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Conoy Supervisors Agree to Buy Historic Blacksmith Shop in Bainbridge

Conoy Township supervisors agreed to buy a historic blacksmith shop in downtown Bainbridge with blacksmith tools included for $97,500. Supervisors said at their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, that if they did not buy the property at 15 S. Second St. from owner Wayne Brooks, it would likely be torn down, and purchasing it gives […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Gets Update on Building Renovation Plans

An architect gave the Elizabethtown Borough Council an update on plans for renovating a building that dates to the 1700s into the new borough offices. At the Borough Council work session on Thursday, Oct. 3, Gary E. Weaver of Tippetts/Weaver Architects described plans for the building at the southwest corner of North Market and Hummelstown […]

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Rotary Recognizes Dehmey, Lown as Students of Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Abigail Dehmey and Ethan Lown were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for September. Dehmey and Lown were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Dehmey is the daughter of Corey and Jacquelyn Dehmey of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

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E-Town DeMolay Welcomes New Members

At a recent induction ceremony, Elizabethtown Chapter, Order of DeMolay, welcomed Angel, Edward and Miguel Peña from Lancaster as the newest members of the Chapter. The DeMolay Sponsor and First-Line Signer for the Peña Brothers was Holden Green, Past Master Councilor of the chapter. The Obligating Ceremonies were performed by Past Master Councilor Patrick Eiswerth, […]

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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 Doorway to Local History Restored at Haldeman Mansion

A Doorway to Northwest Lancaster County’s history has been restored near Bainbridge thanks to the Donegal Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. With the support of the Donegal Chapter, DAR approved a Special Project Grant to restore the Haldeman Mansion’s main visitor door entrance. The Haldeman Mansion Preservation Society was awarded […]

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Elizabethtown Museum Offers Great Depression Exhibit

The Winters Heritage House in Elizabethtown, is running an exhibit that explores the Great Depression of the 1930s and its effects on our area’s people, manufacturing and agriculture. Visitors can catch a glimpse of 1930s Elizabethtown through photographs, recorded memories, and written information. There are several interactive exhibits that require visitor participation. The exhibit leaves […]

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West Donegal Supervisors OK With Leasing Office Space to Recreation Authority

West Donegal Township supervisors have agreed in principle to lease vacant space on the lower level of the township building to a regional recreation authority. Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services currently leases office space in Elizabethtown Area Middle School, but the Elizabethtown Area School District wants to bring sixth grade classes back to […]

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