First Re-Enactment of Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Train Announced

Bells & whistles, re-enactors, and mounted troops will celebrate the arrival of the Lincoln Funeral Car, also known as “United States”, when it travels on the same .62 mile of original railbed at Stone Gables Estate as it did on April 22, 1865. For more information on tickets. how to ride the train or re-enactor registration, READ MORE from the Elizabethtown Advocate.


Lancaster County Kmarts Survive

Heather Hohenwarter, executive director of the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce, had a different perspective. Her preference is to have a thriving retailer in the Kmart space on South Market Street rather than a struggling store with an uncertain future. That could be a revitalized Kmart or a different retailer, she said, as long as the merchant’s offerings complement what others provide, preserving the retail community’s “nice balance,” and the merchant contributes to the “synergy” among existing retailers.” >READ MORE


ELIZABETHTOWN ESTABLISHES COMMUNITY PLACE

ECHOS, a community and housing outreach service, is opening a new winter shelter in Elizabethtown, in conjunction with an organization called the Community Place On Washington. Their goal? To make sure anyone who needs help can find it all in one place. >WATCH FEATURE


19 things in Lancaster to get excited for in ’19

Fuego Latino Restaurant & Catering. Lancaster is blessed with the number of Latin food spots throughout the county, and another one just popped up from cousins Gerson Morales-Pinzon and Jorge Giron. Even better – it is located right next to Funk Brewing, for the perfect one-two punch.


Coming Together For Christmas TreE-town

This year, the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce (EACC) is spearheading a collaboration between numerous local businesses and organizations to focus holiday efforts under one brand: Christmas TreE-town. EACC executive director Heather Hohenwarter said that the initiative will highlight the many events that take place in the Elizabethtown area during the holiday season. READ MORE


Elizabethtown companies bring virtual reality to Breeders Cup

Michael Sanchez Greenfish Labs Executive Producer said “For the viewer that can’t be there in person, this will bring them front and center, you want to bring new people into the fold and that is exactly what our technology is capable of doing.” READ MORE


West Donegal Township Increases Chamber Support

At their workshop meeting on Monday, Oct. 22, supervisors reached a consensus to add $1,000 to the amounts given to the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce. READ MORE


Kevin Hart’s Tiny Home in Elizabethtown

Hart came to New York City’s Herald Square to promote his decorative collaboration with Booking.com and Tiny Estates, a Pennsylvania lodging company that owns the Hart-curated home. It was brought to Manhattan from its location in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.  >Read Full Article From Forbes


Star Barn complex adding National Christmas Center to its collection

The shuttered National Christmas Center in Paradise, Lancaster County, will have a new life at Stone Gables, home to the refurbished historic Star Barn and future home of the historic Herr’s Bridge. >Read More


Kevin Hart’s Tiny Home Available to Rent at Tiny Estates

After its stint in New York City is over, the home will be returning to Elizabethtown’s Tiny Estates, the world’s largest community of tiny homes, where it’ll be available to rent. >Read More