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GEARS News April 24

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

BEARS Basketball Program BEARS Boys Basketball Clinic is for players who want to further their skills through drill work and games. Coaches will emphasize a fun atmosphere while building players skills and confidence on the court. Fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting will be the focus. Grades 4-6. Program is on Sundays, May 7-July 30 (excluding May 21 & 28) from 6-8 pm at the GEARS Community Center Gym (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $25 for GEARS members ($32 non-member). For more information or to register call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org. Splash Bash             [Read more...]



EAHS April students of the month named

Apr 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

  April 19, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Kaitlyn Welch and Tyler Rae were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for April. Welch and Rae were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Welch is the daughter of James and Tracey Welch of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society where she serves as treasurer. Welch also holds leadership positions in numerous other school activities. She is captain of the swimming and tennis teams, as well as finance captain for Mini-THON. Welch is also active[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Borough Announces 14th Annual Arts in the Park Event

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News, Uncategorized

Elizabethtown, PA – The 14th Annual Arts in the Park celebration will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The event will be held in Community Park in the heart of Elizabethtown. The event is held outside, rain or shine.  The popular children’s area will offer free activities for kids of all ages. Over 30 arts and craft vendors will participate and musical entertainment will be provided throughout the day. For more information visit Facebook (www.facebook.com/EtownArtsInThePark/), visit the event website (www.etownonline.com/arts-park), or contact the Borough Office (367-1700; boro@etownonline.com).



Senior Center activities week of April 20

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

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 GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, April 20: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10am Take Control of Diabetes, 10:30am Pennies From Heaven, 11:15am Lunch Bunch, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: turkey sausage minestrone[Read more...]



GEARS News April 10

Apr 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

SAT Prep Course Offered              This course is an essential step to help you reach your college admission goals.  The course is 10 hours of instruction by Beth Wagner who is a qualified, experienced and certified teacher.  It will familiarize students with the test directions, the types of questions and teach necessary skills for SAT success in math, reading and writing.  Instructor will work to lower testing anxiety and improve test-taking ability.  Fee includes The Official SAT Guide (2016 Edition). Class size is limited. Grades 9-12. Class dates are Wednesday & Thursday, April 19-27 from 6-8:30 pm. Fee for the[Read more...]



State of the Union, the real progressive reply

Apr 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

Washington is certainly different now, at least around 1600. Yet despite the iconoclasm, the deconstruction, the incompetence; there is a constancy in the tune which we hear. EJ has taken the opportunity to re-post an article that originally appeared some time ago, the day after President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address.  As you watch what is transpiring now, consider if the message sounds familiar.  A bonus song inspired by the state of the union address is included at the end of this article. The president had his say. The republicans responded. The tea folks responded. The talking heads[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of April 13

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

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 GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, April 13: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10am Take Control of Diabetes, 11am Cyber Security, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: beef stroganoff, peas & carrots, applesauce. Friday,[Read more...]



Sertoma Club of Lancaster Will Host Largest U.S. Chicken Barbecue: May 20 event will support Long’s Park and community programs

Apr 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

LANCASTER (Apr. 3, 2017) – The Sertoma Club of Lancaster will host the nation’s largest chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 20, at Long’s Park in Lancaster. The barbecue, now in its 65th year, has raised $1.7 million for beautification, maintenance and construction at the park since the event began in 1953. Other beneficiaries of the barbecue’s 2017 proceeds will be Compass Mark’s Kids Kamp for children who live with substance abuse, hearing screenings for children enrolled in Head Start, and several more community programs. The Sertoma Club will also donate the first 1,500 chicken dinners to charitable organizations that provide food[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of April 6

Mar 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

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 GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, April 6: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10am Take Control of Diabetes, 11am Shuffleboard/Rings, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: beef burrito, rice, salad, apricots. Friday, April 7:[Read more...]



EAHS Band to Perform Spring Concert

Mar 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  March 28, 2017- The Elizabethtown Area High School band will perform its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. The program will be held in the high school auditorium and is open to the public free of charge. Performing on this evening of music will be the high school’s concert band, Ursa Major ensemble, and jazz band, as well as saxophone and brass quintets. The repertoire for the concert includes traditional and contemporary jazz band, concert band, and small ensemble arrangements. The band is directed by Stephen Barraclough and student conductor Scyla Crozier.