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Elizabethtown Child Care Center Marks Its 50th Year of Service

The Elizabethtown Child Care Center has been encouraging the young members of our community for nearly 50 years. On Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., ECCC will be celebrating its golden anniversary with a 50-year anniversary celebration; the group is inviting the community to join in the celebration. The celebration will be […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

EAHS Seniors Bomboy, Kollie Recognized by Rotary Club as Students of the Month

  Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Katherine Bomboy and Amos Kollie were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for April. Bomboy and Kollie were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Bomboy is the daughter of Andy and Lori Bomboy of Elizabethtown. She is […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Lawmaker Should Apologize for Using Religion as a Club

I too think Governor Wolf should not apologize for the prayer delivered by Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (letter “Governor Will Have to Answer for Apologizing for Prayer,” Advocate, April 4). I think Rep. Borowicz should apologize. Her beliefs are hers and she is welcome to them, but the Pennsylvania House is not her home, her church […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Doesn’t the Star Barn Owner Have Any Rights?

I read, with interest, your editorial about discrimination against the Gay Community (“Even if It’s Legal, Anti- Gay Discrimination Isn’t Right,” Advocate, April 11) and was left with a question. Why, if David Abel is discriminating against the gay community, is the gay community not accused of discrimination against David Abel? Does David Abel, and many […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to All Who Helped ECHOS With Winter Shelter

As the first buds begin to bloom and temperatures rise, for many that’s a signal of the changing seasons, but for Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services, it signals the end of another winter shelter season. This season, we were once again supported by countless community volunteers, businesses and organizations. Whether individuals volunteered once or […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Elizabethtown Schools’ Budget Now Balanced

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The proposed budget for the Elizabethtown Area School District’s 2019-2020 school year now stands as essentially balanced, with revenues and expenses both at $65.58 million, including a 2.9% increase in real estate taxes. The Elizabethtown school board heard a budget update at its meeting on Tuesday, April […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

Mount Joy Borough Residents Question Developer’s Actions

By HERB LANDAU Special to the Advocate Two Mount Joy Borough residents expressed concern over whether Florin Hills development’s builder, Charter Homes, is following proper procedures. Bruce Haigh told the Borough Council at its meeting on Monday, April 1, that he believed the developer’s stormwater basin plan is deficient. Colin Casella asked for a deadline […]

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