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EASD Gets Outstanding Visual Arts Community Recognition

The Pennsylvania Art Education Association has recognized the Elizabethtown Area School District for its outstanding commitment to visual arts education with the endorsement Outstanding Visual Arts Community 2019. PAEA empowers its members to transform their practices, students, colleagues, and communities to build a strong art education culture and citizenry. Elizabethtown is one of only five […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNews

Marietta Couple Get Prison for Depriving Girl of Food, Toilet

A Marietta couple was sentenced to serve state prison sentences for a sequence of abuse and torture of a preteenage girl who was deprived of food and bathroom. Kenneth Greenly III and Jodie Hudson-Greenly were convicted in July of also having the girl perform for hours “wall sits” — a strenuous physical exercise for a […]

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Categories Business NewsFeaturedNews

A Message From the Editor About Future Plans

Dear Readers: Back in 2009, I was working in the Philadelphia bureau of The Associated Press. I’d been working there since 1998 following work as a reporter for daily newspapers in Ely, Nev.; New Ulm, Minn., and Pottstown, Pa. I read about how Elizabethtown lost its longtime newspaper, the Elizabethtown Chronicle, because the company that […]

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West Donegal OKs Trash Collection Contract

West Donegal Township supervisors have approved a contract with Waste Management for collection of trash. Waste Management’s bid of $135.60 per unit for the first year was the lowest of three bids. Republic Services’ bid was $149.40 and Eagle Disposal’s bid was $215.76. Township Manager John O. Yoder III told supervisors at their meeting on […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNews

Elizabethtown Borough Approves College Construction Plans

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved a land development plan for an addition of more than 10,000 square feet to Esbenshade Hall at Elizabethtown College for a new physician assistant program. Borough Manager Roni Ryan asked councilors at their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, to include the condition that the college provide evidence of adequate water […]

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Categories CourtsFeaturedNewsPolice & Fire

Man Gets 8-20 Years for Elizabethtown Man’s Fatal Overdose

A heroin dealer from Lancaster City was recently sentenced to state prison for terms for providing fentanyllaced heroin that caused the overdose deaths of an Elizabethtown man. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday, Sept. 13, that Erick Salome-Chevere, 28, will serve 8 to 20 years in prison, in accordance with a plea […]

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Mount Joy Borough Gets $176K From Pa. to Fight Flooding

Mount Joy Borough is getting a state grant of $176,022 to proceed with its stormwater basin rehabilitation project to alleviate flooding within the borough. The grant was approved Tuesday, Sept. 17, by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which is an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development that was established in 2004 to […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Events

Homecoming Events Planned at Elizabethtown Area High School

Elizabethtown Area High School’s annual homecoming weekend is slated for Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28. The festivities will begin with ABC 27 doing a live broadcast of their Friday Morning Lights feature from Daubert Gymnasium during the 6 a.m. hour. High school cheerleaders, marching band, and members of the fall sports teams will […]

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Categories Business NewsFeatured

New Downtown Store ‘Tatted Toy Guys’ Offers Vintage Toys, Modern Collectibles

A new toy store featuring vintage toys and modern collectibles has opened in downtown Elizabethtown. The Tatted Toy Guys celebrated a grand opening at 50 South Market St. with a ribbon- cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 13. The open house event featured live music from Occasions Disc […]

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Subterranean Spa Has Grand Opening

Subterranean Spa celebrated its grand opening at 40 South Market St., Lower Level, Elizabethtown, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 13. Subterranean Spa is an Elizabethtown-based holistic spa focused on relaxation and wellbeing. “Opening a spa like Subterranean has always been a dream of mine,” manager […]

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