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  • Elizabethtown Borough Councilors Favor Competition in Cable TV Service

    The Elizabethtown Borough Council discussed the possibility of ending Comcast’s monopoly on cable TV service when agreeing to join other local governments in jointly negotiating franchise renewal agreements. Borough Manager Roni Ryan told councilors at their meeting on Thursday, May 16, that the borough’s current 15-year agreement ends in 2020. By joining up with other […]

  • Postal Food Drive Yields 2,554 Pounds of E-Town Donations

    Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Led by letter carriers represented by the National Association of Letter […]

  • E-Town Students To Learn Trade Skills As Pre-Apprentices

    By DIANE M. BITTING This coming school year, 18 juniors and seniors at Elizabethtown Area High School will be able to participate in a new pre-apprenticeship partnership with the Keystone Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., learning such skills as carpentry, plumbing and heavy equipment operation. Likewise, three seniors will have the opportunity […]

  • Navy Veteran Makes Wooden Figures As Tribute to Comrades

    Clifford “Chip” Shank wants to make sure his fellow veterans and their families get the respect they deserve. Shank said he served in the Navy in Da Nang, Vietnam, and was there for the Tet Offensive, a campaign of surprise attacks that began on a major Vietnamese holiday. “Spent four years in the Navy; I […]

  • Bridge Taking Route 441 Over Conoy Creek Has Stopgap Fix

    The bridge carrying Route 441 over the Conoy Creek south of Bainbridge has a new traffic pattern as a stopgap measure until repairs can be made. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Mike Crochunis said on Tuesday, May 14, that the latest annual inspection of this bridge was conducted on March 18 and found that the […]

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    Marietta Man Accused Of Stealing Credit Cards From Cars, Using Them

    Jesse Aj Forry   A Marietta man is accused of numerous thefts from motor vehicles. Jesse Aj Forry, 39, is facing three felony charges of access device fraud and four misdemeanor charges of theft by unlawful taking – movable property, court records show. During April and May, officers from the Northwest Regional Police Department received […]

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    Elizabethtown Woman Facing Felony Charges Over Welfare Fraud

    An Elizabethtown woman is among 178 people statewide facing welfare fraud charges filed in the first quarter of 2019, the Office of State Inspector General announced. Carol Ann Witmer, 52, waived preliminary hearings on three felony charges of fraudulently obtaining food stamps/assistance, recipient prohibited acts – false statement and forgery – utters forged writing, court […]

  • University Undergrad From Elizabethtown Gets Research Offers

    Good things come in threes, as the adage goes, and that’s certainly the case for Austin Shirk, a Slippery Rock University junior biology major from Elizabethtown. Shirk received not one, not two, but three offers to participate in research experiences for undergraduates. REUs are competitive, paid research assistant positions for undergraduate students to work on […]

  • Grace Murray, Joe Szymanski Recognized as EAHS Students of the Month by Rotary Club

    Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Grace Murray and Joseph Szymanski were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for May. Murray and Szymanski were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Murray is the daughter of Thomas Murray of Elizabethtown. She is member of the prestigious […]

  • EAHS Students to Hold 5K Run

    The Elizabethtown Area High School Mind & Body students will be holding the 3rd annual “Run for the Health of It 5k” and “1-mile Children’s Fun Run” on Saturday, May 18. The 5k run/walk is a class project where students organize 11 different committees, then collaborate, plan, and organize the event over 13 weeks. The […]

  • Pinnacle Cup Entry Deadline Coming Soon

    The team registration deadline is coming soon for Pinnacle Cup Team Match Play Tournament, which will be played at Royal Manchester Golf Links in Mount Wolf, York County, on Monday, June 10. This benefit golf event supports the local Camp Ladybug Summer Program for individuals with physical and/or mental challenges, from ages 6 and older […]

  • Local Printing Company Gets Recognized by Industry Group

    Elizabethtown-based at Innovative Technologies in Print of USA was recognized for outstanding achievement in the Neographics 2019 Power of Print Competition. Competing against hundreds of entries from printing and graphic firms throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, Innovative Technologies in Print received a Best of Category Award for the Packaging – Flexible Category for “Math.U.See […]

  • Pronio’s Market In Hershey Celebrates 100 Years of Service

    Pronio’s Market of Hershey is celebrating 100 years of offering quality meats, Italian specialties and outstanding service to the community. Beginning in 1919, Michele and Rose Pronio, immigrants from Italy, ran the original business in the front of their home near what is now Chocolate World. This parlor store offered a variety of goods to […]

  • EAHS Girls Track Finishes Third at Leagues Behind Three Victories

    In a crowded field of competitors, the Elizabethtown Area High School track and field team was presented with a tough task at the 2019 Lancaster-Lebanon League Track and Field Championships, which took place at Hempfield on Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. Somehow, in spite of the degree of difficulty and a few moments […]

  • EAHS Softball Upsets Donegal in L-L Playoffs

    The Elizabethtown Area High School softball team had to face off against two of the top teams in Class 5A for District 3 during both the regular season finale and the first round of the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs. While the Lady Bears came up short in the first, they were able to defy expectations and […]