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    GEARS News January 15 by

    Middle School Lacrosse Club GEARS will offer a Middle School Lacrosse Club for boys in grades 7 & 8 and girls grades 5-8.  This program will teach the basics of lacrosse through practices and games.  The season will start March 12 and go through early May on Monday-Friday with practices and games on Elizabethtown Area High School Field.  Parent meeting is Monday, January 22 at 6:30 pm (girls meeting) and 7:15 pm (boys meeting) in the Elizabethtown Area High School LGI Room. For more information, go online at or call GEARS at 717-367-0355.   Daddy/Daughter Dance 11th Annual!! Fathers[Read more...]

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Front Page Image EAHS students raise money for local winter shelter

January 10, 2018-Four ninth graders from Elizabethtown Area High School recently teamed with the school’s student council to raise funds for the Elizabethtown Winter Shelter. As part of the students’ 20Time initiative, Alisia Alvarez, Taylore Bradley, Sophia Brinkman, and Makenna Heisey set a goal of raising several hundred dollars to help the shelter. When they were all done, they had ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of September 18

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]

GEARS News January 9

Coed Sixes Volleyball League             GEARS is accepting teams for its Winter 2018 Coed Sixes Volleyball League scheduled to begin Monday, February 12 and conclude in mid April. Teams interested in playing in this league should submit a team roster and registration fee no later than Friday, February 2 to be included in the league schedule.  Games will be on Mondays, ...[more]

GEARS News January 3

  Field Scheduling Meeting GEARS is holding the 2018 Elizabethtown Area Field Scheduling Meeting on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00 pm at the GEARS Recreation Room #2 (beside the GEARS Office at the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School, 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  This is a mandatory meeting for leagues, associations and groups interested in utilizing Elizabethtown Borough, West ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of January 4

Thursday, January 4: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Corn Hole, 10:30am Rummi-kub or Scrabble, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Baked pork chop, egg noodles, California blend, garlic bread sticks, and applesauce. Friday, January 5: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00am First time for everything. Lunch will be: Warm roast beef sandwiches with cheese & au jus, ...[more]

GEARS News December 28

Power Yoga             Power Yoga focuses on strength, balance and flexibility while linking mind and body through breath. Sun salutations, standing and seated postures, balance poses & intense relaxation combined in one class that allows the beginner or advanced yoga student to enjoy an invigorating and fulfilling experience. Ages 16+. Class is on Tuesdays, Jan 9-March 13, from 6-7 pm at ...[more]

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Front Page Image EAMS Angel Tree Program Supports Local Families

December 22, 2017- The holiday season will be a little merrier for several families of students at Elizabethtown Area Middle School thanks to the school’s faculty, staff, and administration. The staff provided 22 of its students with gifts this year as part of the school’s annual Angel Tree campaign. Coordinated by English language arts teacher Paula Kennedy, school counselor Diana Chandra, ...[more]

Front Page Image Elizabethtown Area High School team competes in Brain Busters Competition

December 22, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School’s Brain Busters team recently competed against Lower Dauphin High School in the first round of the WGAL-Wellspan Brain Busters competition. Tune in to WGAL on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 12:30 p.m. to find out whether the team from Elizabethtown was victorious. Team members included seniors Kai-Uwe Konrad, Erin Kraskewicz, and Nathaniel McCloud as well ...[more]

Front Page Image East High Street Elementary Giving Tree gifts holiday joy to 53 families

December 22, 2017- The East High Street Elementary School Giving Tree and Winter Food Drive recently brought holiday joy to families less fortunate in the community. Through the generosity of the school’s faculty, support staff, administration, and PTO, over 53 families received holiday help in the form of presents and food boxes. Through the initiative, a “giving tree” filled with tags ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.

  • Elizabethtown Schools Plan for Tax Increase

  • Elizabethtown Democrat Challenges Rep. Hickernell

  • Bowling Champion Farwell Gets Recognition

  • Concert Held in Memory of Domestic Violence Victim From Elizabethtown

  • Talarico Triumphs Again in 10th Annual ‘Farm Show’s Got Talent’

  • Local Man Gets More Than 5 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Crime

  • Marietta Borough Has Council Vacancy

  • Parise’s Status Unclear After Injury During Loss to McDevitt

  • With Game-Winning Rebound, Lonardi Leads Team to Tournament Championship

  • Graduation, Tornado Warning, River Event Mishap Marked News of June

  • Barn Raising, Crime, Creek Cleanup Made July News

  • Elizabethtown Rings in 2018

  • Man Who Had Role in Diener Killing as Juvenile Resentenced

  • Mount Joy Teen Dies in Rapho Crash

  • Truck Gets Stuck in Covered Bridge in Rapho Twp.

  • New Chief of Police Takes Office in Borough

  • Councilor Recognized Upon His Departure

  • Underclassmen Parise, Kollie Show Basketball Leadership

  • Sprinkler Malfunction Caused Major Damage at Bear Creek School in April

  • Major Snowstorm in March Came After Months of Mild Weather

  • Approval of Bainbridge Elementary Plans Was Big News in February


  • Pittsburgh Police Lieutenant Named Elizabethtown Police Chief

  • Donegal Schools to Enforce Policy Limiting Field Trips

  • Elizabethtown Area Schools Might End Outsourcing of Autistic Support

  • Elizabethtown Law Firm Plans Merger With Lancaster Firm

  • EAHS Head Football Coach Quits

  • Large Landlord Seeks Volume Discount on Apartment Inspection Fee

  • William G. Atherton

  • 11 great places for a bike ride in Lancaster County

  • National History Day winners include Elizabethtown students

  • Chili, homebrew contests featured April 8 at Elizabethtown's Beans & Brews event

  • California man who traveled to Pennsylvania to meet Elizabethtown girl faces potential life in prison

  • Motorcyclist dies 5 days after crash near E-town

  • Prom season begins this weekend, and LancasterOnline has you covered

  • Lynn R. "Woody" Kimble

  • David A. Dunn

  • L-L Baseball: Elizabethtown shows grit, earns 6-5 win over Manheim Central in 9 innings

  • Former surgeon general to speak at Elizabethtown College commencement

  • Lancaster County college and university spring 2016 commencements

  • Woman displaced by fire at Masonic Village near Elizabethtown

  • Cody Alexander Yancey

  • L-L Baseball: Elizabethtown carries high hopes into campaign

  • L-L Boys' Tennis: Manheim Township doesn’t lose a game in sweep of Elizabethtown

  • The 'counter-cultural' Mr. Rogers

  • Girls' Lacrosse: Here's your team-by-team 2016 L-L League season preview

  • Sterling R. Nobby Nauman

  • Elizabethtown teacher named principal at Park Elementary in Columbia

  • Scott A. Gibson

  • Eugene Finley

  • David Allen Strong

  • Barry Steven Beam

  • LNP Sports 365: 'Hooverisms,' Elizabethtown and an historic field hockey championship

  • Men's Soccer: E-town grad named to conference sportsmanship team

  • Elizabethtown College campus security offers 'Food for Fines' option

  • Photos: Elizabethtown College holds moment of silence for those affected by violence

  • E. Mae Gish

  • Saundra M. (Forwood) Wise

  • Watch: Elizabethtown superintendent and teachers dance to 'Stayin' Alive' as they receive national award

  • Elizabethtown College introduces gender-inclusive housing

  • 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