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EAHS Reaches National ‘We the People’ Contest of Constitutional Knowledge

Elizabethtown Area High School has been invited to represent Pennsylvania at the We the People National Finals. EAHS We the People program has secured an impressive eight state championships over the past several years. The team is now eligible to represent Pennsylvania in the We the People National Finals competition to be held Friday, April […]

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East Donegal Township OKs Beer Permit for Sheetz Store

The Sheetz convenience store on River Road near Marietta is one step closer to being able to sell beer and wine. A public hearing about the transfer of a liquor license into East Donegal Township for Sheetz, Inc., was held Thursday, Feb. 7, at the supervisors’ meeting. The liquor license would be transferring to Sheetz No. 236, […]

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EAHS Students Perform at PMEA District Band Festival

Three students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the prestigious 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District Band 7 Festival. Seniors Lauren Swope (clarinet) and Ryan Kruft (euphonium), as well as sophomore Emma Foley (clarinet) joined more than 100 other talented student musicians from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival. The guest conductor was Mark […]

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EAHS to Perform ‘Seussical’ From Feb. 28 to March 2

Elizabethtown Area High School is proud to present its spring musical, “Seussical,” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m.; Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The production coincides with Dr. Seuss Day (National Read Across America Day), March 1, held every year on the school […]

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Re-Enactment of Lincoln’s Funeral Train Planned in April

Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train passed through what is now known as Stone Gables Estate on April 22, 1865. The historic site in West Donegal Township is inviting the public to its first re-enactment of the funeral procession on Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23. Bells and whistles, re-enactors, and mounted troops will celebrate the […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Guest Column: Slavery Still Exists in America; Here’s How to Prevent It

By CAROLYN ULSH and CARISSA HORST When most people think of slavery, they think of field and house slaves from before the Civil War. They don’t realize that slavery still exists in America, even here in Lancaster County. It just has a different, more vague name: human trafficking. Human trafficking is slavery. It isn’t as […]

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Letter to the Editor: Kamala Harris Should Find ‘Joy’ Without Marijuana

In a televised interview Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., stated that marijuana should be legalized in the United States, for the purpose of “joy”! She said we need “joy” in our lives. Is “joy” smelling like marijuana? Is “joy” keeping marijuana out of the hands of children and teens? Is “joy” the high driver who causes automobile […]

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