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Mount Joy Twp. to Continue Looking At One-Lane Solution for Mill Road Bridge

Mount Joy Township supervisors agreed to continue researching costs for a one-lane bridge replacing the current Mill Road Bridge over the Conewago Creek, noting that nobody who lives nearby has expressed support for widening it to two lanes. The bridge connected Mount Joy Township to Conewago Township, Dauphin County, until it was closed in late […]

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Donegal Schools Get Clean Audit of Their Food Service Program

The Donegal School District’s school lunch program had a clean audit, an accountant told the school board. Carl Hogan, a certified public accountant from Philadelphia-based BBD, said the food service fund was in excellent shape. “In the case of your food service fund, it’s generating enough money not only to be self-sufficient but also to […]

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Marietta Council Hears About Problem Raccoon And Traffic Concerns

A raccoon on the loose and traffic concerns were discussed at the latest meeting of Marietta Borough Council. Steve Bailey, Marietta’s emergency management coordinator, said at the meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13, that he received reports of a raccoon chasing residents on the Northwest River Trail in the area of the Bank Street crossing. He […]

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Extraordinary Give Breaks Record For Charity Giving

The Extraordinary Give charity drive raised more than $10.2 million countywide on Friday, Nov. 15, far exceeding last year’s record of $8.6 million. In addition to countywide events, an “Elizabethtown Is Extraordinary” event was held the evening of Friday, Nov. 15, at Mount Calvary Christian School. Free meals were offered along with free entertainment; charitable […]

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Troop 51’s Caylor Earns Eagle Scout Distinction After Aiding Homeless

Alexander Douglas Caylor of West Donegal Township, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Sept. 22 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Elizabethtown. Caylor earned his Eagle rank while a member of Boy Scout Troop 51, Elizabethtown. He began his scouting career as a Tiger Cub in Pack 56 in […]

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2018 Elizabethtown Advocate Fall Sports Awards

The fall sports season has come to a close for Elizabethtown Area High School. While there was plenty of highs and lows, all the teams should be proud of their achievements. Adding on to those, The Elizabethtown Advocate has decided to recognize several individuals with our very first set of seasonal sports awards. Outstanding Girls […]

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Season Preview: EAHS Girls Basketball Young But Aiming to Stay Productive

Things couldn’t get much better for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls basketball team last season. The Lady Bears went on a tear in 2017, finishing with a 17-5 record and securing the No. 2 seed in the Class 6A playoffs for District 3, where they eventually placed fourth to move onto states, ending the […]

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Season Preview: EAHS Boys Basketball Ready to Take Next Step Toward Success

Rocky Parise’s tenure as head coach of the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team didn’t exactly start smoothly. The Bears finished just 5-17 in 2016, his first year at the helm. However, the team saw a marked improvement last season, doubling its win total for a 10-12 record. Still, Coach Parise and his players […]

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