Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Superintendent Lauds Flexibility in State’s Graduation Requirements

If proposed legislation about high school graduation requirements becomes state law, Pennsylvania students would no longer be held to standardized testing to prove their readiness to graduate. Elizabethtown Superintendent Michele Balliet informed the school board at its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25, that Senate Bill 1095 had been passed unanimously by the state House education […]

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Pa. Law Banning Teachers From Wearing Religious Attire Moves Closer to Repeal

A state law dating back to the late 19th century that prohibits teachers from wearing anything on the job that indicates their religion is one step closer to being repealed. The House Education Committee voted unanimously on Monday, Sept. 24, to pass a bill to repeal what is known as the Garb Law. The law […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

One Suspect Jailed, One Still at Large in E-Town Drug Death

One man is jailed without bail and a second remained at large days after facing a felony charge for the drugrelated death of a woman in an Elizabethtown apartment in March. Elizabethtown police announced on Monday, Sept. 24, that Dustin David Gilbert, 27, and Stanford D. Gilbert Jr., 50, both of no fixed address, were […]

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East Donegal Traffic Stop Leads Police To 331 Grams of Methamphetamine

A police officer stopped a driver in East Donegal Township for not having properly working taillights and ended up with a felony arrest. The traffic stop happened at 2:19 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13 at the intersection of Long Lane and River Road. Susquhanna Regional Police said Adam Michael Lawson, 33, of Reading was found […]

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East Donegal Supervisors Hear About Paving, Recycling, Ball Field Access

Paving, recycling and access to a baseball field were the hot topics brought up during public comment at the September meeting of the East Donegal Township Board of Supervisors. Resident Bridey Hannold told supervisors that PennDOT had not paved the roadway surrounding her home during its current township paving project. The paving stops short a […]

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Marietta Changes Sidewalk Ordinance, Plans Hearing on Campers, Firewood

Marietta Borough Council amended its sidewalk ordinance and scheduled a public hearing about another amended ordinance involving campers and firewood. Borough Secretary/Treasurer Sharon Bradnick said in an interview that residents were upset they were only given 60 days to fix their sidewalks to be in compliance with the sidewalk ordinance, because in the past, they […]

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Elizabethtown’s Winter Shelter Seeks Volunteers for Fourth Year of Service

Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services is preparing to open the doors to its winter shelter for the fourth year. ECHOS will host three trainings prior to the opening of the shelter for any individuals interested in volunteering with the shelter. The trainings will take place on: Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedSchoolSchool Events

Abigail Alspaugh, Nathaniel McCloud Recognized as Students of the Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Abigail Alspaugh and Nathaniel Mc-Cloud were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for September. Alspaugh and McCloud were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Alspaugh is the daughter of Eric and Wendy Alspaugh of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedGolfSports

EAHS Golf Finishes Second in Section Two, Williams Qualifies for District Tournament

The regular season has come to a conclusion for the Elizabethtown Area High School golf team, and the Bears can walk away from 2018 proud of their accomplishments. After two dismal years, head coach Dave Kline and his players have returned to relevance in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. Elizabethtown locked up a second-place finish in Section […]

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EAHS Boys Soccer Beats L-S, Ties Manheim Central in Two Thrillers

Following a loss at Ephrata on Tuesday, Sept. 18, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team had two more talented Lancaster-Lebanon League rivals to play. A loss in either game would set the Bears back in the standings. Luckily for them, they avoided defeat to stay in second place in Section Two. The team […]

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