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    From Chronicling Elizabethtown, March 30, 2015 Elizabethtown police arrested a borough man today for allegedly dealing marijuana and other drugs from his home in the 300 block of North Market Street. Police charged Samual J. Schlenbaker with three counts of felony possession to deliver, one count of criminal use of a communication facility and 59 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. In a news release, police said they received information on March 14 about a person dealing a large amounts of illegal narcotics at an address in the 300 block of North Market Street. They obtained a search warrant, and[Read more...]

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Senior Center activities week of April 9
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Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984. The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of ...[more]

GEARS News March 30
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Iddy Biddy Soccer              GEARS will offer an Iddy Biddy Soccer Program for ages 3-5. Coaches will teach basic soccer skills such as dribbling, passing and trapping. Participants will become familiar with the game of soccer. Emphasis will also be placed on social skills. Fee includes a t-shirt. This instructional program will be held on Saturdays, September 13-October 18 April ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS lacrosse teams to support the Wounded Warrior Project
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March 30, 2015- The Elizabethtown Area High School boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams are joining forces this season to play for a cause. The week of April 13-17 has been dubbed “Assisting Our Defenders” week. To help raise awareness and support of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), the Bears and Lady Bears will take to Jane Hoover Field to compete ...[more]

War vets, Vietnamese students, Fulbright Scholar discuss relationships
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Forty years after the fall of Saigon and the effective end of the Vietnam War, Elizabethtown College takes a look at how Americans and Vietnamese see one another. "The Fall of Saigon: 40 Years Later" takes place from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 29, in the College's KAV in Brossman Commons. The event features presentations by Vietnam vets and current Vietnamese ...[more]

Mars Inc. named a leading employer for third year in a row
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From Chronicling Elizabethtown FORTUNE recently released its annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, and for the third year in a row Mars Inc. was recognized as a leading employerin the United States.  In an email, the corporate communications office said, "Mars is pleased to be recognized for its extensive learning and development training, community engagement and health & wellness ...[more]

Front Page Image In this week’s (March 26) Elizabethtown Advocate (Subscription Info Included)
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The Elizabethtown Advocate is sold for 50 cents from orange and black vending boxes at these places: In front of the Advocate office (9 S. Market St., across from the public library) In front of the Elizabethtown post office At the Elizabethtown train station In front of American Legion Post 329, 240 N. Hanover St., Elizabethtown In front of Gigi’s Ice Cream Bar, corner of ...[more]

Front Page Image Elizabethtown Alumna Wins Special PA House Election
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Special by Donna Talarico from E-town NOW At 26 years old, Elizabethtown College business administration graduate Martina White ’10 will serve her Northeast Philadelphia constituents in Harrisburg. Earning more than 56 percent of votes, she won Tuesday’s special election for a vacant seat in the 170thDistrict; the opening was a result of Rep. Brendan Boyle heading to the U.S. House. In her ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS students inducted into National Honor Society
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March 26, 2015- Elizabethtown Area High School recently inducted 47 students into its T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. It recognizes the outstanding students of Elizabethtown Area High School who have exhibited the four pillars of ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of April 2
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Thursday, April 2: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Easter Activities and Crafts, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: cheeseburger, veggie soup, applesauce. Friday, April 3: We are closed, Happy Easter! Monday, April 6: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am Antiques and Unique Gadgets, 12:30am Pinochle. Lunch will be: roast beef, potatoes, green beans, fruit. Tuesday, April 7: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am ...[more]

Front Page Image Talented singers selected to prestigious choral ensemble
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March 17, 2014- Four students from Elizabethtown Area High School were chosen to the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region V Chorus ensemble. Selection to the prestigious group was highly competitive and based on student auditions at the District 7 music festival held in January. Representing EAHS were senior Karlee Grudi (soprano 2), sophomore Guenaelle Moerth (soprano 2), junior Nicole Faiola ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.


