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Archive for February 2011

38 EAHS students inducted into National Honor Society

Feb 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 28, 2011—Elizabethtown Area High School recently inducted 38 students into its T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society for their qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, and service. A ceremony was held on Feb. 22 to recognize the inductees’ selection into the prestigious organization in front of family and friends. As part of the induction program, the new inductees pledged to uphold the high purposes of the National Honor Society by striving in every way by word and deed to make its ideals the ideals of Elizabethtown Area High School and their life. National Honor Society is more than[Read more...]

Taking a New Look: Breaking Away from Church as Usual

Feb 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

(Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren Press Release) People of all ages and stages of faith will be participating in a new way of doing church at the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren during Lent. “Taking a New Look” at the life and teachings of Jesus through conversations with one another begins on March 6 and continues through Easter Sunday, April 24. Participants will bring their unique perspectives and questions as they search for new light in interpreting and applying the teachings of Jesus to their daily lives. Conversations for adults will be held on Sunday mornings at 9:15-10:15 in the[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area Middle School Students of the Month for December and January

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

February 23, 2011— Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently announced its December and January Students of the Month. Students of the month are recognized based on many factors including but not limited to outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude, teamwork, and school involvement. DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH— Sixth Grade Samantha Barton, Michael Frantz, Amber Hershey, Zach Rank, Ben Rivera, Katy Shenk, Leah Stern, and Logan Yohn. Seventh Grade Kirsten Aanensen, Devin Davies, Matt Lownsberry, and Kya Yoder. Eighth Grade Kayla Eck, Jeff Grammas, Muzahidul Islam, Madalyn Powers, Carrie Reale, and Danek Zaleski. JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH— Sixth Grade Rachel Armstrong, Conor[Read more...]

E-town Area High School Students Sign National Letters of Intent

Feb 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

February 17, 2011— Six Elizabethtown Area High School seniors recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the college of their choice. The student-athletes were Audrey Bamford, Nikita Grove, Alana Krieger, Kristin Markham, Jenna Rosenberry, and Brittany Walker. Bamford is the daughter of Tim and Gail Bamford. She will continue her track and field career, as well as major in Nutrition, at Liberty University. Grove, the daughter of Marc and Estela Grove, will play field hockey at Mansfield University. She will major in Nutrition and Dietetics. Krieger is the daughter of Bill and Kelly Krieger. She[Read more...]

E-town Students Selected To Regional Chorus

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 16, 2011— From Feb. 24-26, six Elizabethtown Area High School students will travel to Allentown, PA for the Region V Chorus Festival to be held at Parkland High School. Those six students are Ashley Auch, Bryan Goody, Hannah Hess, Alison Levosky, Lila Ressler, and Alicia Weber. Earlier this year, students auditioned with 25 other top singers in their voice part involved in the District 7 ensemble for a spot in the regional chorus festival. These six students each placed in the top 16 to advance. E-town had the highest number of students to qualify from Lancaster County. Auch is[Read more...]

E-town Students To Be Published as Part of Newspaper In Education Contest

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 15, 2011—Three Elizabethtown Area High School students will have their work published in the March 8 Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era 2011 Newspaper In Education Tabloid. Selected for publication were sophomore Matthew Haldeman and juniors Nathaniel Grenko and Savanna Sexton. Haldeman was recognized for his entry in the Design An Ad Contest for Ebersole’s Vacuum. Sexton and Grenko were honored for their entries in the Photo Journalism Feature Photo and Photo Journalism News Photo categories respectively. Also winning an award but not being published was junior Andrea Faus. Faus received a third place award in the Photo Journalism News Photo[Read more...]

Bainbridge Elementary holds “Souper Bowl”

Feb 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 8, 2011— Local students and staff at Bainbridge Elementary School recently held their own “souper bowl” with the winner being local food banks in the greater-Elizabethtown Area. Timed to coincide with the NFL’s super bowl, the food drive was held the two-weeks leading up to Super Bowl XLV. As part of the school’s souper bowl, cans of soup or other non-perishable food items were collected. Students and staff could place their donation on the “Pittsburgh” pile or “Green Bay” pile. In overwhelming fashion, the fan favorite was the Steelers, who received 367 food items to Green Bays 114. Coordinated[Read more...]

Faculty-Student Basketball Game Helps Local Families In Need

Feb 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

March Madness Elizabethtown style will kick off Tuesday, March 1 when the Mill Road Elementary School faculty takes on a team of fourth and fifth graders in the school’s fifth annual staff-student basketball game. The game will be held in Elizabethtown Area High School’s Daubert Gymnasium with tip off scheduled for 7 p.m. Sponsored by the school PTO, the proceeds from the event will help Mill Road families in need of food, clothing, or other basic needs. Last year’s event raised over $1,000 and is an annual school favorite that packs the house with screaming fans at the high school[Read more...]

CommuniTEA – Sunday, May 1

Feb 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Entertainment, Events, Features

The Tea Room, nestled inside Cygnet Studio’s Conewago Coffeehouse, provides an elegant location for a cup of comfort.   Sunday, May 1st,  7:00 pm  by reservation for our Spring Tea.  

Commentary: Here’s an economic development angle

Feb 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page

From Chronicling Elizabethtown

If you didn’t know, Philadelphia-based Reinhold Residential recently sold Peach Alley Court along Poplar Street and Peach Alley to AGM Management, owned by Allen and Gary Segal, also of the Philadelphia area.

The Central Penn Business Journal reported on the transaction in this week’s issue. I’d post a link, but you have to be a paid subscriber. I will, however, report on one aspect of the article:

“Elizabethtown’s stability also helped persuade the pair to buy the property, Allen Segal said.

“‘You got (Elizabethtown College) and good industry there. There is a stable population there. It’s not real transient,’ he said.”