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W. Donegal OKs Reduced Paving Program

West Donegal Township supervisors approved a reduced paving plan after the bid received for it came in above the estimate, a problem attributed to higher petroleum costs driving up the cost of asphalt. The township had put out for bid an ultra-thin bonded wearing course for 32,742 square yards on West Ridge Road, Rutts Road […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Moving Forward With Move to Historic Building

Elizabethtown Borough Council members reached a consensus that they should vote May 16 on plans to renovate a historic downtown building so the borough’s administrative offices can move there. The borough’s administrative offices are mostly in a building shared with the police department at 600 S. Hanover St., with a few of them in a […]

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Mount Joy Township to Meet With College About Solar Array

Mount Joy Township supervisors asked Township Manager Justin Evans to meet with Elizabethtown College’s director of public affairs to tour the college’s solar array after getting complaints from neighbors. Supervisor Gerald F. Becker said at the township meeting on Monday, April 15, that residents of the nearby Shybrook development had been promised that trees would block […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown Child Care Center Marks Its 50th Year of Service

The Elizabethtown Child Care Center has been encouraging the young members of our community for nearly 50 years. On Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., ECCC will be celebrating its golden anniversary with a 50-year anniversary celebration; the group is inviting the community to join in the celebration. The celebration will be […]

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Conoy Honors Man for Making River Trail Connect to Columbia

A major challenge in construction of the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail was how to get the trail across railroad tracks about 2½ miles south of Bainbridge. “We were at a standstill,” Conoy Township Supervisors Chairman Stephen L. Mohr said on Thursday, April 11. “We had no clue. There was talk of burrowing under the […]

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EAHS Seniors Bomboy, Kollie Recognized by Rotary Club as Students of the Month

  Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Katherine Bomboy and Amos Kollie were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for April. Bomboy and Kollie were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Bomboy is the daughter of Andy and Lori Bomboy of Elizabethtown. She is […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Lawmaker Should Apologize for Using Religion as a Club

I too think Governor Wolf should not apologize for the prayer delivered by Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (letter “Governor Will Have to Answer for Apologizing for Prayer,” Advocate, April 4). I think Rep. Borowicz should apologize. Her beliefs are hers and she is welcome to them, but the Pennsylvania House is not her home, her church […]

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Letter to the Editor: Doesn’t the Star Barn Owner Have Any Rights?

I read, with interest, your editorial about discrimination against the Gay Community (“Even if It’s Legal, Anti- Gay Discrimination Isn’t Right,” Advocate, April 11) and was left with a question. Why, if David Abel is discriminating against the gay community, is the gay community not accused of discrimination against David Abel? Does David Abel, and many […]

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