Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Conoy Passes New Public Comment Rules After Losing Rules From 1986

Conoy Township supervisors passed a resolution about public comment at meetings after realizing they could not find a copy of a similar resolution passed in 1986. Under the resolution passed unanimously at the supervisors meeting on Thursday, July 12, public comments are to be limited to five minutes. Groups coming to address the supervisors are […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Three Charged in Overdose Death of E-Town Man

Three Lancaster City men are facing felony charges for their alleged involvement in providing drugs that killed a 37-year-old Elizabethtown man. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office announced charges on Tuesday, July 10, against Juan Manuel Rosa, 25; Angel Gabriel Ramos-Ocasio, 24, and Erick Salome-Chevere, 27. Anthony Pelton overdosed in his home on West High […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Bainbridge Elementary School Renovation Project Reaches Substantial Completion

Bainbridge Elementary School’s renovation has reached substantial completion, the Elizabethtown Area School District announced on Monday, July 9. The school was closed for the 2017-18 school year, but should be ready for use again when school reopens on Monday, Aug. 27. Rheems Elementary School is to be renovated next. That renovation starts in the summer […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

New Fire Chief Introduced to East Donegal Twp. Supervisors

The new chief of the Maytown- East Donegal Township Fire Department was announced at the monthly meeting of the East Donegal Township Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Tom Jones said at the meeting on Thursday, July 5, that Adam Kosheba submitted his resignation because he is moving out of East Donegal Township. The fire department’s website, maytownedfd.com, […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

Sidewalk Ordinance Causes Spirited Talk at Mount Joy Borough Meeting

Residents continued to protest a Mount Joy Borough ordinance mandating construction of sidewalks and curbs at homeowner expense. This lead to a spirited discussion at the latest Borough Council meeting. Borough residents Beth Brelje and Sherry Torres spoke against placing the significant cost burden of new sidewalks upon individual homeowners thereby undermining their household budgets. […]

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Categories FeaturedSports

Results of Fifth Annual Marietta Bike Race

All finishers listed with their age, hometown and team (if applicable). Women’s Open 1. Dori Buckethal, 41, Glenwood, Md., NSMI Racing 2. Marlina Hardy, 20, Philadelphia, Pa., Tri-State Velo/ Amoroso’s Racing Team 3. Katie Clouse, 17, Park City, Utah, K4 Racing 4. Sarah Granade, 45, Arlington, Va., VeloWorks-Spokes Etc. 5. Heather Haviland, 45, Waukesha, Wis., […]

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Categories FeaturedSports

EAHS Boys Basketball Drops Two Summer League Games

The Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team had an extended break between its final two slates of games at the Spooky Nook Summer League. However, the time off left the Bears undermanned and slightly out of practice, as they dropped two games on Tuesday, July 10, against talented opponents. Originally scheduled to face Lower […]

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Categories FeaturedSports

Elizabethtown Rugby Blues Show Out Well at Home Tournament

The Elizabethtown Rugby Blues held their fourth annual 7s Tournament at Rheems Field on Saturday, July 7. Including Elizabethtown, there were eight different rugby programs in attendance, split into high school, junior and youth divisions. This was the first year that the tournament was sanctioned by USA Rugby, an exciting development for the event’s long-term […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Could Annapolis Shooting Be Repeated in Elizabethtown?

On Tuesday, June 28, a man entered the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., killing five people and wounding two others. In The New York Times on June 29, I read the following article: “Maryland Shooting Suspect Had Long-Running Dispute with Newspaper” by Timothy Williams and Amy Harmon. The Capital Gazette is a […]

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