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EASD Makes Five-Year Plan for Finances

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate Much of the Elizabethtown school board’s workshop meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 8, was devoted to plans: specifically, development of the Elizabethtown Area School District’s five-year financial plan as well as the three-year comprehensive plan that the district is required to submit to the state, covering 2020 to […]

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GOP, Dems to Pick Candidates for Local Pa. Senate Vacancy

Voters in a central Pennsylvania state Senate district will get a chance in January to pick a replacement for a four-term senator who resigned after being arrested on child pornography possession charges. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said Jan. 14 is the earliest possible date to restore representation to residents of the heavily Republican district. The […]

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Alvarez, Larison Get Recognition From National Merit Group

Elizabethtown Area High School has announced that seniors Jared Alvarez and Jacob Larison have been named commended students in the prestigious 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a nationwide competition for recognition and awards conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Commended students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise […]

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Elizabethtown College Plans Installation of New President

Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader community plan to gather to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick, at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 24 ,at 4 p.m. in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, who began her presidency on July 1, will address the crowd at the inauguration along […]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens New Solar Panel Array at Bear Creek School

The Elizabethtown Area School District recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony on for its newly installed solar field. The solar field, located between the Bear Creek School and East High Street, is part of a comprehensive approach by the district to improve efficiencies and repurpose operational expenses toward our educational programs. In total, about 40 […]

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W. Donegal Seeks Info About Road Damage

Sometime during the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 1, the freshly paved roadway at the intersection of Stonemill Drive and Maytown Road (Route 743) was severely damaged by a tractor-trailer, farm implement or other heavy equipment. West Donegal Township is seeking information about what caused the damage. Any- one who witnessed this event or has other […]

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