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Conoy Supervisors Hear About Plans for New Bainbridge Retail Store

Conoy Township supervisors heard about plans to build a Dollar General store on the site of a former gas station and convenience store in Bainbridge, which will require approval from the Zoning Hearing Board to go forward. Paul Platko, the real estate site selector for Schuylkill Haven-based MBC Development LP, and Terri Delo, a project […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to All Who Made Maytown Festivities Successful

A big thank you to all who made the May celebrations in Maytown a huge success! Thanks to those who worked diligently on the Mayfest Committee to provide a family- friendly celebration to help keep our Maytown history alive. Thanks to Donegal School District for supporting our art contest and providing a place to practice […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Scriptures, Not Pragmatism, Should Guide Our Actions

Robert Yahara, in his letter to the editor published July 4 (“Taking Words Out of Context Changes Meaning Significantly”), implies that I took Eugene Clemens’ words out of context. I don’t think I did. Mr. Clemens wrote that American politics’ needed its verbiage cleaned up and in particular, the issue involving morality in politics. He […]

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Letter to the Editor: College Program Cuts Especially Unwise as Fascism Escalates

Fascism is undeniably on the rise throughout the country and in central Pennsylvania. Since the 2016 election, neo-Nazis and white supremacists, emboldened by authoritarian policies from the White House, have emerged from the shadows, terrorizing vulnerable communities across the country. Locally, white supremacists have spread recruitment propaganda at our alma mater, Elizabethtown College. Not only […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

W. Donegal Approves Moose Lodge’s Plan to Move Into Former VFW Post Building

West Donegal Township supervisors have unanimously approved an application from Moose Lodge 596 to transfer its liquor license from 18 N. Market St. in Elizabethtown Borough to the former Veterans of Foreign Wars post building at 126 Maytown Road. Lodge Administrator Denver McDowell said the Elizabethtown lodge, which was chartered 107 years ago, has more […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown Area Adults Asked to Take Survey About Youth Behaviors

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care, a community organization committed to improving the lives of children, youth, and families in the Elizabethtown area, is conducting an Adult Attitudes Survey and invites the community to participate. The survey is designed to gather attitudes and beliefs about underage drug and alcohol use among our community’s youth as well […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Donegal Student Wins National Recognition for Documentary

Donegal High School rising senior Taylor Barton won second place in the National History Day competition held in June in College Park, Md. Barton’s project in the individual documentary category, “Dam, Better Call Clara!” focused on the rise of Clara Barton and the American Red Cross after the Johnstown Flood in 1881. As a nationwide […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Mount Joy Rotary Announces Co-Presidents for 2019-20 Year

The Rotary Club of Mount Joy has announced its copresidents for the club year, which runs from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020. President Mark Rorabaugh and President Greg Sallade will chair the Tuesday lunch meetings at the Gathering Place in Mount Joy. Dave Christian and Gary Ebersole will lead Thursday’s meeting at Bube’s […]

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Masonic Lodge Gives College Scholarship to Donegal Senior

The Ashara-Casiphia Masonic Lodge No. 551 presented scholarships to selected Donegal and Hempfield seniors at the June Stated Meeting of the lodge, which meets at Donegal Masonic Center, 710 Anderson Ferry Road, Mount Joy. Mackenzie Shirk, who is pursuing a degree in public health from Franklin & Marshall College, is the Donegal recipient. She was […]

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