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Elizabethtown College Presents Plan for Building Expansion to Borough

The Elizabethtown Borough Council heard an introduction to a land development plan for Elizabethtown College’s construction project for a new physician assistant program. The college has been facing dwindling enrollment and is trying to increase enrollment with a physician assistant master’s degree program. The plans include an addition of more than 10,000 square feet to […]

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West Donegal Twp. Running Out of Land for Developments

West Donegal Township is approaching the point where developers will have no more land to develop, Township Manager John O. Yoder III said. Although there is plenty of undeveloped land in the 15.6-square-mile township that borders Elizabethtown Borough, Yoder noted that much of that is in preserved farms or is zoned in a way that […]

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Elizabethtown College Professor Shares Peace Expertise With United Nations Panel

Elizabethtown College Professor of Religion and Asian Studies Jeffery D. Long presented at the United Nations twice in August sharing his research and expertise in Religion and specifically Asian studies. His first presentation on Aug. 2 was so well received that he was invited to return on Aug. 23 to present again. “It tells me […]

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Elizabethtown College Offers New Major in Neuroscience With Multiple Career Paths

A new major at Elizabethtown College in neuroscience is available for students beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. The program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of how the brain works at a cellular and behavioral level. It also will allow students to take classes in different fields with the major offering a strong interdisciplinary curriculum that […]

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Three Nabbed in Drug Bust at Rheems Turkey Hill

Three people were charged with drug dealing after police found them with methamphetamine, marijuana and cash in Mount Joy Township, according to police. All three are awaiting preliminary hearings scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, before Magisterial District Judge Scott E. Albert. The three were arrested shortly after they pulled into Turkey Hill, […]

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Tractor-Trailer, at Least Eight Other Vehicles Crash on 283

A tractor-trailer and eight or nine other vehicles crashed on Route 283 in Mount Joy Township, causing multiple injuries, a Lancaster County-Wide Communications supervisor said. The collision happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, near Cloverleaf Road, the supervisor said. Westbound lanes remained closed for hours until reopening in the afternoon. Two people were taken […]

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Elizabethtown Kmart to Close Permanently by Mid-December

By HEATHER STAUFFER LNP Staff Writer Elizabethown’s Kmart store, one of the four remaining in Lancaster County, is scheduled to close by mid-December. “After careful review, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to close the Kmart store in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania,” company spokesman Larry Costello said in an email. “The liquidation sale is expected […]

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