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Food

Apr 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

“The fifth best meal I have ever sat down to was at a sort of farmhouse-inn that is neither farm nor inn, in the region of New York City. The fourth best was at the same place–on a winter evening when the Eiswein afterward was good by the fire and the snow had not stopped falling for the day. The third best meal I’ve ever had was centered upon some smoked whiting and pale mustard sauce followed by a saltimbocca, at the same place, on a night when the air of summer was oppressive with humidity but the building was[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of May 3

Apr 26th, 2018 | 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, May 3: 9:00am Walking, 9:30am Dominoes, 10:30 Guess Who, 12:30pm Pinochle/ Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken Primavera with vegetable cream sauce, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic breadstick, slice pears Friday, May[Read more...]



Technology classes at Senior Center

Apr 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Lancaster County Office of Aging is offering FREE technology classes to Lancaster County residents aged 55 and older. These interactive classes are 2 hours long and each class focuses on a different topic. Participants can attend one class or all of them. Locations include: Elizabethtown Area Senior Center- 70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown 17022. Class times are 9:00-11:00am on the following dates: 5/17 Purchases & Upgrades 101, 5/22 Facebook and Social Media, 5/29 Online Financial Safety, 5/31 Photography. Lancaster Rec Senior Center- 525 Fairview Ave, Lancaster 17603. Class times are 9:30-11:30am on the following dates: 5/15 Beginners/Basics, 5/18 Cloud 101,[Read more...]



EASD students win state-level Destination Imagination Tournament

Apr 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

April 25, 2018- Two teams of students from Elizabethtown Area School District won first place in Pennsylvania Destination ImaginNation tournament and qualified to advance to the Global Finals to be held in Knoxville, TN later this spring. The teams will now compete against thousands of students from 45 states and over 15 foreign countries where they will showcase their innovative challenge solutions to this season’s challenges. Destination ImagiNation is the largest creative problem-solving organization in the world. This program empowers students to utilize their creativity, curiosity and courage through project-based learning to solve various challenges which focuses on STEAM (science,[Read more...]



Bear Creek students participate in all-star choral ensemble

Apr 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

April 25, 2018- Six students from Bear Creek School recently took part in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 Elementary Songfest. The students were sixth graders William Bonsall, Olivia Gable, Katie Keeports, Rowan Meiser, Lacee Miller, and Annabelle Price. The students were accompanied by Bear Creek choral director Melissa Miller. The Festival was held on Saturday, April 7 at Middletown Area High School. In all, approximately 200 elementary students from schools located in the eight counties that comprise District 7 (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York) participated in the day-long songfest and concert. The festival is an opportunity[Read more...]



GEARS News April 23

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Splash Bash              Join GEARS for a “Splash Bash” at the Masonic Village Patton Pool on Friday, May 11, from 7:30-9:30 pm. The Splash Bash is open to all ages for $5 per person.  Bring your swimsuit and a towel and join in the fun.  Advance registration is not required. You may pay at the door. Call 717-367-0355 or go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org for more details. Medicare Madness Intro to Medicare.  If you are about to turn age 65 and confused by Medicare, this class is designed specifically for you! The basics of Medicare will be explained, including how and[Read more...]



Seniro Center activities week of April 26

Apr 20th, 2018 | 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, April 26: 9:00 am Walking, 10:30 am Table Games or Craft, 11:00 am Trivia with Jess 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Sweet and Sour Meatballs, egg noodles, Hawaiian coleslaw,[Read more...]



GEARS News April 16

Apr 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  GEARS SUMMER 2018 BROCHURE IS COMING GEARS has put together a wide variety of programs and activities for all ages in its Summer 2018 Brochure.  GEARS members should have received a copy in their mailbox soon! All classes are also listed at www.GetintoGEARS.org. Members can begin to register starting on Monday, April 23.  Registration is accepted online at www.GetintoGEARS.org, by phone (717-367-0355) or fax (367-4138) with a credit card, by walk in or mail in at 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA  17022.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis.  Some classes/programs fill quickly.  Get out of[Read more...]



Grand Opening of the Historic Star Barn Village

Apr 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Historic 1877 Star Barn and its ancillary structures were disassembled and moved from Middletown, Pennsylvania to Stone Gables Estate in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania where they have been meticulously reconstructed and restored. In the past year, numerous other structures and amenities have been added to complete the site now known as “The Star Barn Village.” To celebrate the completion of this beautiful and historic site, the community is invited to attend the Star Barn Village Grand Opening. This ticketed event will take place July 3 and 4, 2018 and net profits will benefit Brittany’s Hope,http://www.brittanyshope.org, a non-profit organization that aids abandoned children[Read more...]



Senior center activities week of April 19

Apr 13th, 2018 | 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, April 19: 9:00 am Walking, 10:30 am Table Games or Craft, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Stuffed Pepper with tomato sauce, garlic whopped potatoes, coin carrots, wheat bread,[Read more...]