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Elizabethtown Borough Considers Improvements to Little-Used Park

The Elizabethtown Borough Council heard a presentation about how the borough can comply with a mandate from the state to reduce sediment into tributaries of the Susquehanna River. Michael LaSala, a senior project manager with Lititz-based Land Studies Inc., recommended that the borough make improvements to Hickory Lane Park, a passive recreational park between Conoy […]

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It’s a Wrap for the EAHS Class of 2019

Where’s Waldo? He was all over the place at the graduation ceremony for the Elizabethtown Area High School Class of 2019 as three speakers quoted the 19th century American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in their speeches. Superintendent Michele Balliet used the quotation, “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared […]

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EAHS Students Hear From Vietnam Vets

Nine members of the Vietnam Veterans Association of America, Chapter 1008 spoke to students from Elizabethtown Area High School as part of their unit on the Vietnam War. The program allowed the current students to hear directly from Vietnam veterans about their personal responsibilities that ranged from combat infantry, aviation, to supply. Among the many […]

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EAHS Play ‘Seussical’ Wins Outstanding Musical Award

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring musical production of “Seussical, The Musical” took home top honors at the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards by winning Outstanding Musical. In addition, junior Carter Rutkowski claimed one of the top individual prizes when he won Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical for his role as General Schmitz/ Wickersham in […]

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Elizabethtown Grange Sets Up Dairy Coloring Contest for Kids

Children are invited to participate in a coloring contest promoting the benefits of dairy products. The free contest, sponsored by Elizabethtown Grange No. 2076, is open to children up to 12 years old, according to Matt Espenshade, master of Elizabethtown Grange. Long hailed for their nutritional value, dairy products are an excellent source of vitamins […]

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Child Trauma Expert to Address Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Norlanco Rheems cares about children, especially those in our communities. On Wednesday, June 19. the local Kiwanis Club will host Dr. LarkEshleman, executive director of About Child Trauma, at its morning meeting starting at 7:15 a.m., located at the Wallick-O’ConnorHouse (16 E. Main St., Mount Joy) Eshleman will speak on childhood […]

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Heritage Area Designation to Be Celebrated

National Heritage Area will celebrate the recent designation by Congress of Lancaster and York counties as America’s 55th National Heritage Area. National, state, and local elected officials, agencies, and business leaders will come together on the riverfront in Columbia to honor the area’s significant role in shaping American history and recognize those partners who helped […]

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New Restaurant Planned Near Elizabethtown’s Railroad Station Featuring Farm-to-Table Dining

Amy Kreamer has fond memories of growing up in Elizabethtown. Of her mother cooking up gourmet meals from scratch and of breakfast outings with her father. Those memories are even more precious now that her parents are no longer here. And soon, she plans to recreate them for others to enjoy. In June, construction will […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Only One GOP Congressman Has Courage to Do Right

When President Richard Nixon was informed that the Senate would definitely vote against him, it wasn’t Democrats who gave him the news. It was a group of Republicans who revered the Constitution — and supported a virtuous law-abiding role model as national leader — who visited the White House that fateful day. These Republicans informed […]

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