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      The combined EASD athletic schedule for the month of October: Click on article to access the formatted table.     10/1/2015 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Boys’ Soccer (JV) @ Solanco Location: SolancoAway 10/1/2015 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Boys’ Soccer (V) @ Solanco Location: SolancoAway 10/1/2015 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Girls’ Soccer (V) vs Solanco Location: Jane Hoover FieldHome 10/1/2015 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Girls’ Volleyball (JV) @ Red Lion Location: Red LionAway 10/1/2015 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Girls’ Volleyball (V) @ Red Lion Location: Red Lion High SchoolAway 10/2/2015 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM[Read more...]

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Front Page Image In this week’s (October 1) Elizabethtown Advocate (Subscription Info Included)

The Elizabethtown Advocate is sold for 50 cents from orange and black vending boxes 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 Gigi’s Ice Cream Bar, corner of ...[more]

Front Page Image Senior Center activities week of October 8

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984.  The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of ...[more]

Front Page Image Elizabethtown Artist Wendy Edsall-Kerwin has been chosen to represent Pennsylvania

CHARLOTTE, N.C., SEPTEMBER 28, 2015—Artist Wendy Edsall-Kerwin of Elizabethtown has been chosen to represent Pennsylvania in American Craft Week’s first virtual gallery featuring 51 works of art representing one celebrated craft artist from each state and Washington, D.C. The exhibition, “Masterpiece E-xhibit & Sale, is online exclusively and will run through October 11 to coincide with American Craft Week (Friday, ...[more]

GEARS News September 28

Smart Driver             GEARS Recreation offers Smart Driver driving class.  This Penn Dot approved course may entitle you to a discount on your auto insurance (check with your insurance company). This eight-hour classroom refresher course is designed specifically to meet the needs of older drivers.  Participants will sharpen driving skills, develop strategies for adjusting to age-related changes in vision, hearing and ...[more]

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca to speak

Dessert reception -- 7 p.m. Lecture -- 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 15 Susquehanna Room, Myer Hall Cost: free Kreider Lecture: Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca – ‘The Boyer Model Revisited: The Teaching, Research, and Service Nexus’ Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca revisits the multiple scholarships model proposed by Ernest L. Boyer in Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate (1990) and talks about a holistic approach to teaching. The Kreider Prize ...[more]

Kurosawa’s Rashomon to screen on Etown campus

7 p.m.Thursday, October 15 Global Film: Rashomon (Japan 1950) Gibble Auditorium Cost: free A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man’s murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS September Students of the Month Named

September 22, 2015- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Erica Dinse and Brian McMinn were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for September. Dinse and McMinn were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Dinse is the daughter of Dr. Daniel and Ling Dinse of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the ...[more]

Largest higher education-sited solar array in Pennsylvania begins at Elizabethtown College

From E-town NOW Elizabethtown College reaffirms its commitment to sustainability by securing a state grant to build what will be Pennsylvania’s largest higher education-sited solar array. In partnership with Radnor, Pennsylvania-based Community Energy, a nationally recognized renewable energy developer, the 2.6-megawatt DC ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system will create an educational living-learning laboratory right on campus. E-town plans to break ground with a ...[more]

GEARS News September 21

Tennis Lessons              GEARS is offering Tennis Lessons for ages 4-16 this Summer.  All classes will meet on Tuesdays, October 6-November 3, at the Elizabethtown Area High School Tennis Courts (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). Brenda McBride will instruct.  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355 Beginner Tennis Lessons for ages 4-7 will focus ...[more]

Front Page Image Snowden Lecturer discusses research of Amish women Sept. 22

From E-town NOW While researching Deitsch, the language spoken by the Amish, Karen Johnson-Weiner discovered a new research interest – the lives of Amish women. She isn’t exploring how they are different from mainstream women nor how they are the same but simply how they are and who they are. “I began my work with interest in their language,” said Johnson-Weiner, the ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.

