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GEARS Agreement Gets One-Year Extension

A one-year extension of the agreement for a regional recreation authority has been approved, allowing Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services to operate until Dec. 31, 2020, while negotiations take place for a longer-term agreement. The approval happened Thursday, Aug. 29, at a joint meeting of elected officials from the Elizabethtown Area School District, […]

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Elizabethtown Fair Brings Farming Cousins Together

By PHILIP GRUBER Lancaster Farming When she competes at the Elizabethtown Fair, Emma Musser knows there will always be plenty of people cheering her on. That’s because she shows with both of her sisters and a couple cousins. “It’s a great family bonding experience, and you get to know each other so well,” Musser said. […]

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Book Sale Fundraiser for E-Town Library Is Coming Up

The Friends of the Elizabethtown Public Library are planning their annual book sale running from Tuesday, Sept. 3, to Saturday, Sept. 14, to support the Elizabethtown Public Library, at 10 S. Market St., Elizabethtown. This annual fundraising event, in the Lower Level of the library, helps not only the library, but offers the community an […]

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Mount Joy Rotary, Library Aim to Raise Suicide Awareness

September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week. The Rotary Club of Mount Joy, Milanof-Schock Library and MHA of Lancaster County seek to educate and empower the community regarding the national suicide epidemic. Join us for two events designed to inspire hope for ending this important community concern. A panel discussion and candlelight vigil will be […]

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E-Town Community Invited to Lancaster Barnstormers Game

Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care invites the community to the Lancaster Barnstormers baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. A portion of regular admission ticket sales will be donated by the Barnstormers to EACTC. In addition to purchasing game tickets, individuals can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to throw out the […]

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E-Town Fair Has Frog Jump Contest, Rabbit Hop Demo

Things are really hopping at the Elizabethtown Fair this year. The Elizabethtown Fair offers something for everyone from Monday, Aug. 19, through Saturday, Aug. 24. The fair’s frog jumping contest takes it cue from Mark Twain and his story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog From Calaveras County.” The Calaveras County Fair & Frog Jumping Jubilee is […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

New Socks, Underwear Sought for Donegal Students

Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy and the Susquehanna Stage Company in Marietta will be collecting brandnew socks and underwear for school-age (K-12) children in need who live in the Donegal School District. The library and the theater group are accepting the donations on behalf of the Donegal Hub who is working in conjunction with Rainbow’s […]

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