyclists and pedestrians. One of the ideas brought up by Ben Craddock of the Lancaster Civil Engineering Co. was to […]

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Smucker Defeats Beiler in GOP Primary for Congress

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker beat back a challenge from Chet Beiler in the Republican primary for representative in Congress for the district that includes Lancaster County and southern York County. The biggest contested local race was the Republican nomination for Congress in the 11th District. As of 11 p.m. on election night, Smucker had […]

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Mount Joy Borough Residents Protest Mandate to Build Curbs, Sidewalks

Mount Joy Borough residents vigorously protested a borough ordinance mandating construction of sidewalks and curbs at homeowner expense. Upon street paving, borough ordinance requires that curbs, sidewalks and ramps in the right-of-way must be constructed, replaced or repaired and maintained at homeowner expense. Notices detailing the amounts of curbs, sidewalks and ramps to be installed […]

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Marietta Borough Seeks Easement From Railroad for Trail Access

Marietta Borough Council President Glen Mazis discussed strategies for a meeting with Norfolk Southern regarding an easement the borough is seeking for the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail. Mazis said at the Borough Council meeting on Tuesday, May 8, that the borough would need to negotiate with Norfolk to try to gain the easement. He said […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Seniors Oltmans, DeGoede Named Rotary Students of the Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Lily Oltmans and Nathaniel DeGoede were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for May. Oltmans and DeGoede were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Oltmans is the daughter of Andrew and Tara Oltmans of Elizabethtown. She has been inducted […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsTrack And Field

Locker Wins Two Gold Medals At L-L Track and Field Championships

The postseason for high school track and field officially began for Elizabethtown Area High School at the Lancaster-Lebanon League Championships, which took place at Hempfield High School on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12. While the Bears walked away with just two first-place finishes, they came from the same athlete. Sophomore Katie Locker dominated […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSoftballSports

EAHS Softball Wins One, Loses One, Gets Delayed by Weather

Following their heartbreaking loss to Garden Spot on Monday, May 7, via a walkoff home run that knocked them out of Lancaster-Lebanon League playoff contention, the Elizabethtown Area High School softball team still had three out-of-conference games left on their regular season schedule, all against District 3 playoff teams. The Lady Bears first hosted Mechanicsburg […]

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Boys Volleyball Falls to Garden Spot, Misses L-L League Playoffs

By the middle of the Elizabethtown Area High School boys volleyball team’s final regular season game at Garden Spot on Wednesday, May 9, it became clear that both squads were fighting for their seasons. Whoever won would essentially clinch a spot in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs. It took five games and a few extra sets, […]

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