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After 100 Years, Elizabethtown Man Looks Back on Accomplishments of His Lifetime

Robert H. Forney Jr. grew up in Elizabethtown and celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday, April 9, with family at the Masonic Heath Care Center. While growing up in Elizabethtown, he helped his father run the Chrysler-Plymouth dealership he ran on North Market Street, just north of the Conoy Creek. One notable sale that Forney […]

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EAHS Grads Webb, Ebersole Honored by Elizabethtown Rotary

Elizabethtown Area High School class of 2019 graduates Mayelin Ebersole and Erik Webb were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for June. Ebersole and Webb were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Ebersole is the daughter of Jeff and Nancy Ebersole of Elizabethtown. […]

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W. Donegal Resident Asks Township to Reimburse for Drainage Repair Expense

West Donegal Township supervisors heard from a township resident who was upset about water drainage during storms and wanted to be reimbursed for work she and her husband had done to improve drainage at their own expense. Cathy Cassell told supervisors at their meeting on Monday, June 10, that there have been major problems with […]

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EAHS Play ‘Seussical’ Wins Outstanding Musical Award

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring musical production of “Seussical, The Musical” took home top honors at the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards by winning Outstanding Musical. In addition, junior Carter Rutkowski claimed one of the top individual prizes when he won Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical for his role as General Schmitz/ Wickersham in […]

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Elizabethtown Grange Sets Up Dairy Coloring Contest for Kids

Children are invited to participate in a coloring contest promoting the benefits of dairy products. The free contest, sponsored by Elizabethtown Grange No. 2076, is open to children up to 12 years old, according to Matt Espenshade, master of Elizabethtown Grange. Long hailed for their nutritional value, dairy products are an excellent source of vitamins […]

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Child Trauma Expert to Address Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Norlanco Rheems cares about children, especially those in our communities. On Wednesday, June 19. the local Kiwanis Club will host Dr. LarkEshleman, executive director of About Child Trauma, at its morning meeting starting at 7:15 a.m., located at the Wallick-O’ConnorHouse (16 E. Main St., Mount Joy) Eshleman will speak on childhood […]

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Heritage Area Designation to Be Celebrated

National Heritage Area will celebrate the recent designation by Congress of Lancaster and York counties as America’s 55th National Heritage Area. National, state, and local elected officials, agencies, and business leaders will come together on the riverfront in Columbia to honor the area’s significant role in shaping American history and recognize those partners who helped […]

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Mount Joy’s Amtrak Station Expected to Open in September

Work on Mount Joy’s train station is making good progress and it is expected to be open to passengers in September, Borough Manager Samuel Sulkosky said. Although weather could change things, the anticipated date for the station to be open to passengers is Sept. 18, Sulkosky said in response to a question from the Advocate. […]

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