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College Committed to Peacemaking, New President Says

Although Elizabethtown College eliminated its minor in peace and conflict studies at the end of the last president’s tenure, it remains committed to peace building, new college President Cecilia McCormick said. “We have always has a value of peace based on our Brethren roots,” McCormick said, referring to the college’s founding as a Church of […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Approves Plans for Mars Chocolate Plant

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved plans for additions to the Mars Chocolate plant designed to make the candy bar factory that has been in place since 1915 more efficient. Although the planned use of the property at 295 S. Brown St. is permitted by right in the general industrial zone, attorney Helen L. Gemmill said […]

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Write-In Candidate Appears to Defeat Incumbent Conoy Supervisor

Conoy Township supervisors acknowledged that apparent victory of a write-in candidate over an incumbent township supervisor by voting to send him to supervisor training at township expense. Unofficial results posted by the county show Meadow Vista Dairy operator Justin Risser with 438 write-in votes over incumbent John L. Shearer, who had 263 votes. Shearer was […]

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Republicans Maintain Local Dominance

Republicans maintained their position as the region’s dominant political party as they defeated Democratic challengers in many local races. Republican Randall L. Miller got more than 63% of the vote to defeat Democrat Dan Stephenson in the race for magisterial district judge, one of the biggest local races. Miller and Stephenson, who are both lawyers, […]

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