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EAMS Asbestos Removal Needed Before Remodel

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate As was common in buildings constructed before 1986, the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School contains some asbestos that must be removed before renovations begin there next year in order to relocate sixthgraders from Bear Creek School to the middle school the following year. Adam […]

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EASD Finance Head Resigns for New Job

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate For the second time within the span of a year, the Elizabethtown Area School District needs to find a new person to handle its finances. Jeffrey Ammerman, the district’s director of finance and operations, is resigning to take a position with the Pennsylvania Association of School Business […]

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Millersville University Art Exhibit Features Elizabethtown Area High School Students

Eighteen Elizabethtown Area High School students were chosen to have their work featured at Millersville University’s Studio for Students Youth Art Exhibit in November. Featured artists include Nicole Bender, Angela Costa-Ouimet, Alex DeFlavia, Stephanie DeJesus, Krimson Dougherty, Rogan English, Dylan Gulden, Kathryn Hackenberg, Ellen Laszakovits, Nicki Lathrop, Noelia Morales, Sophia Pirozzi, Makenna Smith, Elizabeth Stiles, […]

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E-Town College Grad Finishes Peace Corps Assignment in Ghana

Caitlin Wilson Caitlin Wilson of Elizabethtown has completed Peace Corps service after 27 months living and working as an agriculture volunteer in Ghana, West Africa. She is a 2016 graduate of Elizabethtown College and is pursuing a master’s degree at West Virginia University. During her service, Wilson was assigned to the Northern Region of Ghana, where she […]

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Elizabethtown Concert Planned as Part of Susquehanna Chorale Candlelight Christmas

The Susquehanna Chorale will present its annual Candlelight Christmas concert series on Dec. 13, 14 and 15, with the concert on Saturday, Dec. 14, being held at Elizabethtown College. The chorale is a nationally acclaimed adult chamber ensemble of 38 auditioned singers, founded in 1981 by Artistic Director and Conductor Linda L. Tedford. “The Susquehanna […]

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Extraordinary Give Raises More Than $10.5 Millon; Many Local Groups Benefit

The annual Extraordinary Give event, raised $10,550,282 for 522 charitable groups from 28,745 donors over a 24-hour period. This has been the biggest year for donations since the 24-hour donating marathon started in 2012, even though there was a blip in the connection of the ExtraGive’s website for more than half an hour the night […]

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Penn Medicine Urgent Care Opens in Mount Joy Township

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health opened its seventh urgent care location in Mount Joy Township near Elizabethtown following a renovation to the health system’s Norlanco outpatient facility. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the urgent care location was held Monday, Nov. 25. The urgent care clinic is open 14 hours a day and offer services and treatments […]

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Rheems, Bainbridge Elementary Schools Hold Thanksgiving Food Drives for Needy

Rheems Elementary School and Bainbridge Elementary School recently held food drives to benefit needy families in the community. For a week in early November, each grade level at Rheems was assigned a food group to donate. Kindergarteners brought in cereal and soup. First graders collected canned vegetables. Second graders donated stuffing and instant mashed potatoes. […]

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