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    EAHS September students of the month named by

    September 22, 2016- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Emily Reiner and Braydon Shuck were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for September. Reiner and Shuck were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Reiner is the daughter of Mike and Colleen Reiner of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Reiner holds leadership roles in numerous school programs including being a co-chair of the Mini-THON, a member of student council, class treasurer, stage director for the fall play, and captain of the tennis team.  She’s also[Read more...]

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Front Page Image In this week’s (September 22) Elizabethtown Advocate (Subscription Info Included)
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The Elizabethtown Advocate is sold for 50 cents from vending racks at these places: In front of the Advocate office (9 S. Market St., across from the public library) In front of the Elizabethtown post office At the Elizabethtown train station In front of American Legion Post 329, 240 N. Hanover St., Elizabethtown In front of the Bainbridge Inn, 5 N. Front St., Bainbridge In front ...[more]

Front Page Image Bainbridge students use LEGO pieces to learn collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity skills
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September 22, 2016- Bainbridge Elementary School brought S.T.E.A.M. instruction (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to life by challenging its second graders to be innovative and imaginative thinkers through a project-based exercise using LEGO pieces. The hands-on activity was part of the school district’s emphasis on 21st Century Learning, which promotes connecting the different curricular areas through activities to its ...[more]

Front Page Image East High Street Elementary celebrates “Dot Day”
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September 22, 2016- The students and faculty of East High Street Elementary School held a school-wide celebration of Dot Day on Sept. 15 by reading Peter Reynolds acclaimed children’s book, The Dot. Starting in 2009, a group of educators began celebrating International Dot Day — a day for classes to explore the story’s powerful themes: bravery, creativity, and self-expression. The Dot ...[more]

Irish Ambassador to the U.N. event at Etown College has been recheduled
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. THE AMBASSADOR IS NOW VISITING THE COLLEGE OCT. 17 INSTEAD OF SEPT. 26. Donoghue visits Elizabethtown College at 7 p.m. OCT. 17, to discuss “The U.N. in a World of Crisis.” see: http://www.etown.edu/centers/global/calendar.aspx?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D205490614   [more]

GEARS News September 19
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Travel Basketball Team Tryouts              GEARS will be holding tryouts and skill evaluations for the 2014-2015 Central Penn Travel Basketball Leagues.  All girls and boys in 5th-6th grades who are interested are encouraged to try out. Girls tryouts will take place on Saturday, October 1 from 8-9 am and Monday, October 3 from 6-7 pm in the Middle School Gym. Boys ...[more]

A measured view on international trade agreements
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The latest Terrell column in the Clyde Fitch Report: http://www.clydefitchreport.com/2016/09/clinton-obama-trump-trade-tpp/.  It provides a measured look at the TPP and other major trade agreements. [more]

Senior Center activities week of September 22
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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 GEARS News September 12
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Tai Chi Classes Scheduled              Introduction to Tai Chi - For people new to Tai Chi or those who have not practiced in years.  A simple 10-step Taiji form introduces students to the basic postures appearing in many Tai Chi forms.  Attention will be given to relaxation, basic alignment and how to move safely.  Class is on Tuesdays, September 20-December 6 ...[more]

United Nations Ambassador of Ireland discusses ‘World in Crisis’ at Elizabethtown College (Rescheduled)
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ELIZABETHTOWN, PA – Economic events in Europe and, most recently, the fiscal position of Ireland have been splashed across worldwide news media. David Donoghue, Ambassador of Ireland to the United Nations since 2013 is watching the situations more closely than most. Donoghue, previously served as co-facilitator with Kenya in major U.N. negotiations. He is co-facilitator of the U.N. Summit on Global ...[more]

Front Page Image Paper Lights to perform at Folklore
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Paper Lights will perform at Folklore Coffee & Company  Saturday night, September 10th at 8 p.m. The performance is free of charge.  Folklore is located on the square in Elizabethtown. As an alternative/pop band from Atlanta, GA, Paper Lights have honed a large and cinematic soundscape within their music. Over the last two years they have toured nationally, opening for acts ...[more]

    Elizabethtown in the News

Collected from sources around the web.


  • 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

  • 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