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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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Dozens Gather at Elizabethtown Square Over Star Barn’s Policy

By DAN ROBRISH The Elizabethtown Advocate In most parts of Pennsylvania, it’s perfectly legal for businesses to fire employees because they are gay. Unless there’s a local law saying otherwise, it’s perfectly legal for Pennsylvania landlords to refuse to rent to prospective tenants because they are gay, or to refuse to renew leases because their […]

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EAHS Team Wins $5,000 in ‘Just Drive’ PSA Contest to Fight Distracted Driving

NJM Insurance Group, in partnership with the Pennsylvania DUI Association, announced the winners of its inaugural “Just Drive” public service announcement video contest. Students from 34 Pennsylvania high schools created 30-second videos on the dangers of distracted driving, an epidemic that continues to plague our nation’s roadways. The winning schools received funds toward a post-prom, […]

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Elizabethtown Native Managing Nolde Forest Enviromental Education Center

Brent Erb   Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the appointment of Elizabethtown native Brent Erb as manager of Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center, an increasingly popular Bureau of State Parks facility on 665 acres near Reading, Berks County. “Brent has displayed a wealth of enthusiasm and commitment to our […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Elizabethtown Police Work Leads to Major Drug Bust Announced by U.S. Attorney

Elizabethtown Police Chief Ed Cunningham said his agency’s work led to charges against seven people in an alleged heroin trafficking conspiracy. Cunningham told the Borough Council at its meeting on Thursday, April 4, that he and Detective Dustin H. Ryan had been invited to a news conference in Harrisburg the previous day in which U.S. […]

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It’s More Than Just a Historic Train

By ART PETROSEMOLO Special to the Advocate Just secured to its trailer in the dim light of a storage shed, the 19th century Leviathan locomotive looks immense and impressive. It is a representation of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Train engine (Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive 331) that transported Abraham Lincoln’s body from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Ill., […]

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