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  • Conoy Supervisors Agree to Buy Historic Blacksmith Shop in Bainbridge

    Conoy Township supervisors agreed to buy a historic blacksmith shop in downtown Bainbridge with blacksmith tools included for $97,500. Supervisors said at their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, that if they did not buy the property at 15 S. Second St. from owner Wayne Brooks, it would likely be torn down, and purchasing it gives […]

  • EASD Makes Five-Year Plan for Finances

    By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate Much of the Elizabethtown school board’s workshop meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 8, was devoted to plans: specifically, development of the Elizabethtown Area School District’s five-year financial plan as well as the three-year comprehensive plan that the district is required to submit to the state, covering 2020 to […]

  • GOP, Dems to Pick Candidates for Local Pa. Senate Vacancy

    Voters in a central Pennsylvania state Senate district will get a chance in January to pick a replacement for a four-term senator who resigned after being arrested on child pornography possession charges. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said Jan. 14 is the earliest possible date to restore representation to residents of the heavily Republican district. The […]

  • Christianity, Racial Justice to Be Subject of Lecture at Church

    Drew G.I. Hart Correction: The print edition version of this article had the correct day of the week, but incorrect date for the lecture. The lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23. A lecture titled “Putting On Our Blue Jeans: White Supremacy, Christianity and the Work of Racial Justice” is to be […]

  • Alvarez, Larison Get Recognition From National Merit Group

    Elizabethtown Area High School has announced that seniors Jared Alvarez and Jacob Larison have been named commended students in the prestigious 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a nationwide competition for recognition and awards conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Commended students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise […]

  • Mount Joy Chamber Awards Scholarships

    Carl Hackman, president of the Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce, recently awarded a $500 scholarship to two local students attending The Janus School, 205 Lefever Road, Mount Joy. The two Mount Joy students were 11th grader Mark Laube and 2nd grader Jadon Matias. The $500 scholarships presented on Sept. 25 will be put towards their […]

  • Local Winter Shelter Seeking Volunteers

    Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services is gearing up to open the doors to its emergency winter shelter for the fifth year. Last year, the shelter saw a 76% increase in beds used. Volunteers play a critical role in overseeing the operations of the shelter. In order to be successful, ECHOS needs 73 volunteers per […]

  • Elizabethtown College Plans Installation of New President

    Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader community plan to gather to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick, at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 24 ,at 4 p.m. in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, who began her presidency on July 1, will address the crowd at the inauguration along […]

  • EAHS Football Snaps Losing Streak With Win at Garden Spot

    In its previous game against Solanco, the Elizabethtown Area High School football team saw its homecoming night end in a dramatic loss. This time around, the Bears turned the tables and ruined another school’s homecoming with a huge come-from-behind victory. Down 19-0 late in the first half at Garden Spot on Friday, Oct. 4, Elizabethtown […]

  • EAHS Girls Soccer Ties Ephrata, Beats L-S to Keep Season Alive

    It’s been a wild season for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls soccer team. After a 5-2 start to the year, the Lady Bears fell victim to a gauntlet of a schedule, losing four straight games across seven days to fall back in the standings of both the Lancaster-Lebanon League and District 3.  However, they’ve […]

  • EAHS Girls Volleyball Wins Three Straight

    Throughout most of the season, the Elizabethtown Area High School girls volleyball team hasn’t been hit with much adversity in the majority of its victories. The Lady Bears had to work more than usual for wins during their recent stretch of games, but they came out on top in each of them, extending their winning […]

  • EAHS Boys Soccer Wins One, Loses One

    The Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team has faced plenty of ups and downs as of late. That was evidenced in the Bears’ recent slate of games, which featured a win and a loss against Section Two opponents. With one game left in the regular season, they’ll have to come up with a victory […]

  • Williams, Kolaric End Golf Season At Districts

    After a whirlwind season, Elizabethtown Area High School juniors Alex Williams and Westin Kolaric showed out at the Lancaster-Lebanon League Championships on Monday, Sept. 23, with each tying for 18th to earn their way to the District 3 Championships. However, that’d be the furthest they’d get. Williams and Kolaric competed amongst the Class 3A boys […]

  • EAHS Girls Tennis Finish Year At L-L League Flight Tourney

    It’s been a season of progress for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls tennis team. Despite a 5-9 regular-season record, the Lady Bears were competitive in the majority of their matches, with four of those losses finishing with a score of 3-2 or 4-3.  The team’s last chance to show their stuff was at the […]

  • EAHS Field Hockey Wins Two, Loses to Manheim Central

    Despite a 6-10 record, the Elizabethtown Area High School field hockey team has plenty to be happy about this season. The Lady Bears have doubled their win total from 2018, and the majority of their games have been extremely competitive. That was evident in their recent slate of games, where they picked up two close […]