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Archive for December 2015

Book Review Essay: Beyond Reason

Dec 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

Two books that share a common insight.  Both have been best sellers.  Each book has a separate story to tell. The essay accessed by the link below features these two books: The Righteous Mind: Why good people are divided by politics and religion by Jonathan Haidt and Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. The review examines two books and three stories.  One story is a tale of the moral basis of a conservative ideology.  The second story is a tale of economic decision-making.  The third story was told twice, once in each book. It is the story which binds[Read more...]



Police report arraignment for corruption of minors

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  The following announcement was made by the Elizabethtown Borough Police Department: On July 3, 2015, the Elizabethtown Police Department received a complaint regarding an adult male and adult female having inappropriate contact with a 7 year old juvenile at a residence in the first block of East High Street. Through investigation the adult male was identified as Robert Flerx, Jr, 22, of Elizabethtown and the adult female was identified as Abigail Myers, 21, of Elizabethtown.  The investigation determined that both Flerx and Myers, while temporarily caring for the child, presented themselves fully nude, but did not have improper physical[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of December 17

Dec 9th, 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, December 17: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Pancakes and Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Music w/Banjo Bob, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken, potatoes, peas, fruit crisp. Friday, December 18: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]



GEARS news December 7

Dec 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Daddy/Daughter Dance 8th Annual!! Fathers escort your daughters to a special night of fun!  Dad not available?  Bring your uncle, older adult brother or your favorite family friend as your escort.  Enjoy arts & crafts, games, snack and of course, dancing!  Registration deadline is February 5.  Dance is on Friday, February 12 from 5-6:30 pm (A) or 7-8:30 pm (B) at the Masonic Village Salon #1.  Fee is $35 per couple ($12 for additional daughters).  To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355. Middle School Lacrosse Club  GEARS will offer a Middle School[Read more...]



Voting App available form EJ

Dec 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

It’s election season.  Don’t be left out in the cold.  Is civic duty worth $49.99? I have invented an app (AutoVote) that chooses a candidate…so you don’t have to.  It is compatible with all mobile devices, personal computers, TRS-80, and Heath Kit computers. The cost is just $49.99 and picks all national and congressional candidates for you…so you don’t have to.  There is no longer any need to waste time paying attention to the media, political ads, or any other political information. Here’s how it works.  The user enters his/her address and responds to ten simple questions about his/her attitudes,[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of December 10

Dec 3rd, 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, December 10: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Christmas Squares Game, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken and waffles, carrots, pepper slaw, peaches. Friday, December 11: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]