Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: We Need to Support Workers Against Greedy Corporations

Since the local news channels seemingly aren’t interested in reporting this, I thought I’d share. On July 2, Armstrong Flooring in Lancaster locked out its employees and suspended all benefits, which, in my opinion, is a fear tactic to get everything it wants, while giving nothing during negotiations with the union. We have been seeing […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Four Things We Should Do to Prevent Gun Violence

Agreement on actions to reduce all violence can help resolve gun violence, which must be eliminated. Agreement may be difficult; evident bias exists on all sides. Nationwide, millions of law-abiding gun owners do not cause or condone gun violence unleashed by those with unresolved anger, abuse or mental issues, who threaten harm. Issues that undermine […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

Middle School Plans Presented to EASD Board

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board learned more details about the planned renovation of the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School to house the sixth grade, now at Bear Creek School, starting in the 2021-22 school year. Grace Heiland of the Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates architectural firm […]

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Categories News

14 Dogs Taken From E-Town Property Said to Be Unsanitary

Pennsylvania SPCA humane law enforcement officers rescued 14 dogs from an Elizabethtown property. The investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending, the PSPCA said. PSPCA officers removed 11 dogs from the property on Monday, Aug. 12, due to concerns for unsanitary conditions and “extremely high” ammonia levels, accordingto a news release. The dogs, including two […]

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Categories FeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

State Police Fire Marshal Investigates After Blaze Destroys West Donegal Home

The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal’s Division is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in West Donegal Township. The fire was reported the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 11, at a home on Locust Drive. The Elizabethtown Fire Department and its mutual aid companies were dispatched and found the fire had vented […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

ECHOS Gets Second Staffer From VISTA

Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services now has two people working there as part of the AmeriCorps VISTA program. VISTA was founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. It was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993 AmeriCorps is a government funded volunteer […]

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Categories BaseballCommunityFeaturedSports

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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