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GEARS News September 25

Sep 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

8th Annual Fall Festival             GEARS will be holding its 8th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28th from 10am to 2pm at the Elizabethtown Fair Grounds.  The event is sponsored by J.T. Herres Dental Solutions and Albright & Thiry Orthodontic, and the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. The Fall Festival offers a variety of activities for all ages.  We will once again have the very popular Hay Ride and Barrel Train along with some yearly favorites pumpkin golf, pumpkin painting and the inflatable rides.  Other attractions will include the Activity Fun Fair which is in conjunction with Elizabethtown College’s program “Into[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 28

Sep 23rd, 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, September 28: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:00am Advisory Council, 11:00 Consumer Resources, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: Chef Salad, Wedding soup, pears,and cottage cheese. Friday, September 29: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]



EAHS September students of the month named

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

September 19, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Erin Kraskewicz and David Buckwalter were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for September. Kraskewicz and Buckwalter were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Kraskewicz is the daughter of John and Christin of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Kraskewicz has held leadership roles in numerous school programs including vice president and committee chair for Student Council, secretary for Model UN, vice president of Key Club, and publicist for the Class of 2018.  She’s also involved[Read more...]



GEARS News September 18

Sep 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

BEARS Youth Basketball Sign-up GEARS will be accepting registration for girls and boys in grades 1-9 for the BEARS Youth Basketball Program. Players will participate in practices and games from late-November through the end of January. Participation levels are grades 1 & 2 (instructional), grades 3 & 4, grades 5 & 6 and grades 7-9. Draft day for boys in grades 3-4 is Monday, November 6 from 6-7 pm. Draft day for boys in grades 5-6 is Monday, November 6 from 7:15-8:15 pm. Draft day for girls in grades 3-6 is Wednesday, November 8 from 6-7 pm. All drafts will[Read more...]



Athletic Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Set For October 20

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

September 13, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School will induct 2 former student-athletes and one coach into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 20 at a special ceremony. To be enshrined that day will be Jenna Ahern (Class of 2006) and Janelle Garber (Class of 2006), as well as retired long-time teacher and wrestling coach Mike Sernoffsky. The day will begin with a luncheon and induction ceremony at 12 p.m. in the Susquehanna Room on the campus of Elizabethtown College. Robert Crick, EAHS Assistant Principal and interim athletic director for the school district, will emcee the luncheon ceremony. The[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 14

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

Thursday, September 14: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:00am Bingo buddies with Preschool class, 10:30am Craft class,12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken cobb sandwich, noodle soup, pineapples. Friday, September 15: 8:30-9:30am walking, 10am Bible Study and/or Crazy 8 card Game, 11am Just Saying- Game, 5pm TGIF Pinochle Party. Lunch will be: mushroom Swiss Burger, Hot German Potato Salad, Baked Beans, and Apricots. Monday, September 18: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am Team Trivia with Bob, 11:15am Seniors Helping Seniors, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: Sweet & Sour Meatballs, Rice Pilaf, Veggie Medley, and applesauce. Tuesday, September 19: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am[Read more...]



Gears News September 11

Sep 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

American Red Cross Learn To Swim Classes             This program provides opportunities for achievement and allows smooth transition between levels of instruction for ages 4 and older.  Activities offered at every level stimulate interest and motivate participants to advance to the next level of instruction.  Classes are on Saturdays, Sept 23-Nov 18 (excluding 10/21). Preschool (ages 4-5) is from 9:10-9:40 am (A) and 9:45-10:15 am (B). Level I is from 10:20-10:50 am (C), Level II from 10:55-11:25 am (D). Level III is from 11:30-12:10 pm and Level IV/V is from 12:15-12:55 pm (E). Classes are at the Masonic Village Patton[Read more...]



Upcoming Young Center events

Sep 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  LECTURE A Glimpse of Life in the Dawdihaus CLAIRE MARIE MENSACK Tuesday, September 19, 7:30 p.m. Hoover 212 In collectivist cultures such as the Amish, aging family members  often remain at home or near the main family dwelling in what is known as the Dawdihaus. The desire to move into the Dawdihaus and the assumption of greater household roles by the adult children is not a forced concept but one that is proliferated by a sense of yielding referred to as Gelassenheit. This talk, an assessment of the Dawdihaus experience from the perspective of the older family members and[Read more...]



Borough police obtain arrest warrant

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

On  November 30, 2015 the Elizabethtown Police Department received a report of theft from a motor vehicle in which the victim reported her wallet containing various credit cards had been removed from her vehicle. As a result of the investigation, it was learned that the suspect attempted to use one of the stolen credit cards at several businesses in Elizabethtown.  Some of those businesses had surveillance video.  The police investigation spent months obtaining search warrants and court orders to further identify the suspect.  The suspect was eventually identified as Andrew Illingsworth, 23 of Lancaster, PA.  Additionally, the investigation revealed that[Read more...]