Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Middle School Plans Presented to EASD Board

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board learned more details about the planned renovation of the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School to house the sixth grade, now at Bear Creek School, starting in the 2021-22 school year. Grace Heiland of the Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates architectural firm […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

State Police Fire Marshal Investigates After Blaze Destroys West Donegal Home

The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal’s Division is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in West Donegal Township. The fire was reported the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 11, at a home on Locust Drive. The Elizabethtown Fire Department and its mutual aid companies were dispatched and found the fire had vented […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

ECHOS Gets Second Staffer From VISTA

Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services now has two people working there as part of the AmeriCorps VISTA program. VISTA was founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. It was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993 AmeriCorps is a government funded volunteer […]

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Categories BaseballCommunityFeaturedSports

E-Town Community Invited to Lancaster Barnstormers Game

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care invites the community to the Lancaster Barnstormers baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. A portion of regular admission ticket sales will be donated by the Barnstormers to EACTC. In addition to purchasing game tickets, individuals can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to throw out the […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

E-Town Fair Has Frog Jump Contest, Rabbit Hop Demo

Things are really hopping at the Elizabethtown Fair this year. The Elizabethtown Fair offers something for everyone from Monday, Aug. 19, through Saturday, Aug. 24. The fair’s frog jumping contest takes it cue from Mark Twain and his story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog From Calaveras County.” The Calaveras County Fair & Frog Jumping Jubilee is […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeatured

E-Town College Gets Named Among Best in Northeast Region

Elizabethtown College was recently named one of the 224 best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Elizabethtown College in the Best in the Northeast section of its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website. “We are thrilled to be recognized by The Princeton Review as one of […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

PennDOT to Resurface Route 772 in Mount Joy Borough

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that starting Tuesday, Aug. 20, its contractor will begin preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface a 1.5-mile section of Route 772 from just east of the intersection of Anderson Ferry Road and Union School Road in East Donegal Township to the intersection of Marietta Avenue and […]

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