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    2nd Annual Etown Wine Walk to be held on September 12 by

    The 2nd Annual Etown Wine Walk will be held concurrently with September’s Second Friday on September 12.  The Wine Walk is a 6 course pairing of a tapas-style meal and wine tasting (2-3 ounces).  Each course will be offered in a different downtown Etown location. The walk will proceed linking each location. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Eventbrite at the following web location: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-2nd-annual-wine-walk-tickets-10997007345 . The cost is $35 per person, if ordered by September 10th and $45 after that or at the door.  The ticket price includes the 6 courses, 6 wine tastings (2-3 ounces), a wine[Read more...]

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GEARS News Sept 2
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  Dance Classes  Discover Dance – Class is designed to encourage younger children in a fun way to express themselves through several dance disciplines (ballet, jazz & creative movement). Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility. Ages 3-5. Level 1 (Beginner) is on Mondays, Sept 8-Oct 20 from 6:10-6:55 pm with Level 2 (Intermediate) from 5-5:45 pm. Optional ...[more]

Executive Lecture Series brings senior-level business officials to Elizabethtown College
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Senior-level executives engage the audience in important discussions when they visit the Elizabethtown College campus as part of the M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series. The College's Department of Business partners with Mars each year to bring executives to campus from various industries to talk about their business endeavors. This fall, the Executive Lecture Series is presented at 11 a.m. on select ...[more]

Front Page Image Places of confinement subject of unsettling exhibit: Elizabethtown College’s Dr. Rita Shaw examines “Prison or Slave Castle?”
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The exhibit is by appointment through the academic year, but the exhibit opening is open to the public at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4. The brochure accompanying the yearlong photo exhibit at Elizabethtown College invites the visitor to guess if the images presented depict a prison or a slave castle. There are 18 check boxes to test accuracy. The exhibit opens at ...[more]

Senior Center Activities Week of September 4
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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]

Inaugural School Spirit Bonfire Scheduled at EASD
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August 26, 2014- Elizabethtown Area High School will hold its inaugural School Spirit Bonfire on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 8:30 p.m. The entire greater-Elizabethtown community is invited to attend. The bonfire will be held at the Elizabethtown Fairgrounds. Show your support for the district’s fall sports teams by attending this fun-filled event that will also feature the EAHS marching band. ...[more]

Season Passes Now Available for Select EASD Sporting Events
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August 26, 2014- Elizabethtown Area School District All-Season Athletic Passes are now on sale and can be purchased in the high school office. The pass works much like a season ticket and is a convenient and inexpensive alternative to buying a ticket at the gate. Pass holders will be able to attend all home in-season sporting events during the 2014-2015 ...[more]

Instrumental Rental Night at EASD
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August 26, 2014- Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Elementary Instrumental Music Parent Night on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bear Creek School. This special evening is for families with children in grades 4 through 6 who have an interest in signing up for the school’s band or orchestra program. Instrumental teachers Mrs. Phyllis Emery and ...[more]

Elizabethtown Police Make Arrest
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Elizabethtown police made an arrest on August 25th for an incident taking place on June 5th.  On June 5, 2014, the Elizabethtown Police responded to a call on the 400-500 block of North Locust Street for a possible sexual  assault against a disabled female.  Upon investigation, it was learned that the disabled woman's caretaker allegedly had indecent contact with the ...[more]

GEARS News August 26
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Dance Classes Discover Dance – Class is designed to encourage younger children in a fun way to express themselves through several dance disciplines (ballet, jazz & creative movement). Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility. Ages 3-5. Level 1 (Beginner) is on Mondays, Sept 8-Oct 20 from 6:10-6:55 pm with Level 2 (Intermediate) from 5-5:45 pm. Optional ...[more]

Front Page Image In this week’s (August 14) Elizabethtown Advocate (Subscription Info Included)
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The Elizabethtown Advocate is our local print newspaper.  The Elizabethtown Advocate is sold for 50 cents from orange and black vending boxes at these places: Outside the Advocate office (9 S. Market St., across from the public library) In front of the Elizabethtown post office Outside American Legion Post 329, 240 N. Hanover St. At the Elizabethtown train station Outside Gigi’s Ice Cream Bar, corner ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.


