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Marietta to Get 172 New Housing Units on Ex-Industrial Site

Construction could start as soon as November for a development of 150 apartments and 22 townhouses on a 9-acre area of former industrial land at the west end of Marietta Borough. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough currently has 1,167 housing units; the new development will boost that figure by more than 14%. […]

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A Message From the Editor About Future Plans

Dear Readers: Back in 2009, I was working in the Philadelphia bureau of The Associated Press. I’d been working there since 1998 following work as a reporter for daily newspapers in Ely, Nev.; New Ulm, Minn., and Pottstown, Pa. I read about how Elizabethtown lost its longtime newspaper, the Elizabethtown Chronicle, because the company that […]

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New Downtown Store ‘Tatted Toy Guys’ Offers Vintage Toys, Modern Collectibles

A new toy store featuring vintage toys and modern collectibles has opened in downtown Elizabethtown. The Tatted Toy Guys celebrated a grand opening at 50 South Market St. with a ribbon- cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 13. The open house event featured live music from Occasions Disc […]

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Subterranean Spa Has Grand Opening

Subterranean Spa celebrated its grand opening at 40 South Market St., Lower Level, Elizabethtown, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 13. Subterranean Spa is an Elizabethtown-based holistic spa focused on relaxation and wellbeing. “Opening a spa like Subterranean has always been a dream of mine,” manager […]

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Elizabethtown Kmart to Close Permanently by Mid-December

By HEATHER STAUFFER LNP Staff Writer Elizabethown’s Kmart store, one of the four remaining in Lancaster County, is scheduled to close by mid-December. “After careful review, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to close the Kmart store in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania,” company spokesman Larry Costello said in an email. “The liquidation sale is expected […]

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Publisher of Newspaper Group That Bought Advocate in 2017 Retires After 21 Years

By HEATHER STAUFFER LNP Staff Writer At their first meeting, Don Hoover recalled, Bill Burgess was standing outside in miserable winter weather, engaging attendees of an agriculture event. With a stream of water running between his boots, Burgess asked probing questions, handed out copies of Lancaster Farming and solicited subscriptions. Hoover, a partner at ag […]

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Holistic Health Store Opens Downtown With Ribbon-Cutting

Naturally Gifted by Jeri celebrated its grand opening at 1 S. Market St. Suite 103, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce. Workers at the store were delighted to celebrate with chamber representatives, community members and customers at the open house event on Saturday, July 13, featuring storewide sales, giveaways, […]

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Fuego Latino Restaurant Brings Latin Food Fusion to E-Town

By ENELLY BETANCOURT La Voz Lancaster If you’re looking for a memorable dining experience, you cannot go wrong with Fuego Latino restaurant in Elizabethtown. Fuego Latino is the brainchild of Guatemalan-born chef Gerson Morales. Morales, 34, worked as manager of a flagship branch of Santander Bank in Camp Hill for 13 years before his passion […]

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