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    March 14, 2018- Students from Elizabethtown Area High School recently took part in the 2018 National History Day (NHD) regional competition at Kutztown University. High school juniors Ryan Minnich, Sean Brown, and Nat McCloud as well as high school freshmen Benjamin Heinz and Ryan Risser all represented the district at the competition. High School social studies teacher, Gerald Huesken Jr, advised the students on their current contest roles through the High School’s National History Day club. During the contest’s awards ceremony, both Brown (3rd) and McCloud (2nd) placed in the Senior Individual Research Paper category of the contest while Heinz[Read more...]

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Senior Center activities week of March 22

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]

Gears News March 5

        Discover Dance  Class is designed to encourage younger children in a fun way to express themselves through creative movement and ballet. Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility. Class is on Monday, March 19-April 23, from 5:45-6:30 pm for ages 3-4 and from 6:30-7:15 pm for ages 5-6. Katie Carter & Katie Bomboy will instruct. Class ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of March 8

Thursday, March 8: 9:00 am Walking, 10:30am Rummi-kub or Canasta, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Meatball minestrone with pepper onions and sauce, butter bowties, broccoli and carrots, wheat bread, fresh seasonal fruit Friday, March 9: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00am Vaugh’s Challenge, 12:30 Walk with Ease, 5:00 T.G.I.F. Dinner $5/person Dinner. Lunch will be: ...[more]

KnockOut PD Event Supports Parkinson’s Foundation

ELIZABETHTOWN --- March 3, 2018 --- On Saturday, April 14th, the Parkinson’s Foundation, in partnership with All Pro Trailer Superstore, will be hosting their first KnockOut PD 5K run/walk at Masonic Villages, 1 Masonic Drive in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. April is Parkinson’s Awareness month and this fundraising event is to help raise awareness and highlight the need for more research and support ...[more]

Andy Breault Named Elizabethtown Area High School’s Next Head Football Coach

February 27, 2018- Former Elizabethtown Area High School football star Andy Breault is returning to the program as the new head football coach. The Elizabethtown Area School District’s board of school directors approved Breault for the position at its Feb. 27 action meeting. He replaces Bill McDonald who resigned at the end of this past season. Breault has spent the last ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS Students Named to Prestigious District Orchestra

  February 27, 2018- Three students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the prestigious 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Orchestra Festival. Eleventh graders Sean Brown (violin), Lexis Ferree (violin) and Mayelin Ebersole (viola) joined more than 100 other talented student musicians from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival. Dr. Justin Lewis from the United States Air Force was ...[more]

GEARS News February 26

Aqua Yoga  Low impact aquatic exercise class takes the principals and movements of yoga and adapts them to the water environment. Strengthens and tones the body while relieving tensions and renewing energy. Ages 14+. Class is on Tuesdays, March 13-May 15, from 7:15-8 pm at the Masonic Village Patton Pool (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Ages 16+. ). Class fee is $75 ...[more]

Economic inequality lecture at Brethern Church

The Elizabethtown College is sponsoring a talk on Wednesday February 28 at the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren.  Tim Wise will discuss economic inequality in the United States and challenges the notion that a “culture of poverty” is to blame for generational inequality in the nation. Instead, Wise asserts that certain social structures prevent economic sufficiency and has or is ...[more]

Front Page Image EAHS students earn awards in local art contests

February 23, 2018- Award-winners for the 2018 Lancaster County Regional Competition of the Scholastic Writing Awards program were recently announced and Elizabethtown Area High School sophomore Mackenzie Smith was honored for her entries. As such, Smith’s work will be exhibited along with other talented county students at both the Lancaster Museum of Art and the Demuth Museum Mar. 3 through ...[more]

Senior Center activities week of March 1

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]

    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