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Archive for February 2010

Residents might be eligible for free weatherization services

Feb 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Councilman's Corner

Residents of Lancaster County — for the record, this includes all the municipalities in the Elizabethtown Area School District — might be eligible for free weather proofing of their homes or apartments.



Winters Heritage House Museum – St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Tavern Dinner

Feb 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Events

Enjoy an intimate, authentic period meal prepared and served by experienced interpretive museum volunteers at Elizabethtown’s only downtown teaching museum. Seating is limited! $50/couple and $30/individual Call 717-367-4672 Note: Living History Activity with costumed guides and hearth cooks and Irish step dancing program from the Coyle School of Dance. Date Time: 3/30/10 6:30-8:30 pm



Conewago Coffee – adapt – progressive acoustic rock

Feb 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Events

A progressive, acoustic, rock duo with guitar and percussion. David Dickel, Mark Cooney http://conewagocoffee.com/?p=992



Mill Road PTO Offers $500 Dale G. Williams Education Scholarship

Feb 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 22, 2010 — The Mill Road Elementary School PTO is proud to sponsor the Dale G. Williams Education Scholarship in honor of the former Mill Road Elementary School Principal and Elizabethtown Area School District superintendent. As a way to assist an E-town student in his/her pursuit of a career, each year the PTO sponsors one $500 scholarship as a tribute to Dr. Williams’ years of dedication to the Elizabethtown Area School District. The PTO invites Elizabethtown Area School District seniors who have been accepted into an institution of higher learning (with any major) and were a student at Mill[Read more...]



Elizabethtown students lending a helping hand to Haiti victims

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Seventh graders from Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently raised over $1,067 for the international relief effort underway in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. At a special assembly held on Feb. 18, the students presented a check to Michael Lambert, volunteer and board member with the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley, with a check to be used to



New weekly newspaper opens in E-town

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Councilman's Corner, Features, Front Page

From the Councilman’s Corner A new weekly newspaper called The Elizabethtown Advocate has opened its doors and has begun covering local news and sports. Dan Robrish, a veteran of The Associated Press in Philadelphia, left his job there and began publishing the independent weekly paper three weeks ago. In talking with him after tonight’s Borough Council meeting, he said that he has always had a goal and a desire to own and operate his own newspaper, and after working the night shift for years in Philadelphia — a shift that Dan said is frequently filled with depressing news — he[Read more...]



Borough Trash Collection Doubled Wednesday-Friday

Feb 16th, 2010 | By | Category: News

Because of the snow, trash was not collected last week for borough residents whose scheduled collection is Wednesday through Friday.  This is a reminder that double the normally allowed volume will be collected Wednesday through Friday of this week.  Also the woody waste collection scheduled for last Saturday will be collected this Saturday, Feb. 20.



Borough declares snow emergency

Feb 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Councilman's Corner

[Tuesday, February 9, 2010] Elizabethtown Borough has declared a snow emergency thanks to the second major snowstorm to hit south central Pennsylvania in less than a week.The snow emergency is in effect until further notice. The borough’s ordinance outlines snow emergency routes as follows: The entire lengths of East and West High Street The entire lengths of South and North Market Street College Avenue from Market Street to Spruce Street Spruce Street from College Avenue to Willow Street Willow Street from Spruce Street to Market Street Parking is prohibited on the snow emergency route to assist with snow plowing and[Read more...]



Snow Storm Stories Wanted….Please Respond

Feb 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

It’s all over…at least for a while.  It was a novel experience for many of us and most of us have stories to tell.  Please share your snow storm stories with the Elizabethtown Journal community by submitting a comment on this story below.  If you have a longer story or pictures; you can submit it by following the instructions detailed in the “Contribute Here” option under the “About” drop down menu on the top of this page. Do you have a digging out or clean-up story?  Do you have a total accumulation measurement?  Do you have suggestions on how to[Read more...]



Snow Sculpture Contest

Feb 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

SNOW SCULPTURE CONTEST Contest Begins First Snowfall. Ends April 1, 2010. The snow sculpture contest is open to all ages. Snow must be 90% of the entire sculpture. Contestants may use support for underneath the snow and decorate to enhance the sculpture. Originality is important. Winners notified in April. Send 3 photos – front, side, back view with name, address, phone # on the back of photos. Mail or drop off photos in a labeled envelope to Cygnet Studios by April 4