  • Conoy Township pro-gun signs vandalized, leaders hope to profit

  • E-Town police identify suspect from 2013 assault/robbery

  • 19-year-old killed in Route 283 crash Wednesday morning

  • Downtown Elizabethtown: Things are OK, but council would like to make them better

  • Conestoga Valley downs Elizabethtown for Section Two title

  • Boys' Basketball: Elizabethtown holds off Lancaster Mennonite

  • Etown Traffic

  • Elizabethtown wants Nordstrom to spark more economic activity

  • Judge denies drunk driver’s request to be home for the holidays

  • Boston firm buys E-town area industrial property for $8.25M

  • Fairbanks playing her game for St. Joseph's

  • All aboard: holiday train display returns to Elizabethtown Public Library

  • Heroin-fueled burglary spree costs E-town man, 20, up to 8 years in prison

  • Mid Penn Bank eyes E-town for first Lancaster County branch

  • Nigerian church leader asks Elizabethtown church: we need your prayers, and your support, against terrorists

  • E-town girls advance to PIAA State quarterfinals

  • Who is John Doe? Look at this sketch made from a skeleton found near Elizabethtown

  • Elizabethtown tops Hershey to earn title bid

  • Missing link in popular Northwest Lancaster County River Trail will open Saturday

  • Woman, 2 children escape house fire after smoke detectors sound

  • 11 libraries say 'aye' to countywide fundraising plan; three of the county's largest libraries check out

  • Gas leak shuts down Elizabethtown street Sunday morning

  • Girls' Volleyball: Cocalico, Hempfield, E-town, Warwick advance to semifinals

  • Moo-Duck Brewery ready to open in Elizabethtown

  • Aument, Schreckengost will debate the issues in race for open Senate seat

  • Maytown man, 44, killed in motorcycle accident in Devil's Staircase Pro Hillclimb event

  • Girls' Volleyball: Elizabethtown defeats Solanco to win first section title

  • E-town's Jamie Marsico edges teammate Madi Mohr in L-L Girls soccer Section Two scoring race

  • Elizabethtown clinches L-L Section Two title and other boys' soccer notes

  • L-L field hockey teams punch tickets to playoffs with pairings to be determined

  • Girls' Soccer: L-L races going down to the wire

  • Field Hockey: L-L League Leaders

  • L-L Girls Soccer hits home stretch this week

  • Fantasy football meets social studies in Elizabethtown classroom

  • Draw gives Elizabethtown share of Section Two boys' soccer crown

  • The Local Flavor: A gluten-free torte with cherries on top

  • Chef's Choice: Jennifer Anteau shares her favorites

  • Gluten-free food and bake shop moves from Elizabethtown to Mount Joy

  • Coffee shop owner on sex abuse at store party: "What I did was evil…"

  • Man arrested after second bank robbery attempt in 4 years

  • Elizabethtown takes first place in Section Two girls' volleyball with win over Garden Spot

  • Boys' soccer: Joel Hess lifts E-town over Ephrata

  • Elizabethtown Borough approves ‘quick tickets’ for high grass, unshoveled snow

  • UPDATE: Hazmat call in Mount Joy the result of improperly used cleaning products

  • Girls Soccer standings and statistics

  • Woman hospitalized after pit bull attack in E-town home

  • Troegs Brewing expands by adding E-town warehouse space

  • Elizabethtown outlasts Lancaster Catholic in Section Two girls' tennis match

  • Conoy limits curbside mailboxes in Bainbridge, considers lighting complaint

  • Manheim Central and Elizabethtown play to scoreless tie

  • West Donegal officials trying to force cleanup of some properties

  • Masonic Village eternal flame dedication set for Saturday

  • Construction a near-constant theme at Masonic Villages

  • Middletown delivers another loss to Elizabethtown

  • Wenger's Feed names Finch president; Adams remains CEO

  • Frustration as state review of $59 million soybean plant in Lancaster County drags through two years

  • 23 local students among National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

  • Girls' Cross Country: 2014 team-by-team previews

  • Boys' Cross Country: 2014 team-by-team previews

  • REPORT: Two children taken to hospital after Elizabethtown school bus accident

  • Hempfield gets early nod in L-L Girls Soccer

  • A night at the Elizabethtown Fair: foot-long hot dog, 1,100-pound pig

  • Elizabethtown field hockey earns a Landmark ranking

  • Mailboxes would be limited in Bainbridge under proposed Conoy Township ordinance

  • New principal selected for East High Elementary School

  • Elizabethtown Fair opens the season in Lancaster County

  • Some highlights of the 2014 Elizabethtown Fair

  • West Donegal man charged with sexual assault of Elizabethtown girl, 13

  • One of 2 men suspected of burglarizing Mount Joy area restaurants arrested

  • School board member, middle school principal added in Elizabethtown Area School District

  • Asian restaurant, Hokkaido, opens in Elizabethtown

  • Advantage Chiropractic in E-town sold, founder retiring

  • WANTED: Brooklyn man who attempted “straw” purchase in E-town as “Usher Binhamington”

  • E-Town caregiver charged with $500k jewelry theft in York County

  • West Donegal farmer seeks permit to sell barbecued chicken