Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

E-Town Schools’ Food Sales Rise With Vendor

The food service vendor for the Elizabethtown Area School District had a loss of more than $110,000 in revenue for the 2017-18 school year — its first year operating here — but food sales and revenue have increased so far this year, representatives of the vendor told the school board. At their meeting on Tuesday, […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown Winter Shelter Enters Fourth Year of Service

The Elizabethtown Winter Shelter is calling out for volunteers to help in their efforts. This is the fourth year that the shelter has been open to all those that require the Elizabethtown Winter Shelter’s assistance. The organization’s mission throughout the Elizabethtown and Mount Joy communities is to provide a place of comfort and warmth for […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

School Van Driver Charged With Institutional Sexual Assault

A Mount Joy Township man is charged with institutional sexual assault and other offenses after being accused of inappropriately touching a mentally disabled middle school girl who rode on the school van he drove. Charges against Vito Anton Giannattasio, 53, of Hill Street near Terrace Road, were announced by Elizabethtown police on Monday, Nov. 26. […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Train Display, an Annual Community Tradition, Set to Open Shortly in Library

What is billed as the largest non-permanent, seasonal train display in the United States is slated to open for the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 1, in the lower level of the Elizabethtown Public Library, 10 S. Market St. A tradition stretching back to the 1990s, the Library has served as the location for the annual […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Fair Leader Nolt Lauded at Meeting of Festivals

At the International Association of Fairs and Expositions 128th Annual Convention, Sally Nolt of the Elizabethtown Fair was one of five volunteers presented with the Heritage Award, sponsored by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance. The four-day convention started Sunday, Nov. 25, in San Antonio, Texas. Carol Porter of Haas & Wilkerson Insurance announced and presented the […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsWrestling

Back Again: Mike Sernoffsky to Return As Head Coach for EAHS Wrestling

A high school coach can’t do much better than an uninterrupted 33-year tenure as head coach of one program, but Mike Sernoffsky is going to try. The 2017 Elizabethtown Area High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductee has confirmed that he’ll be returning to the helm of the school’s wrestling team this season. A personnel […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedRifleSports

Season Preview: EAHS Rifle Team Aiming To Stay at the Top of the L-L League

The 2017-18 season was a perfect storm for the Elizabethtown Area High School rifle team. The Bears managed to win many accolades, including a pairs tournament title and an individuals title for the now departed Caleb Flores, but ended up missing out on the overall league title, finishing third behind Manheim Central and Conestoga Valley. […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsSwimming/Diving

Season Preview: EAHS Swimming Dives In With a Young Roster

It’s fitting that a program as young as the Elizabethtown Area High School swimming team has a young head coach to lead the way. Chad Houck definitely fits that bill. Houck is entering his first season at the helm following a couple of seasons as an assistant, taking over for the departed Zach McElheny. A […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Congress Should Pass a New Farm Bill Before 2018 Ends

By ANNA JOHNSON Congress has only a few days left in 2018 to pass legislation. Adopting a strong, new farm bill should be at the top of their list. Lawmakers should approve a farm bill that includes closing loopholes in commodity payments, renewing major conservation programs, and continuing programs that offer support to rural communities […]

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