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Mount Joy Township Hears About Plight of Local Homeless People

Mount Joy Township supervisors heard a presentation from Elizabethtown Community Housing and Outreach Services about the organization’s efforts to help homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless stabilize their lives, with two supervisors later saying they should grant ECHOS more money than the $2,500 it is requesting from the township. Deb Jones, executive […]

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Conoy Supervisors Hear About Plans for New Bainbridge Retail Store

Conoy Township supervisors heard about plans to build a Dollar General store on the site of a former gas station and convenience store in Bainbridge, which will require approval from the Zoning Hearing Board to go forward. Paul Platko, the real estate site selector for Schuylkill Haven-based MBC Development LP, and Terri Delo, a project […]

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W. Donegal Approves Moose Lodge’s Plan to Move Into Former VFW Post Building

West Donegal Township supervisors have unanimously approved an application from Moose Lodge 596 to transfer its liquor license from 18 N. Market St. in Elizabethtown Borough to the former Veterans of Foreign Wars post building at 126 Maytown Road. Lodge Administrator Denver McDowell said the Elizabethtown lodge, which was chartered 107 years ago, has more […]

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W. Donegal OKs Plans for Major 24-Hour Distribution Center

West Donegal Township supervisors unanimously approved plans for an unidentified company to operate a 24-hour distribution center that is expected to employ at least 100 people to sort packages and load delivery vans in addition to the delivery drivers. Meredith L. Ferleger, a partner in the Philadelphia-based law firm Dilworth Paxson, described the plan to […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Man in Town for Work-Travel Program Accused of Sexual Assault

Alexis John Javier Dolotina   A man who was in Elizabethtown to take part in a work-travel program is accused of committing sexual assault. Alexis John Javier Dolotina, 21, from the Phillippines, was participating in a program that rented space from Elizabethtown College. Police found evidence that Dolotina sexually assaulted the complainant in the afternoon […]

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Elizabethtown Borough OKs Conditional Uses for Day Care, College Building Expansion

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved conditional uses for a day care center across the street from the Elizabethtown train station and for a building addition at Elizabethtown College to accommodate a physician’s assistant program. The day care application was made by Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services, which wants to provide day care for […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNewsSchool

E-Town College Cuts 2 Majors, 3 Minors, 28 Jobs

By DAN ROBRISH The Elizabethtown Advocate Elizabethtown College, which is facing an enrollment drop that is a problem for many colleges and universities, has decided to eliminate majors in theater and philosophy and cut 28 jobs. Also being eliminated are minors in theater, peace and conflict studies, and film studies. The majors and minors being […]

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Bridge Between Rapho, Mount Joy Townships Likely to Be Eliminated

A now-closed county-owned bridge connecting Mount Joy Township and Rapho Township is planned for elimination because it meets all four of the county’s criteria, the Mount Joy Township manager said. Those criteria are a low traffic volume, a nearby alternate route, no historic significance and a high replacement cost. People who used the Cloverleaf Road […]

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