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Madison Shaw Chosen as Elizabethtown Fair Queen

Madison Shaw takes the stage after being crowned queen of the 2018 Elizabethtown Fair. Queen contestants vied for the title on Monday, Aug. 20, on the fair’s Kiwanis Stage, previously known as the main stage. As the Elizabethtown winner, Shaw goes on to compete for the title of Pennsylvania Fair Queen, an event organized by the Pennsylvania […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Market Street Bridge Reopens; Lane Restrictions Planned

The Market Street Bridge over the Conoy Creek in Elizabethtown has reopened after five weeks. That’s the good news for drivers. The bad news: The contractor has sought waivers from requirements to allow twoway traffic during afternoon rush hour from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on the Friday before Labor Day. Work has stopped […]

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Museum Exhibit Reviews Effects of World War II On Elizabethtown

Throughout September, Winters Heritage House Museum in Elizabethtown will be presenting an exhibit “Elizabethtown Goes to War – The Effects of WWII on Our Community.” Visitors can listen to recorded memories from local veterans and civilians discussing life on the front as well as hometown struggles. Also included will be images to study and artifacts […]

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Teen’s Project at Masonic Village Gets Highest Honor in Girl Scouting

Seventeen-year-old Lydia Althouse put in more than 80 hours making 1,000 toys for homeless dogs to earn her Gold Award, Girl Scout’s highest honor, and her efforts will continue to impact others as Masonic Village residents carry on her project. A celebration of Althouse’s achievement was held on Thursday, Aug. 16, in Masonic Village’s Masonic […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Districts Drawn for Safe Seats Lead to Unresponsive Politicians

It’s time to shake things up in Harrisburg this November. For too long, the Republicans that we elect year after year in Lancaster County have taken their re-election for granted. The problem with “safe seats” is that they depress voter turnout. Why vote, when the results of the election are a foregone conclusion? Safe seats […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: School Taxes Are Legalized Ransom for Homeowners

Hidden inside your home mortgage is a ransom charge for the privilege of owning your property. It’s called school taxes. Most homeowners with mortgages have the ransom included in the mortgage via an escrow account. That’s just another way of saying, “Shhhhh! Don’t let them know of how they’re being taken advantage of.” Senior citizens […]

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