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    Kanagy Prepares Research for Mennonite World Conference by

    From E-town NOW Almost two years ago Dr. Conrad Kanagy, Elizabethtown College professor of sociology, began research on global Mennonites with data gathered from 18 countries and 22 church conferences. His research concludes just in time for the Mennonite World Conference held in Harrisburg this July. The conference, a reunion of the Anabaptist-Mennonite worldwide family, is held every six years in a different country. The research being prepared for this gathering is a larger sample than similar research Kanagy conducted on Mennonites from 2008 to 2010. It consists of survey questions pertaining to Mennonite attitudes on topics including homosexuality, the[Read more...]

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EASD to host spring concert series
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April 14, 2015- The Elizabethtown Area School District is pleased to announce its 2015 Spring Concert Series dates. The public is invited free of charge. The concert series is a way for the district’s talented student-musicians to showcase their musical talents in front of family, friends and the community at large. All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. The schedule ...[more]

Front Page Image Bear Creek students participate in all-star choral ensemble
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April 15, 2015- Four students from Bear Creek School recently took part in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 Elementary Songfest. The students were sixth graders Cameron Geyer, Makenna Heisey, Gabriela Hohenwarter, and Westin Kolaric. The students were accompanied by Bear Creek choral director Melissa Miller. The Festival was held on Saturday, April 11 at Cedar Crest High School. In ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of April 23
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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]

2015 E-­town Spring Sidewalk Sale
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The Spring Sidewalk Sale will be held in conjunction with E-town 2nd Fridays on May 8th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and  carry over to  Saturday May   9th from 10 a.m. to  4 .pm.  This is basically a garage sale, yard sale, spring-­‐cleaning sale, and businesses turning over old inventory all combined   into one giant event.  This will take ...[more]

Upcoming Elizabethtown College events
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4 p.m. Monday, April 13 Afternoon Craft Talk with Poets Pam Uschuk and Bill Root Bowers Writers House Join poets Pam Uschuk and William Pitt Root for a fabulous craft talk about poetry and the art of healing in writing! Pamela Uschuk is a poet and a human rights and wilderness activist who has howled out six books of poems, including  “Crazy Love” (Wings ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of April 16
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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 Five E-town High School FFA Members Earn Prestigious Keystone Degrees
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April 9, 2015- Elizabethtown Area High School students Danny Doyle, Hunter Thomas, Regan Wolgemuth and Michael Yeagley, as well as 2014 graduate Cora Farley, have earned 2015 Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America (FFA) Keystone Degrees. This honor is the highest award given by the Pennsylvania FFA association. Only about 300 of Pennsylvania’s almost 12,000 FFA members qualify to receive the ...[more]

Front Page Image EAMS students perform at prestigious music festival
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April 7, 2015- Five Elizabethtown Area Middle School students recently took part in the 2015 Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) county band festival. This festival was for outstanding student musicians from middle schools in Lancaster and Lebanon counties. Ninety-eight students from 25 middle schools from around the region were chosen for the prestigious honor band. Taking part in the festival from ...[more]

EAHS Forming Music Hall of Fame
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April 7, 2015- The Elizabethtown Area School District is excited to announce that is assembling a group of music-minded individuals to help in the formation of the Elizabethtown Area School District Music Hall of Fame. The committee will be tasked with taking a concept and turning it into reality by helping to develop the by-laws, nominating procedures and recognition program ...[more]

EAHS Orchestra to Perform Pops Concert
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April 7, 2015- The Elizabethtown Area High School Orchestra will perform its annual Pops Concert on Friday, April 10 at 7 p.m. The program will be held in the high school cafeteria with refreshments throughout the concert. Performing on this evening of music will be the high school’s full orchestra and string ensemble, as well as the middle school’s Allegro Ensemble. ...[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