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GEARS News September 18

Sep 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

BEARS Youth Basketball Sign-up GEARS will be accepting registration for girls and boys in grades 1-9 for the BEARS Youth Basketball Program. Players will participate in practices and games from late-November through the end of January. Participation levels are grades 1 & 2 (instructional), grades 3 & 4, grades 5 & 6 and grades 7-9. Draft day for boys in grades 3-4 is Monday, November 6 from 6-7 pm. Draft day for boys in grades 5-6 is Monday, November 6 from 7:15-8:15 pm. Draft day for girls in grades 3-6 is Wednesday, November 8 from 6-7 pm. All drafts will[Read more...]



Athletic Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Set For October 20

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

September 13, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School will induct 2 former student-athletes and one coach into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 20 at a special ceremony. To be enshrined that day will be Jenna Ahern (Class of 2006) and Janelle Garber (Class of 2006), as well as retired long-time teacher and wrestling coach Mike Sernoffsky. The day will begin with a luncheon and induction ceremony at 12 p.m. in the Susquehanna Room on the campus of Elizabethtown College. Robert Crick, EAHS Assistant Principal and interim athletic director for the school district, will emcee the luncheon ceremony. The[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 14

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

Thursday, September 14: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:00am Bingo buddies with Preschool class, 10:30am Craft class,12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken cobb sandwich, noodle soup, pineapples. Friday, September 15: 8:30-9:30am walking, 10am Bible Study and/or Crazy 8 card Game, 11am Just Saying- Game, 5pm TGIF Pinochle Party. Lunch will be: mushroom Swiss Burger, Hot German Potato Salad, Baked Beans, and Apricots. Monday, September 18: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am Team Trivia with Bob, 11:15am Seniors Helping Seniors, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: Sweet & Sour Meatballs, Rice Pilaf, Veggie Medley, and applesauce. Tuesday, September 19: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am[Read more...]



Gears News September 11

Sep 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

American Red Cross Learn To Swim Classes             This program provides opportunities for achievement and allows smooth transition between levels of instruction for ages 4 and older.  Activities offered at every level stimulate interest and motivate participants to advance to the next level of instruction.  Classes are on Saturdays, Sept 23-Nov 18 (excluding 10/21). Preschool (ages 4-5) is from 9:10-9:40 am (A) and 9:45-10:15 am (B). Level I is from 10:20-10:50 am (C), Level II from 10:55-11:25 am (D). Level III is from 11:30-12:10 pm and Level IV/V is from 12:15-12:55 pm (E). Classes are at the Masonic Village Patton[Read more...]



Upcoming Young Center events

Sep 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  LECTURE A Glimpse of Life in the Dawdihaus CLAIRE MARIE MENSACK Tuesday, September 19, 7:30 p.m. Hoover 212 In collectivist cultures such as the Amish, aging family members  often remain at home or near the main family dwelling in what is known as the Dawdihaus. The desire to move into the Dawdihaus and the assumption of greater household roles by the adult children is not a forced concept but one that is proliferated by a sense of yielding referred to as Gelassenheit. This talk, an assessment of the Dawdihaus experience from the perspective of the older family members and[Read more...]



Borough police obtain arrest warrant

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

On  November 30, 2015 the Elizabethtown Police Department received a report of theft from a motor vehicle in which the victim reported her wallet containing various credit cards had been removed from her vehicle. As a result of the investigation, it was learned that the suspect attempted to use one of the stolen credit cards at several businesses in Elizabethtown.  Some of those businesses had surveillance video.  The police investigation spent months obtaining search warrants and court orders to further identify the suspect.  The suspect was eventually identified as Andrew Illingsworth, 23 of Lancaster, PA.  Additionally, the investigation revealed that[Read more...]



Pistol course

Aug 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Conewago Rod and Gun Club will conduct a Basic Pistol Course on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the organization’s clubhouse, 1483 Turnpike Road Elizabethtown. The Basic Pistol Course is designed for individuals who have limited or no experience with a handgun. The eight-hour course will teach beginning shooters the fundamental skills needed to own and use a handgun safely and responsibly. It will include instruction in the classroom and on the pistol range. The course will be conducted by NRA-certified pistol instructors.  Minors are welcome when accompanied by parent or guardian. Fees for the course are $60 for club[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 7

Aug 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, September 7: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:30am Poker-for fun or Canasta, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken salad sandwich, pasta florentine soup, peaches. Friday, September 8: 8:30-9:30am walking, 10am Bible Study and Rummi-Kub, 11am Office of Aging Services, 5pm TGIF Pinochle Party. Lunch will be: Pollock, potatoes, coleslaw, pears. Monday, September 11: sub orders are due! 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am US Geography Game, 11:15am Seniors Helping Seniors, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: Salisbury steak, potatoes, mixed veggies, applesauce. Tuesday, September 12: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10am Bingo Buddies w/Preschool, 10:30am Pennies From Heaven, 1pm Trivia[Read more...]



GEARS News August 28

Aug 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Heartsaver CPR American Heart Association course for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory or other requirements. Course also meets OSHA requirements. Students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years. Ages 14+. Class will meet Tuesday, September 12 from 6-8 pm at the Elizabethtown Area Middle School Recreation Room #2 (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). The cost for the class is $47 for GEARS members and $54 for non-members.  To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-367-0355   Strictly[Read more...]



Elementary Instrumental Music Family Night at EASD

Aug 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  August 23, 2017- Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Elementary Instrumental Music Family Night on Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 6:30-8 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 Mr. Justin McLaughlin will be in attendance to answer any questions that parents or students may have about the district’s elementary instrumental music program. Local music stores will also be present to share instrument rental information with interested[Read more...]