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      This article was originally published in January. We now know that it was a false alarm–fake news. Of course, EJ admits no responsibility in that deception. We picked the story up from a wire service with which we had a contract, Ersatz News.  We also now know that it is poor judgement to enter into a contract based on a solicitation appearing on the inside cover of a matchbook. Even though it was false news then,  it may yet prove to be prophetic and evolve as true in the near future. The plane was fully fueled in a hanger[Read more...]

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GEARS News April 16

  GEARS SUMMER 2018 BROCHURE IS COMING GEARS has put together a wide variety of programs and activities for all ages in its Summer 2018 Brochure.  GEARS members should have received a copy in their mailbox soon! All classes are also listed at Members can begin to register starting on Monday, April 23.  Registration is accepted online at, by phone (717-367-0355) ...[more]

Front Page Image Grand Opening of the Historic Star Barn Village

The Historic 1877 Star Barn and its ancillary structures were disassembled and moved from Middletown, Pennsylvania to Stone Gables Estate in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania where they have been meticulously reconstructed and restored. In the past year, numerous other structures and amenities have been added to complete the site now known as “The Star Barn Village.” To celebrate the completion of this beautiful and ...[more]

Senior center activities week of April 19

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 Bear Creek School team places first at Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Competition

April 12, 2018- A team of students from the Bear Creek School recently took part in the Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Real World STEM Solution Challenge. Sixth graders Lillia Alvarez, Jaycen Conrad, Quinn Dolan, Gabriel Rottet, and Trenten Miller collaborated to develop L.U.L.O. (Leverage Utilizing Locker Opener) that was designed to help students with stunted muscle development in their hands. Their entry placed ...[more]

Sertoma Club of Lancaster Will Host Largest U.S. Chicken Barbecue: May 19 event will support Long’s Park and community programs

  LANCASTER (Apr. 10, 2018) – Now in its 66th year, the nation’s largest chicken barbecue will be held again on Saturday, May 19 at Long’s Park in Lancaster.  The Sertoma Club of Lancaster’s chicken barbecue is the biggest event of its kind in the U.S., as recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records. A total of 23,000 dinners will ...[more]

Front Page Image Advoz Will Present Amanda Kemp Its Dignity in Dialogue Award on Apr. 19

LANCASTER (Mar. 16, 2017) – Advoz, a local organization committed to resolving conflict through face-to-face dialogue, will present its second Dignity in Dialogue Award to Amanda Kemp, Ph.D. at its annual Around the Table dinner on Apr. 19. A Lancaster resident, Kemp is a poet, playwright and performer who has advocated for racial justice and equality for 35 years. Kemp has ...[more]

Front Page Image Bear Creek School team earns first place at local STEM Bowl competition

April 4, 2018- A team of students from the Bear Creek School recently took part in the Lancaster-Lebanon Elementary STEM Bowl. Fifth graders Liam Burke, Brendan Fritz, Austin Risser, and Owen Wagner formed the Quizzly Bears. Competing against 20 team and nearly 80 students, the Quizzly Bears placed first. As part of the competition, they participated in two STEM activities and ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS Student Performs at Prestigious Chorus Festival

April 4, 2018- Elizabethtown Area School District choral student Claire Fritz took part in the 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Region 5 Chorus Festival held at Annville Cleona High School in March. Fritz, a sophomore, was selected to the prestigious student ensemble based on her audition at the District 7 music festival held in January. Selection to the Region 5 ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS April students of the month named

April 4, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Emily Oyler and Austin Kreiser were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for April. Oyler and Kreiser were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Oyler is the daughter of Ronald and Beth Oyler of Elizabethtown. She has been inducted into the National ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS student wins award in NASA Langley art contest

March 27, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School tenth grader Veronica Mautner received an honorable mention at the tenth grade level for her art submission into the 2018 NASA Langley Student Art Contest. Mautner was the only student from Pennsylvania to receive an award in the prestigious national competition. A panel of five highly qualified judges from the art community selected the ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.

  • 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.

  • 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