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PPL Foundation Helping People and Communities in Lancaster, South Central Pa.

Jun 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (June 28, 2017) — Building confidence and learning new skills can take many forms, including building your own bicycle. To that end, the PPL Foundation has announced a $25,000 grant for the Earn-A-Bike program at The Common Wheel in Lancaster to support six 5-week sessions of hands-on mechanical courses for children. Two of the six courses will be girls’ classes. The program allows participants to learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and safe riding through supervised work on their own donated bike. The Common Wheel grant was one of more than 70 announced today (6/28) across the PPL[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of July 6

Jun 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, 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 6: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Shuffleboard, 11am Summer Safety 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: meatloaf, potatoes, mixed veg, sherbet. Friday, July 7: no AM[Read more...]



Londonderry Township to Celebrate Independence Day with Fireworks, the Smokin’ Gunnz & The New Holland Band!

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Londonderry Twp. (June 22, 2017) -  On Saturday, July 1, 2017 Londonderry Township will present the 9th Annual “Stars & Stripes Salute” at Sunset Park with the festivities getting underway at 7:00pm. Admission and parking is free. Williams Concessions will be at both locations. Under the theme of “One Night. One Nation. One Celebration!”, this year’s festivities will kick off with The Smokin’ Gunnz, a southern rock band, at 7pm on the deck at Sunset Bar & Grill. Then at 8pm, the renowned New Holland Band will take to the Main Stage in Sunset Park to perform a number[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of June 29

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Thursday, June 29: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 11am Share your Wedding Pictures, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: salisbury steak, potato, coleslaw, mixed fruit. Friday, June 30: no AM walking, 10am Bible Study, 11am Would you Rather? 5pm TGIF Party. Lunch will be: sausage, potatoes, beans, cookie. Monday, July 3: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am I Love America Game, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: pulled pork sandwich, macaroni salad, cabbage, apple crisp. Tuesday, July 4: We are closed for the July 4th Holiday! Wednesday, July 5: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Chair Exercise, 10am Wii Bowling, 11am[Read more...]



Principal Named for Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News, Uncategorized

June 22, 2016- The Elizabethtown Area School District Board of Education unanimously approved Amanda Baxter as the principal for Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools. She will replace Greg Kiehl, who has accepted a position to become the Director of Elementary Education for the Donegal School District. Baxter was hired following an extensive search process that involved a series of interviews and an analysis of her demonstrated exemplary work within the district. The interview team was comprised of district and school administrators. Baxter has more than 17 years in education, the last year as the assistant principal at East High[Read more...]



GEARS News June 22

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  Movies at the Fairgrounds              GEARS and Richard Knowlton Dental Associates presents Movies at the Fairgrounds.  Bring the family out and experience the drive-in theater atmosphere without the car!  Movies begin at dusk at the Elizabethtown Fair Amphitheater, 900 East High Street, Elizabethtown.  No admission fee. Giveaways every night! Refreshments will be sold. The movie line-up is Tuesday, July 11 (Moana) and August 1 (Finding Dori). Call the GEARS Office if you have questions at 717-367-0355. Fantastically Fashion Fabulous Camp           Students will learn how to illustrate and design their own fashion models as well as their clothes. Students[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of June 22

Jun 13th, 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, June 22: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Pennies From Heaven, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: turkey w/gravy, potatoes, mixed veg, ice cream. Friday, June 23: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]



Local education foundation receives check from Masonic Village at Elizabethtown

Jun 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

June 12, 2017- The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eighth years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $135,000 for its grant program. The foundation’s educational classroom grant program awards funds to Elizabethtown Area School District teachers for creative and innovative programs in the areas of academics, the arts, and extra-curricular activities. Since its inception in February 2009, the foundation has awarded over 80 grants totaling more than $139,000 to school district teachers. Presenting the check from Masonic[Read more...]



EAHS June students of the month named

Jun 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

June 7, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Molly Hill and Dean McBride were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for June. Hill and McBride were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Hill is the daughter of David and Cyndi Hill of Elizabethtown. She has been inducted into the prestigious National Honor Society. Hill is active in numerous school activities. She is co-president of the Elizabethtown Area High School Gay Straight Alliance, active with the Paws and Think and Aevidum Clubs, a member of Key Club, and a Mini-THON[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of June 15

Jun 8th, 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, June 15: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Music w/Sterling Lamb, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: club sandwich, cauliflower soup, fruit. Friday, June 16: 8:30-9:30am walking, 10am[Read more...]