  • Conoy Township pro-gun signs vandalized, leaders hope to profit

  • E-Town police identify suspect from 2013 assault/robbery

  • 19-year-old killed in Route 283 crash Wednesday morning

  • Downtown Elizabethtown: Things are OK, but council would like to make them better

  • Conestoga Valley downs Elizabethtown for Section Two title

  • Boys' Basketball: Elizabethtown holds off Lancaster Mennonite

  • Etown Traffic

  • Elizabethtown wants Nordstrom to spark more economic activity

  • Judge denies drunk driver’s request to be home for the holidays

  • Boston firm buys E-town area industrial property for $8.25M

  • Fairbanks playing her game for St. Joseph's

  • All aboard: holiday train display returns to Elizabethtown Public Library

  • Heroin-fueled burglary spree costs E-town man, 20, up to 8 years in prison

  • Mid Penn Bank eyes E-town for first Lancaster County branch

  • Nigerian church leader asks Elizabethtown church: we need your prayers, and your support, against terrorists

  • E-town girls advance to PIAA State quarterfinals

  • Who is John Doe? Look at this sketch made from a skeleton found near Elizabethtown

  • Elizabethtown tops Hershey to earn title bid

  • Missing link in popular Northwest Lancaster County River Trail will open Saturday

  • Woman, 2 children escape house fire after smoke detectors sound

  • 11 libraries say 'aye' to countywide fundraising plan; three of the county's largest libraries check out

  • Gas leak shuts down Elizabethtown street Sunday morning

  • Girls' Volleyball: Cocalico, Hempfield, E-town, Warwick advance to semifinals

  • Moo-Duck Brewery ready to open in Elizabethtown

  • Aument, Schreckengost will debate the issues in race for open Senate seat

  • Maytown man, 44, killed in motorcycle accident in Devil's Staircase Pro Hillclimb event

  • Girls' Volleyball: Elizabethtown defeats Solanco to win first section title

  • E-town's Jamie Marsico edges teammate Madi Mohr in L-L Girls soccer Section Two scoring race

  • Elizabethtown clinches L-L Section Two title and other boys' soccer notes

  • L-L field hockey teams punch tickets to playoffs with pairings to be determined

  • Girls' Soccer: L-L races going down to the wire

  • Field Hockey: L-L League Leaders

  • L-L Girls Soccer hits home stretch this week

  • Fantasy football meets social studies in Elizabethtown classroom

  • Draw gives Elizabethtown share of Section Two boys' soccer crown

  • The Local Flavor: A gluten-free torte with cherries on top

  • Chef's Choice: Jennifer Anteau shares her favorites

  • Gluten-free food and bake shop moves from Elizabethtown to Mount Joy

  • Coffee shop owner on sex abuse at store party: "What I did was evil…"

  • Man arrested after second bank robbery attempt in 4 years

  • Elizabethtown takes first place in Section Two girls' volleyball with win over Garden Spot

  • Boys' soccer: Joel Hess lifts E-town over Ephrata

  • Elizabethtown Borough approves ‘quick tickets’ for high grass, unshoveled snow

  • UPDATE: Hazmat call in Mount Joy the result of improperly used cleaning products

  • Girls Soccer standings and statistics

  • Woman hospitalized after pit bull attack in E-town home

  • Troegs Brewing expands by adding E-town warehouse space

  • Elizabethtown outlasts Lancaster Catholic in Section Two girls' tennis match

  • Conoy limits curbside mailboxes in Bainbridge, considers lighting complaint

  • Manheim Central and Elizabethtown play to scoreless tie

  • West Donegal officials trying to force cleanup of some properties

  • Masonic Village eternal flame dedication set for Saturday

  • Construction a near-constant theme at Masonic Villages

  • Middletown delivers another loss to Elizabethtown

  • Wenger's Feed names Finch president; Adams remains CEO

  • Frustration as state review of $59 million soybean plant in Lancaster County drags through two years

  • 23 local students among National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

  • Girls' Cross Country: 2014 team-by-team previews

  • Boys' Cross Country: 2014 team-by-team previews

  • REPORT: Two children taken to hospital after Elizabethtown school bus accident

  • Hempfield gets early nod in L-L Girls Soccer

  • A night at the Elizabethtown Fair: foot-long hot dog, 1,100-pound pig

  • Elizabethtown field hockey earns a Landmark ranking

  • Mailboxes would be limited in Bainbridge under proposed Conoy Township ordinance

  • New principal selected for East High Elementary School

  • Elizabethtown Fair opens the season in Lancaster County

  • Some highlights of the 2014 Elizabethtown Fair

  • West Donegal man charged with sexual assault of Elizabethtown girl, 13

  • One of 2 men suspected of burglarizing Mount Joy area restaurants arrested

  • School board member, middle school principal added in Elizabethtown Area School District

  • Asian restaurant, Hokkaido, opens in Elizabethtown

  • Advantage Chiropractic in E-town sold, founder retiring

  • WANTED: Brooklyn man who attempted “straw” purchase in E-town as “Usher Binhamington”

  • E-Town caregiver charged with $500k jewelry theft in York County

  • West Donegal farmer seeks permit to sell barbecued chicken