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Elizabethtown Journal Statistics

Aug 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

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Athletic Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Set For October 11

Aug 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

August 30, 2013- The Elizabethtown Area School District is proud to announce there will be seven inductees into the EASD Athletic Hall-of-Fame Class of 2013. The newest inductees will be enshrined on Friday, Oct. 11 and include Dale Andrews (Big E Booster Club Co-Founder, Class of 1955), Mary Fairbanks (Grubb), Dorothy Wanamaker (Grubb), Mildred Whitman (Grubb), Richard Wilson, Jason Wittel, and James Yohn. Andrews (Class of 1955) was an avid supporter of youth sports in the community, long-time announcer for the EAHS basketball and football games, and co-founder of the Big E Booster Club. The Grubb sisters (Dorothy – Class[Read more...]



Bears Football Starts This Weekend UPDATE SCORE Bears 20 Donegal 6

Aug 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  After a 17 game losing streak, the Bears won three of their final four games last year.  What will this year hold?  The season starts Saturday with a home game against Donegal.  The renovation of the athletic facilities has resulted in a scheduled home game to be moved to Lebanon Valley College and from Friday night to Saturday afternoon. Location and times of future games should be verified, although the construction is scheduled to be completed shortly.         Date     Opponent                     Site 8/31     Donegal                      Lebanon Valley College (1:00 p.m.) 9/6       Hershey                       Home 9/14     Lower Dauphin        [Read more...]



Senior Center Activities Week Of Sept 5

Aug 29th, 2013 | 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, September 5: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Stamping Craft Class, 10:30am music w/Carol’s Country Rhythm Band, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken sandwich, broccoli soup, coleslaw, melon. Friday, September[Read more...]



Watch Elizabethtown College Fall Sports

Aug 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News, Uncategorized

Fall Sports have commenced at Elizabethtown College.  The public is invited to attend all events free of charge  (except conference championships for which there is an admissions fee).  This is an opportunity to watch college sports right in the borough’s back yard and it’s free.  It’s a good way for the community to get to know the college and the college to get to know the community. Fall sports include women’s field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, and men’s golf.  Volleyball is held in Thompson Gym located just west of the Leffler Chapel. [Read more...]



Elizabethtown College Announces Events for Week of Sept 8

Aug 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 Monday, September 9– An Evening with ‘Room to Read’ founder John Wood Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, Musser Auditorium 7:30 p.m. – presentation/8:30 p.m. — book signing Be inspired by John Wood, author of the 2013 Elizabethtown College first-year Open Book selection, “Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy.” Stay after his presentation for a book signing. In 1999, at the age of 35, Wood left a marketing executive career at Microsoft to found and co-chair the board of the nonprofit organization Room to Read, which promotes education, gender equality and literacy across[Read more...]



48th Annual Fall Plant Exchange to Be Held

Aug 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The 48th Annual Fall Plant Exchange will be held at the home of Dan and Bobbi Thomasco at 4912 Bossler Road (between Turnpike and Amosite Roads) in Elizabethtown on Saturday, September 28, between 3 and 4 p.m. (rain or shine).  Please identify and label all plants to be exchanged. If you have any questions or need directions, please call:  808-3413 or 951-6403.



Etown Wine Walk Announced for September 13

Aug 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The first Annual Etown Wine Walk has been announced.  The wine is sponsored by Vineyards At Grandview. All proceeds from the event will benefit MSIB (Market Street! Improving Business) which is a non-profit organization specifically focused on the revitalization and beautification of Elizabethtown’s main street and square. MSIB also organizes the Etown Christmas Parade, Let E-town Ring (New Years Celebration), Etown 2nd Fridays and Beans & Brew (Homebrew and Chili contest). Those interested can purchase tickets at: http://etownwinewalk.eventbrite.com/   The Wine Walk is a progressive 5 course meal and wine pairing as you walk through the shopping district. There will[Read more...]



GEARS News

Aug 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Yoga Classes Offered             Dahn Yoga will help you channel your energy more efficiently, breathe more deeply, and become stronger and more flexible. The class combines breathing and relaxation techniques, physical exercise, yoga, stretching, kigong, visualization and meditation. Learn how to shift your focus from outside to within yourself. Through breathing postures, you will gather energy in your core, leaving you feeling strong, calm, and fresh. Bring your own mat or towel. Ages 14+. Class A is on Mondays & Wednesdays, June 3-July 10 from 9:30-10:30 am at the Masonic Village Lodge Room. Fee is $68 for GEARS members ($75[Read more...]



Garage Sale Aug 30 and 31

Aug 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Classified-Individual

Garage Sale August 30 & 31, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm 109 Penn Oak Drive, Bainbridge (Towns Edge Subdivision) Variety of Items.