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Conoy Township Makes Progress on River Trail, Discusses Concerns With Legion

Conoy Township supervisors accepted a bid of $183,000 to install two bridges for an extension of the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail and discussed concerns with representatives of American Legion Post 197 about the trail. Jo Ann Becker, the post’s adjutant, told supervisors at their meeting on Thursday, Spet. 13, that she was concerned that […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Rheems School Hosts Mill Road’s Classes While School Closes Due to Mold Problem

Mill Road Elementary School has closed temporarily because of a mold problem. While the school is closed, the Mill Road children are going to class in the Rheems Elementary School building. The Elizabethtown Area School District released a statement the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 10, saying Mill Road would be closed at least through the […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Elizabethtown School Board Reviews Demographic, Space Utilization Study

Projected growth and how that would impact space utilization at the Elizabethtown Area School District’s elementary schools were discussed during a school board meeting. Currently the district has a total enrollment of 3,900 with 1,038 elementary students. A demographic study by DecisionInsite indicates that factoring in the projected growth in the district, in 2027 total […]

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Mount Joy Borough Nixes Supermarket Alcohol in 5-4 Vote

Citing concerns that Mount Joy Borough already has enough establishments where customers can purchase beer and wine, the transfer of a liquor license from the Ephrata Pizza Hut to a beer and wine cafe at Giant Foods was denied in a 5-4 vote. Mount Joy Borough Council members Jon Millar, William A. Hall, Jake Smeltz, […]

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Elizabethtown’s Hope Roaten to Direct American Red Cross Office in State College

Hope Roaten, of Elizabethtown, has been named the new executive director of the American Red Cross Mid-Central Pennsylvania Chapter, which is based in State College and covers Centre, Mifflin, Juniata, Perry and Cumberland counties. A three-year veteran of the Red Cross, Roaten most recently served as the Disaster Program Manager for Dauphin, Lancaster, and Lebanon […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Volunteers Turn Out for ‘Day of Caring’

The United Way of Lancaster County organized the “Day of Caring” event that had hundreds of volunteers turn out to work on various community projects in the Elizabethtown area on Saturday, Sept. 8. Work included fixing up the former St. Peter Parochial School on Washington Street into the new Community Place on Washington. The goal […]

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Categories Boys SoccerEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Boys Soccer Reels Off Three Straight Victories

Following its loss in the opening game of the season against Penn Manor, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team was looking to rebound with a string of statement victories. The Bears succeeded in a big way, capturing three straight wins to improve to 3-1 on the year. The team traveled to Cedar Crest […]

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Categories Cross CountryEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Cross Country Starts Strong

The Elizabethtown Area High School cross country teams had to wait longer than most to get their seasons going. Their initial meet at Hempfield for Tuesday, Sept. 4, was postponed due to inclement weather, so the Bears officially began with an invitational, which was then followed by a regular Lancaster-Lebanon League meet. Several Elizabethtown runners […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedFootballSports

EAHS Football Loses Its First Game of 2018 at Conrad Weiser

There were plenty of things that went against for the Elizabethtown Area High School football team in its first away game of the season at Conrad Weiser on Friday, Sept. 7. The Bears had a short week of preparation due to their previous outing against Dover being moved from Friday, Aug. 31, to Monday, Sept. […]

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