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Archive for August 2012

Bear Creek School Holds Team-Building Day

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

August 30, 2012— Bear Creek School celebrated the beginning of a new school year by holding a team-building day to help set a positive tone for a successful school year. As part of the special program, the students participated in a variety of “getting to know you” activities that allowed the faculty and students to form positive relationships. Rotating through various stations with their homeroom, the students had a chance to make new friendships and become more comfortable working as a team. Weaved into the team building element of the day was an emphasis on proper etiquette while in the[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Public Library September 2012 Calendar of Events

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News, Uncategorized

Baby Time – Wednesdays at 9:15am: September 19 and 26. Registration required, begins September 4. Sweet stories, songs & action rhymes – a playtime just for baby and grown-up. (Newborn to 17 months with adult caregiver; any older children must be strictly supervised for the babies’ safety.) Limit: 15 pairs. Toddler Time – Wednesdays at 10:30am: September 19 and 26. Registration required, begins September 4. Singing, dancing & stories! (18 to 36 months with adult caregiver; NO YOUNGER CHILDREN, please) Limit: 20 pairs. Sing, Sign & Storytime – Thursdays at 10:30am. September 20. Registration starts September 4. Preschool Storytime –[Read more...]



Senior Center Activities Week of September 6

Aug 30th, 2012 | 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 Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, September 6:  8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Quilting , 9:30am exercise w/Sherry, 11am Mission Trip slides, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: ham pot pie, sweet and sour slaw, apricots. Friday, September 7:[Read more...]



EAHS offering all-season athletic passes and lifetime passes for senior citizens

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

August 30, 2012—Elizabethtown Area School District All-Season Athletic Passes are now on sale and can be purchased in the high school office or at the main ticket window the night of the first home football game (Sept. 7). The pass works much like a season ticket and is a convenient and inexpensive alternative to buying a ticket at the gate. Pass holders will be able to attend all home in-season sporting events during the 2012-2013 school year at no additional cost. Athletic Pass prices are as follows: ALL-SEASON PASS – $50.00 Allows the pass holder to attend all Elizabethtown Area[Read more...]



Bainbridge Block Party September 8

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

On September 8 from 10 am-4pm, a Bainbridge block party will be held.  In addition to a community gathering, it is also a fundraiser for the Halterman family.  Nick Halterman was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in 2011. Three different chemotherapies and 8-weeks  of radiation later, he is now at stage 4.  His doctor has said that trial medications could keep the cancer from spreading, but his medical insurance will not cover it.  Nick has not been able to work since his diagnosis. When his wife Amanda gave birth to their third child shortly after his diagnosis, her employer[Read more...]



‘Jeff Bye–Drawings and Paintings’ opening reception Sept. 14

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (08/28/2012)– Elizabethtown features figurative and landscape artwork of New York-native Jeff Bye in the College’s Hess Gallery Sept. 14 through Nov. 21. “With each new project, I try to delve deep into the psyche of my subject in order to depict their true being,” said Bye about his paintings. An opening reception and talk-”Jeff Bye–Drawings and Paintings” is scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the College’s Hess Gallery. The artist will share his insights on the creation and development of his compositions. The exhibit continues from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1[Read more...]



Slideshow Test

Aug 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Uncategorized


Four Elizabethtown Area High School Cheerleaders named All-Americans

Aug 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

August 28, 2012— Elizabethtown Area High School cheerleaders Kalia Bennett, Becca Kirkessner, Abby Stump, and Brooke Zerphey have been named All-Americans based on their performance at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) camp at Bryn Mawr Lake in Honesdaly, PA. Kirkessner also won the top All-American medal for earning the highest score of all the named All-American winners. All-Americans are selected on superior cheerleading skills at camps across the country. As All-Americans, Bennett, Kirkessner, Stump, and Zerphey are eligible to participate in five national events in November and December including the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Another[Read more...]



GEARS News

Aug 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

   Zumba Classes  Zumba is a dance fitness class that fuses motivational musical rhythms and unique moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and EASY TO DO! The routines feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning calories. Add some Latin flavor and International zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba! Ditch the workout, join the party! Emily Harlan is a licensed Zumba fitness instructor. Ages 14+. Tuesday class is September 11-October 23. Thursday class is September 13-October 25. Both classes are[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Bears Girls Volleyball Schedule

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

9/04 6:00 PM Garden Spot (New Holland, PA) 09/06 7:00 PM @ Lampeter-Strasburg (Lampeter, PA) 09/11 6:00 PM @ Manheim Central (Manheim, PA) 09/13 7:00 PM Middletown (Middletown, PA) 09/18 6:00 PM Cocalico (Denver, PA) 09/20 6:00 PM @ Ephrata (Ephrata, PA) 09/24 6:00 PM @ J.P. McCaskey (Lancaster, PA) 09/25 6:00 PM Solanco (Quarryville, PA) 09/27 6:00 PM @ Garden Spot (New Holland, PA) 10/02 7:00 PM Lampeter-Strasburg (Lampeter, PA) 10/04 6:00 PM Manheim Central (Manheim, PA) 10/09 7:00 PM @ Mount Calvary Christian (Elizabethtown, PA) 10/11 6:00 PM @ Cocalico (Denver, PA) 10/15 6:00 PM Ephrata (Ephrata, PA)[Read more...]