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Elizabethtown Borough Reluctantly Approves Change Order for Public Works Building

The Elizabethtown Borough Council voted 5-1 to approve a change order that could add up to $165,730 to the cost of the public works garage construction project after most council members said they thought delaying the project would cost even more. “Somebody messed up and nobody’s telling me who it is,” said Council President Marc […]

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Linda Ahern Reflects on 44 Years With EASD Before Retirement

To spend over 40 years in public education is a feat to marvel at. To do so with the same school district is often unheard of. But that’s the reality for Elizabethtown Area School District athletic director Linda Ahern. And after 44 years of service, she’s set to head off into retirement on Friday, March […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsPolice & FireSchool Events

School Officer Describes New System for Tips

Police have a new system for getting anonymous tips from students at Elizabethtown Area High School. Officer Richard J. Regel, the Elizabethown Police Department officer assigned to work in schools as the school resource officer, described the new system at a recent meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. The old system, known as Text-a-Tip, and […]

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Longtime Policeman Won’t Run for Judge Against GOP’s Pick

A longtime police officer in the Elizabethtown area who had sought the Republican endorsement for magisterial district judge said he won’t run for the office now that the party has endorsed someone else. Greg Wahl said in a post on his campaign’s Facebook page that not getting the party endorsement was a sign from God. […]

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Route 283 Disruptions About to Resume

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that on Wednesday night, March 13, weather permitting, its contractor will establish new eastbound traffic patterns through the Route 283 reconstruction project in southeastern Dauphin County. The reconstruction project covers six miles of Route 283 between the interchange with Interstate 76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) and Interstate 283 and the Toll […]

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Concert Helps EAHS We the People Team Pay for Trip to Finals

Elizabethtown Area High School orchestra students Sean Brown and Jared Wolf will be performing a fundraiser violin concert on Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium to raise money for the AP Government “We the People” Team’s upcoming trip to the Washington, D.C., area to compete in […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Students Claim Awards at National History Day Contest

Students from Elizabethtown Area High School recently took part in the 2019 National History Day regional competition at Kutztown University. High school students Benjamin Heinz, Katrina Hook, and Ryan Risser represented the district at the competition. High School social studies teacher, Gerald Huesken Jr, advised the students on their current contest roles through the High […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Regional Police Hire Two Officers, Honor Retiree for 25 Years

Officer Randy Aument has retired after 25 years on the job with Northwest Regional Police Department. Aument was hired by West Donegal Township Police Department in July 1993; that agency later merged with the Mount Joy Township Police Department to form Northwest Regional. Officer Aument was responsible for training the department officers in Defensive Tactics, […]

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Mount Joy Rotary Club Honors Donegal’s Bradfield, Weaver as Students of Month

The bright and talented Mount Joy Rotary Students of the Month for February are Mason Bradfield, son of Bob and Alissa Bradfield, of Maytown and Anika Weaver, daughter of Bob and Renee Weaver, of Marietta. They were honored at the regular meeting of the Rotary Club on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Both of these exceptional students […]

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