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Elizabethtown Boys Club Pledges $50,000 to Investing in Our Children, Our Community & Our Future Capital Campaign

Aug 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

August 19, 2011— The Elizabethtown Boys Club recently pledged $50,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation’s Investing in Our Children, Our Community, Our Future Capital Campaign. The campaign has a goal of $3,700,000 and was launched to improve the Elizabethtown Area School District’s outdoor athletic fields. Presenting the check were John Fosnot, Teresa Lonardi, and Paula Rehrer. Accepting the check on behalf of the campaign were Kevin Dolan and Joseph Murphy, campaign chairs. The check was presented at a special ceremony held to kick off the capital campaign. “The Elizabethtown Boys Club believes strongly that providing our youth with quality[Read more...]

Commentary: A Distinct Improvement in the Life of Elizabethtown

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

The traffic project at High Street and Market Street was a marvel of speed and efficiency. Couple of days ago, as I navigated a left turn from High on to West Market Street in the morning, I noted that the traffic lights were switched off, road workers were waving cars through, and the work of adding left-turn lanes on both sides of High Street had just begun. “Ah,” I thought, “how many days will this this last? Should I seek an alternative route? Would my next conversation with the EJ editors revolve around the work ethic of state transportation workers?”[Read more...]

Garber named new Bears girls basketball coach

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

August 18, 2011— Former Elizabethtown Area High School girls basketball star Janelle Garber is returning to the program to lead the Bears as their new head coach. Garber, a 2006 graduate of Elizabethtown, finished her career as E-town’s second all-time leading scorer (boys and girls) netting 1,190 points. She was a first-team Lancaster-Lebanon League selection and co-player of the league during her senior year. “I am excited to start my coach career back at Elizabethtown Area High School,” said Garber. “I am looking forward to starting the season and working with this eager group of young ladies.” Following her decorated[Read more...]


Aug 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

August 2011– Derry Preschool will be hosting its inaugural golf tournament at Felicita Golf Course on Monday September 26th, 2011. The funds brought in by this outing will be used to offset the rising costs of tuition, keeping it affordable for area families. Registration and the driving range will be open at 7 AM, followed by an 8:30 AM shotgun start. “Tees for Tots” is a scramble format golf tournament followed by a cookout on the Felicita Clubhouse Patio. Prizes will be given for lowest score, closest to the pin and longest drive. The cost is a $70 tax deductible[Read more...]

EASD to honor legendary coach Jane Hoover

Aug 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

August 11, 2011— Legendary Elizabethtown Area High School field hockey coach Jane Hoover will be honored by over 90 of her former players, assistant coaches, and friends during a special evening with the coach on August 25 at 6:30 p.m. The special ceremony will be held in the high school cafeteria and is open to all friends and former players of coach Hoover. Coach Hoover will be in attendance. If you are interested in attending this special evening, contact Bob Teufel at (717) 979-5244 to reserve a seat. Hoover, who was inducted into the Elizabethtown Area High School Athletic Hall[Read more...]