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Senior Center activities week of January 25

Jan 19th, 2018 | 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, January 25: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Corn Hole, 10:00am Craft Class, 11:00 Uno/Skipbo 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Baked Salmon w/Dill Sauce brown rice, green beans, white bread, pineapple[Read more...]



GEARS News January 15

Jan 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Middle School Lacrosse Club GEARS will offer a Middle School Lacrosse Club for boys in grades 7 & 8 and girls grades 5-8.  This program will teach the basics of lacrosse through practices and games.  The season will start March 12 and go through early May on Monday-Friday with practices and games on Elizabethtown Area High School Field.  Parent meeting is Monday, January 22 at 6:30 pm (girls meeting) and 7:15 pm (boys meeting) in the Elizabethtown Area High School LGI Room. For more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-367-0355.   Daddy/Daughter Dance 11th Annual!! Fathers[Read more...]



EAHS students raise money for local winter shelter

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

January 10, 2018-Four ninth graders from Elizabethtown Area High School recently teamed with the school’s student council to raise funds for the Elizabethtown Winter Shelter. As part of the students’ 20Time initiative, Alisia Alvarez, Taylore Bradley, Sophia Brinkman, and Makenna Heisey set a goal of raising several hundred dollars to help the shelter. When they were all done, they had far exceeded their goal with a total donation of $1,505.20. Alvarez, Bradley, Brinkman, and Heisey originally intended to raise the funds through bake and popcorn sales. However, they expanded their effort by seeking a partnership with the school’s student council[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 18

Jan 12th, 2018 | 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, January 18: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Corn Hole, 10:30am Instrumental Peace with Lauren, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken Philly Sandwich with onion, pepper and cheese, creamy potato soup[Read more...]



GEARS News January 9

Jan 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Coed Sixes Volleyball League             GEARS is accepting teams for its Winter 2018 Coed Sixes Volleyball League scheduled to begin Monday, February 12 and conclude in mid April. Teams interested in playing in this league should submit a team roster and registration fee no later than Friday, February 2 to be included in the league schedule.  Games will be on Mondays, between 6:30-9:30 pm at the Daubert Gym, GEARS Community Center Gym and Elizabethtown Area Middle School Gym.  The league is a 10-match season with playoffs.  Minimum 6/maximum 15 player roster.  Teams must have 2 females on the court at[Read more...]



GEARS News January 3

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Field Scheduling Meeting GEARS is holding the 2018 Elizabethtown Area Field Scheduling Meeting on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00 pm at the GEARS Recreation Room #2 (beside the GEARS Office at the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School, 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  This is a mandatory meeting for leagues, associations and groups interested in utilizing Elizabethtown Borough, West Donegal Township, Mount Joy Township and/or Elizabethtown Area School District athletic fields/facilities.  Organizations should have a representative attend to review regulations, facility stipulations and to discuss facility requests.  Make certain to bring specific dates, times and field requests[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of January 4

Dec 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, January 4: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Corn Hole, 10:30am Rummi-kub or Scrabble, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Baked pork chop, egg noodles, California blend, garlic bread sticks, and applesauce. Friday, January 5: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00am First time for everything. Lunch will be: Warm roast beef sandwiches with cheese & au jus, vegetable soup with crackers sandwich roll and fresh fruit Monday, January 8: 9:00 Walking 9:30 LadderGolf or Bean Bags 10:30 Bingo 12:30 Pinochle or Walking with Ease Lunch: Bratwurst, parslied potatoes, peas and onions, hot dog rolls, and sugar[Read more...]



GEARS News December 28

Dec 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Power Yoga             Power Yoga focuses on strength, balance and flexibility while linking mind and body through breath. Sun salutations, standing and seated postures, balance poses & intense relaxation combined in one class that allows the beginner or advanced yoga student to enjoy an invigorating and fulfilling experience. Ages 16+. Class is on Tuesdays, Jan 9-March 13, from 6-7 pm at the Masonic Village Carpenter Chapel (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Fee is $100 for GEARS members ($107 for non-members).  To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-717-367-0355.   Aquacise        Do you want[Read more...]



Elizabethtown in the News Reborn

Dec 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Elizabethtown in The News, the section of EJ’s front page that provides links to other news sources, has lain dormant for some time.  Historically, the major source of linked stories was LNPs Elizabethtown site. When that site went dark, we ceased updating Elizabethtown in The News. Recently The Elizabethtown Advocate, our local print paper, has established an internet site that includes articles from the paper.  We will now provide links to these stories via the Elizabethtown in The News section of EJ. Previously we had provided a weekly article that reported on and linked to the weekly’s summary page.  This[Read more...]



EAMS Angel Tree Program Supports Local Families

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

December 22, 2017- The holiday season will be a little merrier for several families of students at Elizabethtown Area Middle School thanks to the school’s faculty, staff, and administration. The staff provided 22 of its students with gifts this year as part of the school’s annual Angel Tree campaign. Coordinated by English language arts teacher Paula Kennedy, school counselor Diana Chandra, school counselor Greg Bechtold, and counseling secretary Carolyn Dohner, the purchasing of the gifts came from the generosity of the school community. According to Dr. Nate Frank, school principal, it is especially nice to see the faculty and staff[Read more...]