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    This is an article that was posted last year.  I recently read it and thought it needed to see daylight again. (ed.) Click on the link below to read a short essay on morality in our ever-changing world, a world of increasing individualism.  It is a story about philosophy.  It is a story about sociology.  It is a story about morality.  And it is a story about how to look at the world. Find Essay Here

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Senior Center activities week of May 24
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  Thursday, May 24: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00 am Table Games or Craft, 11:00 am Reminisce- Red Skelton, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Pasta and meatballs with sauce and parm cheese, green beans, and sliced peaches Friday, May 25: 9:00am Walking, 10:00 am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00am Town Meeting, 5:00pm T.G.I.F. Dinner and BINGO. Lunch will be: chili ...[more]

GEARS News May 14
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  2018 Camp Ladybug GEARS, in cooperation with the Elizabethtown Area Services for Special Needs, are proud to sponsor this year’s Camp Ladybug. Camp will run Monday-Friday, June 18-July 27 (excluding July 4) from 9 am to 12 noon at the Elizabethtown Area Community Park Pavilion #5. Camp is free to GEARS members ($20 NM). This program is a camp for individuals that ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of May 17
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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 EAHS May students of the month named
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May 8, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Lily Oltmans and Nathaniel DeGoede were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for May. Oltmans and DeGoede were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Oltmans is the daughter of Andrew and Tara Oltmans of Elizabethtown. She has been inducted into the National ...[more]

GEARS News May 7
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 Yoga Classes Offered             Gentle/Beginner Yoga - Learn fundamental yoga postures using safe alignment and modifications, slowly build strength, flexibility and balance. Mind, breathe and body connection are introduced and emphasized. This is a slow and mindful class for any fitness level. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+. Class is on Thursdays, May 31-June 28, from 10:30-11:30 am.             Vinyasa Yoga ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of May 10
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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]

Senior Center activities week of May 3
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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]

Technology classes at Senior Center
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Lancaster County Office of Aging is offering FREE technology classes to Lancaster County residents aged 55 and older. These interactive classes are 2 hours long and each class focuses on a different topic. Participants can attend one class or all of them. Locations include: Elizabethtown Area Senior Center- 70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown 17022. Class times are 9:00-11:00am on the following ...[more]

Front Page Image EASD students win state-level Destination Imagination Tournament
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April 25, 2018- Two teams of students from Elizabethtown Area School District won first place in Pennsylvania Destination ImaginNation tournament and qualified to advance to the Global Finals to be held in Knoxville, TN later this spring. The teams will now compete against thousands of students from 45 states and over 15 foreign countries where they will showcase their innovative ...[more]

GEARS News April 23
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Splash Bash              Join GEARS for a “Splash Bash” at the Masonic Village Patton Pool on Friday, May 11, from 7:30-9:30 pm. The Splash Bash is open to all ages for $5 per person.  Bring your swimsuit and a towel and join in the fun.  Advance registration is not required. You may pay at the door. Call 717-367-0355 or go online ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.


  • Borough Council Listens to Residents Who Don’t Want Parking Removed

  • Smucker Defeats Beiler in GOP Primary for Congress

  • Donegal School District to Hire Second School Resource Officer

  • Mount Joy Borough Residents Protest Mandate to Build Curbs, Sidewalks

  • Marietta Borough Seeks Easement From Railroad for Trail Access

  • Elizabethtown Man Convicted of Tax Fraud Says It Was an Honest Mistake

  • EAHS Seniors Oltmans, DeGoede Named Rotary Students of the Month

  • Locker Wins Two Gold Medals At L-L Track and Field Championships

  • EAHS Softball Wins One, Loses One, Gets Delayed by Weather

  • Boys Volleyball Falls to Garden Spot, Misses L-L League Playoffs

  • E-Town Rugby Blues Headed to Playoffs

  • E-Town Schools Pick New Contractor for Athletic Trainers

  • Five EAHS Students Get ‘Do the Right Thing’ Awards

  • Bear Creek Team Top in STEM Competition

  • Congressman, His GOP Primary Challenger to Face Off in Forum

  • Mount Joy Library’s ‘Miss Jan’ Honored

  • ‘Silver, Wood & Ivory’ Concert Planned at Elizabethtown Church

  • Elizabethtown Fair Offers Six $1,000 Scholarships

  • Rotary Club to Sponsor Charity Golf Event in Lancaster

  • EAHS Softball Loses Twice, Gets a Win Over McCaskey; Geesey Throws a No-Hitter

  • EAHS Boys Track and Field Wins First Meet of the Year; Girls Still Unbeaten

  • Boys Volleyball Goes 2-2; Buckius to Step Down After Season

  • VFW Post to Close Its Building

  • Borough OKs Analysis of Its Real Estate Holdings

  • How Secure Are Elizabethtown’s Public Schools?

  • Andy Breault Named EAHS Head Football Coach

  • Local Man Known for Extensive Travel Has Much More to Do

  • Lentz Finishes Fifth at D3 Diving Championships

  • EAHS Junior 5th at D3 Bowling Championships

  • EAHS Principal Accused of Meddling With Student Newspaper

  • World Day of Prayer Speaker Known for Humanitarian Efforts

  • New Elizabethtown Church Holds Its First Service

  • Teen Charged in Burglary of 16 Guns From Store

  • Dog Adoption Group Announces Plans for New Site

  • Kitchen Fire at School Causes One-Day Closing

  • Mount Joy Twp. Plans Enforcement Action Against Defiant Landlord

  • Possible Mumps Case Reported at Elizabethtown School

  • Elizabethtown School Board Passes Preliminary Budget

  • New Marietta Council Members Take on Duties

  • Mount Joy Firefighter Who Was Injured in Blaze Returns Home

  • Lancaster Man Charged in Elizabethtown Drug Death

  • Elizabethtown College Prexy Strikwerda Plans to Retire After Eight Years

  • West Donegal OKs Enforcement Notice for Timber Villa Gate

  • Elizabethtown Area High School Writers Honored for Excellence

  • Elizabethtown College to Host Symposium on Opioid Epidemic

  • River Trail Gets Many Users, East Donegal Supervisors Learn

  • Mount Joy Fire Injures Firefighter, Displaces Family

  • Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Men Who Stole 17 Guns From Store

  • E-Town College Home to Traveling WWI Exhibit

  • Marietta Man Sentenced for Mount Joy DUI Crash

  • Man Charged in Robbery of E-Town Convenience Store

  • Girls Basketball Comes Close, But Falls to Penn Manor, 34-32

  • Local Hand-Tooled Archery Shop Hearkens Back to Medieval Times

  • Retired Police Chief Honored for His Career Accomplishments

  • Mount Joy Twp. Forest Fire Company Seeks OK for Fire Police Service

  • Landlord Says He’ll Sue Mount Joy Twp. Over Inspection Fee

  • Martin Luther King Day Observed in Elizabethtown

  • Donegal Schools Approve Union Contract

  • Elizabethtown Church ‘Re-Gifting Project’ Spreads Joy Locally, Globally

  • Library Food Fundraiser Coming Up

  • 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.