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Conoy Takes Middle Ground on Consultations With Township Engineer

Conoy Township supervisors agreed unanimously that township residents who have questions about storm water management should talk to township staff and supervisors first, and if their questions are not answered, they can get a 15-minute consultation from the company that handles township engineering at township expense. Some residents had been surprised to get bills for […]

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After 100 Years, Elizabethtown Man Looks Back on Accomplishments of His Lifetime

Robert H. Forney Jr. grew up in Elizabethtown and celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday, April 9, with family at the Masonic Heath Care Center. While growing up in Elizabethtown, he helped his father run the Chrysler-Plymouth dealership he ran on North Market Street, just north of the Conoy Creek. One notable sale that Forney […]

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W. Donegal Resident Asks Township to Reimburse for Drainage Repair Expense

West Donegal Township supervisors heard from a township resident who was upset about water drainage during storms and wanted to be reimbursed for work she and her husband had done to improve drainage at their own expense. Cathy Cassell told supervisors at their meeting on Monday, June 10, that there have been major problems with […]

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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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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

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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Mentally Disabled Victimized in Theft of Their Benefits

Carol Ann Witmer Michael E. Dunk An Elizabethtown woman already facing felony welfare fraud charges and an Elizabethtown man already facing charges related to child sex abuse are now accused of swindling more than $30,000 from two victims who suffer from mental health issues. The victims in the latest case are residents of Elizabethtown Borough, […]

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Democrats Nominate Full Slate for Elizabethtown Borough Council

Democrats went into the primary election with nobody on the ballot for Elizabethtown Borough Council. They went out with a nominee in each of the borough’s three wards, all made with write-in votes. The nominations of Kelly Fuddy (First Ward), John Auker-Enders (Second Ward) and Deb Jones (Third Ward) make this the first time in […]

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Memorial Day Observed in Elizabethtown With Event Honoring Those Killed at War

Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifice of those who have died in military service. “We stand in the midst of patriots and the family and friends of those who have nobly served,” said Army Col. Stacy A. Holman, the keynote speaker at Elizabethtown’s Memorial Day ceremony held Monday, May 27. Holman, […]

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