Tuesday, March 31, 2015

E-town police seize marijuana, arrest borough man

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.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Mars Inc. named a leading employer for third year in a row

Photo courtesy of The Adventures 
of a Supermom (check out her great Dove 
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 employer in 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 programs. Other benefits of working at Mars cited by the list include open offices that are highly collaborative and perks of free candy, coffee/tea and being able to bring one’s pet to work."

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Discounted rain barrels available through E-town Area Water Authority

The Elizabethtown Area Water Authority is offering rain barrels to customers at a discounted price -- at $80 each -- if you order by April 20. And then from 9 to 11 a.m. on May 2, you can attend a seminar to learn how to use the rain barrel and pick it up at EAWA's offices, 211 Hummelstown St.

To order a rain barrel, visit EAWA's dedicated page. You must pay for the rain barrels in advance.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Dinner this Sunday to raise money to help E-town's homeless

Over the past few weeks, I've seen some signs around town promoting a dinner this Sunday at 5 p.m. at Trellis Place on East High Street that will raise money to help homeless people in Elizabethtown. Now, you might think, "We don't have people sleeping on the street, so we don't have a problem with homeless people in Elizabethtown."

But did you read this story?

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

E-town recognized for partnership with Commuter Services

Holly Anderson of Commuter Services of Pennsylvania
presents a certificate to Borough Council President J. Neil
Last month, Commuter Services of Pennsylvania presented Elizabethtown with a certificate recognizing the borough's partnership with the organization.

Commuter Services is a program of the non-profit Susquehanna Regional Transportation Partnership. Its mission is to reduce congestion on the highways with the goal of reducing air pollution. It serves Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties.