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Smucker Defeats Beiler in GOP Primary for Congress

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker beat back a challenge from Chet Beiler in the Republican primary for representative in Congress for the district that includes Lancaster County and southern York County. The biggest contested local race was the Republican nomination for Congress in the 11th District. As of 11 p.m. on election night, Smucker had […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Seniors Oltmans, DeGoede Named Rotary Students of the Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Lily Oltmans and Nathaniel DeGoede were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for May. Oltmans and DeGoede were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Oltmans is the daughter of Andrew and Tara Oltmans of Elizabethtown. She has been inducted […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Local Government Can Do More to Be Transparent

I would like to thank The Elizabethtown Advocate for their May 10 editorial that challenges our community to take a vested interest in the decisions of the Elizabethtown Borough Council. The editor knows well about the lack of public attendance at Council meetings. For folks to be critical of the decisions made at these meetings, […]

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Categories Op/Ed

National Drug Court Month Offers Chances for Help, Hope

By MELISSA FITZGERALD A courtroom is not a place where you would expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it is drug court. This May, over 3,000 drug courts and other treatment courts nationwide will celebrate National Drug Court Month and the most successful justice innovation in American history. […]

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