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Elizabethtown Area Schools Schedules Town Hall Meeting

Oct 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Lead 2

October 7, 2010— Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its first Town Hall Meeting of the school year on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bainbridge Elementary School. The Town Hall meeting is for all Elizabethtown Area residents who would like the opportunity to speak with district administration about any school-related topic. Participants from the administrative team will include Amy Slamp, Superintendent; Michele Balliet, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education; Richard Schwarzman, Assistant to the Superintendent for Secondary Education; George Longridge, Business Manager; Monica Steward, Supervisor of Special Education; Troy Portser, Director of School and Community Information; and Greg Kiehl,[Read more...]

Pennsylvania No. 1 in Casino Tax Revenues?

Oct 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Hard to believe, but it is true! In 2009, Pennsylvania collected $929 million in casino taxes, more than did Nevada (#3) or Indiana (#2). The ascent of PA to the top of the charts is even more striking when you consider that it was in 2006, a mere four years ago, that the first casino opened in the state (Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs). How about the home of Atlantic City? New Jersey’s tax revenue was less than 40% of Pennsylvania’s, at $348 million. The data, available at, shows the dramatic decline of Nevada as a gambling destination. As[Read more...]