Categories Op/Ed

Editorial: Good Government Amendment Deserves Vote by Pa. Citizens

It’s a rare moment of encouraging news from the Pennsylvania Legislature: Republicans and Democrats are working together on something important. Members of both parties in both chambers are co-sponsoring legislation that would give the voters of Pennsylvania the power to end gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is a real problem in American politics. In Pennsyl­vania, state legislative and […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Historic Local Church Needs New Roof Before Winter to Prevent More Damage

An East Donegal Township church that dates back to before the Revolutionary War needs a new roof for the historic structure. Donegal Presbyterian Church, which was founded some time before 1721 (records from the time are spotty), is marking its 300th anniversary with a fundraising campaign to replace the roof. “A significant amount of the […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool

Online Learning Getting More Popular With EASD Students

The number of Elizabethtown Area School District students participating in an in-house online learning program has doubled over the past five years, according to a report given to the school board. Since 2012, the district has taken part in the Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions program run by the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 as an alternative to […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool

Middle School Helps Needy Families

Fourteen local families from the greater Elizabethtown area enjoyed Thanksgiving food baskets compliments of Elizabethtown Area Middle School. The baskets contained all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner including a frozen turkey, vegetables, bread, yams, stuffing, gravy and more. In addition to the holiday food items, the baskets contained other items the families could use […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

High School Seniors Baylee Sexton, Aiden Fertich Honored by Rotary Club

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Baylee Sexton and Aiden Fertich were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for November. Sexton and Fertich were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Sexton is the daughter of Edward and Candace Sexton of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

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Categories Boys SoccerEAHS BearsSports

Braydon Shuck Sheds Freshman Label At LVC

A series of relationships with coaches shaped Braydon Shuck’s decision to attend Lebanon Valley College beginning with this fall’s semester. In addition to playing for the Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team, Shuck played for Pennsylvania Classics, an area club soccer team. Tim Mehl was Shuck’s PA Classics coach and also serves as an […]

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Categories Cross CountryEAHS BearsSports

Three Bears Compete at Foot Locker Regionals

Sophomore Katie Locker paced three Elizabethtown Bears at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional Cross Country Championship held at Van Cortlandt Park in New York on Saturday, Nov. 25. Locker was joined by teammates Cat Shontz and Madeline Quinn in a race that featured 103 runners from 11 states and the District of Columbia. Locker, a […]

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Categories Boys SoccerEAHS BearsSports

Colin Wieand Named All-State Defender

Elizabethtown boys soccer captain and 1st team Lancaster-Lebanon League All-Star Colin Wieand was selected to the All-State team in an announcement from the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association. Wieand was one of five Lancaster-Lebanon League athletes to be included on the list. Wieand anchored the Bears defense, which allowed the fewest goals in the Lancaster-Lebanon League […]

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Categories BasketballEAHS BearsSports

Offseason Growth Fuels Boys Basketball Into New Season

The Elizabethtown boys basketball team went 5-17 in 2016, which was coach Rocky Parise’s first season. Admittedly, he and the team implemented some schemes and tactics that were not as successful as they hoped for them to be. With those mistakes, however, came a full offseason of learning opportunities for both Parise and his players. […]

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