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Archive for July 2015

Police report

Jul 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

On July 22 at approximately 0005 hours, Elizabethtown Police were dispatched to the 500 block of East Willow Street for a burglary in progress. The victim reported seeing a male just outside her back door and realized he had been in the residence. While police were checking the area, another borough resident called in a report of a male repeatedly ringing her doorbell and then attempting to kick in other doors of the residence. Elizabethtown Police Officers went to the residence and discovered a male attempting to force in the back door. The male, identified as Phillip E. Gish, 18,[Read more...]



GEARS News July 27

Jul 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

GEARS FALL 2015 BROCHURE IS COMING  GEARS has put together a wide variety of programs and activities for all ages in its Fall 2015 Brochure.  GEARS members should receive a copy in their mailbox within the next few weeks! Members can begin to register when they receive their brochure.  Registration is accepted online at www.GetintoGEARS.org, by phone (367-0355) or fax (367-4138) with a Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover card, by walk in or mail in at 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA  17022.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis.  Some classes/programs fill quickly.  Don’t fall behind;[Read more...]



Dream Team for 2016

Jul 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

Noted diplomat Dennis Rodman is not content to rest on laurels. You may recall that last year, he single-handedly undertook a dangerous mission to North Korea where, through a game-theoretic strategy involving high-stakes basketball, he managed to disarm the Little Dictator and make the United States North Korea’s BFF. Upon his return to America, he was rewarded by the media with glowing testimonials to his courage, statesmanship, and choice of nose rings. And now, Rodman has outdone himself! He has managed to bring order to what was increasingly becoming an unruly fight for the Republican presidential nomination. He has come[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of July 30

Jul 25th, 2015 | 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, July 30: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing Circle, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Music w/Bonnie’s Kids, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge.  Lunch will be: tuna sandwich, tomato soup, peaches. Friday, July 31: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]



Red Rose Council of the Blind

Jul 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Red Rose Council of the Blind, a chapter of the Pennsylvania Council of the Blind, will meet on Monday, August 10th from 4 to 6 PM at VisionCorps, 244 N. Queen St. in Lancaster.  The group’s goal is to encourage and assist people who are blind or vision impaired in seeking independence through employment, the learning of blindness skills, personal and social adjustment, and making significant contributions to society at large.  Persons with vision loss along with family members and friends are invited to attend.  For information, call John Horst at 717-367-6346.  



Senior Center activities week of July 30

Jul 23rd, 2015 | 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, July 30: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing Circle, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Music w/Bonnie’s Kids, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge.  Lunch will be: tuna sandwich, tomato soup, peaches. Friday, July 31: 8:30-9:30am walking,[Read more...]



GEARS News July 22

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Girls Basketball Camp           Attention future Lady BEARS Basketball Players!  Camp is under the direction of John Myers, Elizabethtown Varsity Girls Basketball Coach. This camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game.  Coaches will stress the basics of dribbling, shooting, passing, etc.  Come ready to learn and improve.  Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes.  Camp t-shirt included in fee.  For girls entering grades 3-8.  Camp is Monday-Friday, August 10-14 from 9-11:30 am in the Elizabethtown Area High School Daubert Gymnasium (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).  For more information or to register[Read more...]



Renowned Sports Psychologist to visit EASD

Jul 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

July 17, 2015- The Elizabethtown Area School District is pleased to invite parents, students, coaches and community members to a special presentation by Dr. Greg Dale of Duke University on how to maximize their child’s potential on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Dr. Dale is one of the nation’s leading sport psychology consultants and peak performance coaches and has worked with the likes of Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski.. The presentation will be held in Elizabethtown Area High School’s auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. The session is free and open to all regardless of whether you have a child involved in[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of July 23

Jul 17th, 2015 | 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, July 23: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing Circle, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Music w/Al Shade, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge.  Lunch will be: grilled chicken sandwich, broccoli soup, melon. Friday, July 24: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]



GEARS News July 13

Jul 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Yoga Classes Offered             Gentle/Beginner Yoga –  Learn fundamental yoga postures using safe alignment and modifications, slowly build strength, flexibility and balance. Mind, breathe and body connection are introduced and emphasized. This is a slow and mindful class for any fitness level. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+. Class is on Thursdays, July 30-Sept 3 from 10:30-11:30 am.             Vinyasa Yoga –  Vinyasa flow style yoga featuring mind, breathe and body connection. Build heat and sensation in strength poses, flow and balance. Detoxifying, strengthening and lengthening of the muscles will be achieved. Previous yoga experience is a plus but[Read more...]