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Conoy Township Increases Contribution to Northwest EMS

Conoy Township supervisors agreed to increase the contribution to Northwest Emergency Medical Services to $6,000 this year, up from $5,000 last year, but made no decision on whether to ultimately raise the contribution to $10,000 over a three-year period as requested. Northwest EMS is facing major financial problems, in part because insurance companies do not […]

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State Road Ramp to Eastbound Route 283 Closed for Construction

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today that its contractor has closed the State Road ramp to eastbound Route 283 and detour traffic for up to 260 days as interchange reconstruction work continues. Route 722, State Road traffic has been shifted to the west side of the roadway since April 10 using barrier and barrels […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

EAHS Spring Musical Nominated for Seven Hershey Theater Awards

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring production of “Seussical the Musical “landed seven nominations for the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards. Senior Ryan Kruft and junior Adam Evans were both nominated for outstanding lead actor. Junior Carter Rutkowski and sophomore Alexis Martin were nominated for outstanding featured performer and outstanding supporting actress respectively. In addition, the […]

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M-S Library to Host ‘Marietta: Pittsburgh of the East’ Program

Milanof-Schock Library invites the community to the final program in its “My Hometown” series, which will be held at the library on Monday, May 20, at 6 p.m. It will be an historical presentation given in two parts by co-presenters Catherine J. Tucker and David Haneman. Part 1, titled “Growing Up in Marietta,” features Tucker, […]

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Categories CommunityFeatured

‘Company’ to Be Staged in Marietta

Susquehanna Stage Company will present Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical “Company” May 10 through 19 at the Marietta Center for the Arts, 133 W. Market St., Marietta. “Company” revolves around the character of Bobby, a 35-year-old man with no shortage of friendships. His inner circle consists of his 10 closest friends, made up of five married […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Lancaster Barnstormers Team Deserves Community Support

With the start of the Barnstormers’ season upon us, I want to encourage the community to attend and support the team. The Barnstormers organization does so much to invest in the community through youth baseball and support of numerous community functions. For example, Troy Steffy, baseball operations manager and assistant coach of the Barnstormers, took […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: I Was Wendy Myers’ Commander; She’s a Superb Choice for MDJ

Upon hearing the news about Wendy Myers running for magisterial district judge, I was compelled to write to you. I was Wendy Myers’ company commander in the Pennsylvania National Guard when she was a young soldier. She was an immediate standout in an extremely talented and dedicated group. Let me tell you about these soldiers […]

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