Categories Op/Ed

Show Up at Meetings if You Don’t Like Public Projects

As Elizabethtown Borough’s pedestrian-bicycle pathway continues to make progress east of Market Street, we’re seeing more and more griping about it online. Reasonable people can disagree about how, if at all, this sort of project should be done. But many of the arguments being made against this project fail to show any sort of reason. […]

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Categories CommunityElizbethtown Area School DisctrictFeaturedNews

Masonic Village Gives $15K for Kids

The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently pre­sented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eight years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $135,000 for its grant program. The foundation’s educational classroom grant program awards funds to Elizabethtown Area School District […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

Lights of Hope Thrift Store Closing, Shoppes on Market Street Moving

Jewel David Ministries has announced that it will be relocating its retail business, Shoppes on Market, to Trellis Place at 153 E. High St., Elizabethtown, in September 2017.  The Lights of Hope Thrift Store will be closed permanently by the end of July. Despite being retail successes, both stores had difficulty operating in their present […]

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Categories News

Elizabethtown Gets Tornado Warning

Elizabethtown got a tornado warning in which emergency notices were sent to cellphones warning people to seek shelter immediately on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid windows, but the storm passed the town with little damage. Other areas were not as lucky with the storms that passed through on Monday, June 19. […]

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Categories News

Letter to the Editor: Elizabethtown Should Take Action on Climate Change

Elizabethtown is the gem of northwestern Lancaster County. We are a beautiful community, surrounded by vibrant agriculture and sustained by our hardworking and community-minded citizens. If we hope to keep our community growing and healthy, our town absolutely must take action on climate change, to protect our farms, our homes, and our community. It has […]

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