  • 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

  • Masonic Village eternal flame monument to honor veterans

  • Elizabethtown OKs 3-year teacher contract with 2.5% raises

  • Waggin' Wheels pet supply store opens outside Elizabethtown

  • Speed bumps coming to Campus Road in Mount Joy Township

  • Elizabethtown Crossings shopping center takes small step forward

  • Crews respond to E-town gas leak

  • Elizabethtown approves 2.7 % tax increase, begins search for new principal, school board member

  • West Donegal finds compliance issues at ranch in new agritourism district

  • Stray bullet triggers discussion of target shooting in Conoy Township

  • Police: Brooklyn felon tries to buy gun in E-town with fake ID, then recruits stranger

  • Elizabethtown Crossings shopping center planned along Route 283

  • Elizabethtown American Legion official charged with stealing $24K

  • Elizabethtown Area School District officials review tax incentive plan for downtown properties

  • West Donegal OKs 63 new homes in Stoney Brook

  • Prosecutor: “Abusive” teen killed girlfriend in car crash because she wouldn’t drop prior charges

  • Elizabethtown Council supports call to allow local police to use radar

  • Cheers for Elizabethtown High School graduates

  • Mount Calvary Christian School names senior award winners

  • Elizabethtown Area High School seniors honored at awards banquet

  • Retired Elizabethtown High School teacher to serve up to 6 years in prison for sex abuse of girl 20 years ago

  • Second Subway restaurant opens in Elizabethtown near Kmart

  • Mount Joy Township rezones 128 acres from rural to residential

  • Union Mill Acres farm outside Elizabethtown now selling flowers and plants from its greenhouse

  • Elizabethtown group backs out of planning for New Year’s Eve event, leaving it up to the borough

  • Newville Road Bridge project getting underway in West Donegal

  • Son in Flying Tigers case sentenced to 5 years probation, no jail time

  • Elizabethtown proposes 2.7% tax increase in 2014-15 school budget

  • 2 from Middletown arrested for delivering marijuana in Elizabethtown

  • CPA institute honors E-town executive for volunteer service

  • Elizabethtown teen wins Lancaster Optimist essay contest

  • Join Lancaster Newspapers at Folklore Coffee & Company in Elizabethtown

  • Mount Joy Township residents, officials vent frustration over pipeline proposal

  • TMI, Peach Bottom nuclear plants must do further earthquake danger studies

  • Brunner Island power plant rolls with mercury, smog pollution decisions

  • Elizabethtown approves 2014-15 school calendar: Classes to begin Aug. 25, end June 5

  • Elizabethtown council turns down $10,000 donation request for New Year’s Eve event

  • Fire damages Elizabethtown house

  • Flying Tigers owner found guilty of fraud in aircraft-inspection case

  • Elizabethtown plans for six snow days in 2014-15 school calendar, school year to end June 5

  • Stormygirl incident might have played a role in retirement of game commission’s executive director

  • Organizers meet this coming Tuesday to talk about 2014 Falmouth Goat Races

  • Elizabethtown considers tax incentives to spur downtown development

  • Fuel spills into creek in Conoy Township after traffic accident

  • Motorist clocked at 108 mph on Route 283 in northwest Lancaster County

  • Lessons learned: Three Mile Island accident occurred 35 years ago Friday

  • How much is a degree worth from a college in Lancaster County?

  • Traffic signal sought on Route 743 north of Elizabethtown

  • Elizabethtown Area School District to save $8,000 by paying off debt early

  • Brush fire along tracks in Rheems affects Amtrak service

  • Elizabethtown man critically injures Lancaster resident with one punch

  • Township meeting: West Donegal questioned on drug task force funding

  • Twin sisters with nearly-identical names, but different crimes, at Lancaster County Prison

  • Elizabethtown plans for more snow days with 2014-15 school calendar

  • Some Elizabethtown businesses cleaned up in the snow

  • A look at winter through Elizabethtown's weary eyes

  • Pa. Courts: No relief for accomplice-turned-trial witness in Ray Diener murder

  • Downtown group steps aside: Elizabethtown Borough to plan 2014 holiday parade

  • Moo-Duck Brewery to open by early fall in Elizabethtown

  • Local Rebel hoping to ride to statewide championship

  • Elizabethtown council, downtown business group spar over planning for holiday events

  • Conoy Township officials balk at burden of stormwater ordinance