Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Two Blocks of Sidewalk in Elizabethtown to Be Installed at Public Expense

The Elizabethtown Borough Council voted to have a blacktop walking path installed at public expense on one side of a two-block section of South Mount Joy Street that currently has no sidewalks. Although the initial installation is at public expense, individual property owners will be responsible for maintaining the path. Most sidewalks in Elizabethtown are […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

GOP Endorses Attorney for Court Vacancy

Randall L. Miller The Elizabethtown Area Republican Committee has endorsed a longtime lawyer for the magisterial district judge position that has been vacant since last year. The party endorsed Randall L. Miller, who lives in Mount Joy Township and has been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania since 1991. He is a former prosecutor with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office and […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Donegal Schools Push Innovative Methods

Presentations and videos on Donegal Intermediate School and Donegal High School using innovative approaches to teaching were given and shown to the Donegal school board of Directors at its monthly meeting. Clare Reich, principal of Donegal Intermediate School, shared about an innovative program there. “Two years ago, Dr. (J. Michael) Lausch challenged our leadership team […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Marietta ‘River Wolf’ Turns Out to Be Lost Dog

Emergency Management Coordinator and Fire Police Director Steve Bailey told Marietta Borough Council at its monthly meeting that Facebook has had some interesting postings by borough residents regarding happenings on the Susquehanna River. “We had raccoons. We had deer … Now, we had a ‘river wolf’ running around. And, there was like, what, 80 or […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Four EAHS Students Nominated for Acting Awards From Hershey Theater

Elizabethtown Area High School’s fall production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” landed four nominations for the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards. Senior Ryan Kruft and sophomore Emma Buettner have been nominated for outstanding supporting actor and actress respectively while juniors Claire Fritz and Carter Rutkowski have been nominated for outstanding lead actress and […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Kiwanis Club Plans ‘Denim and Diamonds’ Fundraiser to Help Fix Up Baseball Field

It’s tough to think about a picnic in the park and watching baseball when it’s below freezing in February. But the Kiwanis Club of Norlanco-Rheems is doing more than thinking. As the local Kiwanis Club in the Mount Joy area, the Norlanco-Rheems Kiwanis members have a vision of a new pavilion for Kunkle Field. This […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

High School Marks Mental Health Awareness Month

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care and the Elizabethtown Area High School’s Paws and Think Club is bringing the theme of mental health awareness to the forefront this month. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage students to learn the five signs of depression, how to get help for their peers or themselves when mental […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Azaroff, Kruft Recognized by Rotary as Students of Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Kayla Azaroff and Ryan Kruft were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for February. Azaroff and Kruft were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Azaroff is the daughter of Andre and Linda Azaroff of Mount Joy. She holds leadership […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Should Military Recruiters Pitch To High School Sophomores?

Is House Bill 239 a sign of things to come? State Rep. Dave Hickernell recently sponsored House Bill 239, which would increase access of the armed services recruiters from the current senior year students to sophomore year students. Thus increasing the length of solicitation for enrollment in the armed services from one to three years. I do […]

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