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Archive for January 2017

Attention high school students: Governor’s School for Global and International Studies

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

PITTSBURGH—High school students across Pennsylvania have the opportunity to apply to the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Global and International Studies—a free, four-week program at the University of Pittsburgh that introduces young people to the study of international affairs. Applications may be submitted to the Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, 4100 Wesley W. Posvar Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15260 and postmarked no later than March 1. The program, which will run from June 19 through July 14 is designed specifically for highly-motivated high school sophomores and juniors, who will live on the Pitt campus for four weeks attending classes and participating[Read more...]



EAHS Students Perform at All-County Music Festival

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

January 30, 2017- Fifteen students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the 2017 Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) All County Band Festival. The concert was held at Cocalico High School under the direction of Dr. M. Gregory Martin, Associate Director of Band at West Chester University (wind ensemble) and Chief Warrant Officer Don Carlson of the 29th Division Band, Virginia National Guard (symphonic band) Performing in the band as part of the wind ensemble were Kaitlyn Babinchak – Piccolo, Jared Wolf – Alto Saxophone, Carissa Warren – French Horn, Kyra Buettner – French Horn, Ryan Kruft – Euphonium,[Read more...]



GEARS News January 30

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Intro to Facebook & Social Media              This course will get you started with using Facebook an dother social media tools. Topics include creating an account, adjusting privacy setting, adding friends and using pictures. We will cover some basic do’s and don’t’s. This course is designed for the beginner. A valid email account is required to sign up for an account. Classes are for ages 16+. Class will meet Wednesday, Feb 15, from 6-7:30 pm. Fee is $18 for GEARS members and $23 for non-members. Class will be held in the Senior Center Computer Lab (70 S. Poplar Street,[Read more...]



Conewago Rod and Gun Club offers basic pistol course

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Conewago Rod and Gun Club will conduct a Basic Pistol Course on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the organization’s clubhouse, 1483 Turnpike Road Elizabethtown. The Basic Pistol Course is designed for individuals who have limited or no experience with a handgun. The eight-hour course will teach beginning shooters the fundamental skills needed to own and use a handgun safely and responsibly. It will include instruction in the classroom and on the pistol range. The course will be conducted by NRA-certified pistol instructors.  Minors are welcome when accompanied by parent or guardian. Fees for the course are $60 for club[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of February 2

Jan 27th, 2017 | 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, February 2: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Senior Center Slide Show, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: grilled chicken caesar salad, navy bean soup, pears. Friday,[Read more...]



ThermalTech Engineering opening a branch office in Elizabethtown

Jan 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Cincinnati, OH – January 23, 2017 –   ThermalTech Engineering is opening of a branch office in Elizabethtown, PA.  It will provide local support to their clients located in the Northeast. Over the last seven years, ThermalTech has successfully delivered multiple projects to manufacturing companies in the area.  Newly promoted Principal, Joel Westrup, relocated from Cincinnati to Elizabethtown to lead the new office. Founded in 1981, ThermalTech Engineering is a highly-specialized firm providing a comprehensive set of engineering and construction services for clients throughout North America.  ThermalTech develops solutions for industrial/manufacturing facilities, utility systems, and environmental and energy conservation projects.  Headquartered[Read more...]



GEARS News January 23

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 Acro/Ballet Class      A creative movement class that incorporates techniques of ballet and gymnastics. Acrobatics teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique. Students will learn such things as handstands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, and flexibility. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength. Class is on Wednesdays, Feb 1-March 15 (no 3/8) from 6-7 pm (ages 5-7) and 7-8 pm (ages 8-10). Gabrielle English will instruct. All class will be held at the GEARS Community Center Lobby (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $40[Read more...]



Final two Shakespeare films

Jan 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

In association with the First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare exhibit that took place this past November at Elizabethtown College, the College’s High Library and the Office of International Student Services offers a Shakespeare-inspired film festival featuring an international array of film adaptations.  All films are free and take place at 7 p.m. in the College’s Gibble Auditorium.   “Chimes at Midnight” — Thursday, February 16 Now considered a cinematic masterpiece, Orson Welles directed and starred as Sir John Falstaff in this 1965 Swiss/Spanish film that weaves together parts of five Shakespeare plays. It primarily draws from Henry[Read more...]



EAHS January students of the month named

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

January 20, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Sydney DePoto and Simon Munyan were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for January. DePoto and Munyan were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. DePoto is the daughter of Joe and Lori DePoto of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. DePoto has also received several underclassmen awards including in the areas of Spanish, honors English, and Anatomy and Physiology. She is active in numerous school activities including student council, Mini-Thon (major events captain), and the girls’[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of January 26

Jan 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, January 26: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Shuffleboard and Rings, 11am Town Meeting, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: turkey and swiss sandwich, cheesy broccoli soup, fresh fruit. Friday, January 27: 8:30-9:30am walking, 10am Bible Study, 11am Winter Fun Games, 5pm TGIF Party. Lunch will be: Pollock, potatoes, salad, peach crisp. Monday, January 30: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf and Bean Bags, 10:30am Bingo, 12:30am Pinochle. Lunch will be: meatloaf, potatoes, beans, banana fluff. Tuesday, January 31: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Activity Round Table, 1pm Round the World Trivia. Lunch will be: veggie lasagna,[Read more...]