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Elizabethtown Borough Moves Forward With New Offices in Historic Building

The Elizabethtown Borough Council reached a consensus that the borough should move forward on moving administrative offices to a historic building while keeping options open for where police headquarters should be. “These buildings tell the story of our community and how it came to be,” Councilor Bill Troutman said about the value of preserving historic […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Local Office Candidates Begin Their Campaigns

One lawyer and several non-lawyers are vying for the Democratic nomination for magisterial district judge. Three of the candidates, lawyer Dan Stephenson, Dauphin County Prison employee Wendy Myers and psychologist Michael Courtney, spoke at the meeting of the Elizabethtown Area Democratic Committee on Sunday, Feb. 3, to make their case for why they should get […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown Man Accused of Child Abuse Gets More Charges

An Elizabethtown man held in the Lancaster County Prison while awaiting trial on allegations that he sexually abused a girl around 2005 is now facing new allegations of abusing two other minors in 2018. Michael E. Dunk, 53, who lived on West Willow Street between North Market and North Poplar streets before his arrest, is […]

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Categories CommunityE-Town CollegeFeaturedNews

Feature Film Depicts E-Town College Grad Who Authored Torture Report

Daniel J. Jones, who graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1997 with a degree in political science, is featured in the new movie “The Report,” which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 22. Adam Driver portrays Jones in the film directed by Scott Z. Burns. The synopsis submitted to the […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

DeMolay Helps Rotary Club at Library Event, Raising $500

Members and advisers of Elizabethtown Chapter, Order of DeMolay, assisted the Elizabethtown Rotary Club by providing a coat check service, assisting the vendors and providing trash removal at the 11th annual Taste of Western Lancaster County held at the Elizabethtown Public Library on Friday, Feb. 1. As a part of the coat check, the DeMolays […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool

EAHS Senior Ryan Minnich Is Semifinalist for Esteemed Scholarship

Ryan Minnich The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has selected Elizabethtown Area High School student Ryan Minnich as one of 565 outstanding high school seniors with financial need as semifinalists for the Cooke College Scholarship Program, which provides recipients with up to $40,000 annually for four years to enable them to attend some of the top […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsWrestling

EAHS Wrestling Finishes Third at Eastern York Duals

While the season hasn’t exactly been fruitful for the Elizabethtown Area High School wrestling team, the Bears did have one last chance to take a step toward progress before the start of the District 3 sectionals. Thankfully, they mostly succeeded. The team took part in the Eastern York Duals on Saturday, Feb. 2, alongside the […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsSwimming/Diving

EAHS Swimming Sweeps Manheim Central Ahead of Leagues

The final meet of the regular season for the Elizabethtown Area High School swimming team was highly anticipated, mostly due to the scheduling. It was postponed twice from its original date of Tuesday, Jan. 29, due to snowy weather, so the Bears had nearly two weeks of waiting to sit through. But when it finally […]

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Categories BasketballEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Girls Basketball Wins Three Straight, Captures Section Two Title

Snowy weather forced a number of postponements for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls basketball team before its final three-game stretch of the regular season. That wasn’t enough to slow the Lady Bears down, however. They finished their schedule off by claiming their first section championship since 2004. The team had an away battle at […]

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Categories BasketballEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Boys Basketball Closes With Two Losses, One Win

There will a couple of hiccups for the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team before the end of the regular season. The Bears pulled through, however, and now have the postseason to look forward to. The team had an away contest at Hempfield on Friday, Feb. 1, moved from its previous date of Thursday, […]

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