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Elizabethtown Borough OKs Conditional Use for 64 New Apartments

The Elizabethtown Borough Council has approved a conditional use for eight apartment houses containing eight apartments in each building next to a group of similar-sized apartment buildings owned by the same developer. The buildings are an addition to the Village Green apartment buildings at 701 E. Willow St., which already have 128 apartments. Anthony B. […]

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Candidates File for May Primary

By DAN ROBRISH The Elizabethtown Advocate   Now that candidates have filed signatures to run in the May 21 primary election, it is clear that there will be a three-way race for the Republican nomination for magisterial district judge, a two-way race for the Democratic nomination for that office and contested Republican primaries for West […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Donegal School Crew to Stop Mowing Park in Marietta Borough

By NICOLE E. MATTHEWS Special to the Advocate The Donegal school board has voted to end a more than 50-year agreement with Marietta Borough to have the school district take care of mowing Marietta War Memorial Park. The agreement was made in 1967. Superintendent J. Michael Lausch said at the school board meeting on Thursday, […]

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Marietta Borough Announces New Fire Company President, Bicycle Group Grant

By NICOLE E. MATTHEWS Special to the Advocate Marietta Borough Council President Glen Mazis announced a new fire department president. At the Borough Council meeting on Tuesday, March 12, Mazis said Tom Brill is the new president of the Marietta Pioneer Fire Company. According to his LinkedIn profile, Brill came out of retirement in November […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Events

Rheems ‘Cardiac Kids’ Raise Thousands for Heart Research

Rheems Elementary School held its Jump Rope For Heart campaign to benefit the American Heart Association. With music pumping and kids jumping, the school raised more than $10,100 for the fight against heart disease and strokes. The top fundraiser was second grader Elizabeth Kline who raised $530. Kline was followed by first grader Ryker Caruso […]

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EAHS Club’s Video Up for Award

When Elizabethtown Area High School’s Paws and Think Club entered a “Just Drive” public service announcement video contest in November, students knew they wanted to focus their efforts on showing the possible outcomes of distracted driving. Contest sponsors are NJM Insurance Group, SADD Pennsylvania, Team DUI, and Teen Safe Driving Coalition. Distracted driving is defined as the act of driving […]

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DeMolay Plans Charity Dinner for Children’s Dyslexia Center

On Saturday, April 13, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Elizabethtown Chapter, Order of De-Molay, will be holding their 24th annual charity dinner fundraiser with proceeds benefiting the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Lancaster. The all-you-can-eat chicken pot pie dinner will be held in the Lodge Multi-Purpose Room, formerly known as the Lodge Dining Room at […]

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Categories BasketballBowlingEAHS BearsFeaturedRifleSportsSwimming/DivingWrestling

2018-19 Elizabethtown Advocate Winter Sports Awards

The 2018-19 high school winter sports season was tremendously successful for Elizabethtown. All but one Bears team finished at least second in their respective section. That makes it all the more difficult to select winners for The Elizabethtown Advocate’s now-annual seasonal sports awards. Outstanding Girls Athlete: Marena Lonardi, girls basketball What more can be said […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsTennis

EAHS Boys Tennis Shuts Out Visiting Susquehannock

After shocking Manheim Township to start the season, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys tennis team continued its impressive start with another victory. The Bears hosted Susquehannock on Friday, March 15, in their only match outside of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. Despite playing under a different format (instead of the L-L’s four singles, three doubles setup, […]

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Lentz Places 14th in Girls Diving for States

Following the District 3 Girls Diving Championships on Saturday, Feb. 23, it appeared that Elizabethtown junior Kierstan Lentz’s season was over. Despite medaling for the third straight time in her career, she finished outside of the top-five in sixth place, failing to gain automatic entry to states. Nearly a week later, everything changed. Lentz’s district […]

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