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Two Townships Consider Options for Mill Road Bridge

A civil engineer briefed supervisors of Mount Joy Township and Conewago Township, Dauphin County, on options for what to do with the closed Mill Road Bridge connecting the two townships and many citizens in attendance urged supervisors not to replace it with a two-lane bridge. The bridge closed in late July after storm damage made […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Picks Same Waste Hauler, But With New Name

The Elizabethtown Borough Council accepted the low bid for garbage hauling, going with the same company that has been hauling trash for years but operating under a new name because of new ownership. Raleigh, N.C.-based Waste Industries acquired Lebanon Farms Disposal in September; it is now known as Waste Industries of Pennsylvania LLC. Pat Luce, […]

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Lt. Gov. Candidate Bartos Speaks at E-Town College

Jeff Bartos, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, described a man he met at a Johnstown diner as he spoke at Elizabethtown College. Bartos said he met the elderly man while campaigning in the western Pennsylvania city the day before the primary election. The man told him he was heartbroken because his son, his daughter-in-law […]

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Falmouth Goat Race Canceled Due to Field Conditions; Civic Group Plans for Next Year

This year’s Falmouth Goat Race was canceled due to muddy field conditions, but the Falmouth Civic Association is already making plans for next year’s race. Although the weather was nice on Saturday, Sept. 29, the ground had not dried out from previous severe storms and smaller rainfall events, leaving the fields at Governor Stables Park […]

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Historical Society Plans Talk on Shoe Industry

The Elizabethtown Historical Society is planning a presentation titled, “Shoes of Elizabethtown, One Man’s Collection,” at its meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the society’s headquarters at 57 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown. The presentation is by Richard Barr, son of the proprietor of the former Economy Shoe Store, who provides an overview […]

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Groundbreaking Event Held for Bigger Child Care Center at Masonic Village

U-Gro Learning Centres has broken ground on a child care center at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown. Located at the Shrine Road entrance to the Masonic Village campus, the project represents a more than $3 million investment. The new building will accommodate more families than its current facility at the site, and it will provide state-of-the […]

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EAHS Boys Soccer Beats Cedar Cliff and Garden Spot, Falls to Dallastown, Ties McCaskey

Four games in six days. That was the challenge hovering over the Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team. With two games against section opponents and two more against non-league teams, the Bears came out of the slate with mixed-to-positive results. Elizabethtown hosted McCaskey on Thursday, Sept. 27, in what turned out to be a […]

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EAHS Girls Soccer Shuts Out McCaskey, Ties Garden Spot

It’s been a tumultuous season thus far for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls soccer team. The Lady Bears have dealt with both widespread injuries and an extremely difficult schedule. Luckily for them, they were able to rebound somewhat with a win and a tie in rematches against Section Two opponents, with both games going […]

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