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Latest Pennsylvania Information

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page

P o p u l a t i o n
July 1st, 2009 Estimated …………………….. 12,604,767
April 1st, 2000 Census……………………….. 12,281,054
Population Rank Among States (2009)………………. 6th
Estimated Persons per Square Mile (2009)………… 281

July 1st, 2008 estimated population data from the
U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimate Division

Number Percent
Males………………………………….. 6,060,170…… 48.7
Females………………………………. 6,338,109…… 51.3
White (alone)……………………….. 10,633,888…… 85.4
Black or African American (alone)….. 1,342,571….. 10.8

Police officers receive Distinguished Unit Citation

Jun 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page

From Chronicling Elizabethtown by Jeff McCloud Seven Elizabethtown police officers received a Distinguished Unit Citation for their work during a standoff in May in which a man barricaded himself in his Park Street home for four hours. Matthew Shull faces numerous charges in connection with the alleged incident. Those receiving the honor were Lt. Joseph Ditzler, Corporal Gordon Berlin, Detective Clair Martin, Officer Timothy Wheal, Officer Michael Lyons, Officer Matthew Shuey and Officer Luann Pearson. In a brief presentation, Mayor Chuck Mummert called the units efforts “the epitome of teamwork.” He said all of them worked together to secure the[Read more...]

Sound of America will host two concerts at Elizabethtown College

Jun 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

From Elizabethtown College Events Site
Sound of America concerts July 6

sound of america

Reserve tickets now

Sound of America is hosting concerts at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 6, in Leffler Chapel. Tickets are free of charge but you must reserved by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: SOA Bon Voyage Concerts, 50 Brookwood Ave., Carlisle, PA 17015 or calling 717-245-2826.

Discussion starts about parking at the train station

Jun 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Councilman's Corner, News

A number of residents showed up at tonight’s Borough Council meeting to discuss parking at the Elizabethtown Train Station, especially since the parking lot is torn apart at the moment so it can be paved as part of the $9 million in renovations. Specifically, they wanted to address rumors that Borough Council was going to vote tonight to assess a fee for parking. For the record, the topic was not on the agenda. We have not decided to to assess a fee or not, although we have had informal discussions and are investigating the pros and cons of parking fees[Read more...]

Upcoming Borough Calendar

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Lead 2

***June 17, 2010 Borough Council Public Meeting at 7 PM *** July 1, 2010  Borough Council Work Session at 7 PM ***July 10, 2010  Curbside Woody Waste collection ***July 12, 2010 Zoning Hearing Board meeting at 7 PM ***July 13, 2010 Planning Commission meeting at 6:30PM ***July 15, 2010 Borough Council Public Meeting at 7 PM ***July 31, 2010 Shred-It event 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM in the lot across from the Fire Department at 171 N Mount Joy Street. For more information contact the Chamber Main Street Office at 361-7188.

Borough has an online solution to reporting problems with street lights

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

If you live in Elizabethtown, you now now have an easy and convenient way to report problems with streetlights online.

By simply following the link, type in the grid number, which is the number on the two metal labels on every utility pole. If you don’t know the number, simply click on the Unknown Grid Number button, which will take you to a screen where you can type in Elizabethtown’s ZIP code (17022).

This brings you to a screen where you can type in your address. A Google map of the area appears with icons showing the locations of the streetlights in that area of town. You just click on the light that has an issue and follow the on-screen menus to report it.

Two Artists Exhibit at Cygnet Gallery

Jun 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Entertainment, Events, Uncategorized

    Candace Luciani (Elizabethtown) and Samantha Davenport (Lebanon) are the featured artists for July in Cygnet Gallery, 336 South Market Street, Elizabethtown.   Their works include drawing, printmaking, painting, collage and mixed media.  Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 1:00 – 9:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 1:00 – 10:00 pm

Bears Win District 3 Softball

Jun 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

The Elizabethtown Bears girls softball team won the Pennsylvania District 3 quad A softball title by defeating Governonr Mifflin 4-2 last week at Millersville University. The game was interrupted by a two hour rain delay. The Bears held a 2-0 lead prior to the rain delay. Katie Dunkelburger allowed only two base runners prior to the rain delay. Governor Mifflin tied the score at 2-2 after the delay, but the Bears added two more to win the championship. See a video of highlights on you tube: Read a report at Lancaster Online:

Elizabethtown College announces fall 2010 cultural events line-up

Jun 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

From Elizabethtown College web site

Elizabethtown College welcomes you to face the music, marvel at artistic expression, laugh with friends, and visit the world—all on our campus. We open our doors to you with a diverse 2010-2011 cultural events line up. For a listing of our fall 2010 events, please click the @ E-town Events button on the Elizabethtown College homepage.

VanDenHangel Finishes 12th at NCAAs

Jun 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Lead 2, News

(From Elizabethtown College)
BEREA, Ohio – Elizabethtown College senior Megan VanDenHengel closed her distinguished four-year career with a 12th-place finish in the women’s steeplechase at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships Friday afternoon at Baldwin-Wallace College.

VanDenHengel was timed at 10:58.30 in the finals, closing a season in which she won the Middle Atlantic Conference championship and qualified for nationals in her first year competing in the event. She ran just three seconds slower than her seed time of 10:55.47 in a race that saw only three of the 18 competitors run faster than their seeds.