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West Donegal Approves Waivers for Amazon Distribution Center

West Donegal Township supervisors approved waivers for a planned Amazon distribution center, though the people representing the company at the meeting avoided saying the word “Amazon.” Darwin R. Beauvais, a partner in the Philadelphia-based law firm Dilworth Paxson, said he represented what he called “the end user” of the property at 10 Industrial Road. He […]

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Democrats Lose Full Slate for Borough Council In Elizabethtown

The Elizabethtown Borough Council has an uncontested race after all despite Democrats using write-in votes to nominate candidates to oppose Republican incumbents in all three wards. Kelly Fuddy got 46 write-in votes for the First Ward Borough Council seat,considerably more than the 10 needed to get the Democratic nomination for the seat now held by […]

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Libertarian Candidate Running Unopposed for Auditor in Mount Joy Township

Voters in Mount Joy Township will see something unusual on the ballot in November: a candidate running for the Board of Auditors. Steven M. Rosenshine submitted signatures of registered voters to get on the ballot as the Libertarian Party nominee. People who are registered to vote as Democrats and Republicans are nominated in primary elections; […]

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Elizabethtown Fair Unaffected by Pa. Swine Quarantine

A quarantine on swine imposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will not affect the Elizabethtown Fair’s livestock display, Fair Secretary Sally K. Nolt said. Nolt told the Advocate on Monday, July 22, that the quarantine does not affect the Elizabethtown Fair because all the swine exhibited at the fair are sold there rather than […]

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Elizabethtown Borough OKs New Building for Housing Charity

Elizabethtown Borough has approved a land development plan for a new building on the grounds of the former St. Peter Parochial School to allow room for the expansion of a housing charity. Among the nonprofit groups working in the former school building now owned by United Churches Elizabethtown Area is Elizabethtown Community Housing and Outreach […]

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Mount Joy Township Hears About Plight of Local Homeless People

Mount Joy Township supervisors heard a presentation from Elizabethtown Community Housing and Outreach Services about the organization’s efforts to help homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless stabilize their lives, with two supervisors later saying they should grant ECHOS more money than the $2,500 it is requesting from the township. Deb Jones, executive […]

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