Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Program Aims to Help People Out of Poverty

A program designed to help people work their way out of poverty and into stable financial condition is starting up for another year and is looking for both people in poverty and people who want to help. The Atlas Initiative involves weekly meetings where people discuss the problems they are encountering and work to find […]

Read More
Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNewsSchool

Elizabethtown College Announces President to Take Over in July

Elizabethtown College’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Cecilia M. McCormick as the college’s 15th president, following a 10-month national search. She will begin her tenure effective July 1 and will be the first woman at the helm of the 120-year-old institution. She will succeed Carl Strikwerda, who will retire on June 30. […]

Read More
Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Talks in Progress to Rework Susquehanna Regional Police Intermunicipal Agreement

Negotiations are “off and running” in the reworking of the Susquehanna Regional Police Department merger agreement between Marietta Borough, Conoy Township and East Donegal Township, Councilman Robert Shambaugh said at the monthly meeting of Marietta Borough Council. The algorithm to decide what the three municipalities pay for police coverage is based on population, number of incidents […]

Read More
Categories FeaturedNews

Party Committees Seeking Candidates for Local Offices

Leaders of local political party committees are seeking candidates for public offices up for election this year. The office that is a full-time job is magisterial district judge. Jayne F. Duncan held that office until she resigned abruptly in April; an attempt to eliminate the Elizabethtown court was struck down by the state Supreme Court. […]

Read More
Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Kimbark, Brown Honored by Rotary as Students of Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Katherine Kimbark and Sean Brown were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for January. Kimbark and Brown were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Kimbark is the daughter of Craig and Kristine Kimbark of Mount Joy. She is a […]

Read More
Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Students Place at Local STEM Competition

The team of Ashley Driesbach and Hannah Kline from Elizabethtown Area High School placed third in the 2018 Brossman Foundation and Ronald E. Frisbie Sr. Lectureship Program. Held at Millersville University, Driesbach and Kline competed against 16 teams from around the midstate in a competitive science, mathematics, and technology examination for sophomores and juniors. In […]

Read More
Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedRifleSports

EAHS Rifle Improves to 8-0 With Back-to-Back Wins

The season is more than halfway through for the Elizabethtown Area High School rifle team, and the Bears look unstoppable right now. They are unbeaten through eight matches and currently have a sizable gap between them and second place. More importantly, they were also able to complete a season sweep against one of their toughest […]

Read More
Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsSwimming/Diving

EAHS Swimming Sweeps L-S; Boys Win, Girls Lose at Ephrata

What a difference a week can make. Just recently, the Elizabethtown Area High School girls swimming team was in prime position to potentially take control of first place in Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. Meanwhile, the boys had dropped both of their meets in 2019. By the end of their third section meet, however, […]

Read More
Categories Op/Ed

Inaugural Address of Gov. Tom Wolf

Following is a transcript of Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural address, which he gave Tuesday, Jan. 15. An abridged version appears on the opinion page of the Jan. 17 issue of The Elizabethtown Advocate; there was not enough room in the print edition for the full transcript. Thank you! First – always first – I want […]

Read More