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A New Hire at the Journal Debunks Fake News

Jul 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

The crack editor of EJ is fed up with the constant stream of fake news. Accordingly, the newspaper has hired a reporter whose sole job it is to debunk the incorrect, unfair and, frankly, anti-Trump coverage in the mainstream media. It is time, the editor stated, for the American people to get the news they deserve. Here is the first debunking. A Politico story notes: “Candidates for top Trump administration jobs are increasingly frustrated by the high cost and huge time commitment required to meet the government’s ethics and conflict-of-interest rules, complicating White House efforts to fill hundreds of crucial[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of July 20

Jul 12th, 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, July 20: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Wii Games-Tennis and Golf, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: beef stroganoff w/noodles, peas and carrots, fruit. Friday, July 21:[Read more...]



GEARS News July 10

Jul 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Tennis Camps Youth Tennis Camp – Participants will focus on building tennis fundamentals with emphasis on the FUN! At least two different courts will provide quality instruction for all skill levels. Camp will focus on learning proper techniques, while cultivating a love of the sport through drills and games. Time is from 5:30-7 pm. Ages 8-12 Teen Tennis Camp – Participants will develop and improve skills through conditioning, stroke development and strategy. Camp is for current or aspiring high school tennis players. Time is from 7-8:30 pm. Ages 13-17 Both camps are from Monday-Friday, July 31-August 3 at the Elizabethtown[Read more...]



Bear Creek Students To Participate In Cubes In Space

Jul 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  July 5, 2017- Two students from the Bear Creek School School will be participating in the Cubes in Space 2017 program. Cubes in Space, a program by idoodledu inc., in collaboration with NASA’s Langley Research Center, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility and Colorado Space Grant Consortium, offers global design competitions for students 11-18 years of age to develop STEAM-based experiments for launch into space. The students were selected from more than 600 experiments submitted world-wide from 39 countries. Cubes in Space 2017 selected 160 experiments designed by students from Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Serbia, the United Arab[Read more...]



GEARS News July 5

Jul 5th, 2017 | 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 Tuesday-Thursday, July 25-27 from 9 am-12 noon in the Bear Creek Gym (1459 Sheaffer Road, Elizabethtown). Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).  For more information or to register call GEARS at 367-0355[Read more...]



14U Travel Baseball College Showcase Tryout Announcement

Jul 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

The Mid-Atlantic Red Sox 14U travel baseball team (Class of 2022-2023) will be holding tryouts for their Fall 2017 and Spring/Summer 2018 college showcase team.  All those looking to tryout must complete a prospect form located at midatlanticredsox.net for an invitation.   Tryouts will be held: Tuesday, July 18th and Monday, July 31st 6:00 pm (Registration at 5:30 PM) Creek View Park South (Legion field) 4630 Creekview Road, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050 ————————————— Saturday, July 29th (2 PM to 4 PM) and Sunday, July 30th (11 AM to 1 PM) Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702