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Beards for Brothers Campaign Begins Among Local Police, Firefighters, Ambulance Workers

Police officers from Akron Borough, Columbia Borough, East Cocalico Township, East Hempfield Township, Elizabethtown Borough, Lititz Borough, Lancaster City, Lancaster County Park Rangers, Manheim Borough, Manor Township, Millersville University, New Holland Borough, Southern Regional, Strasburg Borough, West Hempfield Township, West Lampeter Township, and Quarryville Borough police departments are participating in a No-Shave November campaign to […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Students Debate Issues Before Holding Mock Election

As part of a longstanding custom at Elizabethtown Area High School, students are running electoral campaigns in which students act out the part of real-life candidates. One mock debate in the campaign was held the morning of Monday, Oct. 29, in which incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker was portrayed by senior Amairanys Cedeno and […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown College Gets Its Largest Gift Ever: $8.5 Million

Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, announced that the college has received the largest gift commitment in its 119-year history from an anonymous alumni couple. The $8.5 million gift, a combination of cash, pledges, and bequests, will support the college-in improving facilities, increasing the endowment, and funding operations-all goals of Elizabethtown’s current “Be More Inspired” […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EASD: Police Investigate ‘Possible Threat,’ Conclude That No Immnient Danger Exists

The Elizabethtown Area School District said police worked overnight to investigate a “possible threat,” but concluded that there was no imminent danger. Superintendent Michele Balliet posted a letter to parents and guardians online on Tuesday, Oct. 30. “Late Sunday evening around 10 p.m., District administration received a tip that was of concern involving a ‘possible […]

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Hickernell, Fee Don’t Reply When Asked When to Debate

The Elizabethtown Advocate attempted to set up a debate between local incumbent state Reps. Dave Hickernell and Mindy Fee and their challengers, but Hickernell said they were both busy on the evening first proposed for the debate. Hickernell noted that he would debate his rivals in a 10-minute segment on WGAL-TV. The Advocate then emailed […]

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