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Campaign for MDJ Heads to General Election

Republican-endorsed candidate Randall L. Miller easily defeated two cross-filing Democrats for the Republican nomination for magisterial district judge, setting up a contested general election against Democratic nominee Dan Stephenson. Miller, a Mount Joy Township resident who practices law from an office in Lancaster, got more votes in the Republican primary than his two rivals combined. […]

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Army War College Provides Speakers for Memorial Day

The Memorial Day parades in both Elizabethtown and Marietta are to be followed with ceremonies featuring speakers from the Army War College in Carlisle. The speaker in Elizabethtown is Col. Stacy Holman, who grew up in Marshfield, Wis., and enlisted in the Wisconsin Army NationalGuard as an operating room specialist in 1991 as a high […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Elizabethtown Police Department Gets $16K Grant for New AEDs

The Elizabethtown Police Department is proud to announce that they have partnered with the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to provide new, state of the art life-saving equipment for their officers. The foundation has provided a grant for approximately $16,000 to the EPD to purchase 10 new Automated External Defibrillators for deployment in all of […]

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Masonic Villages Names Longtime Lawyer as Its Chief Executive-Elect

William L. Kingsbury was selected CEO-elect for the Masonic Villages by the Masonic Villages’ board of directors. Kingsbury will become CEO for the Masonic Villages on Dec. 1, 2019, upon the retirement of Joseph E. Murphy, who has served as the senior executive for the organization since 1983. Kingsbury will be responsible for the day-to-day […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Green New Deal Is Wrong Way to Prevent Global Warming

It’s worrisome when officeholders illogically disregard science or when science takes a back seat to emotional and sensational claims, i.e., eliminating all fossil fuels. This impossibility is presented with wildly irrational exuberance by linking “global warming.” Before buying this rhetoric, recognize two facts: 1) fossil fuels provide more than 80% of all energy used in […]

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Letter to the Editor: Please Listen to Michael Martin About EASD Property Taxes

In the article, “E-Town Students to Learn Trade Skills as Pre-Apprentices,” (Advocate, May 16), Diane M. Bitting reported the following quote by Michael Martin: “For the second year in a row ( I ) have asked for more information on the proposals to see what a lower tax increase would look like and haven’t been […]

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Editorial: Pennsylvania Should Fund Ambulance Service Statewide

As the old saying goes, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The Pennsylvania Legislature has an opportunity to do something about both. Ambulance service is facing a financial crisis in many areas of Pennsylvania. Here in Elizabethtown, Northwest Emergency Medical Services is seeking increases in funding from the 12 municipalities they […]

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