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Elizabethtown Police Work Leads to Major Drug Bust Announced by U.S. Attorney

Elizabethtown Police Chief Ed Cunningham said his agency’s work led to charges against seven people in an alleged heroin trafficking conspiracy. Cunningham told the Borough Council at its meeting on Thursday, April 4, that he and Detective Dustin H. Ryan had been invited to a news conference in Harrisburg the previous day in which U.S. […]

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It’s More Than Just a Historic Train

By ART PETROSEMOLO Special to the Advocate Just secured to its trailer in the dim light of a storage shed, the 19th century Leviathan locomotive looks immense and impressive. It is a representation of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Train engine (Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive 331) that transported Abraham Lincoln’s body from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Ill., […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Band Student Performs at Prestigious Band Festival

Elizabethtown Area High School band student Emma Foley recently performed at the prestigious 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region 5 Band Festival. The concert was held in early March. Foley (clarinet) joined 144 other talented student musicians representing 69 school districts from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival. Dr. Kyle Glaser, associate director of bands […]

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E-Town Public Library Plans World Cafe Day With Events

The Elizabethtown Public Library will celebrate coffees, kids, and cultures from around the globe on World Cafe Day, Saturday, April 6. Throughout the day, the community can participate in a variety of pop-up crafts and games, each representing a different country, and sample coffee from a variety of countries. Occasions Disc Jockeys will be on […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown College Students Get Fulbrights; Heading to Japan, Spain

Two Elizabethtown College seniors were awarded Fulbright Scholarships recently. Victoria Edwards, an international business and Japanese double major with a specialization in political science, plans to conduct research in Japan and proposed affiliation at Sophia University and Waseda University. Melissa Germano, a Spanish education (pre-K through 12) major, will use her teaching assistant grant and […]

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Elizabethtown Native to Deliver Easter Sermon at Arlington

Chaplain (Brigadier General) Ed Brandt, a native of Elizabethtown, is scheduled to deliver the sermon at the Arlington National Cemetery Sunrise Service beginning at 6:30 a.m. in Arlington, Va., on Sunday, April 21. The morning service will include “Pershing’s Own” U.S. Army Band and participation by a number of Army chaplains. Chaplain Brandt currently serves […]

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