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Elizabethtown Borough OKs Conditional Uses for Day Care, College Building Expansion

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved conditional uses for a day care center across the street from the Elizabethtown train station and for a building addition at Elizabethtown College to accommodate a physician’s assistant program. The day care application was made by Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services, which wants to provide day care for […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNewsSchool

E-Town College Cuts 2 Majors, 3 Minors, 28 Jobs

By DAN ROBRISH The Elizabethtown Advocate Elizabethtown College, which is facing an enrollment drop that is a problem for many colleges and universities, has decided to eliminate majors in theater and philosophy and cut 28 jobs. Also being eliminated are minors in theater, peace and conflict studies, and film studies. The majors and minors being […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Local Man Accused of 2013 Child Rape in Manor Township

David Earl Ellerbee   A former emergency medical technician for Northwest Emergency Medical Services is charged with one count of rape of a child and other offenses over offenses that prosecutors allege happened in Manor Township in 2013. David Earl Ellerbee, 56, who is listed in court records with an Elizabethtown mailing address, is scheduled […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Five EASD Students Get ‘Do the Right Thing’ Recognition

Five Elizabethtown Area School District students were recently recognized as “Do the Right Thing” recipients. Recipients are Dillon Ernst, a sixth-grade student at Bear Creek Intermediate School, recognized for helping a student with a head injury; Nolan Ernst, a fourth-grade student at Bear Creek Intermediate School, recognized for encouraging classmates at the school’s field day; […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

M-S Library Plans Birthday Bash for 20 Years at Current Site

Milanof-Schock Library is celebrating 20 years of community service at its current location, 1184 Anderson Ferry Road in Mount Joy. The success of the library would not be possible without the need shown by residents of Mount Joy and the surrounding communities, so as a big thank you, this 20th Birthday Bash will be free […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Eight Donegal High Students Go to Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference

The Rotary Club of Mount Joy and The Donegal Rotary Club recently sent eight Donegal High School Juniors to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference. RYLA is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs in the local district where students develop leadership skills while having fun and making connections. The Rotary District 7390 conference […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania Needs to Support Clean, Reliable Nuclear Power

Pennsylvania gets more than 93% of its clean energy from nuclear power. Because solar and wind don’t produce power 24/7, significant backup power is required to keep the lights on. If we don’t have nuclear for that backup, more fossil fuel power plants will be required. Is it any surprise the oil and gas industry […]

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