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Bear Creek Students To Participate In Cubes In Space

Jul 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  July 5, 2017- Two students from the Bear Creek School School will be participating in the Cubes in Space 2017 program. Cubes in Space, a program by idoodledu inc., in collaboration with NASA’s Langley Research Center, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility and Colorado Space Grant Consortium, offers global design competitions for students 11-18 years of age to develop STEAM-based experiments for launch into space. The students were selected from more than 600 experiments submitted world-wide from 39 countries. Cubes in Space 2017 selected 160 experiments designed by students from Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Serbia, the United Arab[Read more...]



14U Travel Baseball College Showcase Tryout Announcement

Jul 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

The Mid-Atlantic Red Sox 14U travel baseball team (Class of 2022-2023) will be holding tryouts for their Fall 2017 and Spring/Summer 2018 college showcase team.  All those looking to tryout must complete a prospect form located at midatlanticredsox.net for an invitation.   Tryouts will be held: Tuesday, July 18th and Monday, July 31st 6:00 pm (Registration at 5:30 PM) Creek View Park South (Legion field) 4630 Creekview Road, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050 ————————————— Saturday, July 29th (2 PM to 4 PM) and Sunday, July 30th (11 AM to 1 PM) Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702  



PPL Foundation Helping People and Communities in Lancaster, South Central Pa.

Jun 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (June 28, 2017) — Building confidence and learning new skills can take many forms, including building your own bicycle. To that end, the PPL Foundation has announced a $25,000 grant for the Earn-A-Bike program at The Common Wheel in Lancaster to support six 5-week sessions of hands-on mechanical courses for children. Two of the six courses will be girls’ classes. The program allows participants to learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and safe riding through supervised work on their own donated bike. The Common Wheel grant was one of more than 70 announced today (6/28) across the PPL[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of July 6

Jun 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, 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, July 6: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Shuffleboard, 11am Summer Safety 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: meatloaf, potatoes, mixed veg, sherbet. Friday, July 7: no AM[Read more...]



GEARS News June 22

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  Movies at the Fairgrounds              GEARS and Richard Knowlton Dental Associates presents Movies at the Fairgrounds.  Bring the family out and experience the drive-in theater atmosphere without the car!  Movies begin at dusk at the Elizabethtown Fair Amphitheater, 900 East High Street, Elizabethtown.  No admission fee. Giveaways every night! Refreshments will be sold. The movie line-up is Tuesday, July 11 (Moana) and August 1 (Finding Dori). Call the GEARS Office if you have questions at 717-367-0355. Fantastically Fashion Fabulous Camp           Students will learn how to illustrate and design their own fashion models as well as their clothes. Students[Read more...]



Not Only in the White House

Jun 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article, Uncategorized

The editor of the EJ was interviewing a candidate to join his crack staff of reporters. The grueling interview was almost over when he asked the most important question of all: “Can I count on your loyalty?” ‘How about honesty?” countered the candidate. “Can you give me obedience?” “I can promise you integrity.” “Hmm, that’s not enough. Can you give me faithfulness?” “No, but I can give you trustworthiness.” “No, no. How about undying love?” “I can offer untrammeled admiration for your business acumen.” “Very close. How about everlasting devotion?” “Will you settle for regular praise for the editor-in-chief?” “I[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Area High School seniors honored at awards banquet

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  May 31, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School held its annual senior awards banquet for the Class of 2017 on Wednesday, May 24 at Elizabethtown Area High School. At the ceremony, 77 members of the senior class were honored with 70 scholarships and awards. The following is a listing of the awards and scholarships presented to the students: American Legion – Conewago Post #329 – Officer Neidinger Law Enforcement Scholarship: Jada Webber American Legion Conewago Post #329 Award: Karah Shultz American Legion – Conewago Post #329 – William D. Port & Robert D. Ream Medal of Honor Scholarship: Molly Hill[Read more...]



EAHS Students To Participate In NASA’s ‘Cubes In Space’

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  May 23, 2017- Five students from Elizabethtown Area High School will be participating in NASA’s Cubes in Space 2017 program. Cubes in Space is a STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) competition that encourages students ages 11-18 to submit experiments for launch into space. The students were selected from more than 600 experiments submitted world-wide from 39 countries. Cubes in Space 2017 selected 160 experiments designed by students from Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Serbia, the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, the and the United States of America. The experiments will be launched via sounding rocket in late June[Read more...]



Elementary band concert May 25

May 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

May 18, 2017- The Bear Creek School band will take to the stage on Thursday, May 25 to present its annual spring concert. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bear Creek School and is free and open to the public. The concert will feature the fourth grade band, combined fifth and sixth grade band, and the Bear Creek School jazz band, as well as some smaller ensembles. The bands will be under the direction of Bear Creek School jazz music teacher Phyllis Emery. The fourth grade band will be performing Band Room Boogie, Primus, and The Quest.[Read more...]



GEARS News May 15

May 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

2017 Camp Ladybug  GEARS, in cooperation with the Elizabethtown Area Services for Special Needs, are proud to sponsor this year’s Camp Ladybug. Camp will run Monday-Friday, June 19-July 28 (excluding July 4) from 9 am to 12 noon at the Elizabethtown Area Community Park Pavilion #5. Camp is free to GEARS members ($20 NM). This program is a camp for individuals that may be mentally delayed and/or physically challenged ages 6+. The purpose of Camp Ladybug is to provide a fun atmosphere where the campers may participate in socialization skills and recreational activities. Many activities and special events have been[Read more...]