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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, although it turns out the existing agreement expressly allows other cable companies to operate in the borough. Borough Manager Roni Ryan told councilors at their meeting on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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