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Extraordinary Give Has ECHOS as Its Newest Beneficiary

The eighth annual Extraordinary Give is coming up on Friday, Nov. 22, and this year’s charitable giving event has several new features. Among them is the first participation by Elizabethtown Communty Housing & Outreach Services. Until recently, ECHOS was ineligible to participate because it had been operating under the auspices of Elizabethtown College. “We were […]

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Bainbridge’s 200-Year-Old Blacksmith Shop Now Owned by Conoy Township

A blacksmith shop in downtown Bainbridge that dates to the early 19th century is now owned by Conoy Township. The township aims to preserve the historic building, perhaps arranging for demonstrations of blacksmithing. Shortly after signing the paperwork to sell the building, Wayne Brooks described how his family came to the area. Brooks said he […]

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Elizabethtown Might Sell Credits From Its Sewage Treatment

Elizabethtown Borough is exploring the sale of credits for wastewater treatment in 2020, Borough Manager Roni Ryan said. Elizabethtown’s sewage treatment plant does a better job than state regulations require in cleaning up wastewater. This can give the borough credits it can sell to other plant operators that are not doing as good of a […]

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Nov. 5 Election Has Many Local Offices at Stake

A general election is coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 5, with school boards, judges and municipal officials up for election. One of the biggest local races is the campaign for magisterial district judge in Elizabethtown Borough, Mount Joy Township, West Donegal Township and Conoy Township. Republicans have nominated attorney Randall L. Miller, who lives in […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown College Installs McCormick as 15th President

Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, donors, and the broader community gathered to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick at an inauguration ceremony held in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, whose teminal degree is a juris doctor, or law degree, began her presidency at Elizabethtown College on July 1. She […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Events

Rheems Elementary Recognizes Fire Prevention Month

Rheems Elementary School celebrated Fire Prevention Month on Friday, Oct. 25, to stress the importance of being prepared in the event of an emergency. As part of the special program, representatives of the Rheems Fire Department held an assembly to share important safety tips. Students learned how to call 911; the importance of smoke detectors; […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Events

Bear Creek School Marks Red Ribbon Week

The Bear Creek School observed Red Ribbon Week with a variety of activities such as wearing red to school and creating an Act of Kindness banner to demonstrate the students’ commitment to a healthy and safe learning environment. A national event occurring annually during the last full week of October, Red Ribbon Week focuses on […]

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