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  • EAHS Football Loses 54-6 to Manheim Central

    It was a potential bounce-back night for both the Elizabethtown Area High School football team and Section Two rival Manheim Central on Friday, Sept. 20, as both sides were looking to rebound following back-to-back losses during the previous weeks. One succeeded in style. The other has to go back to the drawing board. The Barons […]

  • Elizabethtown Borough Approves College Construction Plans

    The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved a land development plan for an addition of more than 10,000 square feet to Esbenshade Hall at Elizabethtown College for a new physician assistant program. Borough Manager Roni Ryan asked councilors at their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, to include the condition that the college provide evidence of adequate water […]

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    Man Gets 8-20 Years for Elizabethtown Man’s Fatal Overdose

    A heroin dealer from Lancaster City was recently sentenced to state prison for terms for providing fentanyllaced heroin that caused the overdose deaths of an Elizabethtown man. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday, Sept. 13, that Erick Salome-Chevere, 28, will serve 8 to 20 years in prison, in accordance with a plea […]

  • Mount Joy Borough Gets $176K From Pa. to Fight Flooding

    Mount Joy Borough is getting a state grant of $176,022 to proceed with its stormwater basin rehabilitation project to alleviate flooding within the borough. The grant was approved Tuesday, Sept. 17, by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which is an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development that was established in 2004 to […]

  • Homecoming Events Planned at Elizabethtown Area High School

    Elizabethtown Area High School’s annual homecoming weekend is slated for Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28. The festivities will begin with ABC 27 doing a live broadcast of their Friday Morning Lights feature from Daubert Gymnasium during the 6 a.m. hour. High school cheerleaders, marching band, and members of the fall sports teams will […]

  • New Downtown Store ‘Tatted Toy Guys’ Offers Vintage Toys, Modern Collectibles

    A new toy store featuring vintage toys and modern collectibles has opened in downtown Elizabethtown. The Tatted Toy Guys celebrated a grand opening at 50 South Market St. with a ribbon- cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 13. The open house event featured live music from Occasions Disc […]

  • Subterranean Spa Has Grand Opening

    Subterranean Spa celebrated its grand opening at 40 South Market St., Lower Level, Elizabethtown, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 13. Subterranean Spa is an Elizabethtown-based holistic spa focused on relaxation and wellbeing. “Opening a spa like Subterranean has always been a dream of mine,” manager […]

  • EASD Checked Legality of Board’s Private Tour

    The Elizabethtown Area School District checked with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association to make sure it was following open-meeting laws when the entire school board toured the lower level of the middle school, a school district spokesman said. Spokesman Troy Portser told the Advocate on Tuesday, Sept. 17, that board members did not deliberate during […]

  • EAHS Girls Volleyball Increases Winning Streak to Five

    Aside from losing to Palmyra and winning a slugfest against Manheim Central, the Elizabethtown Area High School girls volleyball team has been utterly dominant during the early part of 2019, and that continued as the Lady Bears ventured into the heart of Section Two play. The team went on the road Thursday, Sept. 12, to […]

  • EAHS Cross Country Sweeps Conestoga Valley, Penn Manor

    Through the first two meets of the season, both of Elizabethtown Area High School’s cross country teams have had to fight and claw against the competition. The girls, apart from a loss to Hempfield, have been able to come out with victories. The boys? Not so much. That changed during the third meet of the […]

  • EAHS Boys Soccer Wins Two, Ties Ephrata to Stay in First

    Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer head coach James Sostack has repeatedly said that this is a rebuilding year for the program. Well, the Bears aren’t playing like it. Nearly halfway through the season, they’re in the mix in Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. The team went on the road for a non-league game […]

  • EAHS Girls Soccer Tops Garden Spot, Exeter; Falls to Ephrata

    Throughout the early part of 2019, the Elizabethtown Area High School girls soccer team has been fairly impressive. After their first six games, the Lady Bears looked primed to take control atop Section Two. However, a daunting schedule of four games in five days lay ahead, and they finally ended up slipping to a section […]

  • EAHS Girls Tennis Wins Two, Loses to Lancaster Catholic

    There’s been some marked improvement from the Elizabethtown Area High School girls tennis team this season, evidenced by the fact that the Lady Bears have already surpassed last year’s win total of three matches. With three remaining in the regular season, they’re looking to continue that success. The team hosted Cocalico on Wednesday, Sept. 11. […]

  • EAHS Field Hockey Drops Two OT Games

    A competitive season continues for the Elizabethtown Area High School field hockey team, in spite of the depth chart taking a hit due to injuries. Senior defender Alyssa Hamilton is out for the year with a meniscus tear. The same goes for junior midfielder Brooke Horst, who dislocated her kneecap against Lampeter-Strasburg on Thursday, Sept. […]

  • EAHS Golf Closes Regular Season With Two Solid Matches

    There were high hopes for the Elizabethtown Area High School golf team this season following last year’s second-place finish in Section Two. The Bears looked to have gotten off on the right foot after taking second behind Warwick in the opening match of the season, and they were hoping to challenge the Warriors further down […]