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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...]



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 21

Aug 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  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, Sept 11-Oct 16, from 5:45-6:30 pm for ages 3-4 and from 6:30-7:15 pm for ages 5-6. Shaye DiPasquale will instruct. Class will be held at the GEARS Community Center Lobby (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $30 ($37 non-member). To register or for more information, go online at www.GetIntoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-367-0355.   Water Aerobics Water Aerobics combines aerobic conditioning[Read more...]



GEARS News August 14

Aug 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Yoga Classes Offered               Gentle/Beginner Yoga -  Learn fundamental yoga postures using safe alignment and modifications, slowly build strength, flexibility and balance. Mind, breathe and body connection are introduced and emphasized. This is a slow and mindful class for any fitness level. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+. Class is on Thursdays, Sept 7-Oct 19, from 10:30-11:30 am             Vinyasa Yoga -  Vinyasa flow style yoga featuring mind, breathe and body connection. Build heat and sensation in strength poses, flow and balance. Detoxifying, strengthening and lengthening of the muscles will be achieved. Previous yoga experience is a[Read more...]



Our Men in Moscow

Aug 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page

President Trump thanked Putin for expelling 755 American diplomats from Russia. He said Putin was helping him reduce the US government’s payroll. For this candid and appreciative statement, he was pilloried by the mainstream media. (1) But we in the debunking corner are more clear eyed about the efficacy of Trump’s words. Imagine how other countries will now react. To get into Trump’s good books, all they have to do is expel American diplomats from their capitals. Foe or friend—it doesn’t matter. All that matters is that Trump will not have to undertake the distasteful task of firing people himself—he[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of August 17

Aug 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, August 17: 8:30-9:30am walking outside, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Pennies from Heaven, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: sweet sausage, potatoes, beans, cookie. Friday, August 18: 8:30-9:30am walking outside, 10am Bible Study, 11am Jokes and Riddles, 5pm TGIF Pinochle Party. Lunch will be: Salisbury steak, potato, coleslaw, fruit salad. Monday, August 21: 8:30-9:30am walking outside, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am Bingo, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: kielbasa sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes, corn, brownie. Tuesday, August 22: 8:30-9:30am walking outside, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am National Honey Day Activities, 1pm Advisory Council.  Lunch will be: southwestern chicken wrap, vegetable barley soup, apricots. Wednesday,[Read more...]