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Elected Officials Get Briefed on Emergency Management, Other Topics

Elected officials from three municipalities and the board of the Elizabethtown Area School District got briefings on emergency management, regional planning, the recreation authority and on each other’s plans in a joint meeting held in the Elizabethtown Public Library. Eight of the nine school board members and a majority of the supervisors of West Donegal […]

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Memorial Day Speaker: ‘The World Remains a Very Dangerous Place … Our Soldiers Are in Harm’s Way’

The guest speaker at Elizabethtown’s Memorial Day service singled out one of the most recent military deaths as he urged Americans to remember all those who have died in military service. Army Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin, 34, of Fort Lee, N.J., was a Special Forces weapons sergeant. He died Jan. 1, 2018, […]

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Local Boy Honored in National Contest for Letters to Authors

Owen Wagner, a fifth-grade student from Bear Creek School was recently recognized as the Pennsylvania state winner of the “Letters About Literature” competition. This contest is sponsored by the Library of Congress, and asks its participants to craft letter to authors of books, poems or speeches (either living or dead) and write about how the […]

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Kiwanis Gives $50K to Improve Elizabethtown Fair Main Stage

This year’s Elizabethtown Fair should have a more pleasant experience for the performers on the main stage thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Kiwanis Club of Elizabethtown. “It’s a complete overhaul of the stage,” said Bob Messick, the fair’s buildings and grounds manager. The stage is getting a new roof and a new floor and […]

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Masonic Villages Names Chief Financial Officer

Pamela S. Formica of Lititz has been promoted to chief financial officer for the Masonic Villages, effective June 1, according to an announcement by Joseph E. Murphy, chief executive officer. Formica replaces William J. Prazenica, who will retire the same day after 39 years of service. Formica will be responsible for providing financial, technical and […]

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Tabor Community Services Awarded $125K For Eviction Prevention Program

Tabor Community Services announced today that it was named a 2018 recipient of $125,000 in Pennsylvania Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding. Managed by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, PHARE funds are generated from impact fees collected from natural gas companies operating in the state as well as a portion of the realty transfer tax and […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSoftballSports

EAHS Softball Exits in First Round of District Playoffs With a Loss to Spring Grove

An exciting season for the Elizabethtown Area High School softball team has come to what feels like a premature end. The Lady Bears fell in the first round of the District 3 Class 5A playoffs at Spring Grove 6-3 on Wednesday, May 23. Two fielding errors helped the Rockets early, as Bri Di-Candeloro and Bryn […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsTrack And Field

Locker Takes 7th Place in 1,600-Meter Run at PIAA Track and Field Championships

A whirlwind season for sophomore Katie Locker has finally come to a close, as she finished seventh in the Class 3A girls 1,600-meter run during the PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University on Saturday, May 26. Locker’s preliminary run on Friday, May 25, wasn’t up to her usual standards. She finished sixth in […]

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EAHS Boys Basketball Assistant Coach Greg Wood Retires After 22 Years

After 22 seasons with the Elizabethtown Area High School basketball team, junior varsity head coach and varsity assistant Greg Wood is retiring from coaching. He will be replaced as JV coach by Cam Hoover, who served as the junior high varsity coach last season. Wood graduated from the high school in 1975 after lettering two […]

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