The Wheels Go Round and Round

By Kathleen Forney

In 1951, William Klein Jr. of the Klein Chocolate Company, married Elizabeth Ann Fisher, known to all as Ann, of Lancaster County, PA when she was 21 years of age. Her father, J. Henry Fisher, was a keen businessman. In 1940, he purchased the forty-five year old struggling New Holland Machine Company with four other local investors. Using their innovative ideas and savvy business skills they catapulted their newly reorganized company into a world wide success. As the company grew exponentially,...

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The Schools of Elizabethtown

By Kathleen Forney

Summer has drawn to a close and with that the seasonal regularity of school buses are seen in numbers rolling toward various schools in Elizabethtown. The school buses are filled with excited children anticipating a new school term. Their excitement in regard to a new term, new teacher and perhaps new classmates is not unique nor unlike the excitement that children experienced in Elizabethtown over 200 years ago at the beginning of a school year. However, children then were embarking on uncharte...

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