Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Crowd Turns Out to Oppose Closing of Elizabethtown Court

Lancaster County President Judge Dennis E. Reinaker heard from a packed and sometimes hostile crowd as he presented his proposal to close Elizabethtown’s magisterial district court office. The magisterial district court is designed to be the most accessible court to the public. It is where minor matters often get their only court appearance and where […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

E-Town School Board Names Security Chief

The Elizabethtown school board has appointed Richard Toth, human resources director for the Elizabethtown Area School District, to serve as the district’s new school safety and security coordinator. The appointment, voted on at the Tuesday, Aug. 28, school board meeting, was done to satisfy requirements of Pennsylvania Act 44, legislation on school safety and security […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Dog Rescue Group Shuns ‘Shelter’ Label

Lynn Leach, the director of 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue, does not want you to call her organization a “shelter.” “Our mission is not to store animals; it’s to provide a place of healing,” Leach said. At Leach’s organization, her team of over 200 fosters and volunteers work to provide care, comfort and community to dogs in need. Leach noted […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Book Sale to Help Elizabethtown Library

The Friends of the Elizabethtown Public Library are planning their annual book sale running from Tuesday, Oct. 2, to Saturday, Oct. 13, to support the Elizabethtown Public Library, located at 10 S. Market St., Elizabethtown. This annual fundraising event, located in the lower level of the library, helps not only the library, but offers the […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Mount Joy Chamber Awards Scholarships to Three Students

Each year the Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships to local students. Also eligible are students of chamber members. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded, one to a college student who is continuing his or her education and the other to a graduating senior continuing his or her education. The $500 Dorothy Metzler Memorial Community […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedFootballSports

EAHS Football Kicks Off Season With Victory Over Donegal

When it comes to high school football, Saturday games are often unpredictable. Elizabethtown Area High School lived up to that notion on Aug. 25 in its opening home game against Donegal. The Bears defeated the Indians 49-33 in a wild contest that saw both teams put up some eye-popping numbers, as well as plenty of […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsTennis

EAHS Girls Tennis Drops Three Matches to Begin Season

The 2018 fall sports season will most definitely be a learning experience for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls tennis team. With just two seniors and one returning player with extensive varsity experience, the Lady Bears will need more court time for their younger players to improve. The inexperience means taking lumps early on, and […]

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Categories AlumniBowlingEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Alum Olivia Farwell Poised for More Bowling Accolades

After a dominant year on the Duquesne women’s bowling team, there didn’t seem to be much more for Olivia Farwell to accomplish. The 2017 Elizabethtown Area High School graduate had gotten numerous accolades in high school, including the Pennsylvania state title and the national championship, and continued that success in college, earning the Northeast Conference […]

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