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  • Elizabethtown Borough OKs Plan Linking Bainbridge Street, Maytown Road

    The Elizabethtown Borough Council voted unanimously to approve a land development plan for the final phase of the Conoy Crossing housing development. The developer is building an extension of Masonic Drive that makes it connect from Bainbridge Street to Route 743, locally known as Maytown Road. When complete, the extension of Masonic Drive will create […]

  • Mount Joy Twp. Proposes Accord With Landlord

    Mount Joy Township supervisors have approved a proposed compromise with a landlord who is suing the township over its rental property management ordinance, but it was unclear whether the landlord would agree. The township maintains that it needs to regulate rental housing to ensure proper living conditions, prevent public nuisances and protect public safety. Kevin […]

  • Road Work on North Market Street, Maytown Road to Cause Traffic Delays

    The rebuilding of the Market Street Bridge in Elizabethtown has begun with nighttime closure of one lane of traffic to allow for the drilling of support structures. The reduction to oneway traffic at night began the evening of Monday, June 18. The inconvenience is to become greater after Independence Day, when the road is to […]

  • Trial Date Set for Former Teacher Charged With Corruption of Minors

    A former music teacher at Elizabethtown Area High School charged with corruption of minors for acts he is alleged to have done with a 17-year-old student is scheduled to go on trial in county court next month. Cody Lee Floyd, now 26, of Mount Joy, is scheduled for a criminal trial on the single misdemeanor […]

  • Zoning Enforcement Angers Marietta Borough Residents

    Angry residents voiced their opinions about a recent zoning ordinance enforcement sweep at a standing-room-only monthly meeting of Marietta Borough Council. Residents had recently received letters from the borough explaining ordinance violations noticed in the sweep. The ordinance that says recreational vehicles and campers may not be parked in front yards — and 85 percent of them […]

  • Pa. Education Exec Visits E-Town Kids’ Math Club

    Pennsylvania Department of Education Deputy Secretary Glenn Miller visited the Elizabethtown Public Library on Tuesday, June 19, to meet with students participating in the library’s Crazy 8s Math Club to helps students explore the math behind their favorite activities. The visit is part of a series of events the Department of Education is having across […]

  • Wellness Incentive Prize Winners Named

    Students from Elizabethtown Area Middle School and Elizabethtown Area High School were recently announced as school-wide “Suite360” prize winners. Suite360, a collaboration between and Elizabethtown Area School District and Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care, is an online student wellness platform for students in grades 7 through 12, and their parents/guardians. The program provides a toolkit […]

  • College Announces New Joint Certificate For Data Analytics

    Elizabethtown College recently partnered with SAS, formerly known as Statistical Analysis System, to offer a joint certificate for students in the college’s data analytics minor. Based in Cary, N.C., SAS is a data analytics powerhouse with customers in 149 countries, and their SAS software suite is installed in more than 83,000 business, government and university […]

  • EAHS Boys Basketball Stays Unbeaten in Summer League Play

    Following a two-game sweep to open up the Spooky Nook Summer League season, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team returned to the court on Tuesday, June 19, for another two-game series against Central Dauphin and Williamsport. The contests were wildly different, but the Bears were able to come away with two more victories, […]

  • Bears Blue Baseball Recovers From Blowout With Two Wins

    The Bears Blue baseball team had a wildly different series of games over a span of six days. Elizabethtown was absolutely demolished in one game but recovered with a clutch victory and their second forfeit win of the summer to boost their record to 6-3. Bears Blue went to Hempfield on Wednesday, June 13, for […]

  • Willowood Begins Summer Season With a Loss at Devon Crest

    Summer is here, and the Willowood Swim Club is already open to the public. Their youth swim team has started their meet schedule as well, starting with an away tilt at Devon Crest in Harrisburg on Saturday, June 16. The Bluefins did not come away with a win, however. The 15-and-over division was extremely competitive […]

  • Elizabethtown School Board OKs 3.2% Tax Hike

    The Elizabethtown school board approved a $62.39 million spending plan for the 2018-19 school year, which will raise taxes on property owners of the Elizabethtown Area School District by 3.2 percent. All board members present at the meeting on Tuesday, June 12, voted in favor of the budget. Members M. Caroline Lalvani and Michael Martin were […]

  • Donegal School Tax Up 1%

    Hiring a new school resource officer and replacing technology are a few of the big-ticket items in the Donegal School District’s 2018-19 budget, which raises property taxes by 1 percent. Donegal school board members voted Tuesday, June 12, to approve a $51.36 spending plan, which calls for the educational investments. The property tax increase will […]

  • East Donegal Township OKs Building Plans

    East Donegal Township supervisors approved several building plans in various stages of development. The largest discussed at the meeting on Thursday, June 7, was a conditional preliminary plan for section three of Bridle Path at Village Square, which is a 23.75 acre, 71-unit residential development off Coffee Goss Road. Gary Grossman, a partner in the […]

  • Mount Joy Borough OKs New Ward Boundaries

    The Mount Joy Borough Council has approved an equalized redistribution of the borough’s population among three current wards for voting and council representation purposes. The vote to approve came at the Borough Council meeting on Monday, June 4; new ward assignments are to be effective Jan 1, 2019. The new East Ward has a population […]