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Three Policemen Honored for Risking Their Lives to Save Another

Three Elizabethtown Borough policemen were presented with a life-saving commendation for their actions when responding to a report of an attempted suicide. Officers Gregory Riehl, Blake Innocent and E. Daniel Wengiel heard a car running in a closed garage when responding to the report on April 27, Police Chief Ed Cunningham said. They found that […]

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No Objections Raised to Plans for Completion of Masonic Drive

Elizabethtown Borough Council members raised no objections to approving a developer’s plans for the completion of the Conoy Crossing housing development. The development includes an extension of Masonic Drive that would connect it to Maytown Avenue, running roughly parallel to South Market Street. This would create an alternate route, which might alleviate some of the […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Graduation Speakers: Don’t Forget Where You Came From, Fight for Your Dreams

Student speakers at Elizabethtown Area High School’s 2018 graduation urged their classmates not to forget where they came from and to believe in their dreams. “Graduates, as we move on and up to our different futures, remember your roots in this town, in this school,” valedictorian Erin Kraskewicz said. “When you’re stuck in traffic on […]

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Local Governments Discuss Emergency Management Plans

West Donegal Township Manager John O. Yoder III urged elected officials from Elizabethtown Borough and Mount Joy Township to give strong consideration to promoting the longtime secondin- command of the Elizabethtown Regional Emergency Management Agency to be the volunteer director. Yoder urged the promotion of Gene Galeschewski at a joint meeting of elected officials held […]

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Multi-Government Meeting Takes on Regional Planning

Elected officials from three municipalities and the board of the Elizabethtown Area School District got briefings on 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 Township and […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsVolleyball

Season Recap: EAHS Girls Volleyball Dominant Despite Postseason Shakiness

The Elizabethtown Area High School girls volleyball team was left wanting more at the end of the 2016 season. The Lady Bears finished second behind Garden Spot in Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League with a regular season record of 10-4 and exited in the quarterfinals of the District 3 Class 4A playoffs with a […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Change the Constitution to Get Big Money Out of Politics

During the 2016 election, nearly $6.5 billion was spent by political parties, candidates and political action committees. Polling shows that 80 percent of the American public believes corporations shouldn’t have the same rights as people. Already in the 2018 election season, we have a Paul Ryan-affiliated super PAC with an office in Lancaster. The Koch […]

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