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In this week’s (February 16) Elizabethtown Advocate (Subscription Info Included)

Feb 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Elizabethtown Advocate is sold for 50 cents from vending racks 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 the Bainbridge Inn, 5 N. Front St., Bainbridge
  • In front of the Conoy Township Municipal Building

The paper is also available from these dealers:

  • Turkey Hill stores at 2395 S. Market St., 549 S. Market St., 245 N. Market St. and 998 N. Hanover St.
  • Speedway, 1500 S. Market St.
  • Giant Food Store, 1278 S. Market St.
  • Darrenkamp’s Elizabethtown Market, 191 Ridgeview Road South
  • One Stop Market (at the Sunoco station on High Street near the high school), 550 E. High St.
  • Groff’s Meats, 33 N. Market St.
  • Elizabethtown Public Library, 10 S. Market St.
  • Folklore Coffee, 1 N. Market St. (northeast corner of Center Square, diagonally across from the model train store).


It’s easy to subscribe to The Elizabethtown Advocate and make sure you’ll never miss an issue. It costs just $20 for one year (52 weekly issues) or $35 for two years (104 weekly issues) in the local area (mailing addresses in Elizabethtown, PA 17022; Mount Joy, PA 17552; Bainbridge, PA 17502; Hershey, PA 17033; Lawn, PA 17041; Manheim, PA 17545; Marietta, PA 17547; Maytown, PA 17550; Middletown, PA 17507; Palmyra, PA 17078 and Rheems, PA 17570.) For addresses outside the local area but inside Pennsylvania, it’s $30 for one year and $55 for two years. For out-of-state mailing addresses, it’s $40 for one year and $75 for two years.

To subscribe, mail a check payable to The Elizabethtown Advocate to the office at 9 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, PA 17022. If you prefer to pay by credit card, you can phone the office at 717-361-0340.

Here are brief summaries of some of the articles in the Feb. 16, 2017, issue of The Elizabethtown Advocate; the complete stories are in the newspaper:

  • The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Elizabethtown’s magisterial district judge in a dispute with the district attorney over how she handled a traffic case.
  • The family of a 13-year-old boy killed when he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street after school is suing the Elizabethtown Area School District, saying the school district knew the teen’s autism made him unable to cross a busy street safely on his own.
  • Plans to renovate Bainbridge Elementary School are on schedule, with work to begin in June of this year and the building ready for occupancy by the summer of 2018, architects told the school board.
  • The Elizabethtown Area School District has problems with its older buildings that must be addressed that will not be cheap, Superintendent Michele Balliet said.  The school district will either need to increase its revenues or make fundamental changes to its operations, Balliet said at the school board workshop meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Replacement of two bridges on Bainbridge Road will mean detours to the state highway in West Donegal Township.
  • An 18-year-old Elizabethtown man suspected of multiple armed robberies in Ocean City, Md., was arrested by Elizabethtown police and jailed while he awaits extradition.
  • Elizabethtown Area High School orchestra students Samuel Becker, Sean Brown, Mayelin Ebersole, Solomon Heisey, and Ethan Schneider recently joined over 100 other talented local student-musicians to form the 2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 Orchestra ensemble.
  • Members and advisers of Elizabethtown Chapter, Order of DeMolay, assisted the Elizabethtown Rotary Club by providing a coat check service, assisting the vendors and providing trash removal at the ninth annual Taste of Western Lancaster County held at the Elizabethtown Public Library